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February 14, 2019
Who we are: For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation, the data controller of your personal data is the Jewish Museum of 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY, 10128.
Changes to this Policy: We will post any modifications or changes to the Policy on our Site. We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review it frequently. The “Last Updated” legend above indicates when this Policy was last changed. If we make any material change(s) to the Policy, we will post a notice on our Site prior to such changes(s) taking effect.
The Museum collects personal information from you when you engage in online or in person transactions such as purchases, registrations, making a donation or becoming a member. Additionally, personal information may be transmitted as part of a form submission or in connection with other programs, activities, services, or resources available on our website.
We may gather personal information that you give us, including your name, address, phone number, email address and payment information.
For example, we collect personal information on our website when you:
• Purchase tickets
• Purchase a membership
• Make a donation
• Purchase merchandise
• Purchase or redeem a gift membership
• Fill out a “Contact Us” request
• Subscribe to a mailing list
• Request information about Exhibitions and Programs
• Participate in certain education programs (for example, when you complete an online application)
• Communicate with use through the website, including completion of any online forms
In addition, we may collect personal information outside our website via:
• In person ticket or membership sales
• By phone
• On-Site (for example during an event, a visitor may choose to complete a form and hand it to a staff member, for example in connection with membership or subscription)
• Returning mail to us, such as membership renewal solicitations
How We Combine Personal Information
We may combine information gathered from the website and information that we have received, gathered, acquired, or stored from other sources, both information collected offline by the Museum and information received from third parties into a single customer record. We also use and/or combine information that we collect offline or receive from third-party sources (e.g., contact information from government funders or grantor information) to edit, enhance, and/or check the accuracy of your customer record.
How Personal Information is Used
If you provide us personal information we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request, or to fulfill your order. With your consent, we may also use it to contact you to provide information about other Museum activities, programs, membership and fundraising opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. You may opt-out of having your information used by the Museum for these purposes, or you may update your contact information anytime, by contacting us via the following email or postal mail addresses: [email protected].
With Whom Personal Information is Shared
The Museum may share your personal information, with other organizations, such as other non-profits, art institutions, or with other companies that may be of interest to you, for informational, fundraising, or related purposes. In addition, all information we do share with other institutions is provided subject to confidentiality obligations limiting the nature of the use of your information and restricting the further dissemination of your information. If you do not wish to have your name and address shared with other institutions for these purposes, you may opt out at any time by contacting us via the above email address.
In addition, the Museum also engages third-party vendors in order to help us manage the website, process online and offline transactions, better respond to the needs of our visitors, and enhance our marketing efforts. This includes third-party vendors such as UniteU (Online Shop), ACME Ticketing (Online Ticketing, Donations, and Memberships), Eventbrite (Online RSVP), Log-On (Direct Mail Fulfillment), MailChimp (eNews), SocialSign.in (Wi-Fi), and other marketing partners who serve advertisements across the Internet, offline, and sometimes on the websites on the Museum’s behalf. They may use information about your visits to the website and other sites to personalize advertisements for goods and services. We and our third-party vendors or partners use analytics data for a variety of purposes such as to improve the design and content of our website, to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to all of our visitors and what promotions visitors like to see, and to gauge the success of our advertising campaigns.
The Museum may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on the Museum; (b) protect and defend the Museum’s rights or property, the website, or the Museum’s users; and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of Museum affiliates, agents, or the users of the website or the public.
We may collect information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site.
We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which are used only by us to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Site; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Site, and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.
Our Site may use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
• Essential Cookies: These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Site and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
• Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make when you use our Site, such as remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes you make to other parts of our Site which you can customize The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Site.
• Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Site and how users use our Site. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. It includes the number of visitors to our Site, the websites that referred them to our Site, the pages they visited on our Site, what time of day they visited our Site, whether they have visited our Site before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Site more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of activity on our Site.
We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Site works. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here.
You can find out more about how Google protects your data here.
You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link.
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help,” “tools,” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Site. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device.
We will make reasonable efforts to enable you to review your Personal Data and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data. We will only retain your Personal Data as long as reasonably required for you to use our Site unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (for example regulatory purposes). If you wish to review or correct your Personal Data, or if you would like to request that we not use your Personal Data in certain ways, please contact us at [email protected].If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can follow the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions in the materials you receive or contact us at [email protected].
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal data within our organization. Unfortunately, no transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be completely secure, and transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us using the details in the Contact Us/ Question section below.
The Museum strives to keep your Personal Data secure and uses commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard it from unauthorized use. Of course, no security measures can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, so you use our Site at your own risk.
Our Site offers educational information and activities for children relating to the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum, however, does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under age thirteen. If a parent or legal guardian becomes aware that your child under age thirteen has provided Personal Data to our Site, please contact us at [email protected].
We are committed to resolve any complaints about our collection or use of your personal data. If you would like to make a complaint regarding this Policy or our practices in relation to your personal data, please contact us at: [email protected].We will reply to your complaint as soon as we can and in any event, within 45 days. We hope to resolve any complaint brought to our attention, however if you feel that your complaint has not been adequately resolved, you reserve the right to contact your local data protection supervisory authority.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our Site, please contact the Museum at [email protected].
May 6, 2019
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