MuseumsForDigitalLearning.org, a website run by Newfields, may collect both non-personal and personal information when you visit or use the website. Museums for Digital Learning (the “MDL”) and Newfields are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit or use the website. Newfields takes reasonable steps to protect your privacy and to ensure that you are notified of what information you are providing to us and how that information will be used.
Non-Personal Information and Cookies
Newfields automatically receives and records through cookies, or other tracking technologies or methods of integration, information from the browser on your device (e.g., computer or mobile device), including your IP address, cookie information, software and hardware attributes, location information, and the page(s) you request, and sometimes across multiple devices. No personally identifiable information is collected. Newfields may use non-personal information for the following general purposes:
- To customize the website content that you see;
- To contact you;
- To fulfill your requests for products and services;
- To improve the website;
- To serve advertisements; and
- To conduct research.
MDL’s website uses Google Analytics to help collect and analyze this non-personal information. Non-personal information is stored and used in the aggregate, meaning that it is not tied to your personal name and does not identify you as an individual. This statistical information may be provided to third parties, like Google Analytics. Neither Newfields nor any third party will use this information to contact you personally. Users can opt out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, provided by Google.
Newfields may share with our service providers your non-personal, summary, or aggregate user geographical data, which our service providers use, sometimes combined with other information, to serve you with advertisements, on our website or elsewhere you may navigate to online, and to monitor the effectiveness of Newfields’ advertisements. If you wish to opt-out of cookies that allow Newfields to serve advertisements and collect aggregate information on arrivals to MuseumsForDigitalLearning.org, please visit the National Advertising Initiative’s Consumer Opt Out or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s WebChoices Browser Check.
Personal information includes information that identifies you as an individual and is linked to your name, which includes:
- Your name;
- Your email address;
- Your mailing address;
- Your telephone number;
- Your credit card or other financial information; and
- Demographic information (e.g., age, size of household, etc.).
Newfields will only collect personal information that is voluntarily and knowingly provided, such as when you inquire about becoming a Partner or submit a general comment or question, where you will be asked to provide the information necessary to process your request.
Newfields does not sell or rent the names and addresses of its users or any other user information to any for-profit company or organization. Newfields does, from time to time, share non-personal, summary, or aggregate user geographical data with Partners or other third party not-for-profit charitable arts and cultural organizations for the purposes of promoting programs, events, exhibitions, or membership.
Newfields does not knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen (13) years of age. If personal information regarding a child is required for program participation or similar reasons, Newfields will collect this information from the child’s parent or guardian. If a child sends an email to Newfields, we will only use the address provided to respond to the inquiry and will not retain or use the information for any other purpose.
Opting Out of MDL Communications
When you contribute to MDL online as a Partner or make an online inquiry for more information about MDL, you will be asked to provide the information necessary to process your request. Newfields may use your email address to send you updated information about MDL. You may opt out of receiving communications from Newfields at any time. Any email communication sent to you by Newfields will include an unsubscribe link or other instructions that will allow you to opt out of future communications.
For more information or to have your personal information removed from shared lists, please contact: