Privacy Policy

Privacy

The Portland Museum of Art does not share personal information with other institutions or businesses. The Museum is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, participate in our online contests and other activities, shop at the Museum Store Online Store, or use the web site to purchase a Portland Museum of Art membership or make a donation. The Portland Museum of Art does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or email addresses, unless the individual knowingly provides it. In choosing to provide this information, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Portland Museum of Art's Privacy Policy. The Portland Museum of Art Privacy Policy is outlined below.

The Portland Museum of Art Policy on Information Collection Online Purchases

When you order a product from the Museum Store Online Store, we need to know your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card information to process your order. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction. So that we can track your order, we will retain your order information for our records.

Online Memberships

When you purchase a Portland Museum of Art membership online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction.

Online Donations

When you support the Portland Museum of Art by making a donation online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process and acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and mailing addresses, telephone number, email 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, the Portland Museum of Art may invite you to participate in surveys posted on our web site. 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 understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests. No personal information from these surveys is ever disclosed to third parties, although the Portland Museum of Art may disclose survey results to third parties in anonymous, aggregate form.

Online Contests

The Portland Museum of Art will occasionally offer visitors the opportunity to participate in online contests. If you choose to enter, you will need to provide your name and email 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, or grade in school. This information is used internally for statistical and similar purposes.

Children Twelve and Under

The Portland Museum of Art does not solicit personal information from children. Visitors 12 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 web site.

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 Museum Store Online Store, we recommend that you accept cookies.

Portland Museum of Art's Policy on Disclosure of Information

The Portland Museum of Art will not sell, trade, or rent the personal information you provide to us in purchasing a membership online, making an online donation, and participating in an online contest. We may 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 notify you by email about events or activities at or related to that we believe may be of interest to you, or to alert you about sales or other promotional events at the Museum Store Online Store. If you do not want us to use your email address to contact you for these purposes, you may send an email message containing your name and email address to the PMA.

Security

The Portland Museum of Art 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 Museum Store orders by phone at (207) 775-6148, ext. 3219 or by fax at (207) 773-7324, Attn: Museum Store; get information about Portland Museum of Art Membership at (207) 775-6148, ext. 3244; or inquire about making a donation at (207) 775-6148, ext. 3242.

Revisions to our Privacy Policy

Please note that the Portland Museum of Art may revise its privacy policy at any time. 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.

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