We collect and use personal information in a variety of ways, including to accomplish our business purposes, better meet your needs, fulfill your orders, facilitate customer service, inform you of museum-related programs and offerings, analyze trends, collect statistics, and maintain our records.
Our website uses technologies such as "cookies", "pixel tags", and other tracking code to improve the functioning of our website and your experience. Cookies are small data files that are automatically sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies enable us to personalize your experience. "Pixel tags" are tiny graphical images embedded in emails or webpages. Pixel tags are used to determine what parts of a website a visitor has viewed, or whether an email was successfully opened. These technologies do not contain any personal information about you; they are used to gather information to analyze traffic to the websites, to improve our content and navigation, to enhance our marketing efforts, to personalize your experience, and to provide online display advertising tailored to your interests based on your online behavior. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. We aggregate this data and use it for statistical purposes, helping us to improve the navigation and content of our website.
You may choose to set your browser so that it does not accept cookies, but some areas of the MAB website will not function properly without cookies. For an optimal experience with our sites, we recommend that you allow cookies.
Personal Information is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. We sometimes collect personal information in order to manage and improve products and services including:
This information is necessary to process memberships, fulfill orders, or provide customer service.
The MAB also works with third-party marketing partners who use technologies such as cookies, pixel tags, and tracking code on our behalf. We use Google Analytics to collect and analyze standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by a cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to Google and may include an IP address, the type of browser and operating system used, the time of day visited, the pages viewed, and search requests. We do not use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We do not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US, and exercise the opt-out provided by Google by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Personally identifying information that you provide by e-mail or web forms will be used only for those purposes that are described at the point of collection, such as to send information to you or to respond to your questions or comments. We may share your message within our organization for appropriate action.
If you sign up for one of our e-mail lists, we'll only send you the kinds of information you've requested. You can unsubscribe at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the email message. Please note that if you opt out of receiving promotional emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages related to memberships, fulfilling orders, or other communication.
From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in surveys is completely voluntary, and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address) and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Survey information is used for monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of products and services, including this site.
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us through the “Contact Us” section below.
Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country in which we engage service providers, and by using online services you understand that your information may be transferred to countries which may have data protection rules that are different from those of country in which you live. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal information.
MAB sometimes collects limited information, indirectly, about children for demographic purposes. This information is gathered through surveys completed by parents, guardians, and educators on a voluntary basis. The MAB's online services are not directed to individuals under thirteen years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information directly from children under thirteen years of age.
This policy was last updated on February 24, 2023. The MAB reserves the right to change the policy on use of information collected. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the MAB website, or your dealings with our website, please contact us.