Privacy Policy

Last updated August 21, 2020

1.INTRODUCTION AND BASIS FOR USE

Thank you for visiting Mt. Cuba Center’s website. We are committed to respecting your privacy rights, whether you are an in-person guest, online visitor, student, member, donor, volunteer, neighbor, or partner (referred to as “you”).

This Privacy Policy applies to websites, email newsletters, and/or other digital content owned or operated by Mt. Cuba Center (referred to as the “Center”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), as well as information collected by the Center in any manner, including but not limited to marketing, sales, events, mail, online, or any related service (collectively referred to as “Services”), unless any such Services contain a separate privacy policy.

It is important that you review this privacy policy, terms and conditions so you can make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us. If you have questions about our policy or practices as they relate to your personal information, please contact us at info@mtcubacenter.org.

We use personal information provided to us on the basis of consent, which you are free to provide, refuse, or revoke. We may also process personal information on other bases permitted by applicable laws, such as when the processing is necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations. You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide us with your personal information. If you disagree with any terms in this policy, please discontinue the use of our website and Services.

This website is owned and maintained by:

Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 1970

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES AND CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION

We collect personal information when you voluntarily provide it directly to the Center or when you grant third parties permission to allow us to use your personal information. This information may include your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, age, financial information, purchase history, and other similar data.

The Center will only disclose your personal information to third parties to carry out your requests. Third parties either follow the Center’s privacy policy or prominently display their own. Otherwise, your personal information will only be disclosed to outside parties if disclosure is required by law or court order. If you would like more information regarding the third parties who have received your information, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

To provide an improved, more personalized user experience, information including device and usage (IP address), operating system, location, and/or browsing history may also be collected through cookies and similar technologies. This information is automatically collected and does not reveal your specific identity, like your name or contact information. It is primarily used for analytics, reporting, and marketing.

3. PURPOSE OF USE AND HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

The Center may use your information for a variety of business purposes, such as sending marketing and promotional communications, delivering targeted advertising, determining the effectiveness of our marketing and promotional campaigns, providing administrative information, responding to user inquiries, fulfilling and managing orders, managing user accounts, analyzing data, identifying usage trends, and evaluating and improving our Services. We may use and store this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users and does not include personal information. We will not use identifiable personal information without your consent.

4. INFORMATION SHARING 

We only share information with your consent for the purpose of providing you with Services, complying with the law, protecting your rights, completing a business obligation, or fulfilling the terms of a contract with you. Additionally, we may share your data with a third-party vendor, contractor, or service provider who performs Services for us or on our behalf and requires your information to complete work. Examples of this work include but are not limited to processing payments, analyzing data, delivering email, hosting services, marketing efforts, and customer service.

We may permit third parties, including advertising companies, to use cookies or similar tracking technologies, allowing them to collect data about how you interact with the Services over time and serve ads when you visit the Services. This information may be used for analyzing and tracking data trends, determining user response to content, understanding online activity, and serving ads pertaining to Services that may be of interest to you.

We may also use your email address for remarketing purposes if you opt in to receive email communication from us. An example of remarketing with an email address includes display advertising on websites and social platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. You can contact us to opt out of remarketing based on your email address.

The Center does not share any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

5. INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETENTION

Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Personal information will be deleted within a reasonable period after it is no longer needed for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. Subject to required or permitted law, the foregoing does not affect your right to request that we delete your personal information during our applicable retention period.

6. INFORMATION SECURITY

We have security measures in place to prevent the alteration, loss, or misuse of personal information provided by you. We are committed to protecting your personal information, but sharing your personal information with the Center for our Services is done so at your own risk. Only access our Services within a secure environment. If you become aware that your login information for your member or student portal has been compromised, please notify us immediately so we can take action and protect your personal information.

7. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS

You may choose to withhold your personal information from us or review, change, or terminate your account and/or opt in preferences at any time. You have the right to request the access to, correction of, or deletion of your personal information. You also have the right to object to or withdraw your consent of our processing of your personal information. You may also request the suspension or restriction of our processing of your personal information. To make changes to your account or preferences, or to assert any of your rights, please contact us at info@mtcubacenter.org. To unsubscribe from our email marketing, newsletters, and related communication, click the “unsubscribe” link in any marketing email you received. You will still receive necessary confirmation emails from the Center for purchases including tickets and memberships, as well as class registration and student information.

8. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

The Center reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without any obligation, to modify or correct any errors or omissions in this website. This policy is effective as of the date posted above and will be updated as needed to maintain compliance with the law. We reserve the right to update or change this policy at any time. Any revisions to this policy will become effective upon posting. We recommend that you check this privacy policy from periodically to ensure that you are informed regarding any changes that have occurred to this policy.

If you have any questions related to this policy, your rights, or the data that we maintain, please do not hesitate to contact us by email directed to info@mtcubacenter.org or by mail to:

Mt. Cuba Center
Attn: Marketing Department
3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 1970

9. RIGHT TO LODGE COMPLAINT

Any person who is located in the European Economic Area and has their personal information processed pursuant to this privacy notice has the right to file a complaint concerning the processing of their personal data with the appropriate data protection authorities. A list of data protection authorities can be found at the European Data Protection Board’s website, located at: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en.