NJBS Privacy Policy

Effective date: April 21, 2022

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

 

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from www.northjerseybluessociety.org.

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The North Jersey Blues Society is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regards to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website. By accessing northjerseybluessociety.org, you acknowledge and fully understand The North Jersey Blues Society’s Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Website Privacy Statement.

 

PARTICIPATING MERCHANT POLICIES
Related services and offerings with links from this website along with any other third-party sites, should have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. As The North Jersey Blues Society does not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of any other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

 

a. Payments

We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

 

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

 

The payment processors we work with is PayPal. Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at: https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
The North Jersey Blues Society collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our web server logs, cookies, the user, including in response to surveys and questionnaires and content voluntarily shared in forums.

 

a. Web Server Logs
When you visit our website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:

  • Your Internet protocol address.

  • The kind of browser or computer you use.

  • Number of links you click within the site.

  • State or country from which you accessed the site.

  • Date and time of your visit.

  • Name of your Internet service provider.

  • Web page you linked to our site from.

  • Pages you viewed on the site.

 

b. Use of Cookies
The North Jersey Blues Society may use cookies to personalize or enhance your user experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

 

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality. The North Jersey Blues Society reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies but does not allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value.

 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings, then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our website.

 

c. Personal Information of Users
Visitors to our website may be permitted to register for certain. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information.

 

We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including:

  • To fulfill your service requests for products or services.

  • To protect ourselves, our customer or our vendors from liability or to defend our rights, including investigations of fraud or misconduct.

  • To third parties who have agreed in writing to maintain such information in confidence and use such information solely in performance of services to us.

  • To respond to legal process or comply with law, including subpoenas.

  • To entities under common ownership or control with us or to our owners, or in connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the The North Jersey Blues Society.

 

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in or after having not initially taken an opportunity to opt-out, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at info@NorthJerseybluessociety.org. If you have registered your login credentials for The North Jersey Blues Society, you may also opt out directly by logging into your account and choosing the opt-out option.

 

USE OF WEB BEACONS OR GIF FILES
The North Jersey Blues Society web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel gifs – that allow The North Jersey Blues Society to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. The North Jersey Blues Society may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. Some of these web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications.

 

These web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. The North Jersey Blues Society prohibits web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.

ACCESSING WEB ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us by sending an email to info@northjerseybluessociety.com. 

 

HOW TO CORRECT, UPDATE, OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personally identifiable information we store about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact info@northjerseybluessociety.com. You may also log in to your personal account and make changes directly to the information we have on file for you.

 

HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We use commercially reasonable procedures to protect the personal information that we collect from you against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. No security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or the security during transmission to us of the information you supply over the Internet. You can help us by taking precautions to protect your personal information when you are on the Internet and only disclose information that you want to be made public. Change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers and make sure to use a secure web browser.

 

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

 

MEDIA

Images uploaded to our site are used by us to either enhance our site, or provide a gallery of event photos taken by our designated photojournalists, or photographer-supporters. These images may not be reused by anyone without the consent and permission of the photographer.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.