August 20, 2018 Website Privacy Policy Has Been Updated

At San Francisco Zen Center, we value your privacy. We wanted to let you know about some changes we have made to our website Privacy Policy which will go into effect on August 23, 2018.

What is Changing in the Privacy Policy?

  • In accordance with new privacy guidelines, we have clarified our policy to reflect new procedures regarding the collection and use of data on our site.
  • We have provided more clarity regarding your data rights and how we protect your information.
  • We have clarified some of our practices around data deletion and retention.
  • We have also provided greater transparency regarding our data security and protection policies.

For more information read our full website Privacy Policy.

There is no action required on your part. However, by continuing to visit you are agreeing to our updated Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions, please email

Joshua Sandeman
Arts & Culture, Features, Zen Practice

Medicine and the Dharma

Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair."