Atharvanic Kriya Yoga’s Privacy Statement

Personal information collected by Lenish John on behalf of its related business- Atharvanic Kriya Yoga is protected by Australian privacy legislation. Personal information is any information or an opinion that identifies an individual who is reasonably identifiable:

  • whether the information or opinion is true or not; and
  • whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

Personal information may include sensitive and health information such as date of birth and health conditions of an individual.

This document briefly explains the main ways we protect your privacy and how we comply with the National Privacy Principles. It also describes the types of personal information we may collect from you. When this document refers to we or us we mean Lenish John and its related business – Atharvanic Kriya Yoga. When this document refers to Lenish John we mean director and founder of Atharvanic Kriya.


We comply with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) in handling personal information collected from members of the public.
The primary purpose for collecting personal information from individuals is to provide services to them including planning, monitoring and evaluating our services. The kind of information we collect will depend on your relationship with us (such as a client or online user of the Lenish John (the Atharvanic Kriya Yoga) website).

What type of personal information is collected and how?

The type of information collected and retained by us will depend on the nature of a person’s involvement with Lenish John and its related business which includes personal information about:

  • people receiving or planning to receive a service from us
  • other people who come into contact with us

Personal information collected by us includes (without limitation):

  • names
  • email addresses
  • phone numbers
  • date of birth
  • health and medical conditions
  •  emergency contact details

We collect personal information about an individual by way of forms filled out, face-to-face meetings and interviews, telephone calls, emails.
When collecting information, only information necessary for the activities of our services on this website. Information given in confidence will remain confidential.
A person is not required to provide the personal information and/or sensitive information requested by us, however if a person chooses not to provide information as requested, it may not be practicable for Lenish John and its team to provide the requested services. For instance, it will not be possible for us to contact you back without obtaining personal information or issue an invoice.

Do we use cookies?

Lenish John’s website uses cookies to help us to provide you with a good experience when you use our website. We may also use third party providers, including Google Analytics, to assist us in relation to our online activities, including advertising.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. Each browser is different, so check the "help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
If you disable the use of cookies on your web browser or remove or reject specific cookies from our website, you may not be able to use the website as it is intended.
You may also opt out of Google Analytics by adjusting your Google Ad Settings, adjusting your browser settings or using Google Analytics’ opt-out facilities. Information to help you with that process is available on Google’s website (Search for “opt out Google ads”).

Personal information provided by other people

In some circumstances, we may receive personal information about an individual from a third party – for example, references or referrals. This information forms part of the personal information described in this statement.

How do we use personal information?

We will collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for purposes including (without limitation):

  • to confirm your identity
  •  to offer you services we believe may interest you
  • to manage our relationship with you
  • to communicate with you about the service that you might have purchased
  • to respond to your feedback or complaints
  • to provide information to our third-party service providers in connection with any of above

Lenish John and its business - Atharvanic Kriya Yoga do not disclose personal information without your permission unless the disclosure is either:

  • in accordance with this Privacy Statement or any agreement you enter into with us, or
  • required or authorised by law, including without limitation the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act,
  • some of your information may be transferred, stored, processed, used or disclosed overseas by us if our service providers are located overseas or if the information is required to be used or disclosed overseas for the purpose for which it was conveyed to us by the individual. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipients of your personal information do not breach the privacy obligations relating to your personal information.

Management and security of personal information

As a condition of employment, our staff members are required to respect the confidentiality of information and the privacy of individuals. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we collect, use, retain or disclose is accurate, complete and up to date and is protected from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Contacting Lenish John and its business - Atharvanic Kriya Yoga regarding access and correction, and privacy complaints
An individual may:

  • request access to and seek correction of their personal information held by us at any time
  • make a complaint in relation to a breach of their privacy
  • submit a query or concern about this Privacy Statement or our information handling processes.

This can be done by contacting us in writing on at 5/ 45 Westbury Street, St. Kilda East Victoria 3183 Melbourne, Australia.

At all times, privacy complaints will be:

  • dealt with promptly
  • treated seriously
  • dealt with in a confidential manner.

Our team will investigate any complaint and notify the complainant, in writing, of any decision in relation to the complaint as soon as practicable.
Data breaches will be handled in accordance with our data breach response plan and notifications will be made as required by law.
If a complainant is not satisfied with the response, they can refer the complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.