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PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

Nothing is more important to us than protecting the privacy of our members. This Privacy Policy tells you how we collect information from you, what we disclose, how we use it and otherwise maintain such information. By providing personal information to artscouncilofwilmington.org via the Website or otherwise, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set out below.

Application

In this Privacy Policy, we refer to the artscouncilofwilmington.org website as the "Website." Use of the Website is subject to artscouncilofwilmington.org' Terms of Service. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Website Terms of Service, and should therefore be read with the Terms of Service to fully understand your rights and obligations and the rights and obligations of artscouncilofwilmington.org.

Acceptance of Terms

BY USING THE WEBSITE OR BY OTHERWISE PROVIDING artscouncilofwilmington.org YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO artscouncilofwilmington.org WHETHER VIA THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE.

IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND THE TERMS OF SERVICE, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEBSITE AND, AS STATED ABOVE, DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO artscouncilofwilmington.org.

Information Collected about You

artscouncilofwilmington.org collects personal information through a variety of methods, including via the Website, over the phone, direct mail or otherwise. In all instances, however, such collection shall be completely voluntary and at your discretion. It is always your choice whether or not to provide artscouncilofwilmington.org your personal information.

There are four types of information that artscouncilofwilmington.org collects about you:

A. Personal Registration Information

We collect the contact information you supply when you register for artscouncilofwilmington.org' service, including your name, address, web address, phone, fax or e-mail address and the password you select. This information, which we refer to as "Personal Registration Information", may be edited by you at any time, either using your password or contacting artscouncilofwilmington.org. If you do not wish to modify your personal information over the Internet, you may contact one of our customer service representatives at the number listed at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

B. Limited Access Information

We collect information such as nature of your profession, duration you've been in the profession, personal preferences. We use this information to be able to provide you with better, more enhanced services. Specifically, we use this additional information with our proprietary search software with the goal of increasing the opportunities to match your profile with others. This information, which we refer to as Limited Access Information, is accessible only to you and the people who you give permission to access your files.

C. Publicly Posted Information

We collect the information you post or want to be publicly viewable, such as your online portfolio on artscouncilofwilmington.org. We refer to this information as Publicly Posted Information, and it is accessible by anyone with Internet access.

D. Cookies and Tracking Information

artscouncilofwilmington.org uses "cookies" to personalize your experience on our Website. Cookies are small data files that contain information about you, that are stored on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. Many popular websites use cookies to store your preferences on a particular site. Cookies collect information such as your browser type, time and length of your visit. Our use of your personal information largely depends on the use of cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Note that if you refuse cookies, you may be unable to use certain services in the Website.

Use of Personal Information; Right to Opt Out

Your personal information will be used only to, among other reasons, provide you the services you have requested, improve the content on our Website, help us serve your needs and requests better, and generally support your use of the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, personal information collected on the Website or through other voluntary means may be used by artscouncilofwilmington.org, in following ways:

  • to specify unique preferences and to provide personalized content;
  • to track user trends and patterns;
  • expand our online directories or contact you regarding future artscouncilofwilmington.org services;
  • to respond to your customer service inquires or requests;
  • to inform you of upcoming events, promotions, and developments with respect to membership information, including changes to our Service Fees; and
  • to enhance website operation and efficiency.
  • artscouncilofwilmington.org will not sell or otherwise transfer your personal information to any third parties other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

artscouncilofwilmington.org reserves the right to provide aggregate data to third parties for statistical analysis. Such data will not be linked to any particular individuals. In addition, we also reserve the right to disclose your personal information if such disclosure is made pursuant to a legal proceeding or is required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law.

Security

Your Personal Registration Information -- the information you supply when you register or sign up for one of artscouncilofwilmington.org' services -- is password-protected so that only you and artscouncilofwilmington.org have access to this information. Your Limited Access Information is accessible only to you and the people who you give permission to access your files. Your Publicly Posted Information is available to anyone with Internet access. Your Cookie and Tracking Information is used by us for internal purposes only to provide you with personalized service.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, artscouncilofwilmington.org cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us through our Website or that you download from our online products or services on our Website, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems. Your personal information resides on a secure server that only authorized artscouncilofwilmington.org personnel and contractors have access to via password.

Please note that there are several places on the Website where you can transmit credit card information in order to complete a purchase transaction. We have taken steps to ensure that credit card and other financial information remains well protected. Any time we ask for a credit card number, we transmit that credit card number in an encrypted format. We use industry-standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.

Changing Personal Information

At your request, artscouncilofwilmington.org will provide you with access to the personal information we may have on file about you and to allow you to update and/or correct personal information to the extent such information is inaccurate.

To notify us of changes to your personal information, to request that information about you is deleted or deactivated from our records, or to withdraw your consent for the collection and/or use of your personal information please contact us.

Modification to the Privacy Policy

artscouncilofwilmington.org reserves the right to make changes, modifications, additions or deletions to this Privacy Policy at any time. artscouncilofwilmington.org will make reasonable efforts to notify you of such modifications by email to the address listed by the registered user, posting a notice that modifications have been made on the top or this page or on artscouncilofwilmington.org home page, or other means that artscouncilofwilmington.org believes is reasonable in the circumstances. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to maintain a valid e-mail address as a registered user and to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of artscouncilofwilmington.org after such modifications constitutes your acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy, and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, concerns or require more information about this Privacy Policy or our personal information practices, please direct your inquiry here.



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