Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc. (“TSJA,” “Us” or “We”) has prepared this Privacy Policy to explain what information we collect from you, how we use that information and what choices you may have to control the way your information is collected and used by us.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information we collect in connection with your use of the www.sewardjohnsonatelier.org website (the “Website”), and is a part of the WebsiteTerms & Conditions of Use that govern access to and use of the Website.  If there is a conflict between this Privacy Policy and the Website Terms & Conditions of Use, the Terms & Conditions of Use will govern.

The Website may be linked to sites operated by third parties.  TSJA is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such third parties.  Once you leave this Website you are no longer governed by this Website’s Privacy Policy or Terms & Conditions of Use, and should check the privacy policy for the applicable service or website.

If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to submit any Personal Information to the Website.  This Website is intended for users who are 13 years of age and older.

IF YOU HAVE ANY OBJECTIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

TSJA may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us (“Personal Information”).  Such Personal Information may include your name, age, contact information (telephone number, mailing and e-mailing addresses), and other personal identifying information.  Providing personal information is by your own election, but utilizing the full functionality of the Website (for example, by uploading content or signing up for our email list) will require submission of Personal Information.

We may also collect other information relating to your access of the website, including, but not limited to your IP address, geo-location, browser type, browsing device make and model, operating system, referring URL or other pages visited on the site, and other aggregate demographic information (“Other Information”).

PURPOSES AND DISCLOSURES

We may use your Personal Information for specific business purposes including, but not limited to inviting you to TSJA events, distributing press announcements, providing customer support, conducting internal marketing research and for other internal marketing purposes such as communication with you and providing you with promotional materials relevant to your interests.  We may also use your Personal Information to deliver information to you and to contact you regarding administrative notices (such as service interruptions).

We may share your Personal Information with our partners, subsidiaries, and service providers to the extent that such information is necessary to provide their services to us.  Certain third-party service providers may have their own privacy policies governing the information we share that allows them to provide their services to us.  We do not share your Personal Information with third parties solely for marketing purposes unrelated to our own products and services.

We may disclose your Personal Information where we believe it is necessary or appropriate to (i) protect, enforce or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety or property of TSJA, our employees, agents and contractors; (ii) protect the safety, privacy and security of users of our products and services or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; (iv) comply with the law or legal process, including laws outside your country of residence; and (v) respond to requests from public and government authorities including those outside your country of residence.  We may also transfer collected Personal Information in conjunction with a sale, merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, reorganization or similar transfer of a business.

We may use the Other Information collected by us or third parties on our behalf for any purpose, except where otherwise provided herein.  Such use of Other Information may include, without limitation, helping diagnosing server issues, website administration, measuring usage statistics, and better tailoring the website, services and products to our customers.

As a result of your use of the Website, your Personal Information may be transferred to, and maintained on, servers and databases located outside your state, province, country or other jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as your jurisdiction and to third parties as provided herein.  Please be advised that we may also transfer your Personal Information to and from any state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction, and use it in the manner set forth in this Privacy Policy in the United States or elsewhere.  Your consent to this Privacy Policy and the Terms & Conditions of Use Agreement and your submission of Personal Information in connection with your use of our Website represents your agreement to any such transfers and uses.

COOKIES

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device.  When you visit or use the Website, we may use cookies to streamline and improve your experience, for example, by saving your username and password on your computer or device for quicker access to your account, or by monitoring aggregate usage to better route web traffic.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies.  You can set your browser so that you will not receive cookies, and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser.  However, you may find that some parts of the Website will not function properly if you have disabled cookies and you should be aware that disabling cookies might prevent you from accessing some of the Website content.

UPDATING, CHANING OR DELETING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you wish to correct or change the Personal Information, change how we contact you, or remove your information from our system, you may contact us at info@sewardjohnsonatelier.org or by mail at The Seward Johnson Atelier, 14 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ  08619.  Please note that while we do our best to comply with requests to remove a user’s Personal Information, some residual information may persist in backups or other administrative accounts.

PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

TSJA uses reasonable business practices to safeguard Personal Information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.  However, we are unable to guarantee that your Personal Information will never be disclosed or accessed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of the account you have with us may have been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting info@sewardjohnsonatelier.org.

TSJA will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention time is required or allowed by law.

YOUR CHOICES

If you live in the EU or Switzerland, you have the right to see your Personal Information maintained in TSJA’s system and have errors or inaccuracies corrected by TSJA.  In other countries, you may have similar rights.  Contact TSJA at info@sewardjohnsonatelier.org to find out more about these rights, and how to exercise them.  National data protection law may also protect your Personal Information.  If your Personal Information is protected by law, you can obtain details relating to the data protection agency in your country by contacting TSJA at info@sewardjohnsonatelier.org.

HOW TO REACH US

If you have any questions, please contact TSJA at info@sewardjohnsonatelier.org in New Jersey, USA, or by mail at 14 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We may, from time to time, modify this Privacy Policy to reflect legal, technological and other developments.  The revised Privacy Policy will be posted to this website with the date of the last modification.  If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you.  By continuing to access or use this website after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of February 12, 2016.

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