Privacy Policy

FRAME is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the FRAME web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the FRAME website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
FRAME collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. FRAME also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by FRAME. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by FRAME for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FRAME Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through FRAME public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

FRAME encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from FRAME so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. FRAME is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the FRAME web sites.

Use of your Personal Information
FRAME collects and uses your personal information to operate the FRAME web site and deliver the services you have requested. FRAME also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from FRAME and its affiliates. FRAME may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

FRAME does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. FRAME may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, FRAME may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FRAMEL, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. FRAME occasionally trades lists with other worthy non-profits for mailing and emailing of its brochures.

FRAME does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

FRAME web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FRAME or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FRAME; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FRAME, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The FRAME web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize FRAME pages, or register with FRAME site or services, a cookie helps FRAME to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same FRAME web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the FRAME features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the FRAME services or web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information
FRAME secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. FRAME secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Contact Information
FRAME welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that FRAME has not adhered to this Statement, please contact FRAME at info@framemuseums.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.