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EFFECTIVE DATE: May 4, 2016

BlindNewWorld values your privacy. We’ve created this privacy policy to help you understand why we collect information on our website and how we protect your privacy in doing so.

About the Information We Collect

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We may use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the site and deliver customized, personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Perkins School for the Blind will collect the email addresses of those who communicate with them by email. Inquiries will be forwarded to the appropriate Perkins department for response. You can find the Perkins School for the Blind Privacy Policy on their website

About “Cookies”

Cookies may be used to enhance your experience of our site. Cookies are pieces of information that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as remembering your customized settings for viewing our site.

The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of this site’s features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically

When you access our website, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the web site from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data to improve our website’s performance or content. This data is used in aggregate and does not contain personally identifiable information.

In addition, we may use Google’s remarketing technology to advertise to visitors that have previously visited our site when those visitors go to other websites participating in the Google Display Network. BlindNewWorld and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party and third-party cookies together to inform and optimize ads based on a visitor’s past visits to our website. Please go here for more information about remarketing or to opt-out of the Google remarketing cookie.

Other Websites

Our site contains links to other websites which have information and services that may be helpful. Links are made known to users via text and spoken directions through the use of screen reader software.

BlindNewWorld has included links to other Web sites not associated with BlindNewWorld, but which have information and services that may be helpful. BlindNewWorld has no control over what information, if any, the third party sites may collect, or what the third parties do with such information. When leaving this site, users should read and be aware of the policy and privacy statements of the other site(s) they are visiting. BlindNewWorld assumes no responsibility for the privacy policies or information collection practices of Web sites other than its own.

BlindNewWorld is not responsible for the content or accuracy of information contained in other sites. Linkage to other sites does not imply endorsement by BlindNewWorld.

Contact Us

If you find you still have questions after reading through this policy, please email us.

Note: BlindNewWorld reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time simply by posting changes on our site.