Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy
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Last updated: June 2, 2017

Terms and Conditions


These Terms and Conditions (“Terms,” “Terms and Conditions”) written on this webpage shall manage your use of this website (the “Website,”), which is operated by Sentience Institute (“us,” “we,” “our”). These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agree to accept all terms and conditions written herein. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights

Sentience Institute and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website. You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.


Without the express permission of Sentience Institute, you are specifically restricted from all of the following:

Certain areas of this Website may be restricted from being access by you and Sentience Institute may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion.

Links to Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites. You understand that Sentience Institute has no control over third-party websites, does not endorse, has not reviewed and is not responsible for the content or availability of third-party websites. You acknowledge that use of third-party websites is at your own risk.

No Warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Sentience Institute expresses no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Sentience Institute, nor any of its officers, directors, employees or volunteers, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website. Sentience Institute, including its officers, directors, employees and volunteers shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.


You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Sentience Institute from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.


If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

Sentience Institute is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit.


Sentience Institute is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. You are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Sentience Institute and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York for the resolution of any disputes.

Last updated: June 2, 2017

Privacy Policy

Sentience Institute is the sole owner and operator of www.sentienceinstitute.org (the “Website”). This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for this Website. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Website. It will notify you of the following:

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We may collect information when you complete an online form, such as when you subscribe to our email lists or make a donation. Such information may include your name, phone number, email address, and mailing address. We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Google Analytics

Sentience Institute utilizes Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of www.sentienceinstitute.org, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Place of processing: USA. Find Google's privacy policy here.


We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the info@sentienceinstitute.org:


We take precautions to protect your information. We use generally accepted, industry standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies (Secure Sockets Layer) when transferring personal data. When you submit information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Links to Third-Party Websites

This Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via info@sentienceinstitute.org.

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