Privacy Policy

Philadelphia Contemporary is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors in accordance with applicable US laws and regulations. This privacy policy governs the way we gather information from you while using our webpage at www.philadelphiacontemporary.org, any of our social media forums, or any of our communication services (whether online or offline). By using the service, you signify your assent to the privacy policy’s terms, conditions and regulations set forth herein.

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
Philadelphia Contemporary does not systematically collect or record personally identifiable information from visitors to its site, unless such data is voluntarily provided by visitors for the purpose of contacting you or providing requested information such as a newsletter or information about events. We will not use or share your personal information with anyone, except as described in this privacy policy.

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.

Cookies
Our website may use technologies such as Cookies and Pixel Tags to improve its functioning. Cookies are small files of data automatically sent to your browser and may include anonymous identifier. Cookies can remind the site about the visitor the next time they visit the site. We do not store confidential or sensitive personal information in cookies. We use cookies to enhance our visitors’ online session by making navigation easier and providing important security features.

Cookies cannot be used to capture your e-mail address, obtain data from your hard drive or gain confidential or sensitive information about you. Additionally, cookies cannot be read by a Web site other than the one that set the cookie. Some Web sites, however, use cookies to obtain information from your browser. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you before accepting a cookie, so that you can control whether you accept or reject a cookie. You will need to manage your cookie settings for each device and browser you use. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preference.

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.

The information we collect from cookies and pixel tags will be used only in anonymous aggregate form.  Users should be aware that we use a third party vendor [Word Press] which collects, monitors and analyze this information in order to increase our web site’s functionality.  This third party service provider has their own privacy policy which you should review.

We do not respond to a do-not-track signal from your browser.

Data Security
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
This service contains web links to web pages of various third parties such as other artists and organizations featured on our web site.  These web pages are not owned or controlled by Philadelphia Contemporary. If you click on a third party links, you will be directed to their site where we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices. We strongly recommend you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit.

Third-Party Services & Remarketing
Philadelphia Contemporary uses third-party companies and individuals for remarketing services to advertise on third-party web sites.  With remarketing, once you visit our web site, we can show you information about us or upcoming events while on the third party sites.  However, the remarketing services (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vimeo) are provided by the each social media company individually. For more information please consult their privacy practices and policies by visiting their Privacy Policy pages.

Facebook Inc.: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
Twitter Inc.: https://twitter.com/privacy
Instagram Inc.: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388
Vimeo LLC.: https://vimeo.com/privacy

Philadelphia Contemporary appreciates receiving financial support for our mission and makes it possible for you to donate using a PayPal Donate button on our web site.  When you click on that button, you will be taken to PayPal’s internet web site and will be covered by PayPal’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.  You will be providing personal and card information to PayPal.  We will not receive your card information by your use of the PayPal Donate button.  We of course want to know who our generous supporters are so that we may thank them.

Business Transfers
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.   

Changes to the Privacy Policy
This privacy policy is effective as of November, 2016 and may be revised at any time in the future. Please check this site periodically for modifications and updates on our privacy policy.

Any Questions? Contact Us!
If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact at info [at] philadelphiacontemporary.org

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