Austin Zen Center Privacy Statement
Austin Zen Center respects your privacy. We will only collect, store and use your personal information for specific defined purposes. We use your information to enhance our relationship directly with you, as well as make you aware of current and future events or fundraising campaigns. We do not sell your personal information or share your information with other companies, organizations, non-profits or other individual entities. At any time you may contact Austin Zen Center with any privacy questions or concerns you may have. You may also ask at any time to see the data you have given us and request correction or deletion. Our goal is to ensure the highest level of security and confidentiality.
In addition to personal contact information, we ask for billing information, such as your billing address and credit card number, when you make a donation online. We use secure servers to process this information, hosted by Google Checkout. Your billing information is not shared with any other organizations, and your credit card number is not retained once your transaction has been authorized and processed.
In some cases, you may supply contact information for people other than your self, for example, email addresses of friends or family to whom you wish to have us notify of a donation you have made, or to whom you would like to notify of a fundraising event. We do not add such information to our mailing list, nor do we sell this information or share it with other organizations, or individual entities.
At Austin Zen Center, your right to privacy and data security is a primary concern. When you visit austinzencenter.org, we help you maintain control over your personal data on the internet by adhering to our established privacy guidelines. For further information regarding our privacy statement, please contact us at:
Austin Zen Center
3014 Washington Sq.
Austin, TX 78705
Interested in either starting or deepening your Zen practice in a residential setting with others? Our Guest Practice program is a short term opportunity (one to four weeks) that includes meditation, study, work practice and discussions with other practitioners about Zen Buddhism.
Vulnerability in Practice
Practice makes us vulnerable. We are led to let the carapace of protection drop and to soften into a new way of being. What of our old protective habits of fear and retreat, anger and blame? This issue of JustThis speaks of the joys and sorrows of opening to our vulnerability.