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Growing Minds of New York knows how members and visitors like you value your privacy, and we have created this privacy policy to ensure that you  understand our policies and procedures, what personally identifiable  information you must provide if you wish to use the site and,  ultimately, just how we use such personally identifiable information.

This policy applies only to the web site located at http://growingmindsofny.com and not to any other web site or service.  If you  do not agree with this policy, then you should not use the site.

Personally Identifiable Information

Growing Minds of New York may collect and store personally identifiable information  about you if you voluntarily submit such information to Growing Minds of New York.  Personally identifiable information may include your name, email  address, physical address and other information that specifically  identifies you.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Growing Minds of New York may also automatically collect (through cookies,  described below, and other methods) and store aggregate or anonymous  information about user contact with and use of the site. Examples of  this type of information include demographic information, the type of  internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system  application software and peripherals you are using, the domain name of  the web site from which you linked to our site and your browsing habits  on and usage of the Site.  Non-Personally identifiable information may  also include personally identifiable information that has been  aggregated so that no one individual is specifically identifiable (such  as, how many users in a particular city access the site).

How We Use Personally Identifiable Information

Growing Minds of New York will only use your personally identifiable information as described in this policy.

Growing Minds of New York may use the personally identifiable information we collect  to contact you about our products and services or those of our clients  or other third parties from time to time. Except for the parties  described below, we do not sell or share your personally identifiable  information with third parties without your consent. We may share your  personally identifiable information with our clients (if they have  agreed to comply with privacy protections similar to those set forth in  this policy), companies that are affiliates of Growing Minds of New York, technical  consultants and other third parties who make our site available, enhance  its functionality, or provide associated services (but only for the  purpose of providing such services to Growing Minds of New York).

Information obtained in connection with the site may be intermingled  with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through  sources other than the site, including both offline and online sources.

We reserve the right to transfer any information to our successors in  business and purchasers of site assets or a particular division or line  of business.

We also reserve the right to access and/or disclose any information  as required by courts or administrative agencies and to the extent  necessary to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or  other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the site rules or  policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected  conduct which Growing Minds of New York deems improper.

How We Use Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may or may not share non-personally identifiable information with third  parties for any number of reasons, including advertising, promotional  and/or other purposes.

Cookies

We may use cookies and similar technologies to collect non-personally  identifiable information from you and to customize your use of the site. A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your  hard drive when you visit them. We may also use web bugs, clear gifs  and similar technologies that collect data similar to that collected by a  cookie.  A cookie file can contain various types of information,  including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have  visited.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you  can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie  is being sent or you can flush your browser of cookies from time to  time. (Note: you may need to consult the help area of your browser  application for instructions.) If you choose to disable cookies or  refuse to accept a cookie, you may not be able to utilize all features  of the site.

At times, some of our advertisers and their ad service providers set  cookies when you click their advertising banners. While we use cookies  in other parts of the site (as discussed above), cookies received with  banner ads are collected by those advertisers and their ad service  providers. The advertiser’s privacy policy and/or that of its service  provider will govern the use of this information and Growing Minds of New York is not  responsible for the privacy practices of such advertiser or ad service  provider.

Links

The site may contain links to web sites maintained by third parties. Growing Minds of New York  is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third  party sites.  You should carefully read their own privacy policies  before providing any information to such third parties.

Opt Out Procedures

You have the option to opt out of receiving information from Growing Minds of New York. This opt out messaging will appear at the bottom of every  promotional email that is sent out to you by Growing Minds of New York in relation to  this site. Growing Minds of New York also gives you the option to remove your  information from its database of active users. If you no longer wish to  take advantage of this site or to receive any form of direct contact  from Growing Minds of New York, whether it is email, discounts, newsletters, or other  promotional offers or materials, or wish us to delete your personally  identifiable information from our database of active users, send us a  request marked “Privacy-Urgent,” and contact us.

However, Growing Minds of New York is not responsible for removing information from  third party lists or databases of any kind if we have shared your  information with such third parties as permitted by this policy. Please note that, notwithstanding the fact that we may have removed your  information from our list of active users, we reserve the right to keep  any information submitted or collected for business reasons, such as  archiving data.

Reviewing or Changing Your Information

In order to ensure that the information we maintain is accurate,Growing Minds of New York  gives users the option to change or modify their information  previously provided. If you would like to change your information  currently in our database, please contact us.

Growing Minds of New York is not responsible for updating information contained in third party lists or databases.

Security

We are committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of  your information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data  accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put  into place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help  safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, due to  the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that  communications between you and us or information stored on the site or  our servers, will be completely free from unauthorized access by third  parties such as hackers and your use of the site demonstrates your  assumption of this risk.

The United States

Our site is maintained in the United States of America.  By using the site, you  freely and specifically give us your consent to export your personally  identifiable information to The United States and to store and use it in  The United States as specified in this policy.

Your Consent

We may amend our privacy policy at any time and will post those  changes on this page, so you are always aware of what information we  collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.  However, if we plan to materially change the way in which we use or  disclose your personally identifiable information, we will provide you  with prior notice and a chance to opt-out of such differing uses.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of  this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us.

Effective Date: This privacy policy was last updated on 17 September 2010.