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Privacy Policy

July 12, 2010

DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State has prepared this privacy statement to demonstrate the organization's commitment to protecting personal information gathered in the course of visits to this Web site. This statement discloses information gathering and dissemination practices used for docomomo-nytri.org.

Your identity and contact information will be treated confidentially and will not be shared with any other organization or individual without your express consent.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
We may collect personally identifiable information (name, email address, physical address and other unique identifiers) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. Personally identifying information collected will be used only in connection with our Web site, or for such purposes as are described at the point of collection, (e.g. email news (list serve) signup, tour and event registrations, surveys.) Personally identifying information may also be collected to gather broad demographic information about our user community and/or to perform analyses of user behavior in order to measure visitor interest in specific areas of the Web site.

In no case will anyone's email address be shared (disclosed, given, sold or traded) with any third party. In no case will anyone's personal information be shared (disclosed, given, sold or traded) with any third party other than DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State's agents (such as bulk email service provider or event registration site) without the user's explicit permission.

COOKIES
This site uses cookies (an electronic place-holder on visitors' personal computers) as follows: The web server generates a session ID cookie for the purpose of generating usage statistics. This cookie is not associated with any user profiles.

OUTSIDE LINKS
This site contains links to other sites. DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

WEB SITE STATISTICS
Web Site statistics kept on this site aggregate usage information for our internal evaluation purposes. These statistics do not reveal personal information. DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State may sometimes use visitors' Internet Provider (IP) addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, and we use them, as necessary, to administer our web site.

OPT-IN POLICY
DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State follows a strict opt-in policy; that is, you must affirmatively choose to receive information from our organization. List serve subscribers (e.g. subscribers to our "News + Events" email messages, or future message lists) always have the option of discontinuing further communication by clicking on the "Manage your Preferences" or "Opt out using True Remove" links at the bottom of each message.

EMAIL LISTS - PRACTICES AND POLICIES
DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State uses Emma, a permission-based email messaging service provider, to administer its email list(s) and send its email communication. Emma is headquartered in Nashville, TN, and is a member of the Email Sender and Provider Coalition and the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group. For more information on the company visit myemma.com

Emma's service includes reporting and tracking features that allow DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State to monitor the effectiveness of its online communication efforts. Emma's "Campaigns" tool records and reports the number of recipients who opened a message and the email addresses of those recipients. The "Campaigns" tool records the number of click-throughs on each link within a message as well as the number of times the email message was forwarded by a recipient. It also records the email addresses of the "forward to" recipients. DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State will not access the "forward to" information.

Consistent with DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State's overall privacy policy, the email addresses of subscribers to the lists will not be shared (given, rented, sold or traded) with any third party for that party's use. Emma warrants the same protection of the email addresses used within product/service:
"We do not rent, sell, or otherwise share our lists or those of our customers, and we do not allow any Emma customer to rent or purchase lists and send to them using the Emma network.." Emma will not send email messages on its own behalf to any of its client's subscriber lists at any time.
The privacy policy of the Emma organization can be found at: http://myemma.com/permission-and-privacy-policy
Subscribers may remove themselves from DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State email lists at any time by clicking on the "Manage your Preferences" or "Opt out using True Remove" links at the bottom of a message.
Alternately, you may email news@docomomo-nytri.org and request that your email address be removed from a list by an administrator. You may also make the request offline by sending a written request to List Administrator, DOCOMOMO NY/TRI, P.O. Box 250532, New York, NY 10025.

SECURE TRANSACTIONS
When you donate to DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State via our website or purchase a tour/event ticket you are linked at the beginning of the transaction to the web site of NYCharities.org our service provider for donations and ticket sales using credit cards. Your donation/purchase information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. NYCharities.org uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation or ticket purchase. Your credit card information is not stored once your transaction is processed unless you have chosen to set up a recurring donation. NYCharities.org will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation. For further information on NYCharities.org please visit: www.nycharities.org/about_us/

SECURITY
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All information is backed up daily to prevent loss of data. You should be aware that transmissions through the Internet to and from this Web site, including e-mail messages sent to DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State, are not confidential, and your communications may be read or intercepted. In some instances, including any time you are asked to provide credit card information to buy tickets or make donations through this Web site via NYCharities, information is sent in a commercially secure (encrypted) form, which significantly limits the possibility that this information may be read by others.

POLICY REVISIONS
We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personally identifiable information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our web site.

DOCOMOMO US New York/Tri-State is doing its absolute best to protect your privacy while providing you with useful and timely information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please contact info@docomomo-nytri.org