In order for you to use our website, subscribe to our e-Blasts and other electronic mailings or participate in our programs and/or events, we collect personal information that you submit to us, and non-personal information that is collected pursuant to the "cookies" definition described herein. That information may include, but not limited to your first and last name, postal address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, and interests. We do not collect any personal information that you do not provide.
From time to time, we may use your personal information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes or analytical purposes. For example, we may send you e-Blasts about The Bronx. We will not share your information with any third parties other than: The Office of the Borough President; The Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) and The Business Initiative Corporation (BIC.)
We safeguard your personal information by implementing reasonable security procedures to protect your privacy, but shall not be liable for any failure to safeguard such information, whether inadvertent or otherwise.
If you would like us to delete all of your personal information (except for information that we keep for record-keeping purposes) and/or remove your name and address from promotional lists (including any personal information gathered by our service providers) and place your name on our "do not contact" list, you should contact our Privacy Administrator. Please note that any requests to update your personal information may take up to 30 days for e-mail requests and six weeks to process postal mail requests.
Cookies: To help us serve you better, we collect information that does not identify you personally, but rather identifies your computer or browser. Cookies are pieces of information placed in the settings of your web browser by a web site server to identify your computer when you return to a web site. Whenever a site welcomes you and tailors data to your specifications, it is reading a cookie left in your browser and identifying information that you may have registered during previous visits, such as your viewing preferences.
We may also use IPA addresses to analyze trends, help us administer the website, track the movement of visitors, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IPA addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Aggregated Demographic Information: We may share aggregated demographic information with third parties, but this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify you or another individual person. Therefore, no personal information is disclosed in this manner.