Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for The Expanding Light Retreat and We do not send unsolicited e-mail (spam).

Information Collection and Use

The Expanding Light, part of The Ananda Church of Self-Realization, is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We do not sell, share, or rent this information outside The Expanding Light family of companies to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement without your express permission or unless ordered to do so by a court of law. We use Google Analytics to anonymously track website visitor behavior.


We do not share personally identifiable information about our clients or what they purchase with 3rd parties. We do not share or rent our e-mail address lists. We do not rent, sell, or giveaway our customer list to anyone, ever. Your customer information or e-mail address will be used only by The Expanding Light family of companies (Ananda Sangha and Crystal Clarity). If you would like not to receive e-mail’s from us, you can unsubscribe simply by typing that in the subject line of any e-mail we send. Your name will be removed from our e-mail newsletter list.

E-Newsletter Unsubscribe / Opt-out

All recipients of our Expanding Light e-newsletter (E-Notes) are given the opportunity to unsubscribe (opt-out) at any time by clicking on a link at the bottom of the e-mail. Recipients may also click on a link at the bottom of the e-mail to view Expanding Light’s Privacy Policy.


The Expanding Light Retreat may use cookies for the purpose of tailoring web content to match the user’s browser capability and to make it possible to use our shopping cart in the future. The cookies do not store personal information. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.

HTML and Link Detectors

The Expanding Light e-newsletter (E-Notes) may embed HTML and link detectors in all e-mail transmissions to help gauge the effectiveness of our e-newsletter campaigns. The detectors track recipients’ capability of receiving HTML messages and the number of HTML messages opened. The detectors also track the links that recipients click on within the e-mail. The detectors do not collect any other information.

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If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or about The Expanding Light Ananda Yoga® and Meditation Retreat, please contact us directly

Phone: 800-346-5350

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