Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for UkrHEC.org, the website of the Ukrainian History and Education Center in Somerset, NJ. The UHEC is committed to providing information about Ukraine and Ukrainian Americans in the most effective way possible. To achieve this goal, we gather some information that helps to ensure our site meets your needs. By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What information do we gather about you?

Like virtually all web sites, we and our third-party vendors collect certain information about each visitor using UkrHEC.org, such as your IP address and browser type. Your session and the pages you visit on UkrHEC.org will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing UkrHEC.org. We do not link IP addresses to any personal information. We may also collect other information as described in this policy. We analyze this data in aggregate, and use the results to help improve our site. We may also collect other information as described in this policy.

Personal information

We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily choose to provide it. You may provide this information while purchasing items, answering surveys, registering on the site, making a donation, or becoming a member. You may be asked to provide contact information (e.g. name, address, phone number, email addresses) or demographic information (e.g. zip code, age, gender, interests).

All online financial transactions are processed externally by PayPal, and any information that you provide in the course of such transactions are governed by PayPal's privacy policies.

The UHEC does not sell or rent any personal information gathered from our visitors. We may on occasion exchange names and addresses with other nonprofit organizations. To request that your name and address not be exchanged, please contact us at info@UkrHEC.org, call 732-356-0132, or notify us at The Ukrainian History and Education Center, 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset NJ 08873.

What do we use your information for?

We use the information we gather from you for systems administration purposes, abuse prevention, and to track user trends, and for the other purposes described in this policy. We will use your contact information to respond to your questions, or to send products and services requested from UkrHEC.org. You may receive periodic mailings from us with news and information, updates to our website, or upcoming events. You may request to be unsubscribed from any or all mailing lists at any time. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

User information may be shared with third-party vendors to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. For example, we use third parties such as Google Analytics to generate reports on site usage, web traffic, user behavior, and user interests in order to optimize our website for our visitors.

We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.

How is this information collected and how can you opt out?

Google and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. For more information on Google Analytics, consult their terms of use, privacy practices, and ads settings.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored by a web site in your computer's browser software by a website (unless you block them). Virtually all modern web sites use cookies to perform routine functions, such as remembering that you have logged in as a registered user. They do not harm your computer system or files, and they cannot carry viruses or malware.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options or you can opt out of the collection and use of this information through tools like the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. Please be aware that if you disable cookies, UkrHEC.org may not function properly.

Minors

The UHEC will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian. If your child sends us an email with a question or information request (such as for a school project), we will respond to the question and/or request, but we will not use that email address for any future communication unrelated to the original question or request.

External Links

Our web site contains links to other sites. These sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of any linked site.

Information Protection

This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Updates to our privacy policy

We may make changes to our privacy policy, in which case we will update this statement accordingly.

Your feedback

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy or the practices of our Web site, please email webmaster@UkrHEC.org, call 732-356-0132, or write to us at The Ukrainian History and Education Center, 135 Davidson Avenue, Somerset NJ 08873.