We want you to know how we collect, use and protect information about our online customers.
Root Institute for Wisdom Culture respects your right to privacy. We value our customers' trust. To insure your privacy, we only use your information for donation identification, course registration, or demographic analysis. We may need to contact you by phone, postal mail, or email if questions arise regarding your course registration or donation. Demographic analysis is done by Root Institute for Wisdom Culture only, and information is not shared with anyone not affiliated with Root Institute for Wisdom Culture.
We do not send unsolicited or "spam" e-mail. Root Institute for Wisdom Culture uses e-mail addresses to communicate with our users, to send information about your course registration or donation, and to send newsletters.
We do not sell, rent, or lend any personal information about our customers to any third party. All information provided to us is kept in strict confidence.
Links to and from other Web sites?
Our commitment to Data Security
We have appropriate physical, electronic and procedural security safeguards to protect and secure the information we collect.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Our web site links to the FPMT secure credit card gateway (AuthorizeNet) for credit card processing. AuthorizeNet uses 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect your personal credit information, including your credit card number, before it travels over the Internet. SSL technology is the industry standard for secure online transactions.
When you use secure pages, either a solid key or a locked padlock icon will appear in the lower right of your browser window. This icon insures that your transaction session is secured through SSL.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. Cookies allow us to provide features such as storage of your preferences between visits.
The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies may allow you to take full advantage of some of our web site's best features, so we recommend that you leave them turned on.