non-profit foundation logo privacy policy of the Raktrul Foundation

The Raktrul Foundation respects your privacy.

Our postal address is:
The Raktrul Foundation
c/o Kunzang Palchen Ling
37 Pinewood Lane
Red Hook, New York
12571-1224 USA

Please use this postal address to submit charitable donations by mail. Please visit our contacts page for information on how to reach the officers of The Raktrul Foundation. All articles and images on this site are owned by The Raktrul Foundation and may not be reproduced, copied, reprinted, or quoted with out permission.

In general, you can browse The Raktrul Foundation web site without disclosing any information about yourself. When you visit The Raktrul Foundation web site to read information, our web host may collect and store only the following information that is automatically recognized: the date and time, the originating IP address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser), the URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser), the object requested and the completion status of the request.

As described above, we sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to our site to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity, but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. This includes analyzing these logs periodically to measure the traffic through our servers, the number of pages visited and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers.

Any personal information you provide directly to The Raktrul Foundation, including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside The Raktrul Foundation.

Credit Card Donations

The Raktrul Foundation web site includes a link to PayPal (, an established third party server for online donations. All credit card donations to our foundation are processed by PayPal. We do not collect or store any of your personal credit card information. The Raktrul Foundation does not accept credit card donations by phone.

Our Newsletter

The Ratkrul Foundation uses Vertical Response to manage our e-mail newsletter database. We employ a double opt-in subscription method to ensure that only you are able to sign up to receive our newsletters. The Vertical Response Privacy Policy is online for your review.

External Sites

Throughout The Raktrul Foundation web site you will find links to third party web sites. The Raktrul Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information. Each business has a unique privacy policy posted for your review online.

Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The Internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to The Raktrul Foundation and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information.

In addition, other internet sites or services that may be accessible through The Raktrul Foundation, have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

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