Privacy Policy

Kagyu Samye Ling is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website at whether you are booking accommodation, making a donation, or signing up to our Newsletter. 

Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.
By registering for the Newsletter, Booking Accommodation or making a donation, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.


When you book, register, or donate you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details and in the case of donations credit or debit card information.  That information will be stored using three possible programmes; MailChimp (Newsletter), Paypal (Donations) or Free to Book (Accommodation and Course Bookings). 

To read the Privacy Policies for each company please see below

MailChimp               for the MailChimp Privacy Policy please click here

Paypal                       for the Paypal Privacy Policy please click here

Free to Book          for the Free to Book Privacy Policy please go to the booking page by clicking here and click on the Privacy Policy at the foot of the page.


We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Paper records will be kept as a back-up for accounting purposes of donations and when you make accommodation payments on site.  We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.


Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the website.


The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche