International Buddhist College of Victoria Inc, ABN 97 399 290 733 (hereafter called “IBCV”, also known as Fo Guang Shan Melbourne) & Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria Inc, ABN 66 289 037 811 (hereafter called “BLIAV”), regards your privacy as an important part of our relationship with you. We apply the following privacy policy to all users of our services.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us on (03) 93145147 or on

Collection and use of Information

In order to use the IBCV & BLIAV website, we may require information from you in order to provide the best service possible.   All correspondence may also be collected and stored, including your e-mail.

Any information we collect is collected via correspondence from you, including telephone, email, mail, fax or directly through our website.

Any details collected from you are required to help us provide you with better support, products and services.

Storage of Collected Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). When Credit Card details are collected, we simply pass them on in order to be processed as required. We never permanently store complete Credit Card details.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can e-mail us at

Access to Collected Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing us at


If you purchase a product or service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, E-mail, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.


IBCV & BLIAV use personally identifiable information for essential communications, such as E-mails, accounts information, and critical service details. We may also use this information for other purposes, including some promotional E-mails. If at any time you do not wish to receive such correspondence, you can request to be removed from our mailing lists by emailing us at

You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.

Third Parties

IBCV & BLIAV may at its discretion use other third parties to provide essential services on our site or for our business processes. We may share your details as necessary for the third party to provide that service.  These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

IBCV & BLIAV does not share any information with third parties for any unknown or unrelated uses.


We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.


Links on the IBCV & BLIAV websites to external entities are not covered within this policy. The terms and conditions set out in this privacy statement only cover the domain name of and and

Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.