Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

The Delaware Art Museum (hereinafter referred to as the Museum) is committed to protecting the privacy of its website visitors in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. All information gathered from you in connection with your use of this website is governed by the Museum’s Privacy Policy for Website Visitors as set forth here.  Your use of our website indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA BY MUSEUM

The Museum does not systematically collect or record personal identification data, such as names, addresses, phone numbers, gender identity, or other personally identifying data (the Personal Data) from visitors to the website, unless such data is voluntarily submitted by visitors for the purposes outlined below.

Online Memberships and Donations; Programs, Event Tickets, and Studio Art Classes

When you perform any of the following transactions online through the website:

  • Purchase a Delaware Art Museum Membership
  • Make a donation
  • Purchase online tickets (including tickets for performances, lectures, and other educational programs offered by the Museum)
  • Enroll in studio art classes

The Museum and its third party merchants and agents will request information necessary to process and acknowledge your request: your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information.  Your credit card information will be used only for the purpose of processing and documenting the transaction.  Your Personal Data may be used as set forth below.  See Use of Personal Data by the Museum and Disclosure of Personal Data to Others.

Please note that when you perform any of the above-mentioned transactions online, you exit the Museum website and enter the website of our online merchant, 82North.  82North has an independent privacy policy that governs 82North’s use of Personal Data, which is collected during your purchase.  For more information, click here for 82North’s Privacy Policy.

Online Store Purchases

When you order a product from the Delaware Art Museum Online Store, the Museum and its third party merchants and agents will request information necessary to process your order: your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information.  Your credit card information will be used only for the purpose of processing and documenting the transaction.  Your Personal Data may be used as set forth below.  See Use of Personal Data by the Museum and Disclosure of Personal Data to Others.

Please note that when you purchase a Museum Store product online, you exit the Museum website and enter the website of our store merchant, PayPal.  PayPal has an independent privacy policy that governs PayPal’s use of Personal Data, which is collected during your purchase.  For more information, click here for PayPal’s Privacy Policy.

E-Newsletters

From time to time, the Museum may offer website visitors the opportunity to subscribe to one or more online newsletters.  If you choose to subscribe, the Museum or its third party
affiliate(s) will request such information, including Personal Data, as is necessary to process your subscription.  You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the associated instructions.

Online Surveys

From time to time, the Museum may offer website visitors the opportunity to participate in an online survey.  If you choose to participate, the Museum or its third party affiliate(s) will request such information, including Personal Data, as is necessary to process your survey results.  The Museum will in each instance provide a specific policy governing the use of Personal Data collected from such survey.

Cookies

With respect to cookies, the Museum does not set any cookies

USE OF PERSONAL DATA BY THE MUSEUM

Unless specifically noted otherwise in this Privacy Policy, the Museum may use your Personal Data to notify you of events, programs, sales at the Museum Store, and special offers and promotions related to the Museum.  We may also request your participation in surveys.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA TO OTHERS

Aggregate Information

The Museum may compile and provide aggregate statistics about website visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related information to third parties, but such information will not specify Personal Data.

Credit Cards

The Museum will not share, rent, or sell your credit card information with third parties.

Personal Data

The Museum may share your Personal Data, as collected under the circumstances outlined above, with other reputable organizations, such as other nonprofits, art institutions, and media companies.

Do Not Contact

If you do not want to be contacted by the Museum, or if you do not want the Museum to share your Personal Data, please let us know by writing to info@delart.org.

Children 12 Years Old and Under

Please note that the website is not specifically dedicated to children and the Museum does not actively solicit information from children.  Children under the age of 12 are required to obtain permission from an adult before submitting information to the website.

Website Security

The Museum’s website employs industry-standard 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology.  SSL encodes your personal data, including credit card name and number, as it travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure.  If you prefer, you may also place an order with the Delaware Art Museum Online Store by calling 302-351-8542. You may purchase a Membership or inquire about making a donation by calling 302-351-8526.

LINKS

The Museum may provide links to other third party websites and other websites may provide links to the Museum website.  Third party websites operate according to their own terms of use and privacy policy.  The Museum has no control over such third party websites and therefore you acknowledge and agree that the Museum is not responsible for the availability of such third party websites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites.  You further acknowledge and agree that the Museum will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites.

CHANGES TO OUR POLICY

The Museum may amend this Policy from time to time.  If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on this page.

LEARN MORE

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, our online practices, or your dealings with this website, please contact:

Heather Anderson
Executive Associate
Direct line: 302.351.8520
E-mail: handerson@delart.org

Effective Date: 06/07/11