The Observatory respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website, as well as our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
When you visit the Observatory’s website, we collect basic information about your computer, including: IP address (your computer’s unique signature), operating system, browser software (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Safari), and internet service provider (e.g., Comcast, AT&T, etc.). We ask for your permission to employ cookies (small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive) to track the type of content and sites to which our users link and the length of time they spend at any particular site. We also collect information about what you view on our site, and we use this information to help us optimize content. This information will never be shared with anyone outside of our organization.
Data Protection Officer
Elizabeth Carena is responsible for staff training, quarterly internal audits, and notifying the EU GDPR supervisory authority within 72 hours in the unlikely event of a data breach. You can contact her at email@example.com if you have any questions relating to GDPR.
After submitting a form on our website, users will receive a confirmation email followed by email newsletters and other occasional announcements from the Observatory. In order to distribute our email, we collect and store subscribers’ email addresses. We do not share addresses with other companies or partners. Users may unsubscribe from any email from the Observatory at any time by clicking either the “Update Preferences,” or “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email, or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you choose to give a tax-deductible donation to the Observatory, you may provide personal information like your first and last name, email address, phone number, or mailing address. Whether this transaction takes place online via a form on our website, or offline via a mailed check, bank transfer, or other method, we store the related information in our cloud-based donor management system, the industry leader Salesforce. We never share nor sell this information with any other entity, nor do we send mailings on behalf of other organizations. To request the deletion of your personal information or donor history from our records, please contact email@example.com.
The Observatory may conduct surveys of site visitors to obtain aggregate demographic information about them. Providing this information is voluntary and subject to the consent of the visitor. This information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with third parties, but no personal details will be traceable to or associated with specific individuals.
Linking to Other Sites
The Observatory contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Protecting the rights of children is important to us. As a result, we do not collect or maintain any information from individuals we know to be under 13 years old, and no part of the Observatory is intended to attract anyone under 13.
Unsubscribe, Data Removal, and Data Modification Policies
The Observatory allows users to opt out of receiving communications from us and to modify or remove their information from our system. The following options are available to do so:
- Use the Unsubscribe or Update Preferences link at the bottom of any Observatory email
- Send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Send mail to: The Observatory, 151 1st Ave #267, New York, NY 10003-2965
- Call: (212) 627-9585
Disclosure of Personal Information
Contacting the Observatory
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact: The Observatory, 151 1st Ave #267, New York, NY 10003-2965 and email@example.com.