POLICY ON COLLECTING INFORMATION ON THE SAM WEBSITE
SAM collects and stores the information that you enter into the SAM Website in order to provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested, to process orders, to send order and donation confirmations, and to provide customer service. For example, when you join the museum, make a donation or purchase tickets online, we may collect and store your name, billing address, email address, telephone number, credit card number and credit card expiration date. In addition, certain portions of the SAM Website may require registration in order to participate, such as comments sections, suggestions, or customer service requests; SAM collects the personal information that you have knowingly provided in order to complete that registration.
Anonymous Information: Traffic Data
From time to time, SAM may deploy surveys online to help us understand our audience. You may decide whether or not you want to answer our survey questions. While SAM may publish the survey results or share the results with other parties, we will never disclose personal information that you provide in the course of participating in the survey
Blogs, Comments Sections, & Other Public Areas
E-News & Evites
SAM provides free monthly enews and evites to keep you up-to-date on programs and events. Except as set-out below, we do not sell, rent or share your email information with anyone. You always may opt-out of receiving future email messages and newsletters. You can stop receiving email communications from us at any time by selecting the “unsubscribe” text link provided at the bottom of all email communications.
Emailing Seattle Art Museum
If you email SAM, we may save your message and email address in order to respond to your queries and to improve our products and services. Please be aware that any ideas, suggestions, business information, or other information that you include in emails to Seattle Art Museum will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.
Children 12 & Under
Please be aware that the law requires visitors to the SAM Website aged twelve and under to obtain permission from a parent or guardian before supplying any personal information to this or any other website.
SAM may place Internet “cookies” on visitors’ hard drives. Cookies save data about individual visitors, such as the visitor’s name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor. When the visitor revisits the Site, SAM may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor’s experience accordingly. You may decline cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of your Web client software, if available; however, this may impair certain features of the SAM Website.