Privacy

Welcome to CityScience! We understand how important the protection of your personal and business information is to you. We are committed to honoring the privacy of visitors to our website (the “Website”), www.cityscience.org. This privacy policy governs any personal and business information collected from visitors to CityScience’s website. Our goal is to protect online information with the same diligence that we protect information obtained through other means. Please also review our Terms & Conditions and Copyright sections governing your use of this Website.

Scope of Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the privacy practices used by CityScience on their Website as well as the offline data collection, use and disclosure activities.

This Website contains links to other Websites not under CityScience’s control and managed by third parties with independent information and privacy policies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of sites other than CityScience’s Website. Nor does information regarding referrals to other sources of assistance constitute an endorsement of the individuals or entities listed.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change to adjustments in business needs. Whenever there are changes, the modified Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website and will be effective at that time. Accordingly, please regularly check CityScience’s Website for updates to this Privacy Policy. If the change is not acceptable to you, please communicate your concerns to the contact identified below; however, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your concerns.

Information Collection & Use

The CityScience website collects information about each visitor to the Website in the following ways:

  1. Upon registering to use restricted areas of the Website (not all areas of the Website require you to register to use them.)
  2. Upon registration for an Summer Institute, event, workshop, conference, etc.
  3. From e-mail communications, including e-mails that you originate from the “Contact Us” page
  4. Upon purchasing of products, services, curriculum or publications
  5. Upon joining CityScience’s e-mail list or filling out an online form requesting information or asking to be contacted
  6. Upon submitting your contact data or resume for job or volunteer postings and/or applying for employment
  7. Upon making a contribution to CityScience
  8. When accepting applications or forms
  9. When submitting editorial work, news, recommended reading or resource materials
  10. During peer review, curriculum critique or evaluations
  11. Upon completing an online survey.

IP Address Usage

Your IP address does not contain or reveal personal information about you. Information such as your name, address, or phone number cannot be obtained through your IP address alone.

CityScience’s web servers log all Website visitors’ IP addresses to automatically collect information about usage of the Website. This website uses cookies to monitor Website usage and to personalize the content of various areas within the Website. This information is collected only to help diagnose problems with our servers, administer our Website, track traffic patterns, and identify ways to make our Website more useful. Information is never used to track or monitor individual users.

E-mail Correspondences and E-Newsletters

Unless specifically requested, any e-mail messages you send to the CityScience, including your e-mail address, are kept private and will not be disclosed to third parties.

Online Input or Order Forms

Unless specified by the form, all information submitted to CityScience using our online input and order forms are kept private. The information is used to contact you about our services that you have already expressed interest in. We occasionally share the information with our partners for reasons related to services and resources provided through CityScience. For example, if you sign-up for a workshop or event, CityScience may be required to share your contact data with the facility or a co-hosting organization. We do not share e-mail lists of any kind.

Orders placed using our secure e-commerce transaction may require your name, e-mail address, shipping address, credit card billing address, card number, and expiration date.

Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. If we have trouble processing an order, the contact information you provided is used to get in touch with you.

Mail & E-news Updates

If you wish to receive CityScience periodic news updates, event announcements, free resources and more, we require certain contact information (i.e., name, mailing and e-mail addresses), so we can make sure you receive the information requested. We do not share e-mail lists of any kind.

If you previously chose to have your information shared, you may opt-out or change your information at any time by contacting info@cityscience.org.

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