Privacy Policy

We are grateful for the thousands of readers, authors, and other friends who make up the Wisdom community, and we maintain the highest standards of respect and security when it comes to your personal information. We endeavor to handle your information with the utmost attention and mindfulness. Your experience is at the heart of our privacy efforts. As Wisdom Publications continues to grow, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy. We are a registered non-profit organization, and you can read more about our non-profit status on this web page.

What Information We Collect

We use the information that you provide to us as well as information collected, detailed below, to provide you with a better experience and to better understand how to provide you with the exceptional Buddhist books you enjoy. You provide us with personal information when you make a purchase, such as your name, email address, address, and phone number. The information provided is handled through a reputable third-party service provider for the purpose of order fulfillment and credit card verification. All credit card information is stored on a secure server.

We also collect information using technology in order to provide you with the best experience possible. We use Google Analytics, which collects data such as how often users visit our site, what pages they visit when they do so, how long a page is viewed, and from what site they were directed to www.wisdompubs.org. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve our site and marketing materials, and no personally identifiable information is collected. You can read about Google's Privacy Policy here. We also use pixels and cookies, which allow us to recognize you and provide you with recommended content and advertisements that are best catered to your interests. Pixels and cookies are common practice across many industries.

How We Use This Information

We use the information gathered to create the best experience possible for our users and customers. This information enables us to create a customized experience and to contact you only with marketing materials that we believe will be of interest to you.

If you sign up for our newsletter or make a purchase through our website, we may contact you with marketing communications letting you know about our books, events, announcements, policy updates, and other relevant news. We may also use this information to create a more customized advertisement experience for you whenever you come across Wisdom Publications ads.

If you provide us with your mailing address, we may also send you a copy of the Wisdom Journal, our content-based print catalog. You are welcome to unsubscribe from the Wisdom Journal by contacting us at [email protected]. Please understand that our mailing lists are compiled months in advance of printing, and it may take a few issues for you to be fully dropped from our list.

Who We Share Your Information With

We do not rent or sell our email lists. Your privacy is deeply important to us, and we are mindful of your experience. We may share your information with service providers that help us to manage our database and storage, assist us with marketing, and prevent fraud. We only partner with reputable service providers and require these companies to maintain confidentiality.

In the event of a business transition, such as amerger or acquisition, we may transfer your personal information to the resultant company. In such a situation, you will be notified by email of a change in ownership if this results in a policy change. We may also disclose your information if required for cooperation with police investigations or other legal proceedings.

Non-US Users

We kindly inform users of our services and website based outside of the United States that all of our data is handled within the United States and that data protection laws may differ in the US from your country of residence. If you provide us with personally identifiable information, then you thereby consent to the use of this information as outlined in this policy.

Our use of information is for the legitimate interests of making our service relevant to your needs, providing you with the best experience through customization, protecting our users, maintaining our relationship with you, and delivering ads that are relevant and interesting to you.

Contacting Wisdom

If you would like to get in contact with Wisdom about your privacy concerns, then please send us an email at [email protected]. You can easily opt-out of our email communications by clicking 'Unsubscribe' or 'Manage your Subscription' at the bottom of any of our emails; this will remove you from communications.