The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Harvard Art Museums website (www.harvardartmuseums.org):
1. Information Gathering
We use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the Harvard network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.
2. Use of Information
The Harvard Art Museums website staff uses the above information to generate aggregate site reports that help us improve our site architecture and content to better meet user needs. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.
The Harvard Art Museums has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your interactions with this site, please contact Jennifer Aubin, Public Relations Manager, at 617-496-5331.
5. Users Located in the European Economic Area
If you are located in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway (the “European Economic Area”), please see additional information about ways that certain Harvard University Schools, Centers, units and controlled entities, including this one, may collect, use, and share information about you.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for marketing and development:
1. Marketing and Promotion
If you give Harvard Art Museums permission, we may use Personal Information you submit for marketing and promotional purposes. For example, Harvard Art Museums will occasionally send emails to promote exhibitions and programs happening at the museums that may be of interest to you. If you willingly provide us with your email address to subscribe to an e-newsletter, this will be deemed permission for us to email you for any marketing or promotional purposes. You may withdraw this permission by using our opt-out procedure provided in our email communications or by contacting us directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Friends Program
By joining Harvard Art Museums’ Friends program, your Personal Information will be entered into Harvard University’s customer relationship management database. Harvard Art Museums reserves the right to utilize the Personal Information provided when joining the Friends program and share this information with other reputable organizations, such as non-profits, other arts and cultural organizations, and companies. You may request to have this information kept internal within Harvard University by contacting: email@example.com.