Privacy Policy

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its online guests, customers, members, 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 website 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 website site and does not apply to any other website site. The terms of this privacy policy shall govern all interactions with Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts through either Brooklyn Center's website site or email. A link to the privacy policy can be found on Brooklyn Center's home page and on every page on Brooklyn Center's website site. By using Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College’s website site or communicating with Brooklyn Center by email, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy.

Automatic Information

When you visit Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' websites, we automatically collect website usage information, as well as information about your computer and Internet connection. This includes your computer's IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your Internet domain, and if you visit via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is not linked with personal information unless you choose to log in. We aggregate this usage information and use it only to identify the levels and areas of interest in Brooklyn Center and to improve and refine our websites, services, and security. We may perform (or have third parties perform) analyses of visitors' behavior, and may share aggregated, anonymous data with funders, sponsors, or agencies.

We use cookie technology to gain information that helps us improve the user experience and enhances the functionality of our websites. A cookie is a small amount of data sent by our websites and stored on your computer's hard drive that our site can read, and which helps us keep track of how you use our websites. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies by default but contain an option for you to disable the cookie acceptance if you prefer. If you disable cookie acceptance, bear in mind that you will not be able to purchase tickets to Brooklyn Center online. We do not allow unrelated third parties to set cookies via Brooklyn Center's website.

Brooklyn Center uses remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. This means that Brooklyn Center allows third party vendors to show Brooklyn Center’s ads on sites across the Internet. Brooklyn Center and these third party vendors use first party cookies and third party cookies together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on a visitor’s past visits to Brooklyn

Information Provided by Visitors

When you register on the Brooklyn Center website site you may use Brooklyn Center's website site without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information. When you make a Donation or purchase a membership online Brooklyn Center will ask you to provide personally identifiable information necessary to process and service your Membership and/or donation that may include your name, billing and shipping postal addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card number. When you make a donation or purchase a Membership online, your credit card information will be temporarily stored on a secured server. We will retain the personally identifiable information you provided for our records and to facilitate customer service. You may also be asked for additional information required to complete and service your request.

How Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College Uses Information Provided by Visitors

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve site functionality, relevance, and security
  • To deliver personalized services such as e-newsletters and postal mailings
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you
  • To allow you access to a personalized ticketing service area
  • To support strategic development

Brooklyn Center never shares with third parties any email address you provide when purchasing a Membership or making a donation online, through the mail, in person, or on the telephone except as required by law. Member and donor names are deleted from Brooklyn Center’s mailing list when it is shared with other companies. Brooklyn Center will occasionally share constituent mailing addresses with other cultural organizations for one-time-only usage to promote discounts and cross-promotional opportunities to other events. You can request at any time that we do not share your name and address with such third parties.

Children Under Thirteen Years of Age

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ website is intended for a general audience. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Emails and Newsletters

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College regularly sends email newsletters to our registered email subscribers. On occasion, Brooklyn Center may send emails to individuals such as registrants and members who have provided us with their email address, informing them of our events or promotions we think might be of interest to them. Brooklyn Center also sends promotional emails to customers and those individuals who have requested a brochure. Email recipients may always opt out of any email category at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the email message.

Emailing Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Center tries to respond to email messages requiring a response within seven business days. We try to respond to customer service inquiries related to a purchase within forty-eight hours. If you email Brooklyn Center, your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department within Brooklyn Center. We may choose to save this information. Any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts, unsolicited scripts, or other information sent to Brooklyn Center by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Data Security

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts makes every reasonable effort to ensure that all of the transactions that occur on our website site are secure. All credit card numbers submitted to the site are encrypted using "Secure Socket Layer" (SSL) encryption. SSL technology is an industry standard for protecting sensitive information as it is transmitted over the Internet.

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Third-Party Service Providers

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts may engage reputable third-party vendors in order to help us manage our website site and allow us to better service our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors engaged to analyze, for marketing purposes, the information collected on our website site. Brooklyn Center requires its vendors by contract to maintain the confidentiality and security of Brooklyn Center information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by Brooklyn Center. Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ website may contain links to other website sites such as our third-party vendors. Once you leave Brooklyn Center’s website site, this privacy policy will not apply.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact:

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
PO Box 100163
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Telephone: 718-951-4600

Changes to Privacy Policy

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts may revise its privacy policy at any time. 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.

This policy is effective as of May 1, 2014.