The Organization of Black Screenwriters (OBS) respects your right to privacy and will protect it when you visit our website. OBS collects no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you specifically and knowingly choose to provide such information to us. If you choose to provide information to us, we use it only to fulfill your request for information or services.
Statistical Information Collected and Stored Automatically
Our web host may
automatically record website usage information that we analyze statistically to
track operational problems, to prevent fraud and to improve the effectiveness,
security and integrity of the site. This information does not identify you
personally and we do not use this information to track or record information
about individuals. We will disclose this information to third parties only in
aggregate form or as may be required by law. For each page that visited, we
collect and store technical information in what is called a web server log file
Information That You Voluntarily Provide
If you voluntarily provide us with personal information, for example by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our Website, you are indicating voluntary consent for us to use the information you are submitting to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you have requested. We make every effort to disclose clearly how information is used at the point where it is collected so that our users can determine for themselves whether they wish to provide the information.
We do not collect, give, sell or rent any personal information to third parties for commercial marketing.
Retention of Information.
We may retain
electronically submitted information as long as necessary to respond to your
request depending on the subject matter. Computer web server logs may be
preserved as long as administratively necessary. The information in the logs may
be used at any time as necessary to prevent security breaches and to insure the
integrity of the data on our servers.
Links To Other Sites
A cookie is a piece of data stored by a website or service on a user's computer that allows the website or service to recognize the user's unique computer. You can remove or block cookies by changing the settings on your browser.
The OBS website sometimes uses session cookies. These session cookies are not stored on your computer's hard drive and are automatically erased as soon as you close your browser. Information from these session cookies is not collected or saved. Some of the interactive sections of our website may set session cookies in temporary memory in order to provide streamlined navigation.
Some videos embedded in the OBS website may set a persistent cookie when you click to play the video. These cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive and allow the third party video provider to record and track the website that you have visited and which videos you have played.