Privacy Policy

YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities, (YAI/NIPD Network) is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors and subscribers and strictly adheres to the following privacy policy.

YAI/NIPD Network has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its respect for its users' personal privacy. The following provides the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website, www.yai.org, (the "Site") which is owned and operated by YAI/NIPD Network. By using the Site you consent to the collection and use of the information provided in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. YAI/NIPD Network reserves the right to amend this policy from time to time as it sees fit.

What Information is Collected

YAI/NIPD Network sometimes requires users of the Site to provide personally identifiable information. This information may include contact information such as names, e-mail addresses, postal address and financial information. All such personal information is kept confidential. You always have access to your personal information.

How We Use the Information

Access to the Site allows YAI/NIPD Network to use contact information provided by users, for personalization, identification, to send them information, newsletters, and notifications about services provided by or through the efforts of YAI/NIPD Network and for communication. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with YAI/NIPD Network's server, and to administer the Site.

Apart from the OPT-OUT POLICY detailed below, YAI/NIPD Network reserves the right to use contact information to notify users of changes or upgrades to the Site when necessary.

Disclosure of Information

We will not provide such personally identifiable information to companies outside YAI/NIPD Network without prior notice to you. YAI/NIPD Network will not intentionally disclose the personally identifiable information of users to third-parties. It will also take reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of this information.

We will use our best efforts to prohibit the companies that get such information from selling or redistributing it without such prior notice, but can give no assurance this will not happen.

YAI/NIPD Network may, however, disclose such information as it is required to do so by law.

Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links to other sites. YAI/NIPD Network is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or any site that may provide a link to the Site, or any other site owned or operated by YAI/NIPD Network. YAI/NIPD Network encourages you to review the privacy statements of such websites before submitting any information to them.

Changing Personally Identifiable Information

Users may update, correct, or change their profiles by sending e-mail through our contact page. Users may change this information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who have questions about how our services work may contact YAI/NIPD Network through our contact page.

YAI/NIPD Network has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under YAI/NIPD Network's control. The Site uses a server that protects our user names and passwords.

Opt-Out Policy

It is YAI/NIPD Network's policy to respect our users' requests not to receive e-mail or direct mailed information distributed by YAI/NIPD Network. To be excluded from receiving information, newsletters, and notifications about services provided by or through the efforts of YAI/NIPD Network please send an e-mail through our contact page. When it is necessary to notify users of a change in the Site's service, YAI/NIPD Network reserves the right to notify its users by e-mail even if users have completed "opt out" forms across the Site.

Information on Cookies

YAI/NIPD Network uses "cookies" to expedite the login process for our users. Cookies are small pieces of text that are stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site. By accepting our cookie you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site. A user who does not accept the cookies from the Site may not be able to enter the Site. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information that the user supplies.

Security

YAI/NIPD Network has implemented generally acceptable standards of security to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only those authorized by YAI/NIPD Network are provided access to this information. Those so authorized are expected to treat this information as confidential.

Contacting YAI/NIPD Network and the Website

YAI/NIPD Network welcomes your feedback about this privacy statement and about all of YAI/NIPD Network's services and products.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website please contact:

Agent: Legal Department
Phone: 212-273-6290
E-mail: rkoenigsberg@yai.org

Standard Mail
YAI/NIPD Network
Attn: Roberta Koenigsberg
460 West 34th Street
New York, New York 10001-2382