Privacy Policy

The Union League of Philadelphia 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 Union League of Philadelphia website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Union League of Philadelphia website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Union League of Philadelphia collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Union League of Philadelphia also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

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

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Union League of Philadelphia public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The Union League of Philadelphia does not read any of your private online communications.

The Union League of Philadelphia encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Union League of Philadelphia so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Union League of Philadelphia is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Union League of Philadelphia and the Union League of Philadelphia family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

The Union League of Philadelphia collects and uses your personal information to operate the Union League of Philadelphia website and deliver the services you have requested. The Union League of Philadelphia also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Union League of Philadelphia and its affiliates. The Union League of Philadelphia may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Union League of Philadelphia does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Union League of Philadelphia may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business 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, the Union League of Philadelphia may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Union League of Philadelphia, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Union League of Philadelphia does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Union League of Philadelphia keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Union League of Philadelphia, in order to determine what Union League of Philadelphia services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Union League of Philadelphia to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The Union League of Philadelphia websites 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 the Union League of Philadelphia or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Union League of Philadelphia; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Union League of Philadelphia, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Union League of Philadelphia Web site uses “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 the Union League of Philadelphia pages, or register with the Union League of Philadelphia site or services, a cookie helps the Union League of Philadelphia 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 Union League of Philadelphia website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Union League of Philadelphia 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 Union League of Philadelphia services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

The Union League of Philadelphia secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Union League of Philadelphia 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.

To the Members of the Union League of Philadelphia:
Private membership clubs, like other social organizations, may choose to publish membership directories for the convenience of their members, for use in personal and individual member-to-member communication. The information contained within this directory is shared only with other members of the Union League of Philadelphia, through private password access. The information that members choose to share with each other in this club membership directory may be of a confidential nature, and is shared with other members in the spirit of encouraging social interaction and personal communication. League members are asked to respect the confidentiality of fellow club members when using this private club directory, by not disclosing their user name or password to others. Club members who have access to this club directory should not use the addresses, phone numbers or email addresses of fellow club members for communications or solicitations of a commercial or political nature.

Changes to this Statement

The Union League of Philadelphia will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Union League of Philadelphia encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Union League of Philadelphia is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Union League of Philadelphia welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy, which is effective December 1, 2005. If you believe that the Union League of Philadelphia has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Union League of Philadelphia at tobinp@unionleague.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.