Terms & Privacy

Terms and Conditions of Use

Thank you for visiting the Harvard Club of New York Foundation (the “Foundation”) website (the “Site”). There are certain terms and conditions to use of this Site that you agree to by accessing this Site, listed below. The privacy of our visitors and users is also important to us. To that end, we have also stated our Privacy Policy below for visitors and users of the Site to better understand how we use and protect your information.

1. Terms

By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by these Site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing the Site and must immediately exit the Site. The materials contained in the Site are protected by applicable copyright law.

2. Disclaimer

The materials on the Site are provided “as is”. The Foundation makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, the Foundation does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, or reliability of the use of the materials on the Site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to the Site.

3. Limitations

In no event shall the Foundation or its third-party providers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Site, even if the Foundation or the Foundation’s authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

4. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the Site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Foundation does not warrant that any of the materials on the Site are accurate, complete, or current. The Foundation may make changes to the materials contained on the Site at any time without notice. The Foundation does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

5. Links

The Foundation has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Foundation of the site. Use of any such linked site is at the user’s own risk.

6. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The Foundation may revise these terms of use for the Site at any time without notice. By using the Site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

7. Governing Law

Any claim relating to the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

The Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

We use other third parties such as a donation management company to collect donations, and a hosting company to provide server technology to transmit messages that you request. When you make a donation or contact us through a form on the Site, we will share your personal information as necessary for the third party to provide that service.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on the Site, to resolve disputes, and/or to enforce our agreements.

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. When you enter personal information in a form, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer (SSL) technology. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

A cookie is a small text file stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes and to improve the Site. We use cookies on the Site. We do not link the information to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates and service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

As most web sites do, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, and date/time stamp. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, administer the Site, and gather demographic information about our users as a whole.

We use a third-party tracking service that uses cookies and log files to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our site in the aggregate, including site usage, traffic sources, visitor segmentation by browser and geography, and volume statistics, to improve visitor experience.

The Site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by the Foundation. Please be aware that the Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Site.

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us at foundation@hcny.com or via mail at Harvard Club of New York Foundation, 35 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036