COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Active Information Collection
The Company does not collect personal information about you (like name, e-mail, address, contact information, preferences) unless you submit it to us. For example, we may ask you to provide personal information to sign up for e-mail newsletters, request a reservation or inquire about programming. For teachers, we also collect information about school, grades and subjects taught.
Passive Information Collection
As you utilize the Web Site, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means, such as navigational data collection. Like most website operators, we track IP addresses during your visit and use session, persistent and flash cookies and may use any other successor tracker technology. Our system also automatically gathers information about your use of the Web Site and collects operational information about the technology you use, such as your browser, type of computer, operating systems, and Internet service providers.
We passively collect and use information to generate statistics and measure Web Site activity in order to understand what areas of the Web Site are most popular, which areas may require improvement and what technologies our visitors are using. This information helps us to update and improve the Web Site and enhance the usefulness of customer visits. We also collect and use this information for security purposes, to detect and to block security breaches and to provide you with a safe online environment.
We reserve the right to use electronic images known as web beacons, also referred to as single-pixel gifs, and any other successor technology, that permit us to count users who have visited certain Web Site pages and for other related statistics (e.g., recording the popularity of certain Web Site content and verifying system and server integrity).
ADDITIONAL USES OF INFORMATION
Sharing Information With Third Parties
We may use third-party service providers and suppliers to facilitate our Content or other services we provide, and they may have access to Personal Information. The Center may partner with other third parties to provide promotional offers and services ("Third Parties"). Such Third Parties shall be required to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of the Personal Information. If you wish to be removed from any third party lists, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may send cookies, which are small pieces of data, to your web browser to facilitate your use of the Site or App. If accessing via a browser, you can choose whether to accept cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser. If your browser is set to reject cookies, you may still be able to use the Site, but your use may be limited to certain minimal functionality.
Disclosure to Law Enforcement
The Center cooperates with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties, to enforce laws and third party rights, such as intellectual property rights and laws relating to fraud. Therefore, in response to a request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, or other activity that may expose us or you to legal liability, the Center can (and you authorize the Center to) disclose your Personal Information and other information about you as the Center, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate. Your Personal Information may also be used by the Center when it is reasonably necessary to: (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; (ii) enforce applicable sections of any agreement between you and the Center, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (iii) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or, (iv) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of the Center, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
Transfer of Ownership of Collected Information
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Confidentiality and Security. The Center takes commercially reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information both online and off-line, but absolute security cannot be guaranteed. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. The Center shall not be liable for the transfer of any Personal Information resulting from loss or distribution of data, the corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, sabotage, terrorism or any other event beyond the Center's control.
Links. The Site may contain links to other sites that are not necessarily under the control of the Center. The Center is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and encourages you to be aware when you leave a Center-sponsored Site and to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
CHANGES TO YOUR INFORMATION AND TO THE SITE AND ITS PRIVACY POLICIES
Correction/Updating Personal Information. If your Personal Information changes (such as address or payment information), or if you no longer desire to use the Site or App, you can update your information on the registration pages of the Site or App. The Center will endeavor to correct, update or remove your Personal Information provided to the Center.
Site and Service Updates. As necessary, the Center may send you Site or App announcements and updates. The Center communicates via e-mail with you to provide requested services and to resolve issues relating to your account.
What the Company Does About Children Under the Age of 13 Using the Web Site
On our Web Site, we offer many features, such as the ability to view information about our exhibits and programs, which do not require a child to provide any personal information. We will not condition a child’s participation in any online activity on the child’s disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in that activity.
Children Under the Age of 13
During the registration process, we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us via e-mail if they would like this information deleted from our records. We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child's information from our databases.
CENTER'S CONTACT ADDRESS FOR PRIVACY QUESTIONS
Should you have questions about this policy or Center's information collection, use and disclosure practices, you may contact us as follows:
Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
We will use reasonable efforts to respond promptly to requests, questions or concerns you may have regarding our use of Personal Information about you. Except where required by law, the Center cannot ensure a response to questions or comments regarding topics unrelated to this policy or the Center's online privacy practices.
This policy was last updated October 27, 2021