Privacy

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Web Site Privacy

The Science Museum of Virginia and its Foundation are committed to protecting your privacy. The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation maintains a database of names and addresses of those persons who have provided financial support through membership or donations, or have indicated an interest in our programming or activities. From time to time, newsletters, requests for membership, or requests for financial support are mailed to persons on this list. Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

 

Information Collection

Should you decide to make a donation or purchase a membership online, you will be asked to provide your name, contact information, and credit card billing information. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, an industry standard secure technology. This encryption is designed to prevent the theft or interception of the information you provide. SSL encryption is indicated on your Web browser by the display of a lock or key on the browser status bar. The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation does not sell, share or rent your information to for-profit organizations, although postal address lists are occasionally exchanged with other local non-profit organizations.

 

Email Addresses

The Web site collects your email address for the purpose of sending donation or membership confirmations and communicating with you as a supporter of the Science Museum of Virginia. The Science Museum of Virginia and its Foundation will not disclose, sell, trade, rent, or otherwise reveal your email address to any entity.

 

Security

The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation does not store credit card numbers after processing them. All donor information that is retained is stored on servers that are kept in a physically secure environment with strict policies that minimize staff access to the information contained therein.

 

Mailing List Privacy

The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation does not sell, share or rent your information to for-profit organizations, although postal address lists are occasionally exchanged with other local non-profits.

 

Questions about our Policies?

If you:

  • have a question about our privacy policies,
  • wish to review or correct personal information,
  • wish to be removed from our mailing or email lists,
  • or wish to be listed anonymously on our publications,

please contact the Science Museum of Virginia Foundation at 804.864.1540.