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This Privacy Policy was last modified on May 20, 2015.

The Salzburg Global Seminar ("Salzburg Global") is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website or use the website to make an online donation. Salzburg Global does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless the individual visiting the Salzburg Global website knowingly provides it.

We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Salzburg Global, both online and offline, on any platform including the Salzburg Global website and mobile applications, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

By using the Salzburg Global website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of Salzburg Global's privacy policy as outlined below.

Salzburg Global Seminar's Policy on Collecting Information on Salzburg Global's Website

Online donations
When you make a donation to Salzburg Global Seminar online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and/or to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be processed through a third party and the information will not be held by Salzburg Global.

Online surveys
From time to time, Salzburg Global may invite you to participate in surveys posted on its website or sent to you via e-mail. You may decide whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask about the session you attended, your background, occupation, or similar questions. We use this information to help us better understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests.

Children twelve and under
Salzburg Global does not solicit information from children. Visitors 12 years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult's permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website.

Electronic Communication
As a service, Salzburg Global offers visitors to the Salzburg Global website the opportunity to subscribe to one of our online newsletters. If you choose to subscribe, you will receive only the newsletter you request. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the newsletter instructions. If you have provided us with your e-mail address, we may send you e-mails in order to inform you of events or activities at or related to Salzburg Global that we believe may be of interest to you. We might also ask you for suggestions for new session participants. If you do not want us to use your e-mail address to contact you for these purposes, you may send us an e-mail at info@salzburgglobal.org.

Tracking and Use of Cookies
Currently, we are not using cookies but may offer this option in the future in order to allow site visitors to personalize their experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the hard drive of your computer.

Salzburg Global uses the personal information you provide to us for internal purposes, such as analyzing trends, and collecting statistics. Salzburg Global may also compile aggregate statistics about our visitors and traffic patterns, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

We do not share the names and postal addresses we receive from members and donors with other non-profit organizations. We do not share your name and postal address with other organizations or companies whose products might be of interest to you.

Use of outside vendors
Salzburg Global may from time to time retain qualified third-party vendors to help us manage its website and allow us to better serve our visitors. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect on the Salzburg Global website for marketing or similar purposes. Salzburg Global requires its vendors to maintain the security of the information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by Salzburg Global.

We may contract with third parties who use cookies to collect information on our behalf. These parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. If you would like to opt out of this use of your information, you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept cookies. We may contract with companies or others to provide certain services, including credit card processing, data management, and promotional services, etc. We provide these services, but we restrict the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by Salzburg Global.

The Salzburg Global website may include links to websites operated by third parties over which we have no control. Once you leave our website, the Salzburg Global privacy policy will not apply, and you access such sites at your own risk. Any website linked to or from the Salzburg Global site is for your convenience only. Salzburg Global does not control, review, approve, sponsor, or endorse any content on linked sites.

The Salzburg Global secure software uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL encodes your personal information, including credit card number (through the third-party credit card processor), name, and address, as it travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure. For donations, please call 202-367-7687.

Revisions to our privacy policy
Please note that Salzburg Global may revise its privacy policy at any time, without notice, such changes to be effective immediately upon posting on our website. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy.

Send your questions, comments, or concerns about our privacy policy or any other aspect of our website to info@salzburgglobal.org.