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Legal Notice

1. Purpose

The purpose of this Legal Notice is to set forth the standards, manner of access and use of the website currently found at the URL (hereafter the "Mission Website") belonging to Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa (hereafter “Shri Mahayogi”) and /or the Mahayogi Yoga Mission, Inc.  (hereafter, "MYM"), without prejudice to any specific conditions which may apply to some services or contents within the Mission Website.  By Clicking on the URL or address of this site and accessing it, the User agrees to the terms and conditions set out below. Any User who does not agree with these terms and conditions, should exit the Mission Website immediately.

2. Web Access and Use

At present, access to and use of the Mission Website is free and does not require registration as a User. However, at any time in the future and without notice to the User, MYM may require the User to register in order to access and/or use certain information or services available on the Mission Website. In that event, each User will be assigned a User ID and Password.  Such IDs and passwords will belong exclusively to the User to whom they are assigned. The User agrees that securing his or her ID and Password is their sole responsibility. The User must protect and ensure the confidentiality of their IDs and passwords and assumes any and all responsibility for any harm, damage or consequence which might result from their disclosure to third parties.

3. Use of Information

The intellectual property rights to the information, data, content, databases, designs, source code, navigational structure and other services and products included in the Mission Website are the exclusive property of Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa. By entering and using this site, the User agrees not to violate any industrial or intellectual property rights protected by the law of any state or of the United States of America, or by any international treaty to which the United States of America and/or Japan is a party. The User agrees not to copy or misappropriate any material, information, data, content, databases, designs, source code, navigational structure and other services and products, in whole or in part, nor to publicly communicate, use  or distribute these in any manner without Shri Mahayogi’s or MYM´s express written permission. The User agrees to use the information and services contained in the Mission Website solely for his or her own spiritual development and not for any direct or indirect commercial use without first obtaining Shri Mahayogi’s or MYM´s express written permission. The User further agrees not to use any Mission Website feature or capacity to conduct or suggest activities that are prohibited by law, and further agrees not to attempt to attract Mission Website Users to other competing services.

4. Mission Website Functioning

At any time, and for any reason, MYM may discontinue or modify all or part of the Mission Website in any manner that, in its sole discretion, MYM may choose including, but not limited to, the elimination or addition of any service or content that differs from or supplements what is currently available.

5. Copyrights

Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa owns the copyrights to all the content presently appearing on the Mission Website, as well as such additional content as may be uploaded onto the Mission Website from time to time on a continuing basis.  The User agrees not to use the Mission Website, or any part of its content, to violate any intellectual or industrial property rights belonging either to Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa, to MYM or to third parties whose image or likeness appears on the Mission Website.  The User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa, MYM,  its affiliates, members, directors, officers, employees, agents, and assigns, from and against any claim or loss connected to the User’s violation of any right of privacy, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary right associated with this website.  The User may not reproduce, communicate, exploit or use Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa’s intellectual property, or MYM’s intellectual property  in any manner without their prior written permission, or the permission of the corresponding holder of rights affected by the User’s activities.

6. Ethical Responsibility:
Use of Internet and the Mission Website

The User agrees not to disable, modify or destroy by any means any online program or document belonging to Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa, to MYM or to the Mission Website.  The User further agrees not to introduce or transmit into the Mission Website any program, virus, applet or any physical or electronic instrument that may cause or be liable to cause any type of alteration of the Internet, the Mission Website, MYM computers or third-party computers.  The User agrees not to erase or modify email messages belonging to others,  send bulk mailings that promote commercial or public relations purposes, or engage in any activity or practice that violates generally accepted principles of acceptable behavior among Internet Users. The User agrees not to hold MYM responsible for any damage or malfunction to the User’s computer or computer system resulting from User´s access to the Mission Website.

7. Confidentiality and Personal Data

Through Paypal, a secure financial service, MYM maintains an automated file containing only the User’s name, physical address, email address, description of item purchased and its cost. This limited amount of information is necessary for MYM to process and deliver customer orders. Paypal does not share financial information with MYM, and MYM neither captures financial information by any method nor does MYM maintain it in any form.  Some or all of the limited personal data that a User may submit to the Mission Website is used by MYM to improve delivery of information related to the teachings of Satguru Shri Mahayogi Paramahansa,  Mahayogi Yoga Mission, Raja Yoga, Yoga practice, Truth or Enlightenment, asana classes, meditation, satsangha and MYM products and services.  These products and services include, but are not limited to, videos, articles, books and publications, training programs, and other not-for-profit or commercial promotions.  MYM does not disclose, or cause to be disclosed to any third party, financial institution or person, any User information submitted to MYM.

MYM is committed to protecting the User’s personal data and to preventing it from being altered, lost, treated, misused, accessed without authorization or stolen.

8. Completion of Forms

When ordering products or services through the Mission Website, non-completion or partial completion of the personal data requested in any online form may render MYM unable to fill an order. To enable MYM to send its merchandise quickly and efficiently, the User is urged to take the necessary time and care to fill in the requested information correctly.

9. Cookies

MYM does not use or install cookies on a User’s computer. Cookies are small text files which the browser stores on the computer´s hard drive. When the User visits a webpage, the server can recognize this cookie which provides information about the User’s last visit. Most browsers permit cookies to be used automatically.

Om Tat Sat, OM!

Mahayogi Yoga Mission, Inc.
228 Bleecker Street, Suite 12
New York, NY 10014