Privacy Policy

The New Hampshire Historical Society is committed to protecting the personal information and respecting the privacy of all visitors to our website (this “Website”). It is important that you understand the information collected from you and what we do with it.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

You can visit this Website without telling us who you are or revealing information about yourself. In the course of operations, our servers may automatically collect information about your web browser and other relevant information about your browsing session on our site. This information is not used to obtain any personally identifiable information. We have a strict “opt-in” policy and personally identifiable information about visitors to the Website is collected only when voluntarily submitted, for example when a user requests information via a web form.

The New Hampshire Historical Society reserves the right to track non-personal information about users of the Website, including the number of users visiting the Website, the Internet browser being used, and the type of operating system being used. This information is used solely to give us a better understanding of how the Website is being used, and to better tailor the content to ours visitors.

Users of the Website may register and create a user profile to take part in Communication Services, to make a purchase, or to take advantage of other features offered. In so doing, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, or information about your interests and activities.

HOW COLLECTED INFORMATION IS USED

We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for confirmation of sales, registrations, or other actions you take on the Website, and for related customer service needs.

We may share our mailing lists with other local nonprofit organizations with similar missions that the New Hampshire Historical Society believes may be of interest to you. Other than for that limited purpose, we do not sell, rent, swap or otherwise share our mailing lists with external organizations. Any personal information you provide to the New Hampshire Historical Society will not be disseminated to outside parties, excepted as disclosed here.

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf in relation to the New Hampshire Historical Society’s operations. Examples include web hosting companies, payment companies, and fulfillment companies. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.

The New Hampshire Historical Society will disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.

COOKIES

In an effort to provide you a better experience through the Website, we may store small amounts of information on your computer through the use of cookies. A “cookie” is a small file deposited on your computer by a website you visit. When connecting to the Website, session cookies are offered to your computer. In order to use the Website and its services, your browser must accept these cookies. The cookies are temporary, and do not contain personal information. Once you are finished using the Website and you close the web browser application, the session cookies are deleted.

OTHER WEBSITES

The Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply only to this Website and not to any additional websites that may be linked to or from the Website. Although our Website may include links to other websites as a convenience to users, the New Hampshire Historical Society does not necessarily endorse any such websites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through such websites. Users access and use such websites, including information, material, products, and services therein, solely at the users’ own risk. The New Hampshire Historical Society is not responsible for the privacy practices and content of such other sites. We encourage you to read the terms of use and privacy policies of all such sites.

EMAIL MESSAGES

If you send us an email, we may share your email address and message content with others at the New Hampshire Historical Society, and with outside persons and organizations outside who may be called on to assist you.

SECURITY

The New Hampshire Historical Society takes the protection of our users' information seriously, both on-line and off-line. In order to help secure your personal information, access to your data on the Website is password-protected, and sensitive data (such as credit card information) is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Website. To protect any data you store on our servers, the New Hampshire Historical Society also regularly audits its system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. We believe in enforcement of this policy and if you believe your information has been used in violation of this policy or in any unlawful manner, please contact us by email at jdesmarais@nhhistory.org.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

We may revise this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice by updating this page and such revisions will be effective upon posting to this page. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of any revisions to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Effective Date: March 6, 2015

Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.