Mint Museum of Art Privacy Notice
Last Updated: 7/28/2023
Updates to this Policy
The Site is not directed to or intended for use by minors. Consistent with the requirements of the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, if we learn that we received any information directly from a child under age 13 without his or her parent’s verified consent, we will use that information only to inform the child (or his or her parent or legal guardian) that he or she cannot use the Site.
Personal Information We Collect
Information You Provide Us
We collect certain information from you when you make purchases through our online store, including your name, email address, phone number, address and payment information when you “Checkout” through our Mint Museum Store. (Payment information may include credit card number, Shop Pay account, PayPal account, Google Pay account, Meta Pay account, or Venmo account). You may also provide us with certain personal information such as your name, email address and phone number when you make purchases from our brick and mortar stores.
Information We May Automatically Collect
When you visit the Site, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device using Cookies and similar technologies. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we may collect information about the individual web pages or services that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site.
Cookies & Similar Technologies
While this information on its own may not constitute your personal information, we may combine the information we collect from Cookies with personal information that we have collected from you to learn more about how you use our Site to improve it.
Types of Cookies
We use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them). To make it easier for you to understand why we need them, the Cookies we use on our Site can be grouped into the following categories:
- Strictly Necessary: These Cookies are necessary for the Site to work properly. They include any essential authentication and authorization Cookies for our Site.
- Functionality: These Cookies enable technical performance and allow us to remember the choices you make while browsing our Site, including any preferences you set. They also include sign-in and authentication Cookies and IDs that enable you to return without additional sign-in.
- Performance/Analytical: These Cookies allow us to collect certain information about how you navigate the Site and services running on your device. They help us understand which areas you use and what we can do to improve them.
- Targeting: These Cookies are used to deliver relevant information related to our Site to an identified machine or other device (not a named or otherwise identifiable person) which has previously been used to visit our Site. Some of these types of Cookies on our Site are operated by third parties with our permission and are used to identify advertising sources that are effectively driving customers to our Site.
Cookies Set by Third Party Websites
To enhance our content and to deliver a better online experience for our users, we sometimes embed images and videos from other websites on the Site. We currently use, and may in the future use, content from websites such as Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. You may be presented with Cookies from these third-party websites. Please note that we do not control these Cookies. The privacy practices of these third parties will be governed by the parties’ own privacy statements or policies. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any information collected by these third parties, using Cookies or other means. You should consult and review the relevant third-party privacy statement or policy for information on how these Cookies are used and how you can control them.
We also embed social sharing icons throughout our Site. These sharing options are designed to enable users to easily share content from our Site with others using a variety of different social networks. The Site may collect information such as the web pages you visited and IP addresses, and may set Cookies to enable features to function properly. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any information collected by these third parties. You should review the privacy statements or policies applicable to the third-party services you connect to, use, or access.
Other Similar Technologies
Our Site may use other technologies such as web beacons to help deliver Cookies on our Site and count users who have visited those websites. We also may include web beacons in our promotional email messages or newsletters to determine whether you open and act on them, as well as for statistical purposes.
In addition to standard Cookies and web beacons, our services can also use other similar technologies to store and read data files on your computer. This is typically done to maintain your preferences or to improve speed and performance by storing certain files locally.
How to Control and Delete Cookies
Cookies can be controlled, blocked or restricted through your web browser settings. Information on how to do this can be found within the Help section of your browser. All Cookies are browser specific. Therefore, if you use multiple browsers or devices to access websites, you will need to manage your Cookie preferences across these environments.
Find out how to manage Cookies on popular browsers:
- Google Chrome, available at https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
- Microsoft Edge, available at https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
- Mozilla Firefox, available at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Microsoft Internet Explorer, available at https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Opera, available at https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
- Apple Safari, available at https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-sfri11471/mac
If you are using a mobile device to access the Site, you will need to refer to your instruction manual or other help/settings resource to find out how you can control Cookies on your device. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Please note: If you restrict, disable or block any or all Cookies from your web browser or mobile or other device, the Site may not operate properly, and you may not have access to our services available through the Site. We shall not be liable for any impossibility to use the Site or degraded functioning thereof, where such are caused by your settings and choices regarding Cookies.
How We Use Your Personal Information
We use the personal information we collect from you in the following ways:
- To provide and maintain our services;
- To manage your account;
- For the performance of a contract and the development, compliance and undertaking of any contract you may have with us;
- To personalize your experience on the Site;
- To manage your requests;
- To process your transactions;
- To communicate with you;
- To screen for and investigate potential risks and fraud in our systems;
- To optimize our Site;
- To comply with legal obligations; and
- To establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties unless we provide you with advance notice. We may share your personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
We may disclose your personal information as part of a corporate business transaction such as a merger or acquisition, divestiture, sale of company assets, or in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership. In these cases, personal information could be transferred to third-parties as a business asset. We may also share information with banks and similar entities for purposes of transferring loans in connection with your device financing.
Privacy Technology Practices
Do Not Track Signals
Some browsers have incorporated “do not track” features to enable users to make privacy and security choices. By using these settings, your browser may send a signal to our Site not to collect tracking information. The Site does not track information from users through cookies if a “do not track” signal is received.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. Depending on the circumstances, we may hold your information in hard copy and/or electronic form. For each medium, we use technologies and procedures to protect personal information. We review our strategies and update as necessary to meet our business needs, changes in technology, and regulatory requirements.
These measures include, but are not limited to, technical and organizational security policies and procedures, security controls, and employee training.
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account credentials for the services. We will treat access to the Site through your account credentials as authorized by you. Unauthorized access to password-protected or secure areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution. We may suspend your use of all or part of the Site without notice if we suspect or detect any breach of security. If you believe that information you provided to us is no longer secure, please notify us immediately using the contact information provided below.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
We retain your Personal Information for as long as we have a business relationship with you. We may retain your Personal Information as part of our records after your relationship with us ends in order to comply with applicable law.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.