The Open Society Institute (OSI) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. All OSI-affiliated websites adhere to a rigid policy for ensuring the privacy of any personally identifiable information (name, mailing address, email address, occupation, etc.) that may be collected though our websites.
OSI gathers email addresses from users who (1) contact OSI for general information purposes or (2) subscribe to our electronic mailing lists for newsletters and other publications. We may also collect other personal information, including mailing address and occupation, from users who choose to send such information by email.
The OSI website will only collect personally identifiable information from you if you voluntarily supply it. OSI is the sole owner of and the only organization that uses the information collected on this website. We do not sell, share, or rent information under any circumstances. Subject to the following sentences, OSI will not disclose personally identifiable information without first receiving your permission. OSI may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in its good-faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. OSI may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in its good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms & Conditions; respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of, as appropriate, OSI, its users, or the general public.
Tracking and Cookies
OSI collects non-personal information (IP addresses and login information, for example) from visitors to help us understand how our site is being used. Like most websites, the OSI site may place a "cookie," or small file, in the browser of a visitor's computer. This cookie will assign a user a unique number that allows OSI to save information so that the information does not need to be re-entered. At no time will this cookie reveal to others any information whatsoever.
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