Last Modified: March 20, 2020
How does the Website Work?
The Website enables anonymous visitors to the Website (“Visitors”) to learn more about us and the services we provide, and Visitors who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and not a minor in their state of residence, to submit certain of their PII to us to become one of our registrants (“Registrants”) in various capacities, including without limitation to make donations or to submit a request to become a “Friend” or “Member” of HxA, and to register for certain of our activities and events. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours”, when used herein refer to either Registrants and Visitors or to both Registrants and Visitors collectively, as applicable.
You can make general use of the Website without providing any PII to HxA. However, you will need to provide us with certain PII in order to use certain of the Website’s functionality, such as becoming a Registrant.
What type of PII does HxA collect from you and how do we use it?
Registrants must provide certain PII to HxA in order to register with us, including without limitation a Registrant’s name, address, email, and payment information (if a donation is being made). We may also ask you for general statistical, non-PII about yourself and your interests.
We intend to use all such information collected through the Website or otherwise from you for multiple purposes, including for our own research and decisions making purposes. We also will use such information to keep you informed about our events and other activities by sending you emails, by reaching you by phone and for hard-copy mailings. And we will use your email addresses for our email marketing (weekly newsletter, donor newsletters, etc.).
Certain of your PII (other than for your payment information, if applicable) will be published in our directory of members and friends which is publicly available, including through the Website. And we will may videotape or otherwise record certain of our events or activity, or third party events or activities, and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes, and your likeness and image may appear and be used in connection with such recordings or otherwise if you participate in any such an event or activity.
How else do we use your PII?
HxA or entities working on our behalf may use your PII to help fulfill your requests in connection with your use of the Website and/or your participation in our activities, or to help us or third parties communicate with you about different resources offered as part of the Website or our activities, or otherwise. For example, we may transfer information collected at registration, including your PII, to service providers and other third parties who assist us in running the Website and/or in processing your registration at an event.
Under what other circumstances may we release PII?
What other information does HxA collect through the Website?
Do I have the ability not to be identified by HxA?
How do we store information?
HxA takes 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 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 HxA provide links to other websites?
What are our policies regarding children?
The Website is intended for general use by persons who have reached the age of consent in their state of residence and it is not targeted to anyone under thirteen (13) years of age. HxA does not knowingly collect PII from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age. If we learn that we have unintentionally collected PII from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age, we will promptly delete such information.
What are Your California Privacy Rights?
If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your PII with certain third parties for marketing purposes. Please express your preference to us by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or at the following address: Heterodox Academy, 26 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10004.
Do we respond to Do Not Track Signals?
The Website does not have the capability to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from various web browsers.
Do we have a mechanism to address the removal of PII and complaints about the handling of information that we collect?
If you wish to remove PII that you have submitted to HxA, please send us an email requesting such removal (with the word “Removal” in the email subject line) to email@example.com. If you have questions or concerns about any of our information collection or handling practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at Heterodox Academy, 26 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10004.