Jefferson County Museum Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use

Jefferson County Museum

The Jefferson County Museum (JCM) will only collect personal information that is voluntarily and knowingly provided when users fill out a donation form, sign up with their email address, or request communications from JCM. This personal information includes, but is not limited to, email address, name, and phone number. The museum will use this information to respond to specific donations, inquiries, or requests.

Also, JCM may use personal information to communicate about exhibitions, events, surveys, and other museum activities that may be of interest. Recipients will have the opportunity to opt out of further communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in any email from the museum.

Google Analytics

To improve the website, JCM uses “Google Analytics” to collect information about the website’s use, including how often users visit, the pages they visit and when, and sites they used before coming to this one.

Google Analytics collects users’ IP address when they visit this site but not their name or other identifying information. To identify visitors as unique users the next time they visit this site, Google Analytics places a permanent cookie on their web browser. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics when you visit this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy . Users can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing them on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on their browser.

Other Websites with Embedded Content

Information on the JCM site may include embedded content (for example, videos, images, articles) from other websites (for example, PayPal, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube). These websites may collect data about users, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and/or monitor users’ interactions with the embedded content.

Compliance with Laws

JCM will only disclose personal information if it is required to do so for law enforcement purposes or if the museum believes that disclosure is necessary to protect the museum’s rights.

Children’s Information

JCM does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. However, if a child sends an email to the museum and self-identifies as under 13, JCM will only use that address and any information provided to respond to the particular inquiry and will not retain or use the address or information sent.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

JCM reserves the right to update this privacy policy at any time. Users should review this privacy policy periodically for any changes. In addition, the museum will notify users by email or a post on the website if significant changes are made to the policy.

Contact Us

If users have questions about this privacy policy, they should contact the museum at 304-725-8628 or [email protected].