Who we are
Our website address is: https://queensrising.nyc.
Queens Rising, The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, and the City University of New York (CUNY) are committed to respecting your privacy. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily. Any personal information you choose to provide us will only be used by Queens Rising to conduct official Queens Rising business. Queens Rising does not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease personal information collected on this site.
For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning a natural person which, because of name, number, symbol, mark or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
A cookie is a piece of text placed on your computer by a web server. We occasionally use “session” cookies on some parts of queensrising.nyc to enhance your experience of the site and to help you move through it easily. Session cookies created on your computer by Queens Rising servers do not contain personal information. We may use a session cookie to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer. Session cookies are temporary and are automatically deleted during operation of your browser or when your browser is closed.
Logs and Network Monitoring
We maintain log files of all access to queensrising.nyc and also monitor network traffic for purposes of site management and security. We use this information to help diagnose problems with the server and to carry out other administrative tasks. We also use log analysis tools for such purposes as creating summary statistics to determine which information is of most interest to users, identifying system problem areas, and determining technical requirements. The following information is typically collected in these files:
- the Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet Service Provider and/or computer, if your computer has an IP address assigned directly to it;
- the type of browser and operating system you use;
- the date and time you visited queensrising.nyc;
- the web pages or services you accessed at queensrising.nyc and amount of time spent at each page; and
- the web page from which you accessed queensrising.nyc and from which any page on this site was linked.
None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information by the New York State Internet Privacy and Security Act.
Information Collected By E-mail And Online Transactions
If you send us an e-mail, we will collect your e-mail address and the contents of your message. We will use your e-mail address and the information included in your message to respond to you, to address the issues you identify, and to improve this web site. We may also use your e-mail address to notify you about updates, services, special events or activities offered by Queens Rising or its colleges.
If you complete a transaction, we will collect the information, including personal information, that you volunteered in completing the transaction. We will use this information only for the purposes for which the transaction was intended.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. You are cautioned, however, that we will treat personal information submitted in an e-mail as though it was submitted by an adult, and it may, unless exempted from access by federal or state law, be subject to public access.
Disclosure Of Information Collected Through This Web Site
We may collect or disclose personal information without your consent if the collection or disclosure is: necessary to perform Queens Rising’s statutory duties or necessary to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by state or federal statute or regulation; made pursuant to a court order or by law; for the purpose of validating your identity; or of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in the form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.
Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through this website is subject to the provisions of the U.S. Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act and New York State’s Freedom of Information Law.
We may also disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce Queens Rising’s rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to Queens Rising’s information technology assets.
Confidentiality And Integrity
We limit employee access to personal information collected through queensrising.nyc to only those employees who need access to the information in the performance of their official duties. Employees who have access to this information follow appropriate procedures in connection with any disclosures of personal information.
Links To Third-party Sites
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website
Changes To Policy And Disclaimer