Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This policy covers the treatment of all personal information that Ballet Tech collects when you visit our website. We understand and respect that privacy is a very important issue for visitors to our website, www.ballettech.org.

Personal Information Collected By Ballet Tech
The information we learn from our visitors and donors helps us personalize and continually improve your experience at our website. Here are the types of information we gather.

Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our website or that we receive or record from your browser. Information such as your IP address and the page you requested is stored in our website server logs. Aside from this standard tracking data, the only other personal information our site collects about you is such data as you knowingly provide in one of our on-line forms. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might be unable to take advantage of some of our website’s features. We use the information that you provide for various purposes, such as responding to your requests and communicating with you. The website also uses cookie and tracking technology to assist us with tracking the number of visitors to the website, and understanding how visitors use the website. Cookies can also help customize the website for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology. However, if you provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information.

Information from Miscellaneous Sources: For reasons such as improving and tailoring our products and services to you, we may use information received from other sources to supplement your account information. For example, we sometimes receive updated Post Office information from our mailhouse or other sources to enable us to correct our records and deliver communications more easily.

Safeguarding personal information is important to Ballet Tech. Accordingly, accessibility to the information is only allowed by designated employees, trained in the proper handling of patron information.

Sharing of Personal Information
When you make a donation online to Ballet Tech or you sign up for email updates, we will ask you to provide personally identifiable information necessary to process and service your information or gift that may include your name, billing and mailing postal addresses, telephone number, email address, and for donors, credit card number. We will retain the personally identifiable information you provided for our records and to facilitate customer service. You may also be asked for additional information required to complete and service your request.

Personal information may be released if necessary to: comply with the applicable law and other agreements and/or protect the rights, property or safety of Ballet Tech, our donors and visitors to our website, or others. Personal information may also be exchanged with other companies and organizations for purposes of fraud protection and/or credit risk reduction.

Occasionally Ballet Tech shares the information you provide to us with other organizations or companies whose products and services might interest you. Ballet Tech will not share telephone numbers or email addresses with third parties. If you would prefer not to have your information shared in any way, please send an email message to questions@ballettech.org containing your request, name and postal address.

How Ballet Tech Uses Information Provided by Visitors
Ballet Tech will use your information to provide you with personalized service and to send e-mail alerts to you. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track the number of visitors to our site. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. This also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic. This may not identify you personally, but show how many visitors used which features for example.

Children
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under thirteen years of age.

Data Security
Ballet Tech makes every reasonable effort to ensure that any credit card transactions that occur on our website are secure. All credit card numbers are encrypted using “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) encryption. SSL technology is an industry standard for protecting sensitive information as it is transmitted over the Internet.

Third-Party Service Providers
Ballet Tech may engage reputable third-party vendors, such as Network for Good and Constant Contact, in order to help us manage our website and allow us to better service our visitors and customers. Ballet Tech’s site may contain links to other websites such as our third-party vendors. The fact that we have provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. Once you leave Ballet Tech’s website, this privacy policy will not apply.

Changes to Policy
Ballet Tech may amend this policy from time to time. If we make significant changes in the way we use your personal information, we will amend the information on this page.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact:

Ballet Tech
890 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
212-777-7710
questions@ballettech.org

As of 11/16/2016