Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets forth the policies of The East Harlem School with respect to nonpublic personal information you provide to us through this web site (the "Site"). These policies may be changed at any time, in which case the revised Privacy Policy will apply to information collected after the date the Privacy Policy is changed and posted. By using our Site, you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

1. Our Policy

We recognize the value of your privacy and appreciate concerns you may have about information you provide to us when you visit us online and how we treat that information. We encourage you to read this entire Privacy Policy as it sets forth our policies with respect to personal information you provide us through our Site. Other privacy practices may apply to information you provide to us through other channels. Personal information refers to information that allows us to identify you, such as your name, address, zip/postal codes, telephone number, organization name if applicable, e-mail address, etc.

2. Personal Information Collected

We maintain this Site for informational purposes and in order to facilitate your interaction with us. At our Site, we only collect personally identifiable data when voluntarily and knowingly submitted by a visitor. You can have general access to our Site and browse pages describing our school without providing any personal information or being required to register at our Site. However, you may not be able to access all parts of our Site or interact with us online without supplying personal information. For example, you may need to provide us with your personal information in order to complete online forms or applications. The East Harlem School may also collect personal identification information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, send contact inquiries, or fill out our donate form. You may be asked for name, email address, phone number, and credit card information in order to process your donation. We will collect your personal identification information only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. We use third party service providers to help us operate our business and administer activities on our behalf, such as processing credit card donations.

3. Use of Information

We do not disclose any of your personal information to anyone, other than to our affiliates, except as permitted by law, such as to our attorneys, and certain service providers, such as third-party web site hosts. We will only release information about you if you direct us to do so, if compelled to do so by law or in connection with any government or self-regulatory organization request or investigation. We may also disclose information you provide to us to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf, if any. If such a disclosure is made, we will require such third-parties to treat your private information with confidentiality. We may use the email address you provide when you donate to The East Harlem School to send you information and updates pertaining to your donation. Additionally, we will utilize your email when responding to your inquiries, questions, or other requests. If you provide your email address to The East Harlem School, you may receive emails that include organization news and updates. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, each email includes unsubscribe instructions. The East Harlem School publishes a list of donors in its Annual Report. If you wish for your donation to be anonymous, you may make this request on the online donation form or by contacting development@eastharlemschool.org.

4. Donor Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Our Donors

We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by The East Harlem School, both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the East Harlem School website and mobile applications, if any), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

5. Cookies

Visitors to our Site should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by our Site through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small pieces of data sent to your computer browser from our web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. The data identifies you as a unique user and facilitates your ongoing access to and use of the Site. Cookies are used by us to recognize repeat visitors, frequency of visitor use, store user preferences, and to track information and usage behavior. By tracking user trends and patterns of how people search, we can better understand our user base. This helps us deliver better and more personalized services, improve the content and administration of our Site, facilitate use of our Site by visitors and generally enhance your online experience when you visit our Site. Cookies also help us to diagnose problems with our server. We use "cookie" technology only to compile aggregate data about your visits to our Site and not to obtain personal information. We may use this information to collect demographic information and develop statistics about our user base. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to block all cookies from being loaded onto your computer or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please be aware, however, that refusing cookies can affect the performance of web sites and cause some parts of our Site to not function properly.

6. Shared Aggregating Data

We may share aggregate, statistical and other non-personal information with certain other third-parties with which we have a relationship. For example, we may share aggregate information or statistics obtained from the use of "cookies" or information you provide us as described above, which does not identify you personally, such as user volume and demographics, click-stream patterns and the domain name of the site from which visitors are connecting. Always remember that the choice to provide us with your personal information is your own and you can elect not to access portions of the Site or use Site features that would require you to submit your personal information to us on our Site. The East Harlem School does not trade, sell, or share a donor's personal information with anyone outside of our organization, unless given specific permission to do so. Nor will The East Harlem School send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

7. Security

We are very concerned with the safety and security of your sessions on our Site, the information you provide us online, and any transactions you conduct with us online. We have implemented and maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards consistent with industry standard protocol to help guard your nonpublic personal information, including to protect against the loss, misuse, interception, access and alteration of information you send us. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those of our employees and our agents who need to know the information to enable us to provide our services to you and we emphasize to them the importance of maintaining the security, confidentiality and integrity of your personal information.

8. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). COPPA requires that web site operators never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting verifiable parental consent.In accordance with COPPA, we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We recommend that no one under the age of 18 submit personally identifiable information to our Site. In the event that we determine that a user of this Site is under the age of 13, we will not maintain or use his or her personally identifiable information.

9. Hyperlinks

This Site contains hyperlinks or "links" to other sites, and other sites may "link" to this Site. Web sites linking to and from this Site may have different privacy practices from the ones described here. We are not responsible for the data collection, privacy and information sharing policies and procedures or the content of such web sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.

10. Contacting the Web Manager

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please feel free to contact us at:

Webmaster
The East Harlem School
309 East 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029
development@eastharlemschool.org

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