Privacy Notice

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for “www.laurasian.org”. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:

  • What information we collect;
  • With whom it is shared;
  • How it can be corrected;
  • How it is secured;
  • How policy changes will be communicated; and
  • How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.

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 email 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 for services we provide.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email or by phone in the future if you have provided us with your email address or phone number.

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 email address or phone number provided on our website:

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

Registration

Some parts of our website, including but not limited to requests for information about hosting an exchange student or working for us, require that you submit information to us online. When making such an inquiry, a user is required to give certain information such as their name and email address. We use this information to contact you about the services in which you have expressed interest.

Sharing

We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and contractors. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We also partner with third parties to provide services such as advertising and website reporting. We will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Security

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

Wherever we collect sensitive information 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 are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

You may have already given permission to other companies, such as a search engine, to use cookies. Those companies publish their own privacy policies and detail how they interact with you when you are using another website. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. 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.

Notification of Changes

Whenever material changes are made to the privacy notice, we will post those changes online at our website and call attention to them through the use of a link on each page.

Contact Information

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately in writing at Attention: Privacy Officer, Laurasian Institution, 14 Willett Avenue, Port Chester, New York, 10573.