The museum does not collect personal information about visitors to our Website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
When you register to receive email, make a donation, or provide information to join our membership, we collect your name, email address, and other personal identifying information that you submit to the Website. The museum will use that information to respond to your message, to help us get you the information you have requested and to better serve you.
When you register on the Websites, cookies also allow us to save information so that you will not have to re-enter it the next time you visit. Many content adjustments and customer service improvements are made based on the data derived from cookies. The museum website uses third-party vendors, such as Google Analytics, to place cookies and analyze the information collected by cookies. No personally identifiable information is collected. Information that we collect from cookies will not be used to create profiles of individual users and only will be used in aggregate form. The data is retained for as long as necessary to support the mission of the museum websites.
The museum takes reasonable steps to design and manage our Website’s technology to ensure that its information technology systems, applications, and information technology infrastructure are secure. The museum requires credit card processing be secured to protect our visitors and members. When you use your credit card for any purchase on the museum website, that transaction is always encrypted when traveling over the Internet.
Unauthorized access and/or unauthorized attempts to change information on the museum websites are strictly prohibited and punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.