We take physical, electronic and administrative steps that are reasonably designed to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Please note that e-mail is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting personally identifiable information to the Website. Although we will exercise reasonable care in storing that information on our systems, or a third-party service provider’s system, no method of transmission over the Internet or of electronic storage, is 100% secure. So we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet or stored on the Website.
The Information We Collect
We receive and store two types of information through the Website: (1) personally identifiable information that you supply voluntarily through certain interactive functionality available on the Website or as a result of the Website; and (2) automatic information, such as aggregate tracking and site usage information that we gather on an anonymous basis when you access our Website, in each case, as further described below. Except as described above, you may browse the Website without providing any personally identifiable information. In certain cases where you choose not to provide us with personally identifiable information, you may not be able to access all or certain areas of this Website, participate in all of its features. “Personally identifiable information” and “automatic information” shall collectively be referred to herein as “information.”
Personally Identifiable Information:
Automatic Information; Tracking and Website Usage:
When you visit this Website, Fresh Ink for Teens or its approved third party service providers automatically collects anonymous information about you, such as the web pages you view, page impressions (which are requests to load a single webpage of a given Internet site), the number of links you click within the Website, the date and time of your visit, and your computer’s IP address, among other things. Fresh Ink for Teens or its approved third party service providers also use “cookies” to recognize your computer (but not specifically who is using it), as well as to identify the pages you click on during your visit to our Website and the name of the website you visited immediately before visiting the Website, among other things. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings, please be aware that this may disable some of the functionality that would otherwise be available to you on our Website. We may aggregate and/or otherwise use the aforementioned automatic information for a number of purposes, such as improving our Website’s design, editorial content, service offerings, customer service, and special promotions. We may associate automatic information with your personally identifiable information, in which case, such automatic information will be considered personally identifiable information.
How We Use The Information We Collect
We use the information we collect for various purposes, including, without limitation:
1. to provide the services and/or content that is generally made available on or through the Website (including, without limitation, for attribution to users submitting essays or articles for publication on the Website).
2. to communicate with you for promotional and marketing purposes and send you offerings of Fresh Ink for Teens, The Jewish Week, Inc. and/or its affiliates by mail, phone, e-mail or similar methods.
3. to keep you informed about the status of information pertaining to Fresh Ink for Teens and its covered content (including, without limitation, essays, articles, or newsletters).
4. to identify or modify your content and/or service preferences.
5. to notify you of new or additional services.
6. to administer the Website and analyze its usage.
7. to respond to customer service inquiries, including general information, feedback and issues related to the Website.
Others With Whom We Share Your Information
Compliance with Law: We may provide access to information we collect through the Website to the appropriate parties when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations, regulatory or legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of this Website or the public.
Affiliates, Service Providers and Third Parties: We may also provide access to personally identifiable information and automatic information to The Jewish Week, Inc., its affiliates, and/or Fresh Ink for Teens approved third party service providers (such as providers that host or help support the Website or otherwise provide technical or customer service assistance, in each case, only to the extent necessary for the third party to provide such service) in connection with our Website. It is Fresh Ink for Teens’ policy to require its third-party service providers to hold such information in confidence and not disclose the same with others or use the information for purposes other than to maintain the services they provide to Fresh Ink for Teens.
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