Tacoma Historical Society (hereafter “Agency”, “We” or “Us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors. Please read this policy to understand what personal information we collect, why we collect it, and how we use the information we collect.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you make a payment, contact us through our website, respond to a survey, or fill out a form. When taking any of these actions, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information. We do not collect or store credit card numbers.
As you navigate through and interact with our website, we may also use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment and an internet connection, IP address, operating system and browser type, browsing actions, and patterns.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:
- To present our website and its contents to you and to improve our website. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you. We may use the information collected to diagnose problems with our server and administer our website. We may also use statistical metrics to track website visitor traffic.
- To process transactions and provide information or services you request from us. Your public or private information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without your consent other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
- To send periodic emails and notices. The email address you provide may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your payment, submittal, or other communication, in addition to receiving occasional Agency news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you make a payment, contact us through our website, respond to a survey or fill out a form. Although we take significant measures to prevent unauthorized access to and maintain the accuracy of your data and information, no information transferred over the Internet is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee the total security of information transmitted to us.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 30 days.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 may permit users of our website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older. If you are under 13, do not: use or provide any information on this website or on or through any of its features; register on the website; or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
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