Effective Date: January 18, 2016
Updated: September 20, 2023
We cannot guarantee the website will be error-free. However, we will make every reasonable effort to make content accurate, reliable and complete. This includes correcting any errors that are brought to our attention. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or comments.
The aPA respects the privacy of all of our site visitors. The aPA collects information throughout this website for several different purposes, which are explained below. As previously stated, the aPA does not collect personally identifiable information about visitors to our website (e.g., name, address, e-mail, phone number, etc.) unless you choose to provide that information to us. If you do not wish for the Association for Public Art to have personally identifiable information, please do not provide any personal information to the aPA site.
Viewing/Visiting the Website
- The IP address from which you access the aPA website
- Geolocation information
- The date and time you access the aPA website
- The pages, files, documents that you view and search
- The links that you click on
- The Internet address of the website from which you linked to the aPA website
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
- The type of browser and operating system used to access the aPA website
- The type of device used to access the aPA website
- The number of times you access specific pages and use the search bar on the aPA website
- Information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies, as more fully explained below
- Standard server log information
- The type of Plug-in and Plug-in version on the system
Website users who do not want their data collected with Google Analytics can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. To opt-out of Analytics for the web, click here to visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your browser.
Use of Information
We generally use the information that we collect about you to:
- Fulfill your requests for services and information
- Analyze use of the aPA website to better understand usage of the site and to improve functionality
- Keep internal records of aPA members, partners, and donors
- Follow up regarding membership or donation inquiries
- Support the internal operations of the aPA website
- For any other purpose that we will disclose to you at the time that we collect the information or pursuant to your consent
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies
For certain services provided on the aPA site, cookies allow us to save information locally so that you will not have to re-enter it the next time you visit. Many content adjustments and customer service improvements are made based on the data derived from cookies. The information we collect from cookies will not be used to create profiles of users and will only be used in aggregate form.
The aPA reserves the right to allow third parties to place and read their own cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect information through the aPA site for purposes consistent with the aPA’s mission. You may set your browser to refuse or disable cookies (typically in the “help” section). If you choose, you may still gain access to most of the aPA website, but some of the functionality of the aPA site may no longer be available to you.
Third-Party Services, Embedded Content, and External Links
Sending Us Personal Information
If you send us personal information—by submitting an e-mail, signing up to receive aPA email newsletters, completing an online form or survey, registering through a third party for an aPA event, requesting materials or information, making a donation or signing up for membership—we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request. We may also use it to contact you to provide information about other aPA activities, programs, membership and fundraising opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. You may opt-out of having your information used by the aPA for these purposes, or you may update your contact information anytime, by contacting us via the following e-mail or postal mail addresses:
Association for Public Art
1528 Walnut Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19102
You can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you–including any date you have provided to us– at any time. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, excluding any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Disclosure of Information
The Association for Public Art will not sell, exchange, or release aPA website users’ names, e-mail addresses, or other personally identifiable information to parties outside of the aPA, except:
- Legal Purposes: The aPA may disclose information to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims, or government inquiries, to protect the rights and property of the aPA or the public.
- Authorized third-party service providers: We may share information with our third-party service providers to help us fulfill requests and perform various functions necessary to fully provide and improve the aPA site including usage analytics, data processing, and aPA e-mail marketing
- With your consent: We otherwise may only share your information with your consent
Support the Association for Public Art
The Association for Public Art also provides aPA website visitors with an opportunity to make a contribution to our organization through an online donation page or by becoming a member or partner to the organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The information that you supply during any of the above transaction processes is used to fulfill your order and will also be used to track and analyze transaction trends. This information is also subject to the “Sending Us Personal Information” section above.
While the aPA has attempted to create a secure and reliable website, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, the aPA and its employees, agents, officers, directors, legal representatives, predecessors, and successors are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet. You assume the sole and complete risk for using this website and must make your own determination as to these matters.
Unauthorized access is prohibited and punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
Children’s Privacy on the Web
The aPA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Children are discouraged from providing personal information to the Association for Public Art. If a visitor known to be a child under the age of 13 sends an e-mail to the aPA, we will only use it to respond to the writer and not to create profiles or otherwise retain the information.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us at email@example.com or call 215-546-7550.