NEXT for AUTISM (“NEXT” “we” or “us”), understands your concerns about privacy and how your information is used and safeguarded, and wants to provide you with more information on these topics.  This Privacy Policy describes the practices, policies and procedures related to our websites located at and (the “Websites”), including the types of personal information we collect on the Websites, how we may use that information, and with whom we share it. When you visit the Websites, we may collect personally identifying information about you, including information that we collect automatically, and information that you choose to provide to us on a voluntary basis. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Websites.

By visiting the Websites, you are accepting the practices, policies and procedures described herein, and you are further indicating that you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not visit or use the Websites.  We may update this Policy from time to time, so please check this Policy periodically for changes.

Use of Links

Throughout our Websites, we provide links to other websites which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other websites.

Use of Text and Images

If you would like to publish information that you find on our Websites, please send your request to Information about using our logo and images is available by request.


This Websites is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at

Personal Information You Provide

When you visit our Websites, you may provide us with personally identifying information (such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and/or credit/debit card information) and other information on a voluntary basis, as more particularly described below. We do not knowingly collect sensitive personal information, such as Social Security numbers or information about medical or health conditions. Please do not send sensitive personal or confidential information to us directly through the Websites, or by email to any of the contact email addresses listed on the Websites.

Processing of Donations: In order to process donation transactions made through the Websites and charge your credit card, we require that you provide certain personal information.  Such information includes your name, billing address, email and credit card information. Some or all of this information may be retained by us, or by our third-party payment processor, for a period of time, in order to process your donation, and to communicate with you regarding your donation, our programs, or other items that we believe may be of interest to you.

Email Submissions and Mailing Lists: You may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. You may unsubscribe from our emails by using the “unsubscribe” link, or by sending an email to

Blogs/Social Media: We may collect information and content, including photographs and video, that you make publicly available by interacting with us through our blogs or social media accounts. We may use this information to promote your activities through various social media outlets/venues, including by “retweeting” or “sharing” your content.

Information We Collect By Automated Means

We may collect and store the following information about you by automated means: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or if you are connecting from Princeton University’s domain), the date and time you access our Websites, the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our Websites, your IP Address, search history, location-based data, and the ID and phone number of the mobile device you use to access our Websites.

We may use the information we collect automatically to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

How We May Share Your Information

We may disclose all of the information (described herein) that we collect, as stated in this Privacy Policy.  Please note that we may share the personal information we collect with our partners, vendors, and other third parties for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We may reveal personally identifiable information about you to third parties for their independent use where: (1) you expressly authorize NEXT to do so, (2) it is necessary to allow NEXT and its service providers or agents to provide services on NEXT’s behalf, (3) in order to provide products or services to you, (4) it is disclosed to entities (such as Google Analytics) that collect information about user traffic on our Website, and/or perform marketing or data aggregation services for NEXT, or (5) it is necessary in the event that NEXT sells, merges or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets to another entity.  Following such a sale, merger or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information. NEXT may also share your information with third parties where NEXT is required or permitted to do so for any or all of the following reasons: (i) to comply with a subpoena, legal process, government request or any other legal obligation, (ii) to prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Website or our network, and/or (iii) to protect the rights, privacy, property, business, or safety of NEXT, their partners and employees, the visitors to the Website, or the public.

Kids and Privacy

We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors less than 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, you are expressly prohibited from accessing/viewing this Website.  If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 13 years of age and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at so that we may delete your child’s information. Notwithstanding any terms in this Agreement to the contrary, if you are in a jurisdiction in which the minimum age permissible by law to use the Site is greater than 13, all references to 13 in this section shall instead be replaced with the minimum age permitted in your jurisdiction.

Future Revisions

We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this posting. Please check back regularly and to see if there have been any changes to this policy, which you can determine by reviewing the Effective Date listed below. By continuing to use the Websites after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Questions about Our Policies

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: 212-759-3775.

Privacy Policy Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 31, 2015.