Privacy

This privacy policy sets out how “The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County” uses and protects any information that you give “The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County” when you use this website. “The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. “The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from September 9th, 2013.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to surveys, events and/or offers/interests
  • What we do with the information we gather

    We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    Internal record keeping. We may use the information to improve our events and services. We may periodically send promotional email about new events, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests. We will not provide your information to any third party unless you have agreed to be included in our public registry. We will never sell your information.

    Security

    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

    How we use cookies

    A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

    We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.