Our Privacy Policy

GDPR and what it means for you and Mindful Academy Solterreno

Solterreno SL is a company offering mindfulness training to individuals and organisations and is based in Spain. We also trade as Mindful Academy Solterreno and Solterreno Retreat Center.

This privacy policy describes how Mindful Academy Solterreno collects, uses and shares service related information about you. 

What personal data do you collect, hold and process?

When you send us an enquiry, sign up for a course or request to be added to the Worldwide Mindfulness Teacher Directory we will ask for some personal information that may include name, address, email, phone number, other information necessary for your enquiry or application. We hold:

  • E-mail addresses on our mailing lists where explicit permission has been given to opt into a list.
  • Booking and payment information
  • Information provided on course/retreat registration forms.
  • Residential retreat accommodation booking forms
  • E-mail communication.

Why we collect and how we use your data

We collect this data so we can communicate with you and use your name in all communication from us. We may need to let you know about our news and events on a monthly basis and we use your email address for this.  We may need to contact you in regards to an event you have registered for and we may use your phone number for this.

  • E-mail addresses on our mailing lists - are used to communicate to you our latest offerings and news.
  • Our booking and payment systems are used to administer our courses and retreats.
  • Information provided on course/retreat registration forms are used to run our courses/retreats effectively.
  • Accommodation booking forms are for residential retreats and requests such as room, dietary and transport requirements.
  • We use Mail Chimp as our marketing automation platform for our mailing lists and the e-mail address you provide will be transferred to Mail Chimp for processing in accordance with their privacy policy.

We do not share your data with any third parties and we do not use your data for online advertisements. 

Below is more information on how you can manage your data we hold.

Data Subject Rights

In plain English, a data subject is any EU citizen from which Mindful Academy Solterreno is collecting personal data. GDPR compliance requires data subjects to be granted certain rights. What follows is not an exhaustive list, but those rights that are relevant to the collection, processing, and storage of personal data on the Mindful Academy Solterreno website and word application forms.

Request Consent

Explicit consent has to be obtained before data collection can take place. In other words, before the user submits the form, they must be made aware that this form is collecting personal data with the intent to store that data. Mindful Academy Solterreno is also responsible for letting the user know how that data will be stored and used.

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule:  Each data collecting form on the website has a confirmation tick-box where the user confirms agreement with Mindful Academy Solterreno collecting, storing and using the personal data as intended and explained in the form.

Right to Access

Data subjects must be able to request and obtain confirmation that data is or is not being collected on them, and if so exactly what data is being collected, how, where, and for what purpose. That data must also be provided to them in an electronic format free of charge on request.

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule: Mindful Academy Solterreno has a Data Information Request form that the user submits to request the personal data held.  Contact us HERE to request the data.

Right to Be Added

Data subjects must be provided a quick and clear way to give consent to being included in the Worldwide Directory listing shown on the Mindful Academy Solterreno website

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule: Mindful Academy Solterreno has a Worldwide Directory Data Information Request form that the user submits to be included on the Worldwide directory.  Contact us HERE to give consent and supply data for inclusion on the Mindful Academy Solterreno Worldwide Directory Listing on the website

Right to Be Forgotten

Data subjects must be provided a quick and painless way to withdraw consent and have collected data purged.

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule: Mindful Academy Solterreno has a Data Information Request form that the user submits to delete the personal data held including listing on the Worldwide directory.  Contact us HERE to withdraw consent and have collected data purged.

Data Portability

Similar to the Right to Access, Data Portability requires that data subjects are able to request, obtain, and/or transfer possession of collected data at any time.

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule: Mindful Academy Solterreno has a Data Information Request form that the user submits to obtain the personal data held.  Contact us HERE to request, obtain, and/or transfer possession of collected data at any time

Breach Notification

If a breach/unauthorized access of personal data takes place that is likely to “result in a risk for the rights and freedoms of individuals”, notification must be made within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach.

How Mindful Academy Solterreno meets this rule: Mindful Academy Solterreno will notify the user of any breach that is likely to “result in a risk for the rights and freedoms of individuals”, within 72 hours of Mindful Academy Solterreno becoming aware of such breach.

Our Company details:

Solterreno S.L.
CIF: ES-B54958392
Partida Ereta 4
Benimaurell
03791 La Vall de Laguar
Alicante
Tel: (0034) 660 44 78 40
Registro Mercantil: SOLTERRENO SL, Numero de entrada 1/2016/18915,0,
Diario 318, asiento 1584, tomo 3983, folio 68, inscripción 1 con hoja A-152097, 

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Testimonials

"The Mindful Academy Solterreno institution gave me outstanding Teacher Training, with all the materials and supervision to teach the MBSR program. After teaching my first MBSR program in Switzerland, I was able to become a member of the Swiss MBSR Association which implies that my MBSR courses…

Mindful Academy Solterreno Qualified Mindfulness Teacher

I would highly recommend the MBSR teacher training at Solterreno. This course managed to deliver way over my expectations. The course was very professionally delivered The program was sensibly structured giving the participants the right amount of knowledge and great opportunity to practice. The…

Mindful Academy Solterreno graduate.

Member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association in Poland.

Member of the German MBSR-MBCT Teachers Association

"Training at the Mindful Academy gave me exactly the preparation I needed to be able to teach the complete MBSR 8 Week Course in the UK and in due time to be accepted on to the UK Mindfulness Network Teachers Listing. 

The quality of the teaching at the Mindful Academy, the thoroughness…

UK Mindfulness Network Teachers Listing

The centre is set in an extraordinarily beautiful position; its terraces and garden offer calm and tranquillity whilst the surrounding mountains seem to breathe with a quiet and majestic stillness. This awe-inspiring landscape is conducive to a total immersion into the bigger picture!

In May 2019, I attended my 6th retreat at Solterreno.

I have attended two retreats at Solterreno so far and found both among the most valuable experiences I've ever had, with all aspects carefully designed to facilitate positive change. The content was…

Silent retreat and MBSR+Yoga course

As most teachers of mindfulness approaches, my pathway is founded on a deeply personal engagement with the practice over a number of years, since 2002. Coupled with the persistent and increasing empirical basis for MBSR, I was drawn to join the training pathway in 2013 - so that I may offer…

Mindfulness Teacher Training Pathway

As someone who has worked in education in the UK for over 20 years I was very impressed with the way this course was delivered. 

It was a fantastic course run by exceptionally skilled, caring and humorous leaders in a stunning setting in Spain. 

Delicious food was provided with…

Graduate

< My journey of Mindfulness >

When I was introduced to the concept of Mindfulness in 2009, I attended the 
8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR), which gave me valuable insight into my own ‘patterns’ and ‘autopilot’. As an ambitious mother, I was struggling…

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