The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance (together with its subsidiaries, partners and affiliates, “The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance”, “Us”, or “We”), respects your privacy and the security and confidentiality of the personal information that we collect. The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance strives to provide you with a personalized internet experience that delivers to you the information, products and services that you need or may be interested in. In order to achieve this goal, The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance sometimes collects information during your visits to our website. We will not disclose this information to any person or organization outside The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance, except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We have prepared this Privacy Policy to enable you to understand which personal identifying information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your . information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information. This Privacy Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.




Information We Collect

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance collects certain information from and about you three ways:

  • 1From our web server logs
  • 2With cookies
  • 3Directly from the user via web forms, email and other written correspondences




Website and Web server logs

When you visit our website, The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance may collect information to administer the site and analyze its usage. The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance may collect information such as:

  • Your Internet protocol address.
  • The type of browser or computer you use.
  • The number of links you click within our website.
  • The state or country from which you accessed our website.
  • The date and time of your visit.
  • The name of your Internet service provider.
  • The Web page from which you linked to our website.
  • The pages you viewed on our website.
  • The length of time pages were viewed.
  • The location of your mouse cursor on our webpage.




Cookies

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s website use cookies (i.e., small bits of text that our servers place into a file on your computer’s hard drive). We use cookies to save your preferences and login information, and provide personalized functionality. You can reject cookies by changing your browser settings, but be aware that this will disable some of the functionality on The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s website.




Personal information users give us

On some pages of our website, users can register to purchase products or services, receive personalized content and participate in surveys, applications, or forums. When you register, The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance may ask you for some personal information. If you’re purchasing products or services, we may also request financial information such as credit card, paypal account, or bank account information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the products and services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider. For other types of registrations, we will ask for your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number. We may then contact you with information about The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s products and services.
As a security measure and to ensure that our website and computer network remain available to all customers, The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance may use software programs to monitor network traffic or to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. These software programs may also collect information regarding your use of our website and computer network.
You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide technical support assistance and information to you. For example, we may collect personal information from you (such as an e-mail address, system information and problem descriptions) in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting. If you choose to correspond with us through electronic communication (e.g. email, online chat or instant messaging), we may retain a copy of the electronic communication together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
Finally, some pages of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s website may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, news groups or instant messaging available to you. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas is public. You should exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these areas. Do not disclose information in these public forums that might be considered confidential – such as financial information, social security numbers, passwords or email addresses. Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas, that information and any substantive information disclosed in the communication can be collected and used by third parties. This could result in unsolicited messages from others who post on such sites and are beyond the control of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance.




How We Use Your Information

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance uses the information we collect to notify you about your account and to notify you about changes to the terms and conditions governing your use of our website, products and services. We may also use the information we collect to notify you about other products and services we think you will find valuable and about special offers. You may notify us of your desire not to receive notifications relating to new products and services and special offers by “opting-out” as provided for below. The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance may also provide aggregate information about our customers, this website’s traffic patterns and related website usage information to our affiliates and reputable third parties, but this information will not include personally identifying information. We take measures to select product and service providers that are responsible and afford similar privacy protections to their customers.
If you do not want your personal information being disclosed to third parties or to receive promotional materials from The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance or our marketing partners, you may opt out at any time. You may “opt out” by clicking on the box marked “I DO NOT WISH TO RECEIVE SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance” when you register for an account or at any time afterwards by contacting us at support@tThe September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance.com. Upon properly opting-out, The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance will take reasonable efforts to delete a user’s personal information from its database. However, please note that it may be impossible to entirely delete a user’s information because some residual information may reside on backups or records of deletions.




How We Protect Your Information

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance uses technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized disclosure of information under our control. We use various measures to protect the information we collect, including encryption, firewalls, and access controls. Your information is only accessible by authorized employees, agents, partners, and contractors of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance.
When we ask you to provide financial information (such as a credit card number) that data is protected using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) technology. However, please note that electronic communications (e.g. email, online chat or instant messaging) that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you in advance that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as financial information, social security numbers or passwords to us through unsecured electronic communication.




Access to Your Information

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance will share or disclosure your personal data in four ways: as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, or as compelled by a court of law; with other affiliates or partners of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance (as described above); with agents and contractors who use such information on behalf of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance or in connection with administering or delivering products and services on behalf of The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance; and as needed in connection with the transfer of business assets.




Links to Other Websites

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s website contains links to sites maintained by other companies that are not affiliated with The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites, and we encourage you to use caution when visiting them. In particular, we recommend you view the privacy policy posted on each site.




Verification and Enforcement

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance utilizes internal processes to verify its ongoing adherence to its privacy policy. The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance also maintains means for those covered by this Privacy Policy to communicate with The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance and to raise any concerns about our processing of personal information by contacting The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance by contacting us via email at contact@911memorialtrail.org.




Privacy Policy Changes

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance hereby reserves the right to amend, alter, modify, replace or suspend this Privacy Policy, from time to time, in its sole discretion. All such changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective when posted on The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance’s website.




Questions

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy please contact: contact@911memorialtrail.org