Privacy Policy

Eckankar has a firm commitment to your privacy. You can visit our website without telling us who you are or sharing any personal information. The following questions and answers explain when and how personal information is collected and used.

What personal information does Eckankar Nederland collect?

Eckankar Nederland collects personally identifying information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and/or credit-card information, if you choose to provide that information by:
• signing up to receive email or other mailings from Nederland (no credit-card information requested)
• requesting a free book (no credit-card information requested)
• preregistering for a seminar.

We also receive your contact information from Eckankar’s parent church in the United States if you have requested information about local events from the parent church or if you are a member of Eckankar.

Does Eckankar Nederland sell or rent my personal information?

Absolutely not.

Will I receive unsolicited email from Eckankar Nederland?

We do not send unsolicited email.

You may unsubscribe from email from us or Eckankar at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in the email.

How long is my personal information retained?

Eckankar Nederland keeps your information as long as needed for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, to resolve questions, and as necessary to comply with legal obligations.

Does Eckankar Nederland share my personal information with others?

Eckankar Nederland does not share your personal information with others except in the following case:

• Such information may be shared with authorized leaders of Eckankar to fulfill your requests, administer contact lists, and coordinate activities. All such recipients sign a data-privacy agreement and may only process your personal data for the purposes given in this Privacy Policy and according to Dutch law.

Is there any automated data processing on Eckankar Nederland’s website?


We only use cookies to measure our website's performance and improve the functionality of our website.

Access Logs

Like all web servers, our web server automatically creates access logs for every visit to our site. Access logs include the time of your visit, the type of browser you are using, the IP address for the computer you are visiting from, and the web page you came from. We analyze these logs to help us improve the user experience. We also use Google Analytics for the same purpose.

The IP address is not associated with any personally identifying information unless (1) you have filled out any forms on the website and (2) it is necessary to research possible harmful or illegal conduct in connection with the use of our websites, or to comply with the law.

Does Eckankar Nederland collect information from children?

No, we do not knowingly collect information from visitors age 17 and under. If you believe your child has provided Eckankar Nederland with their personal information without your permission, please contact us so the information can be removed.

What are the bases for collecting and using my personal information?

• Your consent so that we can inform you about Eckankar news and events
• As necessary to fulfill your requests and transactions
• As a nonprofit religious organization and church to administer membership records and matters
• If required by law or pursuant to legal process or other legal obligation
• When it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or another person

What are my rights regarding personal information I give to Eckankar Nederland?

Eckankar Nederland provides you with reasonable access to the personal information you gave us as well as the ability to review, correct, and delete such personal information to the extent required by law. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable government agency if you believe your information has been used in a manner inconsistent with your privacy rights.

Who do I contact with privacy questions or requests?

Eckankar Nederland
Att: Privacy Inquiries

Effective May 2018

[last edited: June 7, 2022]