Privacy Statement

March 2, 2008

This document describes what information we collect from you and how we use it. We’ll update this page as the features available on our site change, so you should check back periodically. If you have any questions concerning privacy, please send an email to privacy@GreenHomeNYC.org.

How does GreenHomeNYC collect and use information from the site?
GreenHomeNYC.org is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. GreenHomeNYC.org collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

What information does GreenHomeNYC collect?
GreenHomeNYC collects email addresses for the following purposes:

Mailing Lists – GreenHomeNYC maintains various mailing lists for the purpose of keeping our supporters and volunteers up-to-date on our programs and services and to notify them of events and news that may be of interest to them. A visitor to the site may choose to subscribe to these mailing lists via subscription forms on the site. A user who is subscribed to a list may unsubscribe at any time using a link provided at the bottom of the messages sent out to the list. Subscription to a mailing list requires only an email address and we do not keep track of names or other personal information.

Tell a Friend – A visitor to our site may choose to use our “tell a friend” feature to send a short message inviting his/her friends to visit the site. We temporarily store your email address and the email addresses of your friends for the sole purpose of sending them this one-time email. We do not keep track of the addresses to which you send the “tell a friend” email.

Will you share my personal information?
We do not share any personal information that can identify any individual person; however, we may aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors for the purpose of fundraising and promotion.

Does the site use cookies?
GreenHomeNYC.org uses a session cookie to control the display of the site. The cookie is stored on the user’s computer for the duration of the visit and does not persist across sessions. No personally indentifiable information (email address, name, etc.) is collected with the cookies that we set, and accepting cookies while on the GreenHomeNYC.org site will not put the user at risk for marketing to other sites. If a user opts not to enable cookies, he/she will not be able to use our Web site.

Do you store my IP address?
We use IP addresses to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

What about the links on the site?
The GreenHomeNYC site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that GreenHomeNYC.org does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the GreenHomeNYC.org site.

Is my information secure?
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our home page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Questions or Comments
If you have any questions about this privacy statement please direct them to privacy@GreenHomeNYC.org.

Last revised: November 9, 2002


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