Effective Date: October 18, 2011
Types of Personal Information We Collect Through the Site
You may browse our Site without creating an online account, but to use certain features you may be required to create an account. When you create an account with us, we may collect your name, email address and contact information, a username and password which you will use to access your account, and other information.
We also collect the following types of Personal Information from you, through our Site:
Donor Information. We request personal information when processing donations, such as name, address, phone number, email address, and credit/debit card number and billing information, and other information. We will not share or disclose your credit/debit card information to third parties other than our service providers who assist us in processing payments.
Events, Programs & Volunteers.<.em> When you register for an event or program or sign-up to be a volunteer at our Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, email address, address, phone number and other contact information.
Surveys & Questionnaires, We may administer surveys and questionnaires to members. Your participation in such is entirely voluntary. If you do participate, we may combine your responses with the other information we have collected about you.
Blogs & User Comments. We may allow users to post content to the Site, such as blogs and comments. We may collect information about any content you post, included the date, time, content and subject matter of your post. In addition, to post a blog you may be required to submit your name, email address and other information.
Surveys & Questionnaires. We may ask users to complete surveys or questionnaires. Your responses or participation in such is voluntary. However, if you choose to complete a survey or questionnaire we may combine the responses you submit with other information we collect about you and may also, under some circumstances, publish your responses to our Site. See the “Surveys and Questionnaires” section below for more information.
We also may collect information about you from our affiliates and non-affiliated third parties and sources. For example, we may collect information about current or potential members or donors from public records, public sources and third parties. We may combine this information with the Personal Information we have collected directly from you.
How We Use Personal Information
We use the Personal Information we collect about you for the following types of purposes:
How We Disclose Personal Information
We may disclose Personal Information collected online to third parties for the following types of purposes:
Cookies and Analytics
Web Beacons. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are used to track the online movements of Web users, or emails. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer's hard drive, Web beacons are embedded invisibly on webpages or within emails, and may not be disabled or controlled through your browser. We or our third party service providers may use web beacons to track Site activity. We may also use them within our HTML-based emails, to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients, allowing us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and campaigns. For information on how to opt-out of receiving marketing communication from theatreWashington, please see the section "Newsletters & Marketing Communications" below.
Third Parties. As noted, we may also engage third parties to track and analyze Site activity on our behalf. To do so, these third parties may place cookies or web beacons to track user activity on our Site. We use the data collected by such third parties to help us administer and improve the quality of the Site and to analyze usage of the Site. We do not provide these third parties with your Personal Information.
Surveys and Questionnaires
We may administer surveys and questionnaires to members. Your participation in such is entirely voluntary. If you do participate, we may combine your responses with the other information we have collected about you. We may also ask members to fill out audience questions on certain performances they have seen. We may choose to publish certain audience responses on the Site – however, we will notify you if your responses to the audience questions could be chosen for publication, before you submit such audience responses.
Newsletters & Marketing Communications
We may send you emails from time-to-time, about information that we believe may be of interest to you, including our newsletter. If, at any time, you would like to stop receiving these e-mails, you may follow the opt-out instructions contained in any such e-mail. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails or promotions from us, we still may send you e-mails about your account, your membership or requests you have submitted to us, or for other non-commercial purposes.
You may also receive periodic mailings from us at you postal address, requesting donations or sending you information on upcoming events, programs or other information.
We use commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative measures to protect the security of the Personal Information that we collect. Despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security all of the time.
Children Under 13
Our Site is not intended for children under 13. We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13. If we become aware that we have received any such data, we will take immediate steps to delete the data.
We may change this Policy from time to time, so be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to our policy to our Sites here. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the personal information we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by whatever method we deem appropriate, including but not limited to highlighting the change on the Site or sending an email to you at the email address that you have registered with us.