Last updated on July 11, 2014
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect certain information you provide to us, such as if you make a donation, send us an email, subscribe to receive updates, submit content, sign up to get involved, or request information. Such information may include personal information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and credit card information.
Personal and demographic information may also be collected if you provide such information in connection with posting content or comments or participating in any interactive forums or features on the Site. In addition, from time to time we may collect personal information you provide in connection with your participation in surveys, promotions, and other activities on the Site.
We may collect certain information about your visit to the Site, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet, the date and time you access the Site, the pages that you access while at the Site, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to the Site. This information is used to help improve the Site, analyze trends, and administer the Site.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use personal information collected through our Site for the purposes described in this Policy or elsewhere on the Site. For example, we may use personal information we collect:
- to provide the information you request and to process and complete your donations and any related transactions;
- to send you confirmations, support and administrative messages and otherwise facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the Site;
- to request feedback and to otherwise contact you about your use of the Site;
- to send you information about our organization or that we think will be of interest to you, such as sending you information to keep you informed about various events and about MICA’s progress;
- to solicit volunteers, donations and support for our organization;
- to monitor and analyze site usage and trends, and to personalize and improve the Site and our users’ experiences on the Site;
- to respond to your emails, submissions, questions, comments, and requests and to provide customer service; and
- for any other purpose for which the information was collected.
In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with MICA, information collected by the Site may be combined with information collected by MICA from other sources.
Additionally, we may share information with other nonprofit organizations so they may send you information about their activities and progress.
We may merge Site-visitation data with demographic information, and we may use this information to provide more relevant content. We may combine Site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content.
MICA may share personal information with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us.
MICA may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MICA; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MICA or its affiliates; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of MICA employees or agents, users of MICA products or services, or members of the public.
Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the State of Washington or any other state or country in which MICA or its affiliates or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site you consent to any such transfer of information to another state or country.
CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
MICA may send out periodic e-mails to you with information on our organization. You will be given the option to unsubscribe to these mailings.
You understand that when you use the Site, information you post in any forums or other interactive areas of the Site, as well as any information you share with individuals through the Site or share through social network sites, will be available to other users and, in some cases, may be publicly available. We are not responsible for the actions of any third parties with whom you share personal information.
SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES
The Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Site with other websites and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these features.
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SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
MICA will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, due to computer hackers, electronic malfunctions, and other events, MICA cannot guaranty that such safeguards will always protect such information.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Site is a general audience web site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
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Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on the Site. This technology is a tool we may use to compile aggregated statistics about the Site usage, such as how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a web page. We may share such Site statistics with other companies.
Mercer Island Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 1702
Mercer Island, WA 98040