Privacy Policy

Socrates in the City, Inc., publisher of SocratesintheCity.com, is strongly committed to protecting your privacy.  This notice describes our policies for gathering and using the personal information you provide when you use this website, SocratesintheCity.com.

Our postal address is: 
Socrates in the City
330 Fifth Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY 10001

We can be reached via email at: [email protected]

Or you can reach us by telephone at: (646) 201-3375

Information We Collect

Our Web server does not automatically recognize information regarding your domain or email address.  We collect and store information you have voluntarily provided to us through our website, by email, or by any other means.  Examples of website interactions during which information might be provided may include registering for events, subscribing to our electronic mailing list to receive invitations and updates, making purchases or donations, or entering data in the message fields of our contact forms.  Information provided might include your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, and other such demographic content, as well as any other comments or questions you enter.  We may also request other such information by email or provide opportunities to participate in surveys on our website.  In all such cases, providing this additional information will be voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.  We do not knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 13.

How We Use Information

We use the information gathered for the purposes you have specified, to enhance existing features or services, or to develop new features and services.

Sharing of Information

We may disclose and use personally identifiable information to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce our Terms of Use, or to notify you of changes in our policies that may affect your use of our Web site. We may also disclose personally identifiable information when we, in our sole discretion, believe it is necessary or appropriate, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

Cookies

At this time, we do not track IP addresses or employ cookie technology, and will update this notice should we begin to do so.

Socrates in the City Security Measures

In order to protect your data, all credit card transactions on SocratesintheCity.com are conducted using the Authorize.Net Payment Gateway, a secure Internet bridge between merchant businesses and the credit card and electronic check payment processing networks.  Authorize.net protects sensitive customer information using the highest levels of encryption and security protocols available in the industry.  Specifically, Authorize.net uses the latest 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions, and continues to develop new security solutions.  Authorize.Net is certified as compliant with card association security initiatives including the Visa Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP), MasterCard® (SDP), and Discover Information Security and Compliance (DISC).

Links to Other Websites

Websites to which this website links are not subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy notice, and such linking should not be considered as an endorsement of the contents of those websites.  Socrates in the City is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of sites linked to by this website, and we encourage you to study those privacy policies carefully.

Opting Out of Communications

Email

If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by sending us email at the above address.

Mailings

If you supply us with your postal address online, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number provided above, emailing us at the above email address, or writing to us at the above postal address.

Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is removed from our postal mailing list.

Telephone

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us email at the above email address, calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above postal address.

Please provide us with your name and telephone number. We will be sure your name is removed from our telephone contact list.

Updates to Privacy Policy

As additional features and services are provided on SocratesintheCity.com, this notice may be updated to reflect those changes.  In such cases, we will change the date on this policy notice indicating when the policy notice was last updated.  Should this policy notice be changed in any material way, we will inform users through additional measures such as email communications or announcements on this website.  However, no changes will lessen our commitment to protecting your privacy.  Please visit this website often to review the latest version of our Privacy Policy. 

New Uses of Information

From time to time, we may use provided information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.  If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward.

Corrections or Updates to Information

Upon request, we offer the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. You can have this information corrected by sending us email at the above email address, calling us at the above telephone number, or writing to us at the above postal address.

Contacting Us

Should you have any questions or comments concerning this Privacy Policy notice and wish to communicate with us, please write to us at:  Socrates in the City, 145 East 74th Street, Suite 5A, New York, NY 10021, Attention: Privacy Policy.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above postal address, email address, or telephone number.

Last updated:  October 21, 2005

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