Privacy Policy


Effective Date: May 17, 2017


The Caroga Arts Collective Privacy Policy (“Policy”) was created to help you understand how and other Web properties (the “Site”) collect personally identifying information about you and how the Caroga Arts Collective uses and discloses that personal information. is a Web site of the Caroga Arts Collective (“CAC,” “we,” “us” etc.), a charitable trust existing under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. The Caroga Arts Collective is committed to protecting your online privacy.


By visiting our Website, you are accepting the practices described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.



This site collects two types of information from you:

1) General Information

CAC automatically collects some non-personal information from our Site’s “cookies.” Other tracking mechanisms, registration forms, online surveys, etc., such as:

* Your domain name and host for Internet access

* The date and time of your entry

* Your IP address, browser type, or operating system

* The pages you visit and links that you use

* The domain name from you linked to our Site

* Your zip code

* Your age

* Other general demographic information

We use this general information to help diagnose problems with the Site and to administer our Site. We may also share it with our business partners so that they may provide us reports and analysis regarding usage and browsing patterns of the Site.




It is always your choice, or the choice of anyone acting for you, whether to provide personal information. However, some must be provided to participate in certain programs or activities (such as to apply for a job), so the decision not to provide information might limit or eliminate certain functions of the Site or the ability to participate.


CAC collects personal information from our Site’s donation forms, registration forms, contact form, online surveys, merchandise transactions, and position applications such as:

* Name

* Mailing Address

* Telephone Number

* E-Mail address

* Credit card and Bank Information

* Job, fellowship, internship, and volunteer position application information

* Resumes


In general, we use personal information we collect from these forms, transactions, and applications for the purpose for which it was collected. We also work with certain third parties, and, in some cases, personal information will be shared with these parties in order to pursue CAC’s mission and goals.

We will not sell or disclose any of your personal information to a third party, except for the sharing information with our business partners (as noted above) and in the following limited circumstances:

* To fulfill our obligations to you and to respond to any questions or requests;

* With your permission to disclose the information;

* To contact you about material changes in our site terms or policies;

* To provide to third parties as a result of any reorganization process;

* To share it with agents or contractors who perform services for us;

* If you sign up for a blog, feed or newsletter, we may put you on our mailing list or even the list of a Third Party who we think has a similar mission;

* As required by law.


Please remember that any information you share in public areas, such as message boards or feedback sections, becomes public, and therefore this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that you choose to make public. Please be careful about what you disclose, and do not post any personal information that you expect to keep private.




This Site gives users the opportunity to change any information previously provided to us through this Site. If you have questions about what personal information about you CAC retains, please contact us at or send us an email through our Contact Page. CAC endeavors to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If your personal information has changed, you may submit new information there as well.


We keep personal information for as long as we think necessary or advisable and we reserve the right to retain it to the full extent not prohibited by law. We may discard personal information in our discretion, so you should retain your own records, and not rely upon our storage of any personal information or other data.




Like many websites, we use “cookies,” which are small text files that are stored on your computer or equipment when you visit certain online pages that record your preferences. We use cookies to track use of our Site and online services. We may also use cookies to monitor traffic, improve the Site and make it easier and/or relevant for your use, by for example, remembering your passwords and viewing preferences and allowing you to visit any member-only parts of the Site without re-registering. Cookies cannot retrieve any other data from a hard drive or obtain an e-mail address. Although a user has the ability to modify most browsers to either accept all cookies, notify the user when a cookie is sent, or reject all cookies, it may not be possible to use certain services on this Site if cookies are not accepted.




Like some websites, we may use web beacons or flash cookies. A web beacon or flash cookie (also known as “action tags” “tracer tags” or “single-pixel gifs”) is an invisible graphic on a web page or e-mail newsletter that is programmed to collect non-personally identifiable information about your use of a given website or newsletter, e.g. whether you opened the e-mail. Like cookies, web beacons allow the Caroga Arts Collective and its technology providers to summarize overall usage patterns for our analysis and provide personalized services to you. We do not share or provide personally identifiable information we may collect through such web beacons, such as names or e-mail addresses without your express permission.




This Site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of or the contents on other websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy and any other online policies of other websites that you link to, visit, and/or use.




We do not want to collect information from children. Do not provide any personal information unless you are at least 13 years of age, and please caution your children not to provide any. If a child under 13 has provided personal information, a parent or guardian may so inform us by writing us at Our Address for Legal Notices (see below) and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our database, subject to applicable law and this Policy.




We use reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information received from our users from unauthorized use or disclosure. This site has security measures in place to protect loss, misuse, and/or alteration of such information under our control. However, we do not guarantee the security of your General or Personal Information. In addition, we do not assume any liability for third party use of your General or Personal Information, whether obtained legally or illegally from or through this Site.




We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.




If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or any other provisions of our Terms of Use, please send us a message through our Contact Page.