Privacy Policy


Chitshakti Trust (“CST”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, (the “Site”). Please review the following Privacy Policy so that you understand our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information relating to your use of the Site. By using our Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. CST does not actively solicit the personal information of persons outside India. By using the Site you are consenting to have personal data that you provide us transferred to and processed in the India for the purposes described below.

Site Usage Information We Track

When necessary, we may use your Internet Protocol address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site. We also may track, in aggregate, the browser types of visitors to help us understand our visitors’ needs related to our Site designs.


CST may use ad management partners to learn which advertisements bring users to our Site. These advertisers may use client-side cookies to verify the log-in status of visitors and registered users of our Site. (Cookies are text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences.) Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our Site. If you reject a cookie, you may still use our Site; however, you may not be able to log in or access all areas of our Site.

Information We Collect in Forms

Certain portions of the Site may condition your access on the provision of personally identifiable information. These sections contain forms which require your name and e-mail address and which may request, other personally identifiable information, including your postal address or phone number (which will be required if you want to purchase Bookstore products or participate in a Siddha Yoga Event). By providing personal data and other information requested, you give CST, and its associated entities permission to use and store this information, to contact you via e-mail, to send e-mail messages to you containing information relating to your interest in CST, Chitshakti Trust or its associated entities, and to share your information with any other persons or entities that provide services to CST. CST or its associated entities engages service providers who commit to use reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of your personal data in a manner consistent with our policies.

Information We Collect When You Make a Purchase at Our Bookstore or Register for Siddha Yoga Events

If you make a purchase at the Chitshakti Bookstore,, using our online payment system, we request you provide certain information that is necessary for CST’s third-party service providers to bill your credit card company and fill your order. These Sites use an order form that requests certain information about you, such as your e-mail and shipping address and your credit card information, which is used to process your order or to contact you regarding your order. When you place an order, you are asked to select a password so that your address and shipping information can be stored for the next time you shop. You are also welcome to view the information you have previously provided and modify it or correct it online at any time. If we have trouble processing your order, we will use this information to contact you. The purchase process requires this service provider to collect and process your credit card information.

The Site allows you the option of registering to receive e-mails about new products or other matters of interest regarding the Siddha Yoga Bookstore and Siddha Yoga Event. The option to “opt-out” of receiving these mailings is available to you at any time that you request it. If you have any questions about the privacy of any information submitted to our Site, please contact us by e-mail at or by postal mail at Chitshakti Trust, 104-Dhanlaxmi Complex, Rutu Estate, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane – west, 400 607.

Security and Privacy

CST retains records of registered members in its database. CST’s Site use security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, or alteration of the information under our control. We take reasonable steps to ensure the security of your data containing personally identifiable information.

Information We May Share with Others

Affiliate Sharing

CST does not share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties for the purposes of marketing their products or services to you. However, your personal information may be shared with any CST associated organization, as permitted by law.

We do not share, sell, or rent your individual personal information with or to any individual or organization except as permitted under this Privacy Policy, pursuant to your express permission, or as required by law.

Third-party Service Providers

CST may employ contractors or other third parties. These contractors or other third parties may have access to your personal information if this access is necessary for them to perform services for us. By submitting any information to CST, you agree to submit your personal information to CST and the third-party service providers who provide services to CST. CST engages service providers who commit to use reasonable measures to protect the privacy of our Site’s users in a manner consistent with our policies.

Compliance with Law

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires such disclosure, including, for example, complying with a judicial proceeding, court order or subpoena, or when CST believes that public interest mandates such disclosure.

Business Transition

If CST goes through a business transition, such as a reorganization, acquisition by another entity, or transfer of all or a substantial portion of our assets, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to any successor entity in connection with such business transition.

Links to Other Web Sites

CST is not responsible for the contents, services, privacy policies, or practices of any web sites to which we may hyperlink from our Site. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Data Quality/Access

To change or modify information previously provided to our Site, please log into your account or contact us by mail at Chitshakti Trust, 104-Dhanlaxmi Complex, Rutu Estate, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane – West , 400 607.

A Note to Parents

The Site does not target persons under the age of 18 for collection of information online. It is intended for use only by persons 18 or older or those who possess legal parental or guardian consent and are fully able and competent to enter into and be legally bound by these Terms. No information should be submitted to or posted at this website by visitors under 18 years of age. If a person 18 years of age wishes to submit any information, this should be done only by the child’s parents or with their consent.

Notification of Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Any changes made to this Privacy Policy will apply to any personal information that you provide to us on or after the effective date of such changes and any information previously collected from you by CST. If you do not agree with the revised terms of this Privacy Policy, you may terminate your use of these Site and contact CST to unsubscribe from any e-mails we send by logging into your account or by mailing us at Chitshakti Trust, 104-Dhanlaxmi Complex, Rutu Estate, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane – west, 400 607

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete, or deactivate your records by  loging into your account or by contacting us at [Chitshakti Trust, 104-Dhanlaxmi Complex, Rutu Estate, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane – West , 400 607 -]. For the Siddha Yoga bookstore, e-mail or contact 022-4012 2066

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or this Site, please contact us via e-mail at or by postal mail at Chitshakti Trust, 104-Dhanlaxmi Complex, Rutu Estate, Off Ghodbunder Road, Thane – West , 400 607.