Privacy Notice

Your privacy is very important to us at Skanda Vale.

We hold and process personal information to allow us to provide opportunities for all to worship and serve God in His Universality and offer spiritual guidance and inspiration. We appreciate that you have decided to trust us with your information and will always try to act responsibly and professionally with it. 

Our Privacy Promise to you:

  • We will keep your information secure and confidential and will not do with it anything which you would not reasonably expect.
  • We will ensure all Community members are trained to know how to handle your information properly and lawfully.
  • We will only send you our e-mail newsletter or other e-mail or text communications about seminars, events etc, if you specifically agree to us doing so.  You can opt out at any time.
  • We will never sell or swap your data with a third party.
  • If we pass information to other companies to do some specialist work (eg. donations processing, events management etc.) we will check that these companies comply with Data Protection laws.
  • Any credit or debit card donations or transactions with us are secure and encrypted and comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.  All card donations online are processed by third party providers, we do not have access to or hold any record of card numbers, expiry dates or security codes. If we take card donations over the phone the details are processed via a third party provider, we do not store any record of card numbers, expiry dates or security codes.

This Privacy Notice details how and why we obtain, use and protect your personal information. 

Who we are

Our full name is the Community of the Many Names of God.  We are also known as Skanda Vale. We operate three multifaith temples that provide the opportunity for thousands of pilgrims to worship God in His Universality.

The Community of the Many Names of God is a charity registered in Wales (Registered Charity No: 511166).  Our address is Skanda Vale, Llanpumsaint, Carmarthenshire SA33 6JT. Our website is: www.skandavale.org and www.skandavale.org.uk

The Community of the Many Names of God is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office under number Z111297X.  We are responsible for the personal information we process either directly or through organisations working on our behalf.

What information do we collect about you?

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our Privacy Notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This Privacy Notice was last updated in July 2019.

How to contact us

This Privacy Notice is not exhaustive, so if you have any queries or would like further information, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected].