Odisha Society of Americas
@ Odishasociety.org (“Company“)
Revised as of December 1, 2019
Company (also referred to herein as “us,” “we” and “our“) on the Website (respectively, the “Products” and “Services“). We are a non-profit non-political cultural association.
A Special Notice About Children
Children (under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Website. In any event, children should not submit any PII to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may not use the Website or Services.
You may visit the home page and a few pages of the Website containing general information without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track the Internet domain address from which you visit the Website and analyze this data for trends and statistics.
When you use a Service or purchase a Product, we may ask you to provide personal information about yourself, including but not limited to your name, company, address(es), telephone number(s), email address, credit card information, bank account information, birth date, gender, occupation, a password, other identifying information (such as your mother’s maiden name, city of birth, or pet name), and personal interests. We also maintain a record of your online purchases. Whether or not you choose to provide the information we request is entirely up to you. But if you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to access certain Services, Products, offers, and content on the Website.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
When available, we automatically collect information about your computer configuration, such as your browser type, operating system, IP address or ISP domain name, and navigational and clickstream data that shows what pages are visited and how long various features are used. Once you are a registered user or provide PII, this information is linked to you personally.
If you choose to purchase Products or use our Services, we will collect additional PII, including your billing address, shipping address, credit card number and expiration date, and bank account information in order to properly process payment to us or you. We also may ask you for PII when you ask us for information, subscribe to a publication, download information, or otherwise use the Website.
We use the foregoing information to provide the Services, including completing and supporting the immediate activity requested, complete transactions for and deliver Products, provide you with information you have requested, provide you with information regarding the status of your account, provide you with information regarding Products and Services, including future Products and Services that may suit your particular interests, customize and personalize content to you, administer and run the Website, and comply with any requirements of law. We also use your personal information to help identify you if you lose your password and to help you quickly find information on the Website.
We may collect financial and/or billing information, such as a payment method, credit card number, bank account number, and Automated Clearing House (ACH) data, associated with your personal identity. We may provide this information to a third-party payment clearing house service, such as PayPal, Google Checkout and Amazon Payment Service and WorldPay, and otherwise use this information to facilitate payment to or by us, complete and support the immediate activity requested, administer and run the Website, and comply with legal requirements.
We may disclose your personal information if necessary to protect our legal rights or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct. Disclosure may be required by law or if we receive legal process.
We adhere to the U.S. safe harbor policy privacy principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement, and are registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s safe harbor program (see http://www.export.gov/safeharbor).
If you reside in the European Union (EU) or if any transfer of information between you and our Site is governed by the European Union Data Protection Directive or national laws implementing that Directive, then you consent to the transfer of such information outside of the European Union to your country and to such other countries as may be contemplated by the features and activities provided by the Site.
The Website uses cookie technology to improve the quality of your experience. A cookie is a small file that contains information sent by a website that is saved on your hard disk by your computer’s browser. Cookies store information that a website may need in order to personalize your experience and gather website statistical data. Anytime that you visit the Website to browse or to read or download information, we collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, msn.com, aol.com, etc.); the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access the Website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to areas of the Website, and to help us make the Website more useful and interesting to our visitors. We use information from cookies in the aggregate to analyze for trends and statistics, and then discard it – we do not track individuals, only instances of entry onto the Website.
Some visitors may not know that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to advise you when a website attempts to place a cookie on your computer.
Do We Share Your Information?
We will share your personal information with our partners and with third-party independent contractors, possibly including third parties that reside in jurisdictions with less restrictive data laws than your own jurisdiction, for purposes of: (1) approving and enabling your participation in the Services or purchase of Products, such as processing credit card transactions, and performing other functions on our behalf; (2) providing you with product offers via email or postal mail; and (3) tracking information generated through the Website. Our partners and third-party independent contractors are obligated contractually not to use or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes.
We may also share aggregate (i.e., not personally identifiable) information about you with other users of our Services, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. In addition, we may access, index, and cache your website, or any portion thereof, including by automated means including Web spiders or crawlers.
You may “opt out” of having your personal information shared for purposes of receiving product offers via email or postal mail, and from receiving product offers directly from us via email or postal mail, by simply clicking on the box stating “I Do Not Agree” provided in the Website the first time you use your login and password to access the area of the Website that requires registration. Additionally, you can opt out by providing us written notice identifying which communications you choose not to receive by writing us at: Odisha Society of Americas, P.O. Box 31, Spotswood, NJ 08884, United States of America.
If you choose not to give us your personal information at all, you can still access the Website, however, you will not be able to access areas that require registration or personal information.
We contract with a third party to maintain and host the Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.
We do not provide the technologies used to build the Website, and therefore, neither recommend nor endorse the same. Any information regarding identified technologies, including their capabilities, limitations, and applications, should be sought directly from their manufacturers. We hereby disclaim any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties.
Links to Other Materials
The Website may contain links to other sites. These links are an accommodation to the respective third-party site owners and for your convenience. Sites linked to and from the Website are not necessarily under our control, and we shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites, or any link or linking program at any time.
The Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All credit card information utilizes Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology and is Secure Electronic Transaction (“SET”) compliant.
Effective Date and Changes