Privacy Policy

FWA of New York Educational Fund

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website of the FWA of New York Educational Fund – Annual Dinner. The FWA of New York Educational Fund (“Educational Fund”) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization (Tax ID No. 13-3092258) and is committed to respecting and preserving the privacy of all of its donors. This web page describes our policy regarding the collection and use of personal information from our donors both on-line and off-line. The Educational Fund is a subsidiary of the FWA of New York, Inc. (the “FWA”).

This privacy policy was last updated on July 15, 2010. We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The new provisions will be effective as soon as they are posted. Please check this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Collection and Use of Personal Information We collect certain personally identifying information from you when you make a contribution to the Educational Fund. This information includes, for example, your name, address, firm affiliation, email address, the amount or value of the donation and may also include certain financial information such as your bank account number, and in the case of credit card transactions, your credit card number and type, billing address, expiration date, and other information necessary to process such credit card transaction. We refer to your personally identifying information described in this policy collectively as “Your Information.” We do not permanently store your bank account or credit card information.

We may use Your Information to send you materials about the FWA and the Educational Fund events, including the FWA newsletter and invitations to our annual fundraising events such as the Annual Dinner and the Annual Holiday Party. We may also use Your Information to send you any other information or materials we think may be of interest to you. Unless otherwise requested, we may also list Educational Fund donors on the FWA website and in our publications.

We do not make information about our donors available except as provided herein.

We may disclose Your Information to third parties who assist in maintaining the FWA Web Site or as required by law, for example, in our annual IRS filings on Form 990. We may use Your Information to process credit card transactions or maintain our databases.

Other Types of Information Collected

We may also collect information by using a “cookie” – a text file that is placed on the hard drive of your computer. The cookie merely tells us when your computer has contacted our site.

There are other types of non-personally identifying information that we may collect when you visit our site. For example, we may collect information regarding the type of browser you use and the pages you visit in order to gather information on site usage.

Security and Access

We strive to keep your personal information in a secure manner and safeguard it from unauthorized access. If you wish to review, correct, or update Your Information, please contact us by email, by telephone or write to us at:

The FWA of New York Educational Fund 215 Park Avenue South, Suite 1712 New York, New York 10003

Email: fwaoffice@fwa.org Telephone: (212) 533-2141.

We will use all reasonable efforts to let you review your personal information in our files and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies or delete incorrect information from our databases. If you do not want to be listed as a donor in our publications or on our website or receive other information from us, please notify us by mail, email or telephone.

Privacy Questions

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our donor privacy policy or practices, please email us at fwaoffice@fwa.org or write to us at the address listed above.