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AMVETS Department of New York and its subsidiaries respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. AMVETS Department of New York provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used. We’ve structured our websites so that, in general, you can visit AMVETS Department of New York on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. We make this notice readily available on our home page and at the bottom of every AMVETS Department of New York Web page.

AMVETS Department of New York has also self-certified its privacy practices as consistent with U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor principles: Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Access and Accuracy, Security, and Oversight/Enforcement. More information about the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program can be found at

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  1. Sites covered by this Privacy Statement
  2. Types of information we collect
  3. Children’s privacy
  4. How we use your information
  5. Who we share your information with
  6. Your choices
  7. Your privacy preferences and opting out
  8. Your information and third-party companies
  9. Access to and accuracy of your information
  10. Keeping your information secure
  11. Changes to this Statement
  12. Contacting us

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1. Sites covered by this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement applies to all AMVETS Department of New York-owned websites and domains, and our wholly owned subsidiaries (“AMVETS Department of New York websites.”)

Links to non-AMVETS Department of New York websites

The AMVETS Department of New York websites may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the AMVETS Department of New York website. AMVETS Department of New York does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from AMVETS Department of New York’s. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the AMVETS Department of New York Privacy Statement. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any organization before submitting your personal information. Some third-party sites may choose to share their personal data with AMVETS Department of New York; that sharing is governed by that third-party company’s privacy policy.

2. Types of information we collect

This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.

Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity.

AMVETS Department of New York uses personal information to understand better your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your  relationship with AMVETS Department of New York. We take seriously the trust you place in us. AMVETS Department of New York will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others.

On some AMVETS Department of New York websites, you can  request information, subscribe to newsletters,  or apply for a job at AMVETS Department of New York. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords,  transaction information,  contact preferences, educational and employment background, and job interest data.

To personalize our websites, services or communications and improve our services, we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, and experiences with our services. Providing this additional information is optional.

Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity. AMVETS Department of New York collects and analyzes non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the AMVETS Department of New York websites.

Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the AMVETS Department of New York websites, unique URLs visited within amvets-ny.org, browser type and IP address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. amvets-ny.org Web pages use cookies, Web beacons and other technologies for data analysis and personalization services. AMVETS Department of New York also places ads on other websites that may use cookies. To learn more, read How AMVETS Department of New York Uses Cookies and Web Beacons on amvets-ny.org and in Third-Party Ads.

3. Children’s privacy

AMVETS Department of New York is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. AMVETS Department of New York does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and AMVETS Department of New York does not target its websites to children under 13.

4. How we use your information

AMVETS Department of New York uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits, to personalize promotional offers and to personalize some AMVETS Department of New York websites.  We will give you the opportunity to choose your privacy preferences regarding such communications (see section 7, “Your privacy preferences and opting out”). Sensitive personal data are not used for any other purpose by AMVETS Department of New York and will not be kept longer than necessary for providing the services.

Personal data collected online may also be combined with information you provide AMVETS Department of New York through other sources such as membership registration, call centers or public events such as National and Department Conventions, State Executive Committee Meetings, shows or seminars.

Personal data given to AMVETS Department of New York may be transferred across state and country borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and simplified member information management.

Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about AMVETS Department of New York website usability, performance and effectiveness. It is used to improve the member experience, usability and site content.

5. Who we share your information with

AMVETS Department of New York will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. AMVETS Department of New York will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for products or services. Your permission will be requested when you submit your information. AMVETS Department of New York shares member information across AMVETS Department of New York-owned business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as described above in “How we use your information.”

AMVETS Department of New York contracts with third-party service providers and suppliers to deliver complete products, services and member solutions described in “How we use your information.” Suppliers and service providers are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of AMVETS Department of New York and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for AMVETS Department of New York. These service providers may change or we may contract with additional service providers to better accommodate our members. AMVETS Department of New York will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law.

AMVETS Department of New York or its related entities could merge with or be acquired by another entity or some or all of their respective assets could be acquired. If such a combination or acquisition occurs, AMVETS Department of New York will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event we share with the merging or acquiring entity some or all of your personal information to continue serving you.

6. Your choices

AMVETS Department of New York gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our services. You can subscribe to receive certain service-specific information and AMVETS Department of New York-wide communications. AMVETS Department of New York-wide communications may include new service information, special offers, or an invitation to participate in research. We give you a choice regarding delivery of AMVETS Department of New York-wide communications by postal mail, e-mail and telephone. You can make or change your choices at the data collection point. Please refer to section 7 for further instructions. We will make every effort to honor your preferences.

7. Your privacy preferences and opting out

Non-subscription services

AMVETS Department of New York will not use your personal information for a different purpose than the one stated when you provided your data. Examples of unrelated uses include sending communications about special offers, service information, and marketing messages. You can, however, choose to receive these types of non-subscription communications by following the instructions below.

You can make your choice regarding these communications by using the information presented at the time of subscription to set your privacy preferences, which are applicable across all AMVETS Department of New York websites.

If you have any questions or wish to change your preferences, please specify your privacy preferences by writing to the AMVETS Department of New York Website Office – be sure to provide your name, e-mail and postal address in all correspondence.

Subscription services

To opt-out of receiving communications you have expressly requested (such as e-mail newsletters, software updates, etc.), use any of the following methods:

  • Select the e-mail “opt-out” or “unsubscribe” link, or follow the opt-out instructions included in each subscription communication.
  • Return to the Web page(s) where you originally registered your preferences and follow the opt-out instructions.
  • Write to the AMVETS Department of New York Website Office – be sure to provide your name, e-mail and postal address, and relevant information about your HP subscriptions and registrations.
8. Your information and third-party companies

Certain AMVETS Department of New York services are linked with those from unrelated third-party companies, some which offer you the option to share with both AMVETS Department of New York and the third party personal data you provide. Examples include the ability to register software products from multiple vendors from a single AMVETS Department of New York Web page, to request communications from AMVETS Department of New York solution partners, or to enable order completion through a reseller. We will not share your personal information with those third-party companies unless you make that choice.

9. Access to and accuracy of your information

AMVETS Department of New York strives to keep your personal information accurate. We have implemented technology, management processes and policies to maintain member data accuracy. We will provide you with access to your information, including making reasonable effort to provide you with online access and the opportunity to change your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of AMVETS Department of New York’s websites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.

The most effective way to view and change your personal information is to return to the Web page where you originally submitted your data and follow the instructions on that Web page.

10. Keeping your information secure

AMVETS Department of New York is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, AMVETS Department of New York has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

11. Changes to this Statement

If there are updates to the terms of AMVETS Department of New York’s Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices you have. For material changes to this Statement, AMVETS Department of New York will provide notification on the main pages of our websites.

12. Contacting us

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them to the AMVETS Department of New York Website Office. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of our websites, you may contact:

AMVETS
Department of New York
Website Office
340 Pine Avenue
Southold, NY 11971
info@goosecreek.net


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