NDI Privacy Policy

National Dance Institute (NDI) is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its online guests, customers, donors, and friends. We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals—such as their names and postal and/or email addresses—except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals. We believe that maintaining privacy on the Web is very important and we hope you will read this privacy policy carefully so that you will clearly understand both our commitment to you and your privacy and our method of collecting and using information. This privacy policy only applies to transactions made, and data gathered, on the nationaldance.org Web site and does not apply to any other Web site. The terms of this privacy policy shall govern all interactions with NDI through either NDI’s Web site or email. A link to the privacy policy can be found on the nationaldance.org home page and on every page on the NDI’s Web site. By using the NDI’s Web site or communicating with the NDI by email, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy.

Collection and Use of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Personal information collected by NDI often is limited to e-mail address, home address and phone number, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.  

NDI may at different times throughout this site request collection of such information for the following purposes:  Online Ticket Purchases, Online Donations, Online Surveys or E-Newsletters.

NDI uses your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To deliver goods and services such as newsletters and merchandise
  • To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.

Disclosure of Personal Information
NDI may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on NDI or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NDI and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of NDI employees, users of NDI products or services, or members of the public.

Third-Party Service Providers
NDI may engage reputable third-party vendors in order to help us manage our Web site and allow us to better service our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors engaged to accept donations or ticket purchases on behalf of NDI; or to analyze, for marketing purposes, the information collected on our Web site. NDI requires its vendors by contract to maintain the confidentiality and security of NDI information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by NDI.   NDI’s site may contain links to other Web sites such as our third-party vendors. Once you leave the NDI’s Web site, this privacy policy will not apply.

Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, NDI will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

Protection of Children's Personal Information
In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and NDI's policy, NDI does not knowingly collect or share peronsal information from children under the age of 13. We believe that parents should supervise their children's on-line activities and use a parental control tool to prevent children from disclosing personal information without a parent's consent. If a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information withouth the consent of a parent or guardian, please contact us at info@nationaldance.org. After verification of the information, we will delete the information from our records.

E-mail Communication
If you choose to receive emails from NDI, we may send you emails announcing events or describing special offers or services. At any time, if you do not want to receive future emails from us, please let us know by emailing to: info@nationaldance.org.

Contact Information
NDI welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement.  If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact:
National Dance Institute
217 West 147th Street
New York, NY 10039
Telephone: 212-226-0083
Fax: 212-226-0761

Changes to Privacy Policy
National Dance Institute may revise its privacy policy at any time. Any such updates or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting on our site. Please refer back to this page often for the latest information. We will notify you about any significant changes in the way we treat personal information by plancing a prominent notice on our site. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to review our current policy so that you will always know what information we gather and how we may use that information.

Update effective June 27th, 2012