Last Modified: June 11, 2018
We may use information collected on the website, which may include your personal information, for various purposes. In general, we use the personal information we collect to pursue our mission and operations, including the management of our site and to engage in related activities. You should assume that we will use all information for all lawful purposes.
We reserve the right, but do not undertake a duty, to notify you of court orders, subpoenas or other legal process if allowed. If you do not want us to respond to legal process compelling us to disclose your information, you need to seek a valid order permitting us to refuse to disclose it and serve the order on us at least three business days before the response deadline.
We reserve the right to use, disclose, retain, share, sell and otherwise deal with all information collected via the site internally or to third parties, for any lawful purpose or to prevent harm to us or others. For example, and without limitation, in our discretion we may use the information to:
We do not purport to have listed all possible disclosures that we might make. This Policy is intended to help you understand our general practices. This Policy is not a promise that your information will never be disclosed except as described above. For example, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access information transmitted to or contained on the site, technologies may malfunction or not work as anticipated, or someone might access, abuse or misuse information, despite a lack of permission. Although we use what we believe to be commercially reasonable practices to protect your privacy, that does not mean, and you should not expect it to mean, that your information or communications will always be private or protected.
We generally will retain information for as long as required, allowed or for as long as we believe it useful. If you cease using the site, or your permission to use the site is terminated, we may continue to use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Policy as amended from time to time. We do not undertake retention obligations through this Policy. We may dispose of information in our discretion without notice, subject to applicable law.
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION IN ANY FORM. We do implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons. All sensitive information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.
Some browsers allow you to choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, and some browsers enable you to choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through the settings on your browser (like Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer). Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu or other features to learn the correct way to modify the manner in which your browser handles cookies. If you turn cookies off, you may not have access to certain features on the site.
We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce our site policies; protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety; or as otherwise described in the "How do we use your information?" section above.
To change or delete your online account information from our database, please contact us directly through one of the means identified in the "How to Contact Us" section below. You may also be able to unsubscribe from receiving emails from us by informing one of our third-party providers of your desire to unsubscribe.
If you are visiting our website from outside of the United States or otherwise contacting us from outside of the United States, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to, stored or processed in the United States, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using our site, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.
This notice applies only to California residents and is made pursuant to California Civil Code § 1798.83. As noted above, we may disclose personal information about you, such as your email address, to third parties. If we disclose personal information about you to a third party and the third party will use that information for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we notify you as to: (1) what categories of personal information we shared with the direct marketer; and (2) the name and address of the direct marketing businesses with whom we shared such information, and if the nature of the direct marketing businesses cannot be reasonably determined from its name, examples of the products or services marketed.
We may include third party links on our site. Many of these linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Except for sites controlled by us, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).
If we are required to provide notice of unauthorized access or other invasion of certain security systems, you agree that we may do so when required (or voluntarily) by posting notice on our website or sending notice to any email address we have for you, in our good faith discretion. You agree that notice to you will count as notice to others for whom you are acting, and agree to pass the notice on to them.
We do not want to collect information from children. Do not provide any personal information unless you are at least 13 years of age, and please caution your children not to provide any. If a child under 13 has provided personal information, a parent or guardian may so inform us by contacting us through any means offered in the "How to Contact Us" section below, and we will use reasonable efforts to delete it from our database, subject to applicable law and this Policy.
If you believe you are a victim of identity theft entitled by law to request information from us, write us at the address below and we'll explain what information we require in order to respond. After receiving that information, we'll supply (without charge) information we then have that we are legally required to provide (subject to applicable law and reserving all rights and defenses).
If we decide to change our Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to the following: 210 Broadway, Suite 201 Cambridge, MA 02139. You may email us at email@example.com.
This Policy applies only to information collected online, including through our website, and not to information collected offline.