At The Village of Alamgir, we are putting forth every effort to ensure the privacy and security of information that you share with us online. We urge you to take steps also to protect the privacy of your personal information, such as safeguarding your passwords and logging off of the website after submitting personal information. If you have broadband access to the Internet, we strongly advise you to use a firewall.
How we protect your information
How we use your information
How to contact us about privacy
How do we protect your information?
Our website has a number of security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our computer systems have restricted access limited only to those persons and organizations necessary to its proper functioning. This access applies to all electronic and physical security measures. Highly sensitive data including credit card information is additionally secured through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Our servers are located in a locked, secure environment.
How do we use the information you provide?
On registration, sign-up and contribution forms on alamgir.org, we may ask for your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
We will use your e-mail address to provide you news and information about The Village of Alamgir.
On occasion, we may also use the information that you provide online to contact you for other purposes or to solicit you for contributions. When you register or sign-up online, we may share your contact information with successor organizations and other like-minded organizations, and they may contact you.
When you schedule online events
When you schedule an event and post it on alamgir.org you have the choice of making your event public or semi-public. Public events will display your name and the address of the event to any visitor browsing the system and allow those users to RSVP online. Semi-public events will display your name and the general area that you define (e.g.,"Elm & Main", or "downtown"), but will not display the specific address. Visitors can requests invitations, and only after those requests are approved by you can they see the address.
IP Addresses and Log File Data
We log your IP address, which is the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We also use page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit in order to improve the quality of the site. There is no personal identifiable information collected in our log files.
Information on Children
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulations establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13, without express and verifiable parental consent. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our sites to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
Parents with questions may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unsubscribing from Email Communications
If you wish to unsubscribe from our communications, please email us email@example.com.
Use of Photos and Videos
The Village of Alamgir (the "Committee") regularly takes photographs and video ("Images") of village events. Unless a participant or attendee requests otherwise, his/her attendance at, or participation in, an event with the Committee or the village is considered a release to use images obtained during that event for any lawful purpose, including on the Committee's website or in other promotional materials. For the purposes of this policy, “images” includes any still, digital, video, and photographic images, recordings, or drawings, which may include sound or other audio clips.
The Committee does not require specific permission from any or all individuals appearing in photographs or video of the audience at an event where specific individuals are not easily identifiable. Your attendance or participation is considered a release to use said images for any lawful purpose. The Committee reserves the right to use or not to use images of this type, in its sole discretion, without seeking any further permission.
In the event that an image of a child is used, the Committee will not disclose the child's name, age, location, or other "directory information" without specific written and verifiable consent by the child's parent or guardian.
All images, both solicited and unsolicited, which are submitted to the Committee become the exclusive property of the Committee. You understand that you will not receive compensation or other consideration for any images. You agree that you will not assert any claim against the Committee, its successor entities or other parties who use such images, and you relieve the Committee of liability for its use of the image(s).
By submitting images, you guarantee that you have obtained the permission of all persons contained in the image(s), and that it was taken lawfully. You further understand that images of minors must follow the guidelines listed above. The Committee reserves the right to edit and use any images as it sees fit including but not limited to advertising or other communications in any media, edited or unedited. You waive any right to inspect or approve the finished images or any printed or electronic use of the images on the part of the Committee.
If you object to an image of you (or your child) from appearing in photographs or video of campaign events, please notify the Committee in writing at:
Contacting us about privacy
Important Notice about other photos
This website is maintained at servers within the United States and is subject to the rules and regulations of the US Patriot Act and Homeland Security Laws. Any object that is uploaded is subject to review and possible other actions if it is determined to be depicting any activity which the government of the United States may deem to be innappropriate, such as supporting directly or indirectly any type of terrorist groups, activities of those groups or any photos that could be used by said groups to promote or further their goals. We strongly encourage you to consider this when posting any photos or statements within this site.
You can also reach us via email at: