PRIVACY POLICY

INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF POLICY

This website located at www.seal-usa.org (this “Website”) is provided by Economic and Social Action for Lebanon (SEAL) (“SEAL,” “we,” “our” or “us,” as appropriate). This Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) applies to this Website only, and it sets out how we collect, use and protect your Personal Information (as defined below) and non-personally identifiable information collected at this Website.

For purposes of this Policy, “Personal Information” means (1) a first name or a first initial and last name, (2) an email address, (3) a physical or postal address, (4) a telephone number, and (5) any other information that is unique to an individual, including information that can be used to uniquely identify, distinguish or trace an individual’s identity. Anything that is not Personal Information is “non-personally identifiable information.”

Please read this Policy before using this Website or submitting any Personal Information. By using this Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Policy with respect to the collection and use of your Personal Information. If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy, you should immediately cease use of this Website.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not collect any Personal Information about you at the Website unless you choose to provide it to us voluntarily; however, some parts of this Website and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use if you choose not to disclose Personal Information. Therefore, at times, you may be requested to voluntarily supply us with your Personal Information. Generally, this information is requested when you:
• Submit an inquiry or registration form;
• Make a donation;
• Participate in some of the online activities we run from time to time;
• Subscribe to one of our online services, such as the mailing list; or
• Communicate with us (via e-mail, phone, postal mail, etc.).

HANDLING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you do provide us with Personal Information, we will only use it for the purposes described in this Policy or to aggregate data in a manner that does not identify you or your company, and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of SEAL or our affiliates unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so, (2) it is necessary to allow our trusted service providers or agents to provide services for us, (3) it is necessary in order to provide our services to you, or (4) as required to third party companies to support the Website’s technical operation or execute a specific program or feature.

The Personal Information you provide in the course of using our Website may be used by us:
• To provide you with the services offered through the Website;
• To contact you in connection with any inquiry you have raised; and
• To administer or to help us develop and improve our offerings.

In addition, we may share your Personal Information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may also share your Personal Information with third parties under the following circumstances: (1) as permitted or required by law; (2) when trying to protect against or prevent or investigate actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; and (3) in the event of illegal activities, or events in which threats or potential threats to the physical safety of any person or persons is evident.

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 16 years old. If you are under 18 years old, you may use this Website only with the permission and involvement of your parent(s) or guardian.

COLLECTION OF NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We intend to continue improving the content and function of our Website. For this reason, we may monitor customer traffic patterns and Website usage to help us improve the design and layout of our Website. As such, in addition to Personal Information provided to us as identified above, we also collect certain non-personally identifiable information. For example, our web servers automatically identify computers by their IP addresses, and we use certain tracking technologies (such as cookies), as further described below. SEAL and each of our service providers may use this non-personally identifiable information to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users’ movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We will not link these IP addresses to Personal Information.

USE OF COOKIES

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a material change to the policy, we will post a notice on our Website, together with an updated Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.The Website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technologies are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Website, and understanding how visitors use the Website. Cookies are a common part of many websites that allow small text files to be sent by a website, accepted by a web browser and then placed on your hard drive as recognition for repeat visits to the Website. Every time you visit our Website, our servers, through cookies, pixels and/or GIF files, collect basic technical information such as your domain name, the address of the last URL visited prior to clicking through to the Website, and your browser and operating system. You do not need to enable cookies to visit our Website; however, some parts of the Website and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use if cookies are disabled. Personal Information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided Personal Information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information is not shared with third parties. Our Website does not respond to “Do-Not-Track signals” from browsers.

EMAIL UPDATES

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a material change to the policy, we will post a notice on our Website, together with an updated Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.You will receive e-mail updates if you have expressed an interest in receiving news updates from SEAL by registering on our Website. We are committed to protecting your privacy, so your email address will never be sold, rented, or exchanged, unless you consent or instruct us otherwise or except as otherwise set forth in this Policy. You will be given the option to remove your name from our email list at the bottom of each email update.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a material change to the policy, we will post a notice on our Website, together with an updated Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.While we will take reasonable security measures to protect your Personal Information, no transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, given the electronic nature of the Internet, by using this Website, you accept the inherent risks in doing so, including, but not limited to, the security risks of interception, unauthorized access, the risks of corruption and the risks of viruses or other harmful devices.

OTHER WEBSITES

Our Website contains links to other third party websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which SEAL has no responsibility in the way information collected by such third party websites is treated or otherwise handled. We do not endorse any of such websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such websites or pages, or any of the content contained on those websites and pages. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on all such sites as their privacy policies and practices may be different than ours.

UPDATES

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a material change to the policy, we will post a notice on our Website, together with an updated Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.

CONTACT INFORMATION

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a material change to the policy, we will post a notice on our Website, together with an updated Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand how any Personal Information you provide will be used.If you have any questions, concerns, or comments out our Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below:
Social and Economic Action for Lebanon (SEAL)525 Park Avenue
Suite 5N
New York, NY 10162
Email: info@seal-usa.org

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