Monday, October 20, 2014

Privacy Statement


Association on Aging in New York is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Association on Aging in New York Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Association on Aging in New York website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Association on Aging in New York collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Association on Aging in New York also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Association on Aging in New York. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Association on Aging in New York for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Association on Aging in New York Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Association on Aging in New York public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Association on Aging in New York does not read any of your private online communications.

Association on Aging in New York encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Association on Aging in New York so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Association on Aging in New York is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Association on Aging in New York and Association on Aging in New York family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Association on Aging in New York collects and uses your personal information to operate the Association on Aging in New York Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Association on Aging in New York also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Association on Aging in New York and its affiliates. Association on Aging in New York may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Association on Aging in New York does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Association on Aging in New York may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Association on Aging in New York may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Association on Aging in New York, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Association on Aging in New York does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Association on Aging in New York keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Association on Aging in New York, in order to determine what Association on Aging in New York services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Association on Aging in New York to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Association on Aging in New York Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Association on Aging in New York or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Association on Aging in New York; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Association on Aging in New York, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Association on Aging in New York Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Association on Aging in New York pages, or register with Association on Aging in New York site or services, a cookie helps Association on Aging in New York to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Association on Aging in New York Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Association on Aging in New York features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Association on Aging in New York services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Association on Aging in New York secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Association on Aging in New York secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Association on Aging in New York will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Association on Aging in New York encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Association on Aging in New York is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Association on Aging in New York welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Association on Aging in New York has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Association on Aging in New York at karen@nysaaaa.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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