Privacy Statements

Site Information: Privacy Statement

This web site is owned and operated by and/or on behalf of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding (Tanenbaum). We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we use that information. By visiting www.tanenbaum.org, you accept the practices described in this statement. This Privacy Statement may be changed or updated at any time.

Our Policies

Tanenbaum uses its best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of our online visitors and donors. We will not share your personal information with any third parties if you indicate that this is your preference. This includes name, address, financial information, and email address. You may inform us of your preference by emailing operations@tanenbaum.org or calling (212) 967–7707.

Data Collection

Personal Information

We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it. If you make a donation, register for an event or register for our newsletter, for example, we may collect your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. If you would like to review, modify or request the erasure of any personally identifiable information we may have collected from you, you may contact us either by email at operations@tanenbaum.org or phone at (212) 967-7707.

If you provide personal information, we may enter that information into our constituent database and contact you in order to:

  • Complete voluntary surveys seeking feedback for quality and service improvement purposes
  • Supply you with information, including Tanenbaum’s news, events and services
  • Invite you to contribute voluntary time or monetary support to Tanenbaum

Opt-Out Policy for Tanenbaum

Tanenbaum allows all donors and subscribers to opt-out of receiving communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive specific communications, such as our newsletters, you have the following options:

  • You can call the following telephone number: (212) 967-7707 ext. 136
  • Found at the bottom of our email correspondences, click on the ‘Unsubscribe’ link

Donor Privacy Policy

Tanenbaum is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that their information will not be shared with any unaffiliated third party.

We collect and maintain the following types of donor information:

  • Contact Information: Name, organization, complete address, phone number, email address
  • Payment information: credit card number and expiration date, and billing information

Tanenbaum uses your information to complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on happenings that pertain to our mission.

Tanenbaum will never sell, rent or lease your personal information to other organizations. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Tanenbaum. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation. Credit card transactions are processed securely. Credit card infor-mation is never retained by Tanenbaum.

We use high-grade encryption and security protocols (Secure Socket Layer-SSL) when processing financial transactions. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it difficult for anyone to intercept the information you send us. Inside Tanenbaum, data is stored on password-protected servers. Our staff is educated about the importance of safeguarding your information. However, such precautions do not guarantee that our web site is invulnerable to all security breaks. Tanenbaum makes no warranty, guarantee or representation that the use of our web site is protected from viruses, security threats or other vulnerabilities and that your information will always be secure.

Donors are encouraged to contact the Tanenbaum Operations Department to access their personally identifiable information and/or change it. Tanenbaum additionally recognizes and incorporates the Donor Bill of Rights, created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

  • We provide access to our organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • Donors have the right to be informed of our mission, as well as the way we intend to use donated resources.
  • Donors receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

Security Procedures

Tanenbaum has security measures, such as firewalls and frequent malware scanning systems, in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information under our control. We take reasonable precautions to prevent these occurrences.

Standard web server traffic pattern information

General traffic, site usage and length of stay information is collected. This type of information is used to help Tanenbaum improve the functionality of our web site and such information is not linked to individual visitors.

External Links

Our Privacy Statement applies only to your use of the Tanenbaum web site. This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. Links to other sites do not  imply an endorsement of the material or policies of those web sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.

European Union Users

Users of our websites and services from the European Union consent to providing information to Tanenbaum for the sole purpose of the activity they are engaging in (inquiring about our organization, signing up for email updates, making donations, and other organization related purposes). We will not use information provided to us for any purpose other than the one intended. Please see our European Union Privacy Notice.

Contact Us

This Privacy Statement applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization. By accessing or using the web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of the Tanenbaum Privacy Statement as posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about our policies or compliance, you may send an email to operations@tanenbaum.org or write to:

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
55 Broad Street
17th Floor
New York, NY 10004