Privacy Policy

The New World School of the Arts Alumni Foundation (the “Foundation”, “we”, or “us”) wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose information from and about you. This Privacy Policy applies to the Foundation website (the “Site”). By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Information

The Foundation collects the following types of information from and about you:

Information you provide when you create an account, contact, or profile with us, which may include your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.

Comments, content, or other information you provide in connection with public forums, news, archives, events, galleries, or similar domains on the Site. Such information is always public and maybe viewed, collected, and/or used by anyone.

When you access or interact with the Site, we and/or the companies who provide services to us may receive certain transaction and usage related information about your visit and devices, including your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, behavior while on the Site, and referring website addresses.

Location information when you visit our Site, including location information provided by a mobile device interacting with our Site.

We may acquire information from other trusted sources to update or supplement the information you provided us or that we otherwise collected from you.

Use of your Information

We may use the information we collect from and about you for the following purposes:

  • to provide, operate, measure, enhance, improve, and maintain the Site;

  • for the operation of the Foundation;

  • to deliver various services to the alumni of the New World School of the Arts (the “School”);

  • to maintain quality of the Site and the Foundation’s other services;

  • to respond to your inquiries, requests, and orders;

  • to communicate with you, including to provide you with offers, updates, and other information from and related to the School and Foundation;

  • to use your data in an aggregated or de-identified format for analytical, demographic, marketing, or other similar purposes;

  • to inform you of other products or services available from and/or related to The Foundation, your fellow alumni, and the School;

  • to contact you on behalf of external business partners, such as businesses and/or events run by your fellow alumni, about a particular offering that may be of interest to you

  • to contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of the Site, other, current services or of potential new services that may be offered

  • Detect, investigate and prevent activities that may in our sole discretion violate our policies or be illegal;

  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; and/or

  • as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy

Sharing of your Information

We may share the information collected from and about you in the following ways:

We may share your information with the School.

The Foundation may share your information with trusted third-party vendors, including those that help us perform operations such as statistical analyses, sending you email or postal mail, providing customer support, and/or arranging for deliveries.

We may share your information with third parties in connection with the sale or transfer of our business or our assets, to enforce our Terms of Use or policies, to ensure the safety and security of our customers and third parties, to protect our rights and property and the rights of third parties, to comply with legal or judicial process, requests from government authorities, or in other cases if we believe in good faith that disclosure is required by applicable law.

We may disclose aggregate, anonymous, or de-identified information about our users and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction, including to third parties for their marketing or analytics uses.

The Foundation also may share your information as disclosed to you at the time of collection with your consent.

Your Controls and Choices

We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your information in connection with the Site. In accordance with applicable law, such controls and choices may include the following:


The Site may use “cookies”. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to help personalize your online experience and provide a convenience to save you time. For example, if you upload content to the Site, a cookie could help the Site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

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 or delete cookies if you prefer. Please be aware though, by exercising such choices with respect to cookies, you may not be able to use certain features or take full advantage of the Site. Please refer to your browser’s or operating system’s website “Help” section for more information on how to control your cookies.

Electronic Communications

When you register for the Services, you may provide your consent to receive certain electronic communications with updates, offers, and other information from or related to the Foundation and School. If you do not want to receive such emails you may click on the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email. Even if you unsubscribe from receiving such marketing emails, we may still send you transactional emails.


For other inquiries regarding choices you may have, including removing your information from our Site, stopping the sharing of your personal information to any third parties, and/or to correct, modify, or remove any information you provided to us, please contact

Third Party Content, Links, and Plug-Ins

The Site may contain links to other sites, applications, and services, not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites, applications, or services. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site you should read the privacy policies of other sites, applications, and services.

Data Security, Integrity, and Retention

The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information are extremely important to us. We have implemented technical, administrative and physical security measures that are designed to protect user information from unauthorized access, disclosure, use and modification. From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We will retain your personal information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.

Data Transfer and Storage

Your personal information may be stored on servers in the United States and is subject to the laws of the United States, which may differ from those of other countries.

Changes to this Statement

The Foundation may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. The Foundation encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how The Foundation is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Foundation welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that The Foundation has not adhered to this statement, please contact us at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.