The Atherton Arts Foundation is a California 501(c)3 Public Benefit corporation. All donations are fully tax deductible under the fullest extent allowable under the law. We are an all-volunteer organization with no remuneration for board members.
Our organization is committed to safeguarding all personal information collected online. This privacy notice pertains to the collection and use of all information at athertonarts.org. We may modify our website, its features and our practices from time to time. However, we will treat all personal information that we collect in accordance with this privacy notice.
All Information Is Voluntary: At athertonarts.org, We do not collect personally identifiable information unless our visitors voluntarily provide it to us.
Visitors who make a donation to the Atherton Arts Foundation will be required to provide their full name, billing and mailing addresses, e-mail address and telephone number. Visitors who become members will be required to provide their first and last name and email address.
We do not knowingly collect names, addresses, and e-mail addresses from children under eighteen. When visitors come to our website, the site automatically collects some non-personally identifiable information such as the type of computer operating system and browser being used.
How We Use Information:
We use visitors’ personal information for internal purposes only, such as becoming a member, or, making a donation to the foundation.
We use the e-mail addresses of subscribers to send the confirmation and other information about our organization. We may use e-mail addresses and mailing addresses to send tax deduction statements to our donors. We may also send notifications of upcoming events via mail or email. Anyone who no longer wishes to receive information from the Atherton Arts Foundation, can contact us and request to be removed from our lists.
We never sell, rent, or otherwise share visitors’ personal information with third parties. We may use non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our website and to improve our visitors’ experience. We also may use this information to analyze site traffic, as well as to offer better programs or services.
We will disclose information that we maintain as required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena.
We will not use or transfer personally identifiable information in ways that are materially different from the ones described above without also providing notification of such practices and obtaining consent for any materially different uses.
The Atherton Arts Foundation uses appropriate and up-to-date physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information provided through athertonarts.org.
For membership payments and donations through the website, we use PayPal, Inc. to process financial payments. When you make a financial transaction, you are leaving our site and making the transaction through Paypal. PayPal, Inc. ensures that transactions placed from our site are encrypted using SSL technology, so you can rest assured that your transactions are protected, provided that your browser supports the Secure Socket Layer protocol (SSL). For information regarding PayPal’s security and privacy terms, visit www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/paypal-safety-and-security.
The Atherton Arts Foundation may periodically update this Privacy and Security Policy for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed. Any changes made will be posted and dated here. By visiting our website, you agree to accept any changes made to this policy. The Atherton Arts Foundation Privacy and Security Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information that we collect from you on our website.
Updated May, 4, 2015