Privacy Policy 2017-08-31T09:54:06+00:00

Privacy Policy

Updated August 30, 2017

Urban Strategies Council provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of our websites, including but not limited to those located at the following URLs:

http://alamedacountycan.org

http://urbanstrategies.org

Urban Strategies Council places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the Councils’ firm commitment to the privacy of our partners and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Council’s websites and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Urban Strategies Council partners and individuals that sign up to receiveUrban Strategies Council e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses
Urban Strategies Council uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer urbanstrategies.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies
urbanstrategies.org uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of urbanstrategies.org, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties

Email Privacy
Urban Strategies Council does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links
urbanstrategies.org includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the urbanstrategies.org domain, and Urban Strategies Council is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Modifications
We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at web@urbanstrategies.org or at:

1720 Broadway, 2nd flr

Oakland, CA 94612

Telephone: (510) 893-2440