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PERMISSION POLICY

Our web site and our publications and materials are copyrighted. Please read our Copyright Notice below for further information.

However, the Center of Concern encourages the use of its materials. We normally will give permission to reprint or use our materials when requested in writing. Please contact us stating:

  • what you intend to use,
  • how it will be used, and
  • when.

After receiving permission, we required that you acknowledge the Center of Concern as the source of the material, and, if possible, note our web site address www.educationforjustice.org.

Please send us a copy of the material.

Please contact the Director of Administration who manages permission requests for the Center of Concern.

Center of Concern
Director of Education for Justice
1225 Otis St. N.E.
Washington DC. 20017-2516
email: efj@coc.org

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Published materials of the Center of Concern and our web site materials, - text, graphics, layout and presentation are copyrighted by the Center. All rights are reserved. Permission is granted to download and print materials from this web site for the purposes of viewing, reading and retaining the reference for personal use. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of this information or materials on this site, without the permission of the Center of Concern is strictly prohibited.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Center of Concern is committed to maintaining the privacy of those who visit our web site www.coc.org.

We may collect information at various places on our website (surveys or registration of purchases). We are the sole owner of this information and will not allow this information to be sold or rented by others in ways that are different from our own.

For internal purposes aggregate information about the use of our web site will be collected. Domain names of users (not email addresses) may be used by us for purposes of improving our website.

Cookies

The Center of Concern does not employ "cookies" to gain information about general visitors to our web site. However, cookies are employed in the Center of Concern Store and on the Education for Justice web site. Cookies are small text files from a web site that are stored on your hard drive. These small text files, or cookies, make using a web site more convenient by saving your passwords and preferences for you. We may utilize session cookies. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that is sent to your browser when you log onto the site and is deleted from your browser once you exit your browser or after some period of inactivity in your browser. Information from cookies may be analyzed and matched with the data provided by you.

Financial Information

Please see our Security Policy in the Bookstore.

Electronic Sign Up

When donating or signing-up for our newsletter on line or registering for a project or program or providing a link for advocacy purposes, the Center of Concern will ask for information such as name, address and email address to be used for these purposes.

Links

Throughout our web site, there are encouragements to link to our partners or other web sites. Our privacy policy relates only to our web site. We are not responsible for the privacy policy of other web sites and encourage the viewer to review the privacy policy of other organizations visited.

Please understand that we do not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services offered on other web sites.

Changes to our Policy

The Center of Concern reserves the right to change its policy at its sole discretion without any obligation, to modify or correct errors and omissions within the web site.

We encourage viewers to review our policy periodically for updates. If we change our information practices in the future, we will post these changes and provide you a way to opt out of the new uses.

EDUCATION FOR JUSTICE WEB SITE PARTICIPANTS ONLY

Some information is unique to participants of the Education for Justice Web site.

Submissions

Any notes, On-Line Discussions postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts, articles or other material submitted through the Education for Justice Website will become the property of the Center of Concern, and we shall be entitled to use such material for organizational use including in any media whether known or hereafter devised. We shall not use such material in a way that is inconsistent with our Privacy Policy. You are responsible for the content of any information you submit to the Education for Justice Site. You warrant and represent that, in the event you make a submission to us, (i) it is original with you and accurate, (ii) its use will not violate, the rights of any third party or any applicable law or ordinance, and (iii) you will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that any materials submitted or transmitted by you are free from any viruses, worms, trojan horses, or other items of a destructive nature.

Editing and Deletions

We reserve the right, but undertake no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material provided for display or placed on the Site, in our sole discretion. The Center of Concern may terminate access for content providers or Online Discussions participants who are found repeatedly to provide or post protected material without necessary rights and permissions.

Online Discussions

Registration is not required to browse the Center of Concern Site. However, if you choose to participate in the Online Discussions of the Education for Justice Web Site, you will be asked to provide us with some personally identifiable information. Such information may include contact information (such as your name and e-mail address) and geographic information.

Cookies

If you chose to participate in our Online Discussions, we may place "cookies" on your computer so that we may keep track of your activity on the Online Forum. Likewise, if you choose to purchase an item from our Store, we may place "cookies" on your computer. Cookies are small text files from a Web site that are stored on your hard drive. These small text files, or cookies, make using a Web site more convenient by saving your passwords and preferences for you. We may utilize session and permanent cookies. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that is sent to your browser when you log onto the Site and deleted from your browser once you exit your browser or after some period of inactivity in your browser. We may transmit permanent cookies to your hard drive for use in identification and customization purposes. Information from cookies may be analyzed and matched with the data provided by you. We may provide our analysis to prospective partners and other third parties, but we will not disclose any personally identifiable information, except as provided in this privacy policy.

Copyright Notice for Down Loadable Educational Materials Available through the Education for Justice Site

Educators may print and reproduce full in print format for students and adult learners the educational pdf files available through the Education for Justice Website (units, fact sheets, case studies, reflections, prayers, prayer services, annotated links) for classroom and instructional use only and not for resale or redistribution.

Educators may not sublicense the foregoing limited and non-transferable rights. Except as specifically set forth above, the educational pdf files may not be published, broadcast or reproduced without the prior written permission of the Center of Concern.

Educators may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the Content or otherwise alter or modify the Content. Any reproduction of the Content is limited to the number of students to whom the lesson is directed.

To use the Content in a manner outside the parameters of the foregoing license, or to use materials from the Education for Justice Website other than the Content, please send E-mail efj@coc.org for further information. Please refer to PERMISSION POLICY above.

COMPUTER SERVICES

The Center makes every effort to keep our computer services free of viruses and other computer contaminating properties. However, the Center can not assure or guarantee that any downloaded files are free of infection or viruses and we do not guarantee that our web site service is without defects. Viewing and using our site is an "as is, as available" basis.

CONTACT US

You are welcome to contact our webmaster regarding any statements or practices on this site at efj@coc.org. Likewise, if you have technical operating difficulties, please contact our webmaster.

Phone: (202) 635-2757 ext. 125 

Office of the Webmaster
Center of Concern
1225 Otis St. N.E.
Washington DC 20017-2516