Effective September 19, 2014
Our Commitment to Privacy:
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it accessible at all times through a link at the bottom of each webpage.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected on, or submitted to, the Committee of Seventy website.
On some pages, you can enter your name and other contact information to volunteer for the Committee of Seventy, to sign up for periodic emails from the Committee of Seventy, or to submit a question or comment to the Committee of Seventy. The types of personal contact information collected on these pages include:
• Email address
• Phone number
This information is submitted by the user.
The Committee of Seventy also collects “Web server log” information when you visit our website, including:
• Internet domains and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (e.g., aol.com, company.com, etc.)
• Browser, operating system and connection speed
• Date and time
• Pages requested
This information is collected automatically by our server, meaning we collect this information whenever anyone visits our site, regardless of whether the user submits any additional contact information.
We also may collect other types of information in the following ways when you visit our website:
• We may assign your computer one or more cookies which may collect information to facilitate access to our website and to personalize your online experience.
• We may use standard Internet tools, such as web beacons, which collect information that tracks your use of our website and enables us to customize our services and advertisements.
Browser information collected on the web site
We log IP addresses, which are the locations of computers or networks on the Internet, and analyze them in order to improve the value of our site. We also collect aggregate numbers of page hits in order to track the popularity of certain pages and improve the value of our site. We do not gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users’ Personal Information through these processes.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you can accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies. However, if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at our site and other sites throughout the World Wide Web may not be complete. Also, you would be unable to take advantage of personalized content delivery offered by other Internet sites or by us.
The Way We Use Information:
When you sign up to volunteer for the Committee of Seventy, we add your contact information to our master volunteer list and our master email list. We do not share this information with outside parties currently.
When you sign up for periodic emails from the Committee of Seventy, we add your contact information to our master email list. We do not share this information with outside parties.
When you submit a comment or question to the Committee of Seventy, we use return email addresses to answer the comment or question we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and we do not share them with outside parties.
You may ask us to remove your contact information from our master volunteer list or our master email list at any time.
We may share your information with other third parties in limited circumstances, such as complying with legal requirements, preventing fraud, and protecting the safety of our users.
“Web server log” information is used to better prepare future site content based on the interests of users.
3rd Party Advertising Cookies Opt-Out
Committee of Seventy allows third parties to place cookies on our site for advertising purposes. This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the collection methods or use of the information collected by these vendors. These vendors have their own privacy policies and may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”). To remove yourself from some or all NAI member advertising programs, please visit the NAI Opt-Out Page and follow the relevant instructions. Please note that if you delete, block, or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different computer or Internet browser, you may need to renew your opt-out choice.
Our Commitment to Data Security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
However, the Committee of Seventy makes no guarantee that our server or database of collected information cannot be accessed by unauthorized individuals.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. For that reason we do not collect or maintain information on our website from those we actually know are under 13 years old, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13 years old.
Links to and from Other Websites:
Sometimes we post news and other informational material that is prepared by other organizations and individuals not employed by the Committee of Seventy. The Committee of Seventy does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material.
The Committee of Seventy is not responsible for the materials or policies contained on any website that provides an external link to our site.
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