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Privacy Policy

Updated: July 01, 2021

This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use our website. We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy, if you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Types of information we collect: 

Personal Data

While using our website we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you:

  • Email address, First name and last name

  • Phone number, Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

  • Payment information: If you choose to become a member, make a donation, purchase a ticket or reserve an event space, we collect payment information through our payment processors. All payment information is securely stored by our payment processor.

Automatically collected Data

Usage Data

Usage Data may include information such as your device's IP address, browser type, browser version, our website pages that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. When You access the website by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.



Our website uses Cookies to identify pages your visited and help us enhance your experience on the site. Cookies are small files placed on your device by the web browser. You can set your browser to disable all Cookies or choose which Cookies to allow. You may not be able to use some parts of our website if Essential Cookies are not enabled. 


How we use your data

We will never sell your personal data.

We collect and use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our membership services. 

  • To manage your membership, donations or reservations.

  • To contact you by mail, email, or telephone regarding updates or informative communications related to your membership, program tickets and updates and donation acknowledgements.

  • To provide you with news, offers and marketing updates about services and events, unless you have opted not to receive such communication.

We may share your personal information in the following situation:

  • Access to Reciprocal privileges: Upon your request and with your consent, we may share your contact information with Athenaeums in the Membership Libraries Group to provide you access to reciprocal privileges. Your First Name, Last Name and Email will be shared via email and you will be copied on the email communication.

Service Providers

We used third party Service Providers to host and provide our website on our behalf and collect payment These third-parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Website and Analytics

  • We use Wix to operate our website, Wix has no direct relationship with Users-of-Users whose Personal Information it processes. For the purpose of this privacy policy, we are a data controller of your personal information.

  • We use Google analytics to analyze web activity. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on our website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit Google Privacy & Terms 

Payment Processors

We accept donations and payments on our website using Stripe and Stripe Checkout. Collection and storage of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. Learn more about Your privacy with Stripe Checkout.

Email Communication

We use Mailchimp to send weekly updates, newsletters and announcements. You can unsubscribe from Mailchimp lists by using the "Unsubscribe" link provided at the footer of each email. Learn more about Mailchimp Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The CCPA gives residents of California, rights over their personal information and how businesses may use that data. The GDPR is a regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). Under these regulations you have the right to request a copy of your data, and to request that your data be deleted. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this privacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

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