Privacy Policy

THE PRAXIS PROJECT
 

PRIVACY POLICY

1.PURPOSE OF POLICY.

THE PRAXIS PROJECT (“PRAXIS”) is committed to preserving and safeguarding your right to privacy. As part of this commitment, we want you to be fully aware of what happens to the personal information we collect through your Membership as well as your general use of The Praxis Project Website (the “Website”).  This policy is only applicable to the Website, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Website, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ substantially from this policy.


2.WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you register to become a member and use our Website we collect your name, username, password, e-mail address, and zip code. In addition we may collect your comments, suggestions, feedback, and any other communications you post on or through the Website, including through e-mail or postings to the comments page (“Comments”), or postings in forums, or through our support system.

Member accounts are password-protected. PRAXIS takes every precaution to protect all information that is stored on our servers and within our database. We limit the access to this information to those who need access to perform their job function such as our digital organizer and moderator.

4.WHAT ADDITOINAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

(a)AUTOMATIC COLLECTION.  We may also automatically collect general anonymous information related to your use of the Website. This includes your computer's IP address, browser type and operating system, the date and time you access our site, the Internet address of the website from which you have linked directly to our site, the search terms used in connecting to our site, and the various pages that you visit while on our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to diagnose and correct system errors, and to improve the Website. We do not connect this information to your name or identity, and we periodically delete this information from the server.

(b)COOKIES.  From time to time we may engage in limited use of the standard “cookies” function of major browser applications on the Website for convenience features, including our auto-login function. "Cookies" are small files of data that reside on your computer and allow us to recognize you to make signing in easier by storing a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to the Website.  We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our Website other than cookies.  These cookies are used to provide help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement and allow us to better service visitors returning to our site.  You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser.  However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience with the Website may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

5. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION.

(a)PERSONAL INFORMATION. PRAXIS does not send spam or sell email addresses. Your personal information, such as your name, email address, or other information, will not be sold or traded for any purposes without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with requests or transactions initiated on the Website. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Website, or to send you additional information about THE PRAXIS PROJECT Website. You can always unsubscribe from our emails by following the link at the bottom of any email you receive from us.  PRAXIS also does not purchase information from third-party sources or gather personal data from the web (known as spidering) for inclusion in our ongoing e-mail lists.

(b)ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with other Bloc Network affiliates on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

(c)USE OF COOKIES. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit the Website, or for other purposes.

(d)DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PRAXIS or its subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of PRAXIS or the users of the Website, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Website.

(e)ACCESS TO INFORMATION. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to the information that we collect about you, except that you may request that we remove all information about you from our database by contacting us in accordance with Section 8(a) below.


(f)PROTECTING YOUR PASSWORD.  MSC goes to great lengths to protect all of your information on our Website.  In order to help us maintain the security of your personal information, we ask that you do not share your password with anybody. Sharing this information could put you and other members using the Website at risk. If you lose control of your password or you think that somebody has obtained unauthorized access to your account, immediately change your password.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

6. SECURITY.

The Website has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.

7.WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY’S CONTROL.

(a)PUBLIC FORUMS.  The Website may include interactive forums such as forum and other discussion spaces. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Do not post any content that you do not want the public including the authorities becoming aware of.

(b)THIRD PARTY WEBSITES.  The Website contains links to other websites. This includes links that are placed there by PRAXIS and its affiliates and partners.  If you choose to visit other websites, PRAXIS is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.  We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website, and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  

8. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES

(a)CONTACTING US.  If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel contact us at the following:

info@thepraxisproject.org 

    + 1 202 234 5921 (US)


    (b)    UPDATES AND CHANGES.  PRAXIS reserves the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Website and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.