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Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and The Gourmet Ashram and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Gourmet Ashram include and The Gourmet Ashram. The The Gourmet Ashram website is a ecommerce site. By using the The Gourmet Ashram website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Gourmet Ashram may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:


 -          First and Last Name

 -          Mailing Address

 -          E-mail Address

 -          Phone Number


If you purchase The Gourmet Ashram's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.


We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.


Use of your Personal Information

The Gourmet Ashram collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.


The Gourmet Ashram may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Gourmet Ashram and its affiliates.


Sharing Information with Third Parties

The Gourmet Ashram does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.


The Gourmet Ashram may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Gourmet Ashram, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


The Gourmet Ashram may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Gourmet Ashram or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Gourmet Ashram; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Gourmet Ashram, or the public.


Tracking User Behavior

The Gourmet Ashram may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Gourmet Ashram, in order to determine what The Gourmet Ashram services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Gourmet Ashram to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Gourmet Ashram. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the The Gourmet Ashram website.


Security of your Personal Information

The Gourmet Ashram secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Gourmet Ashram uses the following methods for this purpose:


 -          SSL Protocol


When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.


We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.


Children Under Thirteen

The Gourmet Ashram does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.


E-mail Communications

From time to time, The Gourmet Ashram may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.


If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Gourmet Ashram, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.


Changes to this Statement

The Gourmet Ashram reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.


Contact Information

The Gourmet Ashram welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Gourmet Ashram has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Gourmet Ashram at:


The Gourmet Ashram

PO BOX 8282

Goleta, California 93118


Email Address:



Effective as of March 12, 2018

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