Transparency and openness are important values at Long Island Children’s Museum (“LICM”) LICM may offer content, information and interactive features through its website at www.licm.org. (“The Website”) These Website Terms & Conditions (“Terms”) are provided to enable you to understand how information may be collected on The Website, our efforts to safeguard your data and other conditions that apply to your visit to the website.
By visiting the website and/or using the services or products offered by LICM through the website, you agree to be bound by these terms.
Registration and Data Collection
You are welcome to visit LICM’s Website and use its publicly available content and services without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information. Some Website content or services may not be available or be limited if you chose not to register.
Registration for users and members on www.licm.org enables you to maintain your contact information and preferences, receive member discounts (if applicable), purchase tickets more quickly and receive notifications about events that interest you. When you register, you will be asked to create a unique user name and password which you may be able to use to gain access to content, services and products that LICM offers through the website.
When you visit certain portions of the website, we may ask you to provide us with specific information, related to purchases and services, including:
- contact information, such as your name, mailing address, email address or phone number;
- unique identifiers such as your user name and password;
- demographic information such as your age, education, occupation and gender; and
- financial information, such as your credit card number or similar information.
LICM may use this information to contact you regarding your relationship with the site and to provide services or communications that you have requested.
When you make purchases on www.licm.org you are required to provide your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address and credit card information to process your order. Credit card information will only be used as needed to process your transaction.
Online Memberships and Donations
When you purchase an LICM membership or donate to LICM online, you’ll will be asked to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and/or to acknowledge your contribution. Information required will include: your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address and credit card information. Credit card information will only be used as needed to process your membership and will never be stored after the transaction is completed.
When you donate to LICM online, you’ll will be asked to provide us with the information we need to process and/or to acknowledge your contribution. Information required will include: your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address and credit card information. Credit card information will only be used as needed to process your gift to the Museum. In the case of a recurring donation, information will be retained securely in order to process each recurring gift.
Cookies are small pieces of data that a website sends and is stored on your computer hard drive so that your prior experience with the website and information that you provided during your visit may be reused to simplify your next visit or make it more enjoyable. Cookies do not access information unrelated to your website visit or the unrelated content of your hard drive. If you prefer not to receive cookies, please review your computer and/or browser settings which may allow you to be notified when a cookie is set or reject all cookies. However, your experience with The Website, its functionality and services may be limited if you chose not to accept cookies.
The Website does collect some data regarding its visitors that “aggregates” non-personally identifiable information about our Website visitors, so that LICM may gain a greater understanding of who is visiting the website, which pages are visited, how long visitors remain on any page, which links are most often “clicked” and other information that helps LICM to improve our Website visitors’ experience.
Google Analytics includes features such as Google Signals, which provides information and session data from sites and apps that Google associates with users who have signed on their Google accounts, and who have turned on Ads Personalization. The information obtained may include user location, search history, YouTube history, and data from sites that partner with Google. The information is used to provide aggregated and anonymized insights into users’ cross device behavior.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google Analytics. However, if you prefer that your non-personally identifiable information not be collected by Google, Google provides tools that will enable you to opt-out. Google’s tools may be accessed here. In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy and https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/.
When you open emails from us, we may receive confirmation notifying us that you opened the email, if your computer supports such capabilities.
LICM may invite you to participate in surveys. You may decide whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask about your background, opinions or similar questions. Information provided will help us better understand our audience, which in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests. Participation in our surveys in not a pre-condition for your access to the website.
LICM Email News and Newsletters
LICM offers visitors to our website the opportunity to subscribe to our Email News. You may also be offered an opportunity to subscribe to other LICM newsletters, blogs or social media posts in the future If you choose to subscribe, you will receive news updates and program information. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the Email News instructions.
The website is owned and operated by LICM. All the information and content featured or displayed on the Website, including all content, website graphics, functionality, interactives, software, etc. (“Content”) are owned by or licensed to LICM. As a visitor, LICM agrees that you may view all of the Website’s publicly available Content and other Content to the extent permitted by your registration (if you chose to register) and/or make copies of Content solely for your personal, non-commercial, educational use. You may not, however, copy, display, distribute, sell or market any Content for any commercial use without the prior express, written permission of LICM. LICM reserves the right to amend, change, alter, enhance, remove or cease to provide the Website or any component or Content thereof at any time and without prior notice.
On occasion, visitors may be offered an opportunity to submit material for posting to the LICM website, blog, newsletters, social media, and other LICM communications, including articles, photographs, comments, etc. (“Submissions”). By offering your Submissions, you 1) promise that you have the legal right to submit it to LICM for publication and that doing so does not interfere with the intellectual property or other rights of any individual or entity; and 2) grant LICM a non-exclusive, perpetual license to publish the Submission on LICM’s website, newsletter of other LICM publications. LICM has sole discretion as to whether or for how long any Submission should be published by LICM.
LICM respects the intellectual property interests of others. If you believe that any Content or Submission infringes on your intellectual property rights, please contact LICM.
This Website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us.
Third Party Links
LICM respects the privacy of our donors and members. We protect your personal contact information and do not rent, sell, trade our otherwise share mailing lists for donors or current members.
We use the information you provide to us to deliver services and keep you informed on LICM programs, services, special events and funding needs. In order to do so, it may be necessary to provide your information to third party vendors, solely for the purpose of providing services or products that you have chosen to receive, such as to process a credit card transaction.
For further information, you can read our Privacy Notice by clicking here.
LICM may update or amend these Terms from time to time, such as to reflect new content, services or products we may offer through the Website. LICM will place a notice on the Website of any updates or amendments and when they will take effect prior to effectuating the changes. You agree to any updated or amended Terms by your continued use of the Website after the effective date.
Long Island Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
EIN #11-3035221. Your donation is tax deductible.
Effective Jan. 31, 2017 (Updated Sept. 12, 2023)