Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information We Collect
You may have accessed SyrianAmericanForum.org directly by visiting our Web site, the home page of which is located at www.SyrianAmericanForum.org, or through the Web site of one of our third-party partners. This notice applies to all information you submit to SyrianAmericanForum.org, whether through the SyrianAmericanForum.org Web site or through the Web site of one of our Partners. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the information you submit directly to third parties, including our Partners, who may have their own posted policies regarding the collection and use of your information. We urge you to review the policies of our Partners through whom you may access our services.
SyrianAmericanForum.org collects user submitted account information such as your email address to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. SyrianAmericanForum.org also collects user submitted location information such as city, state, or zip code. SyrianAmericanForum.org also collects user submitted photos, reviews, and ratings of nonprofits.
Some information collected is not explicitly submitted by the user; we log your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.
How We Use Information
Browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp data help us diagnose problems with our server, administer Syrian American Forum, and otherwise provide the highest possible level of service to you. In addition, we use this information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, their advertising banners.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. We do not, however, sell, rent or trade our volunteer, administrator, nonprofit, or general newsletter email addresses to outside parties.
Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your Information with volunteers, nonprofit organizations, or our Partners, as applicable.
For Newsletter Subscribers
We may use our email lists for sending out our newsletter and other Syrian American Forum outbound communications, such as product enhancements, tool upgrades, or membership news.
For Nonprofit Organizations
If you submit Information to us as a nonprofit organization, then, subject to the terms and conditions as a nonprofit member of Syrian American Forum, your Information (excluding your EIN number) will be accessible by anyone who accesses SyrianAmericanForum.org. In addition, we may share your Information, including your EIN number, with selected Partners in order to verify your organization's identity and tax status.
We welcome users of all ages, due to our status as a non-profit organization, we are not required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). However, we strongly encourage our users aged thirteen and under to use our website only with parental consent.
Third-party Access and Use
Occasionally, we or our Partners hire third-party service providers to help provide or improve the services we offer you. Sometimes it is necessary for these providers to have access to the Information we collect about you. In those cases, we take reasonable steps to ensure that these providers do not use or otherwise disclose any Information we collect about you except for the purpose of fulfilling their service obligations to us and our Partners.
Your privacy is very important to us. Due to factors beyond our control, however, we cannot fully ensure that your Information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, we may be legally obligated to disclose Information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access your Personal Information.
This site contains links to other sites. SyrianAmericanForum.org is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Your Ability to Opt-out of Newsletters & Communications
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of Information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Information we collect online.
Changes to Policy
How To Contact Us
Effective Date: January 24, 2014