Privacy policy

Privacy

VMoA is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, shop at the Online Store, or use the website to purchase a VMoA membership or make an online donation. VMoA does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses, unless the individual visiting the VMoA Website or Online Store (collectively referred to as the "VMoA Website") knowingly provides it. By using the VMoA Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of VMoA's Privacy Policy. The VMoA Privacy Policy is outlined below.

 

 

VMoA's policy on collecting information on the VMoA website:

 

Online Purchases

When you order a product from the VMoA Online Store, we need to know your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information to process your order. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

 

 

Online Memberships and Donations

When you purchase a VMoA membership or make a donation to VMoA online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and/or to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

 

 

Online Surveys

From time to time, VMoA may invite you to participate in surveys posted on the VMoA Website or sent to you by e-mail. You may decide whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask about your background, occupation, or similar questions. We use this information to help us better understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests.

 

 

Online Contests

VMoA will occasionally offer visitors the opportunity to participate in online contests or sweepstakes. If you choose to enter, you will need to provide your name and e-mail address so that we may contact you in connection with the contest. We may also request that you provide us with certain other information, such as your zip code, state of residence and grade in school (provided that you are at least thirteen years of age).

 

 

Children Twelve and Under

VMoA does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors twelve years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult's permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website.

 

 

VMoA E-News

As a service, VMoA offers visitors to the VMoA Website the opportunity to subscribe to one or more of our online newsletters, a service hosted by a contractor that has agreed to use the e-mail address you provide only to send E-News to you. If you choose to subscribe, you will receive VMoA E-News on the topics you choose. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the E-News instructions.

 

 

Cookies

Cookies are small files of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your Web browser. The cookies we use do not contain any personal information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept them. In order to use all the features of the VMoA Online Store, we recommend that you accept cookies. VMoA's policy on the use and disclosure of the information it collects on the VMoA Website

 

VMoA uses the personal information you provide to us for internal purposes, such as filling and tracking your order, analyzing trends and collecting statistics. VMoA may also compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

 

We may share the names and postal addresses we receive from members and donors with other nonprofit organizations. If you do not want to have your information used in this way, you may send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to membership@valentinemuseumofart.com.

 

After you make a purchase on the VMoA Online Store, we may share your name and postal address—but not your e-mail address—with other organizations or companies whose products might be of interest to you. If you do not want to have your information used in this way, you may send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to donotshare@valentinemuseumofart.com. VMoA may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; or protect the rights, property, and safety of VMoA, the users of its site, or others.

 

If you have provided us with your e-mail address, we may send you e-mails in order to inform you of events or activities at or related to VMoA that we believe may be of interest to you, or to alert you about sales or other promotional events at the VMoA Online Store. If you do not want us to use your e-mail address to contact you for these purposes, you may send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to donotcontact@valentinemuseumofart.com.

 

We may combine information you give to us online, in our stores or at the Museum or through our catalogs. We may also combine this information with publicly available information and information we received from or have cross-referenced with our third-party vendors and others. We use this combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about products or events that may be of interest to you, or for other promotional purposes.

 

Use of Outside Vendors

VMoA may from time to time retain qualified third-party vendors in order to help us manage the VMoA Website and allow us to better serve our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect on the VMoA Website for marketing or similar purposes. VMoA requires its vendors to maintain the security of the information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by VMoA.

 

We may contract with third parties who use cookies to collect information on our behalf. These parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. If you would like to opt out of this use of your information, you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept cookies. We may contract with companies or others to provide certain services, including credit card processing, data management, promotional services, etc. We provide these service providers with the information they need to perform these services, but we restrict the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by VMoA.

 

Linking

The VMoA Website may include links to websites operated by third parties over which we have no control. Once you leave the VMoA Website, the VMoA Privacy Policy will not apply, and you access such sites at your own risk.

 

Security

VMoA secure server software uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL encodes your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, as it travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure. If you prefer, you may also place a VMoA Store order by phone at (347) 651-6944.

 

Revisions to our Privacy Policy

Please note that VMoA may revise its privacy policy at any time, without notice, such changes to be effective immediately upon posting on the VMoA Website. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy.

 

Contact VMoA

Send your questions, comments, or concerns about our privacy policy or any other aspect of our website to privacy@valentinemuseumofart.com. VMoA can also be reached at 718-696-8355.

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