This is the web site of The Community Design Collaborative
of AIA Philadelphia. Because we wish to demonstrate
our commitment to our users’ privacy, we have agreed
to disclose our information practices. If users have questions
or concerns about this statement, they should contact us at
the address printed below or e-mail us at .
This privacy statement covers only information that is collected
from the Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia
web site (“Web Site”).
Our postal address is
Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia
117 S. 17th Street, Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
If you feel that this Web Site is not following its stated
information policy, you may contact us at the above address.
The Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia is
a 501(c) 3 nonprofit Corporation that connects communities
with design professionals. To achieve our goals we collect
information from users of the Web Site who wish to apply for
Client Services and volunteer positions. We collect this information
through use of online Applications (“Application”)
designed for that purpose. We use the information we collect
to evaluate and act upon requests for services and to evaluate
potential volunteers and to disseminate information about
future events and activities of the Community Design Collaborative.
Occasionally, The Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia
will sponsor events or programs with other organizations with
similar or complementary interests or goals. We may share
e-mail addresses obtained from users of the Web Site for distributing
information about these activities. Also, from time to time,
the Community Design Collaborative of AIA Philadelphia may
share its address lists with other non-profit organizations
for membership drives, fund-raising efforts, and other purposes
related to non-profit activities.
A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s
computer tied to information about the user obtained during
a visit to the Web Site. We do not collect
cookies from users of the Web Site.
Like most standard Web Site servers we use log files to collect
aggregate information. This includes internet protocol (IP)
addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and
number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track
user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not
linked to personally identifiable information.
Communications from Us
If you supply us with your postal address information online,
it will be used for purposes of the Application and to provide
you with information about future events and activities of
the Community Design Collaborative.
If our information practices change at some time in the
future we will post the policy changes to our Web Site to
notify you of these changes and to provide you with the ability
to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how
your information is used, you should check back at our Web
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may
need to disclose personal information when required by law
wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary
to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order
or legal process served on our Web Site.
As explained above, we may also share address lists with
other non-profit organizations in connection with co-sponsored
events or programs, membership drives, fundraising, and other
purposes related to non-profit activities.
All of our users’ information is restricted in our offices.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific
job are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security
and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our
employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance
we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure that our
users’ information is protected.
If you do not want to receive e-mail or telephone calls from
us in the future, please let us know by e-mailing us at
Please provide us with your exact name, address and telephone
number. We will be sure your name is removed from our contact
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes
(such as zip code, phone, e-mail or postal address), or if
a user no longer desires to utilize our services or participate
in our programs, you may correct, update or delete/deactivate
users’ personally identifiable information by e-mailing
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Changes
changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other
places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of
what information we collect, how we use it, and under what
circumstances, if any, we disclose it.