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.

Online Purchases

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

As is standard practice on many web sites, LICM’s Website uses “cookies” and similar technologies to recognize you and personalize your visit, and to help us improve the Website by understanding which sections of our site are most popular, where visitors are going, and how much time they spend on pages, etc.   LICM uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart. 

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. 

Website Analytics

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.  LICM presently uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google for this purpose, which compiles reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google states that the information obtained is anonymous and that it does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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 a tool that will enable you to opt-out. Google’s tool may be accessed here.

Email Communications

When you open emails from us, we may receive a confirmation notifying us that you opened the email, if your computer supports such capabilities. 

Surveys

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. 

Website Content

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. 

Visitor Content

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.  

Intellectual Property 

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. 

Accessibility

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’s Website may contain links to other websites which are not owned, operated or controlled by LICM. These links are offered as a courtesy to our visitors. While LICM tries to offer our visitors links to knowledgeable and trustworthy sites, LICM cannot assure a) the accuracy and continued availability of the linked websites’ contents; b) the reliability of the products or services offered at those websites;  c) whether each linked site has terms of use or privacy policies that will be acceptable to you; or whether any harm can result from your accessing such links. LICM urges its visitors to individually assess the reliability and safety of any third party website that they visit. 

Donor & Member Privacy Policy

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

Amendment

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 notify 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.

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