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This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the website collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a 'User') of the website ('Site'). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Sparkling Yoga/Elena Mironov.

Sparkling Yoga/Elena Mironov (“Company”, “we”, or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy and your data through this Privacy Policy.

What Data We Collect

Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual.

We may process the following categories of personal data about you:

User Data includes data about how you use our website and any online services. We process this data to operate our website, improve the website and ensure relevant content is provided to you and to ensure the security of our website.

Communication Data includes any communication that you send to us through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication channel.

Customer Data includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, billing address, email address, phone number, contact details, dietary requirements, choice of accommodation, medical conditions/injuries, purchase details and your card details. We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of such transactions. Your credit card details are not accessible to us and are processed directly by our credit card payment partner Stripe.

Technical Data that includes information about your use of our website and online services such as your IP address, details about your browser, your login data, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access or use our website.

Marketing Data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing materials from us and our third parties, and your communication preferences. 

Sensitive Data

We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you with the exception of health conditions/injuries. The provision of this information is voluntary when you register for a yoga retreat. The information about any injusry or health conditions of our guests helps us serve you better and adapt the teachings and all other services to your needs.

We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
  • To improve customer service
  • To improve retreats, trainings, workshops, courses or any other product or service we provide
  • To process transactions
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails
  • To better respond to your individual needs
  • To improve our website
  • To improve our website functionality and our offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you
  • To administer our website and business
  • To market our retreats, trainings, workshops, courses or any other product or service we provide

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order or booking, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, unsubscribe button is at the bottom of each email.

Do we disclose any information to third parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to third parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in organising retreats (retreat hosts and coordinators), trusted third parties who assist in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology directly to Stripe. Your credit card details are not accessible to us and are processed directly by our credit card payment partner Stripe.

Web Browser Cookies

Our Site may use 'cookies' to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.

For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for ten years after they stop being customers.

In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Sparkling Yoga/Elena Mironov has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.