Last Revised: 5/28/2019
Your Privacy Is Important to Us
Information Collected and Used
Arts Cleveland collects personal information from you (for example, your name, postal address, email address, and other data) when you provide personal data through our Website. The Website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide information such as your email address, name or phone number. Optional information such as your age or gender may also be requested. Arts Cleveland also may collect and store additional usage information such as where, what and when you are searching. Arts Cleveland reserves the right to use information gathered by it for any and all purposes. It is important to understand that Arts Cleveland does not share its user information with any third parties. By obtaining credentials to access the Website, you acknowledge that you will not appropriate nor otherwise use the information regarding Arts Cleveland members or programs contained on the Website for any personal, political or financial purposes, or appropriate any such information for the political or financial purposes of any third party. If you do not wish to have your information shared in the manner described above, please write to us. If you do not wish to receive future commercial communications from us by email, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions contained within the email.
We also allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance or forums and search software, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services. If you choose to make a donation through features on our Website, we may forward your information to third parties for services such as credit card processing and donation fulfillment.
Use of Information
Disclosure of Personal Information
Third-party service providers that may assist us with the administration of the site or otherwise perform services on our behalf, including payment transaction processing and sending email, may be supplied with or have access to your personal information solely to provide services to us or on our behalf.
Our Commitment to Our Donors
We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.
This policy applies to all information received by Arts Cleveland, both online and offline, in written, electronic or oral communications.
To the extent that donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.
Unsolicited Email (SPAM)
You should be aware, however, that unscrupulous marketers can sometimes “harvest” your email address directly from your computer or another person’s address book or even obtain your email address through programs that automatically search web pages and email traffic for email addresses. Arts Cleveland also may disclose or exchange with others information you have provided to us if we believe that the law requires us to do so or if it is necessary to protect the rights or property of Arts Cleveland, our affiliate companies, our staff, or our users.
Information Automatically Collected
Arts Cleveland will use reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure and not to disclose such information to any third parties. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that may receive the information. Arts Cleveland takes commercially reasonable and appropriate measures (as determined in its sole and absolute discretion) to limit access to your personal information to people who need it to do their job. For example, if we need to mail something to you, we must share your name and address with a direct mail company. We limit such third parties in their access and use of your personal information. We cannot guarantee the protection of information against interception, misappropriation, misuse, or alteration or that your information may not be disclosed or accessed by accidental circumstances or by the unauthorized acts of others. We have no control over the security of other sites on the Internet you might visit, interact with, or from which you buy products or services.
Changes to Information
Your Internet Protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information, and administer our Website.