Our Commitment to Privacy
(June 12, 2018)
The Kentucky Science Center (also herein referred to as the “Science Center”) is concerned about the protection of the privacy of its online visitors, members and supporters. We believe that online privacy is important and are committed to implementing reasonable measures to protect and maintain your privacy.
To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
If you have any questions or comments about the privacy of information that you provide on our website, please contact us.
Kentucky Science Center
727 West Main Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Attention: Executive Assistant
The Information We Collect
The types of personal information collected on our website may include name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit/debit card information. Personal information provided regarding your areas of interest will allow us to provide materials to meet your particular needs. Science Center staff may use that information to provide customized offers and targeted communications.
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient’s address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are name, address and telephone number.
The Science Center’s website does collect some anonymous “non-personally identifiable” aggregate information automatically when pages on our website are requested through a web browser. This information is used for statistical purposes and to help monitor how visitors navigate our site, so that we may analyze visitor interest. The information aggregated will not include any personal information as it relates to a single visitor.
If at any time it becomes necessary, the Kentucky Science Center will release the personal information that you provided to law enforcement agencies to comply with safety and/or security issues or with legal requirements.
We engage with third party service providers in order to deliver to you banner advertisements and other advertising tailored to your interests when you visit certain websites. To learn more about the use of this information or to choose not to have this information used by our third-party advertising partner, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative. If you delete your cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.
How the Information is Used
The Kentucky Science Center may share aggregated demographic information but will not share any personal information that can identify any individual person without that person’s permission. The following are examples of how the Science Center might use the personal information it collects:
- We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
- We offer gift cards by which you can personalize a product you order for another person. Information you provide to us to create a gift card is only used for that purpose, and it is only disclosed to the person receiving the gift.
- Contact information you provide may be used to send you e-mails, e-newsletters, personalized offers via direct messaging or other communications about our services, if you have subscribed to receive this information or you have not advised us that you do not wish to receive such communications.
- Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment to Data Security
The Kentucky Science Center’s website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt data before it is transmitted. We also protect your account information by placing it on a secure section of our website that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of the Kentucky Science Center. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. We do strive to protect your information, but cannot ensure or warrant the security of that information.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
The Science Center does not knowingly collect personal information from children under age 13. The Science Center urges all parents and caregivers to participate in their children’s exploration of the Internet and to teach them about protecting their personal information.
Promotional Email, Newsletter Policy and Opt-In/Opt-Out Election
You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates or e-newsletters. Contact information you provide may be used to send you e-mails, e-newsletters, personalized offers via direct messaging or other communications about our services, if you have subscribed to receive this information or you have not advised us that you do not wish to receive such communications. If you do opt-in, you can always opt-out at any time by following the opt-out instructions included in the body of the e-mail message.
Survey and Contests
From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation is voluntary, so you have a choice whether or not to provide the information. Information may include contact information and demographic information (such as zip code, age, etc.) Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Contact information you provide may also be used to send you e-mails, e-newsletters, personalized offers via direct messaging or other communications about our services. In cases where a contest is sponsored by a third party, contest entrants’ contact information may be shared with the third party sponsor. (You can always opt-out at any time by following the instructions included in the body of the e-mail message.) Survey information will be used for purposes of science education or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling us at 1.800.591.2203. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Acceptance of Terms
By using the Kentucky Science Center’s website, you fully acknowledge and accept the above terms and conditions.