Legal :: Privacy Notice

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Xavier Society for the Blind. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this Web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the Web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via e-mail or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via e-mail in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Use of Information

We automatically collect and temporarily store information about your visit to our Web site. The information we collect enables us to refine and offer better services and information to you. The types of information we collect include, but are not limited to:

  • the date and time of your visit;
  • IP addresses;
  • browser type, operating system, and language;
  • the pages you visited; and
  • the addresses of the Web site from which you came.

Cookies

When you visit our Web site, we may place a text file called a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a small piece of information that a Web site can store on your Web browser and later retrieve. A cookie enables this Web site to recognize you as a prior user, provides the Web site with information regarding your prior use and assists us in determining what portions of the Web site are most appropriate for you. Your Web browser may provide you with the ability to not accept cookies. However, in order to take full advantage of this Web site, we recommend that you accept cookies from the Web site.

Your Access to and Control over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the e-mail address or phone number given on our Web site:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Web site, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Registration

In order to use parts of this Web site, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and e-mail address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.

Orders

We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information to contact you.

Links

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

No Liability

We have made significant investments in protecting and safeguarding your information. We continuously upgrade and enhance Our security measures as new tools, techniques and technology become available. However, we do not guaranty that any such information will not be misused or disclosed to third parties. We will not have any liability to you for any such misuse or disclosure. If you choose to purchase a product or service offered by another company, any information you share with that company will not be controlled by this Privacy Policy, You do so at your own risk, and we have no liability to you.

You understand that electronic communications may be accessed by unauthorized parties when communicated across the Internet, network communications facilities, or other electronic means. You agree that we are not responsible for any electronic communication and/or any of your data which may be lost, altered, intercepted or stored without authorization during the transmission of any data whatsoever across networks not owned and/or operated by us.

Consent

By using the Web site, you consent to the collection and use of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, which we may do at any time without notice to you, we will post those changes on this page. By continuing to use the Web site after we have posted the changes, you agree to and accept such changes. You should periodically check this Web site for changes to this Privacy Policy.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 212-473-7800 or via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).