What information do we collect?
You may provide personal information to NewYorkNatives.com in several ways including: (1) by sharing your e-mail address when subscribing to our newsletter, (2) by sharing personal information when you register a profile on the site (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, (4) by sharing contact information (Twitter username and Facebook account name) through our contests, or (5) by participating in a survey where an email address is requested. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site.
In addition to personal information—such as name, street, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers—we may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. This may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and the web sites you visit directly before and after your visit to NewYorkNatives.com.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
1. To personalize your experience, as your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
2. To improve our website, as we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
3. To improve customer service, as your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
4. To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
5. To send periodic emails.
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect others or our rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.