Last Updated on Monday, 16 May 2011 21:49
How Information Is Collected
This Web site collects personal and non-personal information from you in the course of your use of the Web site. The personal information collected is provided by you and may include, for example, your name, mailing address, and phone number. The non-personal information collected is gathered automatically and may include, for example, your browser type, your Internet service provider (“ISP”), your operating system, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
The personal information collected on this Web site is collected with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you participate in any interactive social network contained on this Web site, register for this Web site, or wish to utilize certain Web site services offered by us, we may ask you for information such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, certain demographic information, and (if needed) credit card information. Other information such as age or gender may also be requested. In addition, if you communicate with us regarding this Web site or any of the services or products offered by this Web site, we may collect any information that you provide to us during the course of our communication.
You may also submit personal information about other people pursuant to certain Web site services offered by this Web site. For example, you might submit a person’s name and e-mail address to send them a link to a particular event listed on the Web site. Please be sure to consult with these individuals prior to providing such information, as we may collect and store such information and use it, for example, to offer our programs or services to them.
Like most Web sites, this Web site uses "cookies." A "cookie" is a text file, invoked by standard browser software, that we place on your hard drive to enable our systems to, among other things, recognize your browser, track transactions, and allow you to navigate our Web site without having to re-enter information. Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. If you do not want any cookies, you may adjust the option on your Web browser that allows you to accept them. However, if you choose not to accept cookies, some portions of this Web site may not function properly.
“Web beacons” or clear .gifs are small, often transparent pieces of code placed on a Web page to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing that Web page. For example, Web beacons can be used to count the users who visit a Web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page. We may use Web beacons on this Web site from time to time for this and other purposes.
Cookies and Web beacons used by us will not be linked to your personal information to the extent possible.
Use of Information We Collect
If you choose to submit content for publication on this Web site’s offerings or participate in an interactive social network (e.g., a posting to a blog), we may publish your screen name and/or other personal information you have provided to us. You should be aware that the information disclosed and shared may be widely available to others, both inside of and/or outside LCPA, who have access to that interactive forum. Some of this Web site’s interactive forums, including, without limitation, individual chat rooms, forums, bulletin boards, or blogs may have additional rules and conditions regarding participation. Also, participant-expressed opinions are his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of LCPA.
Certain of our programs, such as interactive social networks that may appear on this Web site, use personal information to send updates and notices to registered users via e-mail. If you provide your mailing address or telephone number, LCPA may also use your personal information to contact you by mail or by telephone regarding special offers from LCPA, updated information about LCPA, and new services offered by LCPA. If you wish to be removed from this contact list, you may do so by contacting LCPA directly. (See the "Whom to Contact If You Have Questions or Concerns" section below).
Non-personal information we collect through this Web site is used to track your use of the Web site and to assist us in providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the Web site and the services and products we offer and sell. We may use the information we collect about your computer to help diagnose problems with our servers, to gather broad demographic information, and to otherwise administer our website, as well as for any other lawful business purpose. We may disclose non-personal information to potential strategic partners, advertisers, investors, customers, and others. You may not opt-out of the sharing of this non-personal information.
Third-Party Service Providers
LCPA may engage reputable third party vendors in order to help us manage this Web site and allow us to better service our visitors and customers. These may include, without limitation, third party vendors engaged to analyze, for marketing purposes, the information collected on this Web site, third party vendors who provide platform applications to support offerings and services on this Web site, and third party vendors who process payments made in the course of using this Web site.
This Web site may use third party platforms to provide services to visitors and customers, including, without limitation, merchandise purchase and other interactive social networks, such as blogs, bulletin boards, and picture and video sharing forums. All Web platforms powered by third parties may have separate terms and conditions of use and privacy policies. To the extent possible, LCPA Web pages will provide a link to the platform provider’s web site. Visitors and customers should consult the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies of all third-party service providers prior to the continued use of these portions of our Web site.
Administration of Our Web Site / Compliance with Law
We may disclose your personal information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms and Conditions of Use or to protect the safety, property, or other rights of our users or the public. In addition, we may disclose or access account information for administrative and other purposes that we believe is necessary to develop, maintain, and improve our products and services. We also may disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, a subpoena, or other legal process.
You Can Review and Change Your Personal Information
Lincoln Center Institute
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10023
Please include both your old and new contact information so that we can make the appropriate changes.
Security Used to Protect Your Information
We take commercially reasonable steps to maintain the security of personal and non-personal information via a variety of access controls, including, without limitation, password protection, electronic firewalls, and data encryption. However, LCPA does not guarantee the security of any such information. LCPA also does not assume responsibility for the unauthorized acts of others, including, without limitation, the unauthorized acts of LCPA staff members and third parties affiliated with LCPA, or for any disclosure of information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized staff or third party access (e.g., through hacking), or other acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
Other Organizations or Third Party Web Sites Featured on Our Web Site
We may provide links to other Web sites, but LCPA is not responsible for the privacy policies, terms and conditions of use, or content of any such Web sites. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and terms and conditions of use of linked Web sites. You may agree to provide personal information to other companies who provide content for various parts of our Web site. If you agree to provide information to such companies, that information will be subject to their privacy policies.
This Web site does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under thirteen years of age. No one under thirteen years of age is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums and chats. Minors between thirteen and seventeen years of age must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before using this Web site.
If your children disclose information about themselves in publicly accessible areas of the Web site, they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you should tell them not to do so.
If you're worried about your children's activities or their privacy on our Web site, we encourage you to contact LCPA directly (See the "Whom to Contact If You Have Questions or Concerns" section below).
This Web site does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from international visitors. We make no representation that materials on this Web site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. If you access this Web site from outside the United States you are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Whom to Contact If You Have Questions or Concerns
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
c/o Legal Department
Attn: General Counsel
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023