Cape Cod Maritime Museum Privacy Policy

The Cape Cod Maritime Museum (CCMM), owner of the website located at www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org, respects the privacy of every individual and is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) provides information on the manner in which your personal information obtained through your use of www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org or related sites (together, the “Website”) is processed and used on this Website. CCMM uses your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to  this Privacy Policy, you should not use this website.

Information Collected and Used:

CCMM collects personal information from you (for example, your name, postal address, email address, and other data) when you purchase products from our store's website. The store website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent when you purchase. For instance, when you register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide information such as your email address, name or phone number. We do not store any information except for zip codes and products purchased.

Third Party Access:

We also allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance or forums and search software, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services. If you choose to purchase items through features on our website, we may forward your information to third parties for services such as credit card processing and order fulfillment.  We also may provide your information to our advertisers, so that they can serve ads to you that meet your needs or match your interests (ie: zip code reports and products purchased). While CCMM will seek to require such third parties to follow appropriate privacy policies and will not authorize them to use this information except for the express purpose for which it is provided, CCMM does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of third parties. There also may be occasion when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.

Use of Information:

Your information is stored in a secured database and is used for purposes of providing you with information requested by you, providing for a follow up with you in connection with materials you request and as a part of our mailings and solicitations to prospective customers, allowing us to contact you for administrative purposes; for example, to tell you about changes to our Privacy Policy. The information you provide also may be utilized for market research purposes, for project planning or for development of prospect lists for marketing. We may also use this information to contact you occasionally about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest. We may use information that you provide in order to present you with advertising that we believe, based on your history of use with the website, you may find interesting.

Disclosure of Personal Information: 

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, CCMM does not share, rent or sell personal information about you with other people or companies. We reserve the right to use in any manner and also to disclose any non-personal information that we collect including, but not limited to, cookie and traffic data. We may release personal information when we believe that doing so is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, to respond to a lawful subpoena, warrant or court order); to enforce or apply our policies; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us; to protect our rights or property; to protect our users from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of our site or services; or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay.

Third party service providers that may assist us with the administration of the site or otherwise perform services on our behalf, including payment transaction processing and sending email may be supplied with or have access to your personal information solely to provide services to us or on our behalf. Third-party ad servers (or ad networks) that we choose to help us deliver ads to you on our behalf may collect and use non-personally identifiable information about your visits to our site in order to present advertisements that may be of interest to you. Information about our users and their activity on the site is a business asset of CCMM. Therefore, information about our users, including personal information, will be disclosed as part of any merger or acquisition, creation of a separate business to provide the site, our services or fulfill products, sale or pledge of company assets as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company.

Information Automatically Collected:

In addition, we automatically receive and collect certain types of information whenever you visit our Website. For example, like many websites, we use “cookies” and web beacons to obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses and goes through our Website. We use this information to monitor and understand the usage and performance of our Website, to enhance our customers’ search and shopping experiences and to determine aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns – all off this helps us make improvements to the Website. We may permit third parties to place programs on our site to monitor the effectiveness of advertising or for other legitimate purposes. We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website, and to communicate with you after you have sent us emails. If you send us emails, from time to time we may use information about your preferences and interests to send updates to you about CCMM, its services, listing, special offers, our advertisers or other selected companies or information that may be of interest to you.  Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. If you do not want any cookies, your web browser likely includes an option that allows you to not accept them. However, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some portions of the Website may not function properly.

Changes to Information: We need your help in making sure your personal information is correct in our systems. Please notify us of changes to your name, address, title, phone number or email address. You may correct your personal information or select the option not to receive future CCMM contacts (for example, mailings, calls, etc.) by emailing us at the address below. In the event you elect not to receive any future contacts by CCMM, we will endeavor to remove your name from all of our contact lists; however, we can only promise to endeavor to remove you from any lists we control. We shall have no liability under this Privacy Policy for our failure to accomplish this objective.

Your Consent: 

By using our Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. By using our website, you should also be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit can be read, collected, or used by other users of the Website, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit through your use of the Website. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by logging into your account or by emailing us at info@capecodmaritimemuseum.org

We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time in our sole and absolute discretion. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post any changes on this page and your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance and agreement to any revisions to our Privacy Policy.

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Our mission is to preserve the rich maritime traditions and history for which Cape Cod and the Islands are known. We strive to enable audiences of all ages to understand and enjoy the maritime culture through exhibitions, collections, public events, and educational programs.

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