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Terms and Conditions, including Confidentiality

Welcome to the serene Vortex de Riambel, a distinguished meditation center nestled in Surinam, Mauritius, diligently managed by the Association des Travailleurs de l’Amour et Messagers de l’Aube (Association TDA), a registered nonprofit and charitable institution. Through our platform, we offer an inviting array of spiritual retreats, meditation sessions, yoga and Reiki classes, corporate events, and the opportunity for donations.

Terms and Conditions for Vortex de Riambel

Engaging with our website signifies your agreement to the following comprehensive terms and conditions:


1. Services Offered: Vortex de Riambel delights in offering spiritual retreats, meditation sessions, yoga and Reiki classes, and tailored corporate events. Additionally, we facilitate the sale of spiritual books and card decks and provide a membership option for the 'Friend of the Vortex' club, granting access to exclusive content for those who donate more than 1,000 MUR during one calendar year.


2. Customer Interaction: Our website stands as a beacon for those seeking enlightenment and engagement with our services, enabling donations, event registrations, and purchases. Transactions are securely processed via trusted partners to ensure confidentiality and integrity.


3. Payment Methods: Embracing payments through bank transfer, PayPal, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express) via our secure payment partners DPO and MCB, we prioritize the security of your financial information, ensuring it remains confidential through encrypted channels.


4. Electronic Delivery: Our offerings, confirmations, and receipts are predominantly delivered electronically. For physical goods like books and card decks, we partner with École de Lumière in Switzerland to manage shipments, ensuring your orders arrive safely.


5. Return, Refund, and Cancellation Policy:

  • Donations: Once given, donations cannot be refunded, embodying the spirit of generosity.

  • Event Registrations: For the soul seekers and adventurers looking to cancel their participation in our events, we offer a full refund for cancellations made up to 48 hours before the event's commencement. Cancellations made after this window and before the event's start are eligible for a 50% refund. Regrettably, no refunds are available for no-shows.

  • Physical Products: For those wishing to return physical items, we require that they are sent back unopened to École de Lumière’s address in Switzerland via registered mail for a full refund, excluding shipping fees.

  • Corporate Bookings: Tailored events require a 30% non-refundable deposit at booking. Cancellations or no-shows will result in the forfeiture of this deposit only, safeguarding the remainder of your investment.


6. Guarantees and Warranties:

  • A full refund or transfer to a new date for events cancelled by unforeseen circumstances, including adverse weather.

  • A 7-day exchange policy for defective items, ensuring your satisfaction with our products.

  • Full refund or rescheduling options for corporate events affected by unforeseeable cancellations, including those due to weather conditions.


7. User Conduct and Responsibilities: Visitors to our spiritual haven are expected to don appropriate attire, excluding swimsuits, and embrace the tranquility of the vortex in silence and calm. The forum in our members' section is a space for positive and respectful exchanges, free from advertising and solicitation. 


8. Dispute Resolution: For online payment disputes, please direct your concerns to Paypal or DPO. Other disputes can be addressed via email to, aiming for resolution within a month, recognizing our team's volunteer status.


9. Limitation of Liability: Association TDA, being a spiritual sanctuary with limited funds and no insurance, cannot assume liability for any incidents. Visitors are encouraged to carry personal insurance.


10. Intellectual Property: All content, unless otherwise stated, is copyrighted by Association TDA. Users retain copyright of their forum posts and comments, albeit the Association reserves the right to use or remove content at its discretion.

11. Data Protection and Confidentiality

Vortex de Riambel is committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of our users' personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). We collect personal data such as names, email addresses, and physical addresses only for the purposes of processing donations, event registrations, and product deliveries. This data is collected with your consent and is necessary for the fulfillment of our services to you.

  • Data Collection and Use: Personal data collected is used exclusively for the service requested, whether it be for processing donations, registering for events, or shipping products. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade personal information with third parties for their commercial purposes.

  • Data Protection: We employ robust security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Our payment partners, DPO and PayPal, ensure the security of your financial information through encrypted transactions.

  • User Rights: Users have the right to access the personal data we hold about them, to rectify inaccuracies, to request the deletion of their data, to restrict processing, and to obtain a copy of their data for portability. Users can exercise their rights by contacting us directly through the provided contact information.

  • Changes to Our Privacy Practices: If we make changes to our privacy practices, we will update this section, post a notice on the website, and include the information in our Newsletter.


12. Amendments: Any changes to these T&Cs will be prominently posted on the T&C page and highlighted in our Newsletter one month prior to their effectuation. Subscription to our Newsletter is recommended for timely updates.


13. Jurisdiction and Governing Law: These terms are exclusively governed by the laws of Mauritius, with any disputes resolved within its competent legal venues.


14. Contact Information:

The President of Association TDA  
Vortex de Riambel  
Route Côtière  
60915 Surinam, Mauritius  

Phone: +230 5736 9038

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