Privacy Statement

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website.

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall.

Use of your Personal Information

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall collects and uses your personal information to operate the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website and deliver the services you have requested.

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a 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 to you, 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. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall pages, or register with Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall site or services, a cookie helps Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall features that you customized.

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 prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Los Angeles World Affairs Council secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall at webmaster@lawac.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.