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NOWCC.org Privacy Policy

The National Older Worker Career Center ("NOWCC") is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This Policy explains how we gather and use the information that we collect from our Web site, located at NOWCC.org. This policy may change over time. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

Automatic Information Gathering

Our Web site does not automatically collect any individually identifiable information, such as email addresses, from visitors.

The site does automatically collect information that is not personally identifiable, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink). The purposes of this information gathering is to analyze the data for trends and statistics. No personal information is obtained, rather just the patterns of usage of our various users may be tracked and monitored. We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users with business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. This data is used to customize our website content and advertising to deliver a better experience to our users.

Voluntary Information Submission

Users may use forms printed from NOWCC.org to submit a resume, cover letter, and basic contact information in application for SEE Program positions. Such users thereby consent to NOWCC making the applications available to designated NOWCC Field Staff and to government agencies currently recruiting through or interested in creating a Senior Environmental Employment Program cooperative agreement, although NOWCC is under no obligation to such Users to do so.

Users may also submit personal information for the purpose of receiving a newsleter from NOWCC. NOWCC uses this personal information to maintain the newsletter subscription and track readership trends. The latter, in the form of aggregate statistics which do not track individual users, may be shared with partners, advertisers, and other third parties.

NOWCC reserves the right to disclose personal information in special cases, when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other web site users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose personal information in response to a subpoena or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to respond to an emergency situation.

Correcting/Deactivating Personal Information

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users' personally identifiable information. This can usually be done by contacting the Field Staff for your geographic area.

Opt-out

NOWCC provides Users who sign up for its Newsletter with the opportunity to remove their names and contact information from any list that NOWCC may sell to other organizations. If you no longer wish to receive communications from NOWCC or no longer want to be included in NOWCC lists provided to outside organizations, please contact us.

Use of Cookies

NOWCC.org does not use cookies in any way.

Security

This Web site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

Links

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, NOWCC, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.