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We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. This Privacy Statement explains our policies and practices pertaining to user information and specifically outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information in the course of conducting business. This Statement will also tell you how you can verify the accuracy of your personal information submitted through this Web site and how you can request that we correct or update your personal information. It is through this disclosure that we intend to provide you with a level of comfort and confidence in how we collect and use information through this Web site.
This Privacy Statement describes the way this Web site www.neweconomyinitiative.cfsem.org (the “Site”), collect, use and safeguard the personal and non-personal information about you that we collect or that you provide through this Site. This Site is owned and maintained by Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and is designed as a communication tool. The New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan (NEI) an initiative of and housed at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.
When you visit the Site, we will not collect personal information about you unless you provide it to us. Personal information includes information that is particular to you such as name, age, street address, and e-mail address. Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to provide you a meaningful and customized experience while using the Site features, and services. If you decide not to provide us with personal information, you can still access this Site; however you may be unable to access certain content or receive particular information.
This Site may use "cookies" to collect personal information and use a third party to deliver Site functionality, such as fulfilling your request for information. A cookie is a small text file that helps us make your visit to the Site more enjoyable and meaningful. For example, cookies avoid you having to log in every time you come back to the Site. They also allow us to tailor content or advertisements to better match your interests and preferences.
Personally identifiable information collected on the Site may be used to:
The Site collects "aggregate"(non-personally identifiable) information. Such information is not tracked on an individual basis, but rather accumulated on an aggregate basis that includes all Site visitors. Aggregate information includes tracking the Site pages that you visit or the amount of time you spend on the Site.
We may use session logs, cookies, and Web beacons to collect aggregate or other non-personally identifiable information about Site visitors. When you visit the Site, the server housing the pages automatically generates a session log. We use session logs to help us determine how people travel through the Site in order to structure our pages so that the information most frequently visited is easier to find and to determine if the information we're providing is being used. The only data gathered is the Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you came (which contains no personal information), the Web site that referred you, the pages you visited and the date and time of those visits.
Non-Personally identifiable information collected on the Site may be used to:
Compile aggregate and statistical data to help the Site design and to identify popular features
The Site utilizes session log data and your personal and non-personal data for the purpose of performing analytics on the users' experience while visiting the Site. This analysis:
Site metrics for the Site may be shared with individuals working on the New Economy Initiative and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan or its subsidiaries or affiliates.
The Site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan or the Site; b) protect and defend the rights or property of the New Economy Initiative, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and/or the Site; and c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the New Economy Initiative and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, the Site, or the public. Your personal information may also be transferred in the event of a sale, merger, consolidation or similar transaction pertaining to the Site, the New Economy Initiative and/or the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.
You can access any personal information about you that is stored by the Site by calling us. After verifying identity, the Site will use reasonable efforts to supply you with the information you have requested. You may also call us to correct or update your personal information. You will be asked to verify identity so that we may be able to process your changes. The Site will use reasonable efforts to correct any factual inaccuracies in your information. The scope of access available for this request is for information stored in the database that holds the data for the Site.
The Site provides you choices as to whether you want to receive further contacts from us via e-mail.
Safeguarding information of visitors to our Web site is important to us. We use systems, policies and procedures to maintain accuracy of information and to protect information from loss, misuse or alteration. When you send personal information, such as telephone number or street address, to the Site, we use Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to protect your data.
Vendors, contractors or partners of the Site who have access to your personal information in connection with providing services for the Site are required to keep the information confidential and are permitted to use this information solely for the purpose of carrying out the services they are performing for the Site.
The Site provides links to other Web sites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of sites to which you are linked so that you can understand how those sites collect, use and share your information. www.neweconomyinitiative.cfsem.org is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content or data handling practices on other Web sites.
The Site does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age and provides warnings against children under 13 years of age registering with the New Economy Initiative and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. If, despite these efforts, a child has provided us with personal information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us if they want the information deleted from our records. We will take reasonable steps to confirm the identity of the parent and to locate and delete information about the child.
If you have any questions or comments concerning this privacy statement for the Site or our privacy practices or have any questions regarding the contents of this Web site, please call us at 313.961.6675. We will generally respond to you via email within 10 business days.e-mail within 10 business days.
The effective date of this privacy statement is June 1, 2009
Occasionally we may update the privacy statement for the Site in order to accurately reflect any changes to the Web site our privacy practices. In event of an update, the new statement will be posted to the Site and, unless you send us a written notice that you do not accept the changes, they will take effect ten (10) days from the date of posting.
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