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Privacy Policy

www.hartorah.org 

 

Last Updated: August 1, 2016

 

This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") is intended to inform you about how Yeshiva Har Torah,  located at 250-10 Grand Central Parkway, Little Neck, NY  11426 ("Operator", "we", "our", or "us"), collects and uses your personally identifiable information ("PII" or "Personally Identifiable Information") and other information through our website located at www.hartorah.org (the "Website"). 

 

How does the Website work?

The Website enables anonymous visitors to the Website ("Visitors") to browse the Website.  Visitors who register with the Website ("Registrants") can make donations through the Website and enjoy other Website functionality. The terms "you", "your", and "yours" when used herein refer to either Registrants or Visitors or to both Registrants and Visitors collectively, as applicable, provided that such terms will refer collectively to both Registrants and Visitors unless the context of this Privacy Policy indicates otherwise. 

 

We provide this Privacy Statement to help you understand what we may do with any PII that we obtain from you.  By using the Website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, including collection and use of your PII and other information by us as described herein. 

We reserve the right to limit, restrict, or terminate the use of the website by any individual person or party with or without notice at any time. Additionally, we reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. If material changes are made to this privacy statement, we will update the revision number and date at the top of this page.

 

Do the terms of the Privacy Policy apply to the school mobile application(s)?

Yes.  We also may provide one or more mobile applications ("Apps") for use by you and others.  The terms of this Privacy Policy apply equally to use of the Apps.  By using the Apps, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, including collection and use of your PII and other information by us as described herein. 

 

How can the terms of the Privacy Policy be modified?

We reserve the right to change, modify, alter or otherwise update how we handle the information we collect and process through the Website, and to modify this Privacy Policy, at any time. You agree to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of any such modifications. We will indicate that changes to the Privacy Policy have been made by updating the date indicated after "Last Updated" at the beginning of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the initial version or any modified version of this Privacy Policy then you are not authorized to use the Website. The current version of the Privacy Policy is accessible via the footer of the Website's homepage.

 

What type of Personal Identifiable Information do we collect from you and how do we use it?

Registrants need to provide us with certain PII in order to use certain parts of the website.  For example, PII may be collected when you make donations through the Website, including without limitation a Registrant's name and email address, credit card information, and other payment information. PII may also be collected if you choose to apply online using forms on the Website.  Registrants may also need to provide us with certain PII in order to use other Website functionality and none of the examples provided above are limiting. Furthermore, we may also ask you for general statistical, non-PII about you and your interests.

 

Operator may provide your PII to individuals or entities who work on our behalf or with us. These individuals or entities may use your PII to help fulfill your requests and to help us communicate with you about different services or resources offered through the Website.  For example, we may transfer certain of your PII or other information to service providers and other third parties who assist us in operating the Website.  

 

How do we use the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect on the Website?  

We may use and disclose PII to improve and enhance your experience on the Website and for other purposes. For example, from time to time, we may use and share PII with third parties to show general demographic and preference information among Website users.

 

Under what other circumstances may we release Personally Identifiable Information?

We may also release your PII to third parties if we believe that such release is necessary to comply with the law (e.g., a legal process or a statutory authorization or requirement) or a court order, to protect you or other Visitors or Registrants or if we reasonably believe that a danger to any person or property requires disclosure of such PII, to protect against the fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of the Website, or otherwise to protect our interests.

 

Our rights under this Privacy Policy may be automatically assigned by us, in our sole discretion, to a third party or parties, and such an assignment will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns and/or licensees. Without limitation of the foregoing, we may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our assets, including without limitation your PII. In each such an event, the PII we have collected from you may be one of the assets transferred.

 

What other information does Operator collect?

We may also collect anonymous and aggregate information from you about your preferences in navigating the Website by using cookies, action tags and other methods. Cookies are small text files that identify your computer. We may use cookies to, among other things, monitor Website usage, customize Website features, identify your computer operating system and browser, and complete transactions. An action tag is a small, graphic image on a webpage that is designed to allow the website owner or a third party to monitor who is visiting a website by collecting the IP address of the computer to which the tag is sent, the URL of the webpage that the tag comes from and the time at which such webpage was viewed. Action tags may be associated with cookie information. We may also use such anonymous and aggregate information for promotional and other business purposes, or to improve your experience on the Website.

 

Do I have the ability not to be identified by Operator?

Yes. If you do not wish to be identified by us, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse cookies when your browser alerts you to their presence. You can also adjust the settings in your browser to refuse all cookies. If you do not want us to have any of your PII, please do not submit any of your PII to us. Please keep in mind that if you refuse cookies you may not be able to use certain Website functionality, including without limitation making donations through the Website.

 

How do we store and safeguard information?

We take steps consistent with commercially reasonable industry standards to secure PII collected from you from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and destruction while under our control. However, please note that despite our efforts to protect PII and other information provided to us, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be lost, disclosed or accessed by accidental circumstances or by the unauthorized acts of others.

 

Does Operator provide links to other websites?

We sometimes provide links to other websites or resources of possible interest to you. The collection and use of your PII and other information by such websites shall be subject to the policies and procedures of such websites and not those contained in this Privacy Policy. The information collected by our service providers in executing transactions you have requested through the Website (including without limitation credit card settlement companies) is subject to the privacy policies of such third parties.

 

Can I make use of materials and media available on the Website?

Text, images, videos, documents, and any other electronic materials and media available on the Website are available as a resource to the public and are the sole property of the Operator and are protected by copyright. The reproduction, redistribution, and/or exploitation of any of these materials is prohibited without express, written consent from the Operator.

 

All users agree that all content and data, particularly any telephone numbers, email addresses, postal addresses or other information contained in the directories of the Website, is restricted to the personal use of authorized visitors only. The commercial use of information in this Website is strictly prohibited. Users agree not to copy, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials.

 

Is the Website intended for use by children?

No. We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) and do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age through the Website. Our Website is directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. 

 

Who can I contact with questions about this Privacy Policy?

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the phone number listed on our website or by writing to Website Administrator, Yeshiva Har Torah, 250-10 Grand Central Parkway, Little Neck, NY  11426.