The Conservancy may collect and maintain certain personal information about you when you complete any of our online forms, such as when you subscribe to our electronic newsletter, register for an event or volunteer opportunity, become a member, participate in a survey, request information from us, make a donation, sign up for mobile texts, or forward a web page, electronic postcard, or electronic newsletter. Such information may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, username and password; it may also include a mobile phone number, the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward Conservancy electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms.
We also may collect certain information automatically from your device, which may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws. For example, we may collect the domain name or URL from which you accessed the Website, your IP address, browser types and anonymous demographic information (such as ZIP codes), date and time you accessed each page of the Website, and the web browser you used and pages you accessed, and may use this data for system administration, troubleshooting, and to examine overall traffic trends.
Cookies and other Tracking Technology
In addition, we may use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. We reserve the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
Use and Disclosure of Information
In some cases, and only with your advance permission, we will share personal information with third party companies who may offer products or services in which we believe you may be interested. Anonymous demographic information may be shared with advertisers and market researchers on an aggregate basis.
We will not sell, rent, or share your personal information without your permission and will treat it in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We reserve the right to share such information in certain limited ways described below.
In addition to the uses and disclosures described above, we use information that is collected through the Website for various purposes including, but not limited to, administration of the Website, improving the Website experience for visitors/users, market research, data analytics, compliance with our legal obligations and policies and procedures.
We also use information that you provide through the Website to respond to inquiries from Website visitors and to provide Website visitors with information about the Conservancy’s services. By submitting your information to us, you expressly agree that the Conservancy may contact you directly about the services you requested, either through e-mail, via telephone, or by enrolling you in a requested subscription.
The Conservancy may share any information collected within the Conservancy. We may also use and share this information with third party vendors to enable those vendors to provide services to the Conservancy for which they have been retained and/or to enhance Website functionality. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that these parties only use personal information we provide to perform services for us and to protect such personal information in a commercially reasonable manner.
We reserve the right to change any of our third-party processors without notice. We also reserve the right to disclose any information obtained through or in connection with the operation of the Website in order to comply with a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process which compels the disclosure of such information.
The Conservancy will retain your personal information on our systems only for as long as we need to and in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. We keep contact information (such as mailing list information) until a user unsubscribes or requests that we delete that information from our live systems.
We use Donor Perfect® to process donations and other transactional payments. If you make a payment through our Website using a credit card, Donor Perfect will have access to your personal and payment information; the Conservancy does not ever have access to your credit card details.
Donor names may be featured in recognition lists with other donors at their associated giving level on the Conservancy’s website, annual report, or other publications. Upon making a donation to the Conservancy, each donor will be prompted to select their anonymity preference. Donors who wish to change their anonymity preference may contact the Conservancy at any time by sending an email to [insert email address] or regular mail to Madison Square Park Conservancy, P.O. Box 1814, New York, NY 10159-1814.
If at any time you wish to stop receiving correspondence for which you have previously registered, simply follow the unsubscribe directions in our correspondence to you. In addition, you may request removal of your personal information from our database at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or regular mail to Madison Square Park Conservancy, P.O. Box 1814, New York, NY 10159-1814.
Links and Social Media
Use of Google Maps features and content is subject to the then-current versions of the Google® Maps/Google® Earth Additional Terms of Service at
The Website and the nature of our services are not intended or designed to be used by any individual under the age of 13 years. We comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”). COPPA requires that web site operators never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting verifiable parental consent. The Conservancy does not knowingly collect or maintain any information about any individual under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13 years old, you should not register with the Website subscribe to our electronic newsletter, or provide any personally identifiable information to us. If you are concerned about your child’s use of the Website, you may use web-filtering technology to supervise or limit access to the Website.
We have implemented reasonable measures to protect the security of personally identifiable information that a user provides to the Conservancy through the use of the Website. The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and as such, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Any transmission of information is at your own risk.
Claims of Copyright Infringement
If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact the Conservancy at email@example.com.
Visitors from Outside New York
Your California Privacy Rights – The California Civil Code grants residents of California the right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third-parties, if the information is used for the third-party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact the Conservancy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outside the United States – If you reside outside the United States, any information that you may provide to the Conservancy through the Website will be transferred out of your country and into the United States. If you do not wish for your personal information to leave your country, please do not provide such information. By providing personal information via the Website, you expressly consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.
Visitors’ GDPR Rights – If you are in the European Union, we collect and process information about you only where we have legal bases for doing so under applicable EU laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). You have certain rights regarding the personal information we hold about you. These may include the rights to access, correct, delete, restrict or object to our use of, or receive a portable copy in a usable electronic format of your personal information. You also may have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection or privacy regulator. We will only enroll you to receive our free email newsletter if you affirmatively consent to it. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can send an email to [insert email address] requesting to unsubscribe from future emails. To exercise any of your GDPR rights, including to request a record of the information we have on file for you, you can send an email to [insert email address].
Limited Right of Use/Ownership of Contents
The contents of the Website are intended for the personal, noncommercial use of its users. All materials published on the Website (the “Contents”) are protected by copyright, trademark and all other applicable intellectual property laws, and are owned or controlled by the Conservancy or the other party credited as the provider of such Contents.
We reserve the right to republish any material contributed by our readers to our Website. By posting a message in any public area of the Website or submitting any correspondence or materials to our Websites, you expressly grant the Conservancy a global nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, sell, disclose, distribute or use such material for any purpose whatsoever. You hereby further grant the Conservancy the global nonexclusive right to use any ideas, concepts or techniques embodied in such materials for any purpose whatsoever. In addition, you hereby waive any and all moral rights you may have in any such materials. Further, you hereby authorize the Conservancy to edit and otherwise modify any such material prior to our use, publication, distribution, sale, reproduction or disclosure thereof. All such material will be deemed to be provided to the Conservancy on a non-confidential and non-proprietary basis. Material that is copyright protected may not be submitted to our Website without permission from the copyright owner, and you are solely responsible for the failure to obtain any such permission.
Modifications to the Website
We reserve the right from time to time to make modifications and changes to the Website, including but not limited to discontinuing, temporarily or permanently, any service offered by us or through the Website, with or without notice. You agree that the Conservancy shall not be liable to you or to any other party for any changes and modifications to the Website.
Your Representations and Warranties
Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that:
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AS “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT ANY SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR PLATFORM WHICH MAY BE LINKED TO OR EMBEDDED ON THE WEBSITE, WILL (i) MEET ANY OF YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE FROM ERROR OR OMISSION, (iii) PROVIDE RESULTS OR INFORMATION THAT WILL BE USEFUL, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, NOR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, INCLUDING THE OPERATION OF ANY SOFTWARE, WILL BE CORRECTED.
THE CONSERVANCY HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT AND POLICIES OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR PLATFORM WHICH MAY BE LINKED TO OR EMBEDDED ON THE WEBSITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR ANY COMPONENT CONNECTED THERETO, OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD (INTENTIONAL OR OTHERWISE) OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE CONSERVANCY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR PLATFORM WHICH MAY BE LINKED TO OR EMBEDDED ON THE WEBSITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, LOST OPPORTUNITY, LOST SALES, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION, OR ANY OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS, AND WHETHER ARISING UNDER THEORIES OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE CONSERVANCY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES.
Date: June 23, 2021