Privacy Policy

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The Hurn Museum (referred to herein as "us", "our" or "we") is organised and existing under the laws of Georgia, takes the privacy of its patrons, members, and guests (referred to herein as "you", "your", or "yours") seriously and has established its Privacy Policy in respect of the confidence its clientele places in it.

This Privacy Policy governs personal information we collect from you through the Hurn Museum Website and material mailed to us by you.

This Privacy Policy does NOT govern information you post or provide to the public on your own initiative through the forum or other public means.  We are not responsible for information you make available to the public using our Website (e.g., posting personal information in the forum).  If you should require assistance to remove information you have made to the public using our Website, please use the CONTACT US form to make your request.

No part of this Site is directed to children under age 13 and we will not knowingly collect personal information from any child under age 13. To register or place an order through the Hurn Museum Website, you must have reached the age of majority (which in most states is 18 years old) and have legal capacity to enter into a contract. If you are under the age of majority or cannot lawfully enter into a contract, you must advise your parent or legal guardian to review this Privacy Policy and our Conditions of Use or Sale before you register or place an order.  Should we discover or be informed that a child has registered his/her or another child's personal details, we will delete such information from our records.

The Hurn Museum will not intentionally collect personally indentifiable information from children under the age of 18. If you, as a parent or legal guardian, are concerned that your child has registered with us, wish to cancel your child's registration, and have all details deleted, please contact us via one of the methods under the CONTACT US portion of the Website providing official documents establishing parental or guardian status.

All telephone calls to the Hurn Museum may be recorded for security reasons and retained for a period determined by us.

In order to place an order through the Online Museum Shop or use another Online service such as the Folk Art Forum or Offical Member's Area, you will have the option to register and create an Online account. During this process, you will be required to provide valid and up-to-date personal information, including but not limited to your real name, date of birth, phone number and E-Mail address, as well as other personal information as applicable, such as shipping address, billing address and payment details (collectively "Personal Information"). Should you contact the Hurn Museum by telephone, you may also be required to provide such Personal Information.  Additional information may also be collected by the Hurn Museum or its third party providers for security and anti-fraud purposes.

We use technology such as "cookies" on our Website to store Your user ID and password, track selections and purchases, and enhance your shopping experience. Cookies are pieces of electronic information stored on your computer. You may disable cookies through the settings in your Web browser, but if you do so, some parts of our Website may not function properly.  We may automatically track and collect information about your IP address, domain service, the type of computer and Web browser you are using and the pages you visit (including by using Web beacon and other equivalent technology). We collect this information so that we can administer and improve our system. We may share this aggregate information with advertisers, sponsors or other businesses.

To process your order and complete the transaction; to send you information on Our inventory, promotions and events we feel may be of interest to you; for marketing research purposes relating to The Hurn Museum's business and satisfaction surveys; to customize, analyse and improve our products, services, technologies, communications, and relationship with you; to prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities; to enforce our Conditions of Sale or Privacy Policy with you; and to protect the security or integrity of our Website, our business, or our products or services. Your Personal Information may also be used to provide you with other services you may have requested.

Your personal financial information will not be used for any purpose except for processing your order and completing the transaction, as set forth in this Privacy Policy, and/or as requested by law.  Except as stated herein, the Hurn Museum will not share your Personal Information with any unaffiliated third party without your prior consent or unless required to do so by law or legal process.

If the Hurn Museum or substantially all of its assets are acquired as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganisation or liquidation, your Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets.

Any Personal Information you make available to the Hurn Museum is done so voluntarily, with your knowledge and consent when ordering items or registering for services from the Hurn Museum. We will request from you information that is mandatory (required by us to fulfil your order and meet our legal obligations) and non-mandatory (which you can give to us if you choose); if you choose not to provide the mandatory information requested then the Hurn Museum may not be able to respond to your request or activate your option choices.

Should any of the information you provide to the Hurn Museum change, please inform us or notify the Hurn Museum using one of the methods found under CONTACT US of this Website.

Personal Information collected will be stored and processed in the United States where the Hurn Museum and its affiliates, parent, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by submitting your Personal Information, you consent to any such transfer of Personal Information outside of your country.

The Hurn Museum has taken all commercially reasonable measures to ensure that your Personal Information is handled in a secure and proper manner. The Hurn Museum (please refer to the Organization's Information above) is responsible for the management of jointly used Personal Information (described below) unless otherwise indicated.

The following information will be used jointly by the Hurn Museum, Corporate House Savannah, and PayPal, who provides the Online payment portal, and your credit card company to process payment of your order:

1. Your name and address;
2. Your credit card information;
3. The identification of the items you have ordered; and
4. The price paid for the items you have ordered.

Your credit card company is responsible for their use of your Personal Information and should be contacted directly with regard to any matter regarding their use of your Personal Information. All the information defined as your Personal Information will be used jointly by the Hurn Museum and Corporate House Savannah to ensure that your personal information is hosted in a secure environment.

The Hurn Museum is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We will employ all commercially reasonable measures to ensure that details of your order and payment are held securely. In the absence of negligence on our part, we shall not be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any Personal Information you provide to us via the Website or when ordering from the Hurn Museums by telephone.

If you request disclosure, correction, deletion or that the Hurn Museum stop using your Personal Information, we will deal with such requests in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The deletion of your Personal Information or a request for the Hurn Museum to stop using it will result in the cancellation of your registration.  For any request concerning Personal Information and/or cancellation of registration to any services provided through Our Website, please use one of the mothods found under the CONTACT US area of this Website.

We may change this policy at any time with or without prior notice. When we make changes to the policy, we will update the date in this section. We will not send individual notices of changes to our policy.

Last revised: September 2011