Privacy Policy

PRIVACY

The Farnsworth Art Museum (the “FAM”) does not share personal information with other institutions or businesses. FAM is committed to protecting users’ privacy when visiting our website, shopping at the FAM Online Store, or using the website to purchase a FAM membership or make a donation. FAM 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, users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of FAMs Privacy Policy which is outlined below.

ONLINE PURCHASES

When users order a product from the FAM Online Store, FAM needs to know users’ name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information to process the order. Users’ credit card information will be used only as needed to process the transaction. So that FAM may track the order, they will retain the order information for their records.

ONLINE MEMBERSHIPS 

When users purchase a FAM membership online, FAM will ask users to provide them with the information needed to process the membership and acknowledge the contribution. This information includes users name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. Users credit card information will be used only as needed to process the transaction.

ONLINE DONATIONS

When users support FAM by making a donation online, FAM will ask users to provide them with the information needed to process and acknowledge the contribution. This information includes users name, billing and mailing addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. Users credit card information will be used only as needed to process the transaction.

CHILDREN THIRTEEN AND UNDER

FAM does not solicit personal information from children. Users 13 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 the user’s hard drive by a web browser. The cookies FAM uses do not contain any personal information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but users can change the preferences of their respective browser so that it does not accept them. However, in order to use all the features of the FAM Online Store, it is recommended that users accept cookies.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

FAM will not sell, trade, or rent the personal information users provide to them in purchasing a membership online, making an online donation, or purchasing from the FAM Online Store. FAM may compile and provide aggregate statistics about their visitors, customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information. FAM may notify users by email about events or activities that they believe may be of interest, or to alert users about sales or other promotional events at the FAM Online Store. If users do not want FAM to use an email address to contact them for these purposes, users may send an email message containing their name and email address to FAM.

SECURITY

FAM’s secure server software uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL encodes users’ personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, as it travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure. If preferred, users may also place FAM Store orders by phone at (207) 596-5789; or get information about a FAM Membership at (207) 596-6256; or inquire about making a donation at (207) 596-6457 ext. 138.

REVISIONS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Please note that FAM may revise its privacy policy at any time. Such revisions may arise in response to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. FAM encourages users to periodically visit this page to review the most current policy.