Our Commitment to Privacy
Our www.instituteofplay.org website is maintained by the Institute of Play, with headquarters at 134 W 26 St #710; New York, NY 10001; telephone (212) 206-9209 and fax (212) 206-8107.
What Personally Identifiable Information Is Collected on This Site?
When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations,\ and other policies. The Institute of Play does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your order, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by the Institute of Play. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.
The Way We Use Information
When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose, such as to provide the service or information you have requested. For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information, to make a donation, to purchase merchandise or to apply for a job. Similarly, we use information you provide about yourself or someone else when placing a merchandise order only to ship the merchandise and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our new projects and services or on our merchandise. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
The Institute of Play does not sell, rent, give-away or share its e-mail addresses or other information with outside sources.
Should any material changes be made to the ways in which we use personally identifiable information, the Institute of Play will take commercially reasonable measures to obtain e-mail consent from you. We will also post the changes to our use of personally identifiable information on our site at least 30 days prior to a change.
Our Commitment to Data Security
Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by the Institute of Play personnel on a “need to know” basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures to provide an additional level of security.
If you have registered to receive e-mail communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. You have the following options to do this:
You can send an e-mail to: [email protected]
You can send mail to the following address:
Institute of Play
134 W 26 St #710
New York, NY 10001
If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the e-mail and mail addresses provided above.
What Anonymous Information is Collected on this Site?
Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time and browser type. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and, in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor’s identity.
When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.
Online Registration Information
You will provide us with information about yourself and your organization when you register for fundraising, donations, and list-servs or to buy products. This information is not used for any other purpose than to fulfill your request and is not shared with outside parties. However, visitors should be aware that information collected through the Institute of Play web site may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.
Our instituteofplay.org site is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect information about children. Should a child whom we know to be under the age of 13 make known to us his or her personally identifiable information, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personally identifiable information. If we do collect it, parents may request information on the type of data being collected, view their child’s information, and, if they choose, prohibit us from making further use of their child’s information.
We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on charity: water.
For More Information
If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our instituteofplay.org website, please send us a description of your concern via e-mail to [email protected] or call the main telephone number at (212) 206-9209.