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Privacy Policy

Effective September 22, 2008

Our Commitment to Privacy:

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it accessible at all times through a link at the bottom of each webpage.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected on, or submitted to, the Committee of Seventy website.

On some pages, you can enter your name and other contact information to volunteer for the Committee of Seventy, to sign up for periodic emails from the Committee of Seventy, or to submit a question or comment to the Committee of Seventy. The types of personal contact information collected on these pages include:
• Name
• Address
• Email address
• Phone number
This information is submitted by the user.

On some pages, you can make a donation to the Committee of Seventy through PayPal, which is a third party company. Please review PayPal’s User Agreement and Privacy Policy for specific details about how PayPal uses the information you submit to PayPal.

The Committee of Seventy also collects “Web server log” information when you visit our website, including:
• Internet domains and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (e.g.,,, etc.)
• Browser, operating system and connection speed
• Date and time
• Pages requested
This information is collected automatically by our server, meaning we collect this information whenever anyone visits our site, regardless of whether the user submits any additional contact information.

The Way We Use Information:

When you sign up to volunteer for the Committee of Seventy, we add your contact information to our master volunteer list and our master email list. We do not share this information with outside parties.

When you sign up for periodic emails from the Committee of Seventy, we add your contact information to our master email list. We do not share this information with outside parties.

When you submit a comment or question to the Committee of Seventy, we use return email addresses to answer the comment or question we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and we do not share them with outside parties.

You may ask us to remove your contact information from our master volunteer list or our master email list at any time.

“Web server log” information is used to better prepare future site content based on the interests of users.

Our Commitment to Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

However, the Committee of Seventy makes no guarantee that our server or database of collected information will not be accessed by unauthorized individuals. 

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. For that reason we do not collect or maintain information on our website from those we actually know are under 13 years old, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13 years old.

Links to and from Other Websites:

Our website contains links directing you to other websites. Once you click on any of these links and leave our website, please note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting sites other than ours, and other sites are not covered by this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use Policy. You should exercise caution and review the privacy policy and terms of use policy applicable to any external website.

Sometimes we post news and other informational material that is prepared by other organizations and individuals not employed by the Committee of Seventy. The Committee of Seventy does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material.

The Committee of Seventy is not responsible for the materials or policies contained on any website that provides an external link to our site.

How to Contact Us:

Should you have other questions about this Privacy Policy, please call us at 215-557-3600.

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