The Center for the Arts (CFA) is committed to respecting your privacy. In order to gain access to certain information systems, you may provide some personal information. 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 the CFA to conduct official CFA business. The CFA 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 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 the CFA. If you would prefer not to receive e-mail or other communications from the CFA, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you complete a transaction such as an online application or an information request form, we will collect the information, including personal information, which you volunteered in completing the transaction. We will use this information only for the purposes for which the transaction was intended.
The information we collect is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and graphic information formats included in the message or transaction.
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 CUNY'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
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.
Access to and Correction of Personal Information Collected Through this Web Site
You may submit a request to the CFA Box Office to determine whether personal information pertaining to you has been collected through this web site. Your request must be made in writing and must be accompanied by reasonable proof of your identity. Reasonable proof of identity may include verification of a signature, inclusion of an identifier generally known only to you, or similar appropriate identification. The address of the records access officer is:
CFA Box Office
2800 Victory Blvd., 1P, Room: 113
Staten Island NY 10314
The CFA Box Office will, within five business days of the receipt of a proper request, provide access to the personal information; deny access in writing, explaining the reasons therefore; or acknowledge the receipt of the request in writing, stating the approximate date when the request will be granted or denied, which date shall not be more than thirty days from the date of the acknowledgment.
If we have collected your personal information through cfashows.com and that information is to be provided to you pursuant to your request, the CFA Box Office will inform you of your right to request that the personal information be amended or corrected under the procedures set forth in Section 95 of the Public Officers Law.
Confidentiality and Integrity
We limit employee access to personal information collected through cfashows.com 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.
For security purposes and to maintain the availability of cfashows.com for all users, we employ software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage this web site.
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Changes to Policy and Disclaimer
The Center for the Arts
Last Updated: 06/09/2009