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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what information we collect and why we collect it. Art Bridges welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Art Bridges has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us.

Last updated: December 27, 2021

Art Bridges, Inc. (“Art Bridges,” “we,” “our” or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) applies to the Art Bridges website located at https://artbridgesfoundation.org (the “Website”) and governs our data collection and usage. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this Statement. Art Bridges may at any time revise this Statement by updating this posting.

Automatic Collection

Art Bridges uses technologies such as “cookies” and “pixel tags” to optimize the functioning of our Website and your experience. A cookie is a piece of data we store on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to personalize your experience. “Pixel tags” are small pieces of code that may place cookies or provide non personally-identifiable information such as IP address, device information, time of Website visit, or browser used. Pixel tags are used to determine what parts of a website a visitor has viewed, or whether an email was successfully opened. These technologies do not contain any personal information about you; they are used by Art Bridges for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Art Bridges website.

Art Bridges has authorized various reputable companies to help us track cookies and pixel tags so that we can offer the best possible experience for our visitors. Neither Art Bridges nor any of the companies we work with will collect personally identifiable information using cookies or pixel tags.

You may choose to set your browser so that it does not accept cookies; you do not have to accept Art Bridges cookies to use the Website.

We may also use third-party analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) that collect information about your use of the Website and user traffic. You may opt out of the aggregation and analysis of data collected about you on the Website by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/.

How We Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals.  Do not track signals (“DNT”) prevent web applications from tracking you. You can learn more about DNT at https://allaboutdnt.com.

Your web browser may let you choose your preference as to whether you want to allow the collection of information about your online activities over time and across different websites or online services. At this time, the Website does not respond to the preferences you may have set in your web browser regarding such collection of your information, and the Website may continue to collect information in the manner described in this Statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

Art Bridges only collects personally identifiable information, specifically your email address, name, home or work address, telephone number, and information about your education and training, if you voluntarily share that information with us through the Website. Art Bridges also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Art Bridges public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Art Bridges does not read any of your private online communications. Art Bridges encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Art Bridges so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Art Bridges is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of Art Bridges.

Use of Your Personal Information

Art Bridges only collects your personal information if you voluntarily share that information with us. Art Bridges may use this information to help better operate the Website and deliver the services you have requested, or to respond to your questions or provide customer support. Art Bridges might use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Art Bridges. Art Bridges might also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

Art Bridges does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Art Bridges 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 (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Art Bridges may share data with trusted third-party partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, process your application (if you are applying for the Art Bridges internship program), or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Art Bridges and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Art Bridges does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. Art Bridges keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Art Bridges, in order to determine what Art Bridges services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Art Bridges to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Art Bridges may 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 Art Bridges or the Website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Art Bridges or to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Art Bridges, or any other person.

Security of Your Personal Information

Art Bridges has implemented measures to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Art Bridges 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 is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Please note that the electronic transmission of information is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that such measures will always be sufficient or effective. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

Opt-Out Rights

If you do not want us to use your contact information for marketing or promotional purposes, you can opt out by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in any marketing or promotional email you receive from us.

Children Under the Age of 13.

The Website is not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from, children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at info@artbridgesfoundation.org.

Data Transfers.

We are based in the United States. When we obtain information about you, we may transfer, process, and store such information outside of the country in which you reside, including in the United States. By using the Website, you consent to the transfer to and processing and storage of your information in countries outside of your country of residence, which may have different data protection laws than those in the country where you reside.

Changes to This Statement

Art Bridges will occasionally update this Statement to reflect company and user feedback. The date this Statement was last revised is at the top of this page. Art Bridges encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Art Bridges is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Art Bridges welcomes your comments regarding this Statement. If you believe that Art Bridges has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Art Bridges at info@artbridgesfoundation.org. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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