Privacy Policy

Your privacy

We are committed to the protection of your privacy on this website. This site does not collect personal information such as names and email addresses unless individuals knowingly provide that information. We will not share your personal information with any third parties unless collaborating partner contract requires. This includes name, address, financial information, and email address. All information collected in a form within the website such as group scheduling or employment application information will not be shared with any third party.

Data Collection

The website collects personal information for ticket purchases, membership purchases and renewals, program registrations, electronic newsletters and mailings, and general inquiries. This information is used only for the intended services. For some of these services, the site may request information about background, occupation, demographics, and interests.

The website automatically collects information about computer hardware and software. This can include IP addresses, browser types, domain names, access times, and the referring websites that visitors use to access this website. The site uses this information to maintain the quality of the service while you are on the website, as well as to collect general statistics about the site.

We are PCI compliant for credit card processing. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects your information using both server authentication and data encryption, ensuring that your data is safe and secure. We use a payment gateway for session security for all credit card transactions. All exchanges of Server IDs occur within seconds, and require no action by the consumer.

Policy on Information Disclosure

This site collects personal information to operate the site and to deliver the services you request. This information helps us understand our audience, and that allows us to better meet the needs of website users. We will not sell, trade, or rent personal information. We may compile aggregate statistics and provide them to third parties, but these statistics will not include information that identifies individual website users.

We may save personal information to comply with federal and state policies, but we will not disclose this information to third parties or government agencies unless we are required to do so by state or federal law or we must act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of our users or the public.

Revisions to the Privacy Policy

The privacy policy may be revised at any time. We may revise the policy in response to changes in the law or other factors. We encourage website users to periodically visit this page to review the most current policy.

External Links

Our Privacy Statement applies only to your use of the Grand Rapids Public Museum web site. This site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. Links to other sites do not imply an endorsement of the material or policies of those web sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.

Contact Us

This Privacy Statement applies only to our online practices and does not encompass other areas of the organization. By accessing or using the web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of the Grand Rapids Public Museum Privacy Statement as posted at the time of your access or use. If you have any questions about our policies or compliance, please email info@grpm.org or write to:

Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl St NW
Grand Rapids MI 49506
616-929-1700
December 2014