Effective date: 24. May, 2018
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and
disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you
have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service,
you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this
Service is any producr or service offered by World Metaphysical
Association and Academy
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be
identified from those data (or from those and other information either
in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use
of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example,
the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or
jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for
which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to
your Personal Data.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person
who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to
process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is
the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection And Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to
provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain
personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or
identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may
include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Cookies and Usage Data
We do not use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters,
marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of
interest to you without express permission from you in advance. We have a
Facebook page which you are welcome to join, but do not have a newsletter
or share or sell your personal data. We obtain your information for the
sole purpose of mailing out your certifications, and for those who agree,
to have an active link from our site to yours for referrals and
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used
(“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your
computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type,
browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and
date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device
identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us
permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide
features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at
any time, through your device settings.
Tracking & Cookies Data
our Service and hold certain information.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous
unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and
stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags,
and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a
cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not
be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your
preferences and various settings.
Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
As a website, WMA uses the collected data ( your email address) for
To provide and maintain our Service
To notify you about changes to our Service
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service
when you choose to do so
To provide customer support
To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our
To monitor the usage of our Service
To detect, prevent and address technical issues
To provide you with news, special offers and general information about
other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to
those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you
have opted not to receive such information
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection
If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), WMA's legal basis for
collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy
Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in
which we collect it.
may process your Personal Data because:
To process your membership or accreditation requests
You have given us permission to do so
The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden
by your rights
For payment processing purposes- we use Paypal
To comply with the law
Retention of Data
will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the
Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations
(for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with
applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and
policies. We do not save nor store your Paypal information after we have
mailed out your certificates on any personal computer or device. We do not
keep student files such as transcripts as we choose to retain as little
information as we can about our clients for your privacy. On request we
can generate letters of referrals or transcripts, but this is only done
with your request in advance. We will never verify membership or
enrollment status without reaching out to you in advance.
information represents your agreement to that transfer.
will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that
your data is treated securely and in accordance with this
take place to an organization or a country unless there
are adequate controls in place including the security of
your data and other personal information.
Disclosure Of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal
Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by
public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action
is necessary to:
To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of WMA
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the
To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method
of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100%
secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect
your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have
certain data protection rights. WMA aims to take reasonable steps to allow
you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you
want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on
you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request
deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings
section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please
contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your
information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of
your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we
restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with
a copy of the information we have on you in a structured,
machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw
your consent at any time where WMA relied on your consent
to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding
to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our
collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please
contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our
Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to
perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our
Service is used. We do not outsource our labor, but do employ a website
hosting company to broadcast our website on the internet.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform
these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for
any other purpose.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that
case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment
processors). At present, we use Paypal.
We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information
is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of
payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by
the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like
Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help
ensure the secure handling of payment information.
The payment processors we work with is:
Links To Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us.
If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third
site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content,
privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from
anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are
aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please
contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from
children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove
that information from our servers.
We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service,
prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at
on this page.
provides membership, accreditation, and training in metaphysical/energy
services. The training is provided for personal enrichment and not to
override competent medical or professional advice.
All information on this site should only be used as a
guide. The information contained in this Web site, and
services provided is not aimed at diagnosing, treating or
preventing any illness. The founders/authors and/or
practitioner of the materials taught, are not a medical
doctor, attorney, psychiatrist, therapist or other
licensed health professional. We do not diagnose, cure,
heal, or treat disease, or give psychological treatment.
Additionally, WMA is not responsible for any damage arising either
directly or consequentially out of the use or inability to use the
information or services provided correctly.