CREATIVITY EXPLORED PRIVACY POLICY

1.     AGREEMENT TO TERMS OF PRIVACY POLICY

Creativity Explored is committed to protecting your privacy when you use the Creativity Explored website. This privacy policy is an agreement between Creativity Explored and you, as the user of the Creativity Explored website. This agreement tells you when this policy is effective, what information we collect from you, how we might use it, how you can review or change the personal information you provided to us, how we may change this policy, and the steps we take to ensure that your personal information is protected. This online privacy policy only applies to information collected through this site. This privacy policy does not apply to any information we may collect from you in any place other than this website.

You are not required to provide any personal information to us unless you choose to access features on this site which require the information. By using the Creativity Explored website, you signify that you agree to the terms of this privacy policy as well as to our Terms and Conditions.

2.     CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Creativity Explored reserves the right to change this privacy policy, without notice, at any time. Changes, modifications, additions, or deletions will be effective immediately on their posting to the Creativity Explored website. You should check this policy periodically as its terms may change from time to time. Your continued use of the site after we post any such modifications will constitute your acknowledgement of the modified policy and your agreement to abide and be bound by the modified policy.

3.     INFORMATION CREATIVITY EXPLORED MAY COLLECT

3.1     Information you provide
Creativity Explored may ask you for certain information referred to on this site as “personal information,” which includes information that pertains to your identity. Such information may include, but is not limited to, items such as your name, address, date of birth, age, gender, e-mail address, telephone number, or billing information. You may be required to provide personal information to access or use certain parts of our website or features of the site.

3.2     Cookies
Creativity Explored may also use cookies to understand your preferences and improve your website experience. A cookie is a small string of information that the website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies are also used for such activities as remembering your user name and password, if you use such a feature on this site. You can turn off all cookies, or have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. For both options you have to adjust your Web browser settings. There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware, however, that when you choose to reject cookies, this choice may limit the functionality of the Creativity Explored website

3.3     General Information
There may be other instances in which Creativity Explored collects information automatically from you that is more general in nature (“general information”) to make our website more useful to you. Such information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, web browser type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after the Creativity Explored website, the pages you view on our website, and the dates and times that you visit.

3.4     Donors
In addition to the information described above, Creativity Explored collects information from donors to process the donation and/or to acknowledge the contribution including amount donated, donor comments, and gift matching information. In accordance with federal and state law, Creativity Explored keeps contact information and contribution level of donors on file.

4.     THE WAY CREATIVITY EXPLORED USES INFORMATION

Creativity Explored will primarily use the information we collect to provide products and services to you, including, but not limited to, the following:

     A. To analyze visits to the website and learn about the interests of our visitors in aggregate and also on a personal level to better understand your interests and needs, so we can improve our products and services and deliver to you the type of content, features and promotions that you are most interested in.
     B. To improve your experience with the Creativity Explored website by remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Creativity Explored website, and providing custom, personalized content and information.
     C. To send you information or materials via e-mail that is important to you. This includes for non-promotional or administrative purposes such as notifying you of major website updates, or sending you information and updates pertaining to orders you may make on the Creativity Explored website. Additionally, Creativity Explored may send promotional and fundraising communications to you unless you opt-out of receiving such communications.
     D. To acknowledge donors on our website, the donor recognition wall in our gallery, and in printed marketing materials. In addition to the above, Creativity Explored may use collected information to contact donors regarding receipts for donations, internal analysis and record keeping, and reporting to relevant federal and state agencies.

You may request to opt-out of mailing lists, or that Creativity Explored delete your personal information by contacting us as directed below. Creativity Explored also includes detailed unsubscribe information at the bottom of each e-mail it sends to you.

5.     PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

In order to protect the information that we receive from you through our website, we have implemented various security measures, including the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction via the Internet. Please keep in mind, however, that whenever you give out personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While Creativity Explored strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. By using the Creativity Explored website or providing personal information to us, you agree that Creativity Explored can communicate with you via e-mail regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Creativity Explored website.

6.     CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE

The Creativity Explored website is a general audience site, and we do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. Creativity Explored does not solicit personal information from children. Creativity Explored website visitors under 13 years of age should remember that they are required to obtain an adult’s permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website.

7.     THE WAY CREATIVITY EXPLORED DISCLOSES INFORMATION

Other than for the purposes described in this policy, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information or general information to third parties without informing you in advance. We provide some of our services with qualified affiliates, services providers, partners and other third parties (collectively, “service partners”). Our service partners may use your personal information to operate our sites and to deliver their services. These parties will only use your data for the purpose of carrying out the work as agreed with us and will be required to keep the information confidential. We will encourage our service partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your personal information by our service partners is governed by the privacy policies of those service partners and is not subject to our control.

Creativity Explored may share non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, promotions, and/or functionality on the Creativity Explored website. Creativity Explored does not share personally identifiable information with third-party organizations for their marketing or promotional use: (a) unless we obtain your prior consent, or (b) as part of specific programs or features for which you will have the ability to opt-out. Creativity Explored does not share any personal information related to donations with service partners.

Creativity Explored may also release your personal or general information without your consent for security purposes, when it reasonably believes it is legally required to do so, or to prevent imminent harm to any person or entity. Release of your personal data for security purposes, as described in this agreement to any person or entity under any circumstances shall be based on a determination made solely by us, exercising our own discretion, permission for which is expressly granted by you to use in accordance with this policy.

8.     THIRD PARTY LINKS

For your convenience and to improve the usage of the website we may insert links to third parties on this site. This privacy policy does not apply to such third party websites. These links take you outside our service and off the Creativity Explored website and are beyond our control. This includes links from partners that may use Creativity Explored’s logos as part of a co-branding agreement. The sites those links can take you to have their own separate privacy policies and although we seek to protect the integrity of our site, Creativity Explored is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties.

9.     CONTACTING CREATIVITY EXPLORED

If you have any questions or comments relating to the Creativity Explored website or the privacy policy, please email us at director@creativityexplored.org.

 

Contact

Email
General Inquiries:
info@creativityexplored.org
Executive Director:
Amy Taub
Fundraising:
Carol Eggers
Gallery:
Amy Auerbach
Press:
Ann Kappes
Marketing/Licensing:
Ann Kappes
Volunteering:
Mara
 Poliak

Studio / Gallery / Offices
3245 16th Street (at Guerrero Street)
San Francisco CA 94103

(415) 863-2108 Phone
(415) 863-1655 Fax
gallery@creativityexplored.org

Studio Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Gallery Hours
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Or by appointment


 
Second Studio (CE2)
One Arkansas Street (at 16th Street), Studio E
San Francisco CA 94107

(415) 863-2946 Phone
(415) 863-2922 Fax
ce2@creativityexplored.org


 
Online Store
(415) 863-2108 Phone
store@creativityexplored.org