This web site is owned and operated by or on behalf of the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, Inc., d.b.a. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center (the Center). We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we use that information. By visiting gaycenter.org, you accept the practices described in this statement. This Privacy Statement may be changed or updated at any time.
The Center is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. The Center does not trade, share or sell donor lists. Donors who supply The Center with their postal address or email address may be contacted periodically for solicitation purposes and/or information regarding upcoming events. The Center does not send mailings on behalf of other organizations unless the donor has given The Center specific permission to do so.
Use of personal information will be limited to our internal purposes and only to further the program activities and purposes of The Center. All donors have the option to contact us via email, phone or postal mail to request to no longer receive communications.
All requests to be removed from The Center’s mailing list shall be honored.
We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you make a donation, register for an event or register for our newsletter, for example, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information.
Generally, our uses of Personal Information collected online include, without limitation, responding to your inquiry to The Center, sending surveys seeking feedback, enabling you to make a donation or purchase something, or providing you with information, such as sending marketing communications and newsletters.
We use high-grade encryption and security protocols (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) when processing financial transactions. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it difficult for anyone to intercept the information you send us. Inside The Center, data is stored on password-protected servers. Our staff is educated about the importance of safeguarding your information. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. The Center makes no warranty, guarantee or representation that the use of our web site is protected from viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.
COOKIES & INDIRECTLY COLLECTED INFORMATION
When you visit our site, we automatically collect Aggregate Information about your visit. Collecting this information helps us to improve our site to enhance your experience while on our site, communications and our work. Aggregate Information is non-personally identifiable/anonymous information about you, such as pages most frequently accessed by you, time spent on a page or area of our site, the number of visits to our site by you, types of browser used by you, cookie preferences or search terms entered by you. We can tell the type of computer and web service that you are using, as well as the date, time, and pages that you visit. Aggregate Information is used in a collective manner, and no single person can be identified by that compiled information (for example, the number of people who visited a page of our site on a particular day).
Our Privacy Statement applies only to your use of The Center website. This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the material or policies of those web sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.
This Privacy Statement applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization. By accessing or using the web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of The Center Privacy Statement as posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about our policies or compliance, or to request removal of your information, you may call 212.620.7310, or write to:
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center
Privacy Compliance Department
208 W 13th St
New York, NY 10011
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