Adopted by the resolution of the Board of Trustees on April 14, 2020
Types of Information Collected
The Museum does not collect any personal information about individuals except when such information is knowingly provided to the Museum. Personal information might be obtained when you engage in the following activities: purchase a membership; purchase merchandise or tickets; request information; provide family information or stories; make a donation; participate in a survey; register for educational programs or activities; enter into a contest; apply for employment, internship or other volunteer opportunities; subscribe to the mailing list; participate in or inquire about other activities offered by the Museum that requires your personal information; or post content where, and if permitted, on our websites. Any personal identification information retrieved by the Museum must be voluntarily submitted by the visitor.
The Museum may compile anonymous aggregate statistics about its visitors, or traffic patterns which are used for statistical purposes and to help monitor how visitors navigate the site, allowing the Museum to tailor its services. Once you provide your personal information, we may use it for purposes including, but not limited to: managing our membership program; fulfilling requests for shop orders, services, ticket sales, or other information or services, promotions, or surveys; improving the effectiveness of our websites, our marketing endeavors and our services and offers; conducting and using research and analysis; notifications about exhibits, events or activities; information on membership, development, or sponsorship activities or opportunities; offering new products, services, sales, or other promotional events; or performing other activities.
Information Collected Automatically
A cookie is a small data file that websites can place on your hard drive when you visit. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that tracks the pages you have visited within that site. The
cookies on this website are primarily used to recognize that a user has visited the website previously and to track user traffic patterns.
If you prefer not to receive cookies through the site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You also can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use any pages within our website. For more information about cookies, including how to set your browser to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Other Personal Information
In addition to the above personal information, you may be requested to provide financial information, including your credit card information, billing and/or shipping information, when you seek to engage in the following or other activities online, over the telephone, or in person: purchase a membership; purchase a product or service; purchase museum tickets for events; make a donation; register for educational programs, activities, group ticket sales; or participate in other activities offered by the Museum. Your personal information will be used to process your transaction and will be stored in our systems after your transaction is complete so that we can track and service your order needs, and address any issues or questions that may arise with respect to you or your transaction.
The Museum does not knowingly collect any information from children under 18 years old through its websites. Anyone under 18 years old should seek his or her parent’s or guardian’s permission prior to using or disclosing any information on the website. The Museum believes that parents should supervise their children’s online activities and should consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a safe online environment for children to work within. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing personal information without parental permission. For additional information about parental control tools, please consult the “Consumer Help” page of the Direct Marketing Association home page which can be found at www.the-dma.org/resources/consumer-resources. If the parent or guardian of a child under 18 believes that the child has provided us with any information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us if they want this information deleted from our files. If the Museum obtains knowledge from any source that it has information about a child under 18 in retrievable form in its files, we will endeavor to delete that information from our existing files.
Third Party Links
By using the Museum’s site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions: the Museum, retains all rights, including copyright, to images, text, data, and other information contained on this website. This website may also present materials copyrighted by third parties that have given permission to publish their materials on this website. Any commercial use or publication of material from the Museum’s website is strictly prohibited. Any use or publication of material from the Museum’s website may be available with permission only, for limited, non-commercial, personal or educational use.
Adopted by a resolution of the Board of Trustees on April 14, 2020