Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Respecting Your Privacy

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information.

This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns.

The Near East Foundation uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site.

The Near East Foundation gathers personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. This information is available to NEF and third-party application service providers involved in the operation of this site. We make an effort to require all third-party application service-providers to hold personal information in strict confidence. While we believe these companies are upstanding and will treat your personal information responsibly, we do not own or control them.

The Near East Foundation will never rent, trade or sell your personal information with anyone else, nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

If you supply us with your postal address or e-mail address online you may receive periodic mailings from NEF with information on our programs and services. If you would like to update your information or if you no longer wish to receive postal mail and/or e-mail correspondence from us in the future, please let us know by sending your request via email to or via mail to Near East Foundation, 230 Euclid Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210.

Exceptions to this policy: The Near East Foundation may disclose personal information if compelled by law or a regulating authority.

As with most Internet sites, our Web server automatically recognizes the domain name of each visitor to the site, but not the e-mail address. This IP address tells us which domain you visited from (e.g. Google). We use the information we record to help diagnose problems with our server, and to improve the content of our Web page. The information is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.


Credit Card Security

Protecting your credit card information is of the utmost importance to the Near East Foundation. When you donate to NEF online, the transaction is processed by a reputable service provider (PayPal). Your credit card information is secured by Paypal and is not stored. Your credit card information is used only for a one-time transaction unless you elect to make a recurring donation. To make a credit card donation by phone, please call 315-428-8670. If you prefer to give by mail, please send your check to Near East Foundation, 230 Euclid Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210.


PayPal’s Security Measures

NEF uses PayPal as a third party vendor to accept and process online donations. To view PalPal’s privacy policy, please visit:

Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions about NEF’s Privacy Policy, the practices of our site, or your interaction with our site, please contact us: 

Near East Foundation
230 Euclid Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Tel: (315) 428-8670

Or e-mail us at


Terms and Conditions of Service

Welcome to (“Site”), a website provided on behalf of the Near East Foundation  (“NEF,” “we,” “us,” and “our”).

These Terms and Conditions of Service (“Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the Site. You should carefully read the Terms and Conditions before using the Site. You should also regularly review these Terms and Conditions as we may change them from time to time. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time through the link at the bottom of any page of this Site

  1. Your use constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.
  2. NEF reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified. Accordingly, you may wish to visit this page from time to time to review the then current Terms and Conditions.
  3. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by, any third party. If NEF reasonably determines that you have violated or are likely to violate the foregoing prohibitions, NEF may take any action it reasonably deems necessary to cure or prevent the violation, including without limitation, the immediate removal from this website of the related materials.
  4. This site and the information, names, images, pictures, and logos regarding or relating to NEF are provided “as is” without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. In no event will NEF be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the site, whether in contract or in negligence or any other theory of liability.
  5. NEF does not warrant that this site or the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.
  6. Copyright restrictions:

    — Commercial use or publication of all or any items displayed on the site is strictly prohibited without prior authorization from NEF. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license by NEF to use any item displayed.

    — Documents may be copied for personal use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos may have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not NEF). All rights in these documents are reserved to their owners, and permission to copy or otherwise exploit them must be requested and obtained directly from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).

  7. This website may contain links to other websites. All such links are provided as a convenience to our users. NEF takes no responsibility for the content of external websites.
  8. Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.
  9. If there is any conflict between these general Terms and Conditions and any rules and/or specific Terms and Conditions appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.
  10. This website is administered by NEF from its offices in Syracuse, NY. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the New York. Any disputes relating to the use of this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the New York or the United States District Court of New York.
  11. If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately.

We are grateful for your support. If you have any questions about NEF’s Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions, the practices of our site, or your interaction with our site, please contact us:

Near East Foundation
230 Euclid Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Tel: (315) 428-8670

Or e-mail us at