At ESTA, we have created
privacy. We collect specific information from you for a variety
of reasons, including to communicate with you, answer your questions,
provide a forum where our members and visitors can communicate
exchange information with one another. Please read on for more
What information do we collect? How do we use it?
- We log browser information (e.g. Internet Protocol addresses
and browser types) to help diagnose problems with our server,
gather broad demographic info and to administer our Site. We
do not currently
use this information to help identify you when you visit our
- Committee, working and task group forums will be available
for use by members of the applicable group only and will be accessible
only by password. Forum and password registration will require
that users provide ESTA with identifying information (such as
their name and email address) to permit access to and use of the forum.
- We may
conduct online surveys and ask visitors for demographic information
(e.g. zip code, age, etc.). We may use their contact
information to uniquely identify the user so that duplicate surveys
are not taken from the same person. We use this data to assess
and develop ESTA programs and services and to share with others
on an aggregate basis.
- This Site makes chat rooms, forums, message
boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember
that any information
that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and
you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
How does ESTA protect user information?
This Site has security
measures in place, consisting of firewall and password protection
only, to protect the loss, misuse and
alteration of the information under our control.
What about “cookies”?
so users do not have to re-enter their password each time they
visit our site and to permit access to otherwise restricted portions
of the Site. Cookies are pieces of information that some Web Sites
transfer to the computer that is browsing that Web Site and are
used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites.
Will ESTA disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
- Demographic data collected from registration or surveys
will be used only by ESTA and its consultants on an aggregate
basis. No data or personally identifying information will be
your consent is specifically requested and received.
- We do not
currently sell, trade, or rent the personal information that
you provide. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy
organizations, but if you would like to opt out of any disclosure
you can by sending email to
How does ESTA allow users to update or change the information
- Users can correct their personal, contact, address and
demographic data by contacting ESTA’s headquarters by
telephone at (212) 244-1505 or by mail at: ESTA, 630 Ninth Avenue,
Suite 609, New
York, NY 10036.
- You may opt out of any disclosure we may
make to third parties in the future by sending email to
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone
under thirteen years of age. If you are under thirteen, please
do not submit any information to our site.
We are committed to protecting your privacy.
What do you think?
ESTA welcomes your feedback on privacy. Send your comments to:
630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
We reserve the right to change this policy without notice to