Privacy Policy

CSE understands and shares concerns about privacy. We want to assure you that we respect your privacy and we treat your personal information with the highest standards of safety, security and confidentiality. We will never sell, rent or loan your personally identifiable information with any other party. If you have questions regarding this policy, you may direct them to

What type of information does CSE collect?

Our goal is to provide you with a safe and useful experience. When we collect information about you it is in an effort to make your use of our services more efficient and customized to you. You are free to browse the Web site without revealing any personal information about yourself. However, once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us.

Automatic Information

We automatically track certain information based upon your use of this web site. We use this information to analyze what information is useful to persons using the site. This information may include the URL that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your IP address.

What about Cookies?

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a web site will store on your computer’s hard drive. CSE's web site uses cookies to identify you during your session and make our services easier for you to access and use. Cookies are never used to store sensitive information such as addresses, credit card numbers or passwords. Acceptance of cookies is not a requirement to browse our site, however your experience of the web site will likely be enhanced with them. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to prevent that.

Personally Identifiable Information

This is information that you provide to us that is specific to you. We collect information such as your name, phone number, email and postal address and other personal information that you may supply that defines how you would like to use the services of the Center. You can always choose not to provide information, but you may not be able to use a particular service or feature of this web site. 

Our Use of Your Information

We use the information we collect from you to provide information and services to you. Also, from time to time, we review the actions of visitors to this web site on an aggregate basis to determine how best to serve our community. We also analyze and research on our visitors' demographics, interests, and pages viewed based on the information provided to us and from our server log files. We never share your personal information with any other party, or, use it in a way that does not directly relate to serving you as a member of our community.

E-mail Address, Postal Address, and Phone Number

When you provide us with your name, email address, postal address and/or phone number information we keep it on file to assist us to communicate with you regarding programs for which you have registered and other information about Center services that we feel may serve you as a member of our community. As a result, you can reasonably expect as a result of you providing this information in conjunction with a specific service offered by the Center, that we will use this information to contact you on other occasions with information pertaining to other services offered by the Center. You are able to indicate to us that you do not wish to be on our general postal mail list by editing your profile information on this site, or, by calling or emailing the Center to ask to have your profile updated in this way.

Third Party Sites

You may visit other web sites, through links on our site. These other sites may collect, use and share your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. The information practices of those websites linking from or to our site are not covered by this Policy, and we encourage you to be very cautious before you disclose your personal information to others. 

Accessing and Updating Your Information

You always have the opportunity to review and change the information you provide to us by logging into the site and entering in the new information yourself. You can edit your name, contact information and preferences by logging into the Profile Management section of the site.

You may ask to have your profile information removed from our active databases to prevent your information from being used by us in the normal course of our service offerings; however, because we keep track of past activities, you cannot delete information associated with that past activity. Such information will be deactivated as soon as reasonably possible based on your indicated wishes. Also, as a security measure we "back up" the data stored on our systems, and such prior information cannot be completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests, however, you can expect that we will discontinue to actively use this information.

Privacy Policy Changes

CSE reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted in this document and will become effective immediately upon being posted unless we tell you otherwise. You can rest assured however that we will never disclose your private information to any other party at any time in the future, nor will we ever use that information for purposes not expressly in support of the Center's mission.

Contacting CSE

If you have further questions about this Privacy Policy or comments on how we can improve the CSE web site experience, please do not hesitate to email the webmaster

Center for Spiritual Enlightenment
1146 University Avenue,
San Jose, CA 95126