Note: The privacy practices stated here apply to Philadelphia Contemporary only. These practices do not apply to artists or other artistic companies/organizations shown on our web page or engaged with us.
General Information on Collection and Use
Like most website operators, Philadelphia Contemporary collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
Philadelphia Contemporary does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under the age of 13, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
Philadelphia Contemporary Shop
Philadelphia Contemporary provides visitors with an opportunity to make online purchases from our online store at philadelphiacontemporary.org/shop-main. When users order a product online from philadelphiacontemporary.org/shop-main, Philadelphia Contemporary will need to collect their names, billing and shipping addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and credit card information to process their orders. Credit card information will be stored temporarily on a secured server and used only as needed to process a transaction.
Pixel Tags are minimal blocks of graphical codes embedded in emails or webpages. These common web technologies do not contain any personal information about our visitors. However, they may gather information to analyze traffic to the website and to improve the content and navigation. If you reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our web site and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
We do not respond to a do-not-track signal from your browser.
The security of your personal information is important to us, and we make every reasonable effort to ensure the security of procedures and communications that occur on the websites. We may collect your e-mail address if you e-mail us or sign-in for our newsletter to receive notifications on our news and programs. We will not share your e-mail address or other personally identifying information with third parties. However, please be aware that no electronic method of transmission or internet storage is secure. Philadelphia Contemporary can not guarantee the absolute security of personal information we have collected from you. Further, we may be required to disclose information about you to comply with applicable laws or valid legal processes, to protect the rights and property of Philadelphia Contemporary, or to provide the services or information you have requested.
Philadelphia Contemporary retains personally identifiable information only as long as necessary to provide the products and services for which the information was collected, to process and maintain a record of transactions, and as long as necessary for legal process or to satisfy government retention requirements. When the retention period expires, we destroy data that was maintained in any form in a manner that renders it completely unusable and incapable of restoration.
Communications & Newsletter
Philadelphia Contemporary offers visitors the opportunity to subscribe to its newsletter mailing lists which will ask you to provide your name and e-mail address. We may use your provided personal information to contact you with newsletters or other information that may be of interest to you. E-mail recipients can opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the message. When you email us, please remember that we consider and treat information contained in or attached to your email as non-confidential and may quote you in our newsletter or other material.
Feedback & Survey
Philadelphia Contemporary may ask for feedback and may publish surveys on the web site or through a reputable third-party provider or partner. Your participation is on a voluntary and anonymous basis, unless otherwise declared. We use the survey responses to improve our understanding of our visitors and our programming to best serve your desires. Information collected in these surveys is never sold, rented, or shared with third parties for marketing purposes.
Links to Other Sites
Third-Party Services & Remarketing
If Philadelphia Contemporary becomes affiliated through merger or transfer of assets to any other entity or entities, then any information collected by us would be one of the assets transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Philadelphia Contemporary may continue to use your personal information.
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Effective Date: November 2016.
For the future:
As a member of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (GPCA), Philadelphia Contemporary participates in a secure data-sharing network with other GPCA member organizations. This program is managed by the GPCA in partnership with TRG Arts, a data-driven consulting company that provides management of patron data and adheres to best practices in data security and privacy. This program provides a secure environment for the sharing of non-sensitive patron data such as names and mailing addresses between Philadelphia Contemporary and other organizations. We want you to be informed and stay up to date on what is happening in the local artistic community, and we believe that you, and the community at large benefit from this type of cooperation. If you do not wish to have your name and address traded with other local arts organizations please contact us at info [at] philadelphiacontemporary.org