Website Policies

  1. Privacy

    We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.

  2. Use of Links

    Throughout our webpages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to info@bronxdefenders.org with the subject “Link request.”

  3. Use of Text and Images

    If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to info@bronxdefenders.org.  Information about using our logo and images is available by request.

  4. Accessibility

    This website was designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at info@bronxdefenders.org.

  5. Reading or Downloading

    We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or princeton.edu if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.

    We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

  6. Online Donations

    If you complete the donation form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.

  7. Sending us an Email

    You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an email containing a question or comment, or by filling out a contact form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

    We want to be very clear: we will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

  8. Children and Privacy

    For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When children send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

  9. Opt-Out

    Our content emails provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us. Look at the bottom of your email for the “Unsubscribe” link.

  10. Questions about our policies

    If you have any questions about our privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your interaction with this website, you can contact us at: 718-838-7878 or info@bronxdefenders.org