The Information We Collect
It is our policy to collect only the information necessary to provide the services available through this website and to ensure the quality of the services we provide.
Visitors: When you visit this site, we automatically collect access log information about your visit, including the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses assigned (numbers assigned to your computer while online), bandwidth used, system and connection performance, browsers used, dates and times of access, and Internet resource requests, including requests to access web pages.
If you contact us via the website: If you use the site to contact the JRA, to join or contribute to the JRA, or to register for JRA events, we collect the information you provide to us. This information may include your name, email address, any physical address or phone number you provide, amounts of payments, contributions or membership fees, and the events for which you have registered, as well as any other information we request at the time.
Cookies: We may use "cookies" to collect information about your visit to our website and to manage information concerning your preferences. A "cookie" is a small computer code added to a file on your computer as a record of its visit. It does not collect or provide your name or any other personal information about you. It can, however, be used to note information about your visit, such as your type of web browser, operating system and Internet Protocol ("IP") address, to better tailor the site for you. Cookies also can be used to recognize you when you log in as a registered user or as a repeat visitor returning the website. Most browsers allow you to control whether your computer will accept cookies and to delete cookies from your computer.
How We Use Information
The JRA uses the information collected through this website for its operations. These uses include the following, but may include other uses as well:
- We use information collected when people contact us, contribute, pay membership fees and register for events to keep records about these activities and to contact the people with information or questions about their contributions or membership or about the events.
- Information collected when you contact us or through contributions, membership fees and event registration also may be used to contact individuals about future events; to request contributions; or otherwise in the normal activities of the JRA. In general, this information will be used in the same way as if it had been provided by mail or in person.
- We use information collected from visitors to understand how people are using the website, including what pages are visited and how visitors are finding us.
The JRA may retain the information collected through this website for as long as it deems appropriate or necessary for its operations, or to comply with legal requirements.
Sharing of Information
In general, the JRA does not share information collected via this website with third parties. It is the JRA’s policy never to sell or rent contact information about its members, contributors or people who attend events to third parties. These are the circumstances in which the JRA will share information obtained through the website with third parties:
- The JRA will share information as required by law, including in response to valid legal process from law enforcement agencies.
- The JRA may share information about members, contributors or people participating in events with the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its affiliated entities, including the Renwick Gallery; with other entities that are involved in a specific event (e.g., to provide a list for a security check or to permit a museum or gallery to send a notice about an event); or with other non-profits on a one-use basis.
- Aggregate usage data may be shared with JRA vendors as part of our ongoing review of our website and related activities.
- Information may be shared in emergencies or other exigent circumstances.
This website is not directed at, or intended for use by, children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly allow anyone under 18 to provide any personal information through this website. Children always should get permission from a parent or guardian before sending personal information over the Internet. If you believe your child may have provided us with personal information, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete any information your child has provided. You can find more information about protecting children’s privacy by contacting the FTC or viewing its website at http://www.ftc.gov.
Changes in This Policy
We may change this policy at any time, based on changes in the law, in standards for use of the Internet, the way our website operates or for other reasons. Any changes in this policy will apply on a going-forward basis, and will not affect how we treat information collected prior to the change in the policy.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about this policy, you can contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone at 301-907-3888.