Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Hudson River Museum is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its online visitors. The Museum believes that maintaining privacy on the web is very important, and that informing its visitors about the types of information collected and how it is used is crucial. It is the Museum’s goal to provide its audience with the best possible content while maintaining individual visitors’ privacy.

Types of Information Collected

The Hudson River Museum does not collect any personal information about individuals—such as names and postal or e-mail addresses—except when such information is knowingly provided to the Museum. Personal information might be obtained from online transactions such as subscriptions, registrations, or membership pledges. Any personal identification information retrieved by the Museum must be voluntarily submitted by the visitor.

The Museum may compile anonymous aggregate statistics about its visitors, or traffic patterns which are used for statistical purposes and to help monitor how visitors navigate the site, allowing the Museum to tailor its services. These statistics will never include any personally identifying information. The Hudson River Museum will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. Any information collected by the Museum is used solely for in-house purposes.

Information Collected Automatically

The Museum’s website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users, provide a better experience when you browse our website, and improve our site’s performance and usefulness. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small data file that websites can place on your hard drive when you visit. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that tracks the pages you’ve visited within that site. The cookies on this website are primarily used to recognize that a user has visited the website previously and to track user traffic patterns.

If you prefer not to receive cookies through the site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You also can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use any pages within our website. For more information about cookies, including how to set your browser to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Security

The online transactions conducted on the Museum website and on site are protected by security features, including encryption and tokenization, designed to prevent the unauthorized release of your personal financial data. All credit card information complies with current PCI standards and will be tokenized and held on third party sites.

While the Museum has endeavored to create a secure and reliable website, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, the Museum and its employees, agents, officers, directors, legal representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns are only responsible for information after receipt and while in our custody and control. You assume the sole and complete risk for using this website and must make your own determination as to these matters.

Opt-out

If for any reason you do not wish to receive further email from the Museum, please follow the instructions for unsubscribing included within the body of the message that was sent to you, or e-mail a message containing your name and address to prdept@hrm.org

Third Party Links

The Hudson River Museum website contains links other websites. While the Museum encourages visitors to explore these links, leaving the Hudson River Museum website takes the visitor outside the realm of the Hudson River Museum’s Privacy Policy and into that of the linked website. The Hudson River Museum is not responsible for the content, privacy policies or collection practices of other websites.

Copyright

By using this site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions:

The Hudson River Museum, retains all rights, including copyright, to images, text, data, and other information contained on this website. This website may also present materials copyrighted by third parties that have given permission to publish their materials on this website. Any commercial use or publication of material from the Hudson River Museum ’s website is strictly prohibited. The materials are made available for use without permission only for limited, non-commercial, personal or educational use.

Revisions

The Hudson River Museum may revise its privacy policy at any time. You are encouraged to periodically visit this page to review current policies. Please feel free to contact the Museum with your questions, comments or concerns about the privacy policy or any other aspect of your web site visit at prdept@hrm.org.

October 9, 2018