Website Privacy Policy - Historical Society of Shawangunk & Gardiner

Historical Society of Shawangunk and Gardiner
The Historical Society of Shawangunk & Gardiner (Historical Society) operates the website It is the Historical Society policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, The Historical Society collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Historical Society purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the Historical Society’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Historical Society may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Historical Society’s website may choose to interact with The Historical Society in ways that require The Historical Society to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Historical Society gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with The Historical Society – by paying their dues or donating, are taken to PayPal’s secure store and are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Historical Society collects such information from PayPal only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Historical Society. The Historical Society does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Historical Society discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its Trustees and Officers in order to process it on The Historical Society’s behalf and that they have agreed not to disclose it to others. By using The Historical Society’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Historical Society will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its Trustees and Officers, as described above, The Historical Society discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Historical Society believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Historical Society, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of The Historical Society website and have supplied your email address, The Historical Society may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what is going on with The Historical Society and our projects. Some people may want to opt out of any communication from us. If so, they shall notify us by email and their email address will be removed from our database.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Historical Society does not use cookies for any purpose. The Historical Society visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Historical Society’s website.

Historical Society Dissolves
In the event of acquisition or dissolution of the Historical Society, please note that the personal information may be among the assets transferred or reviewed.

The Historical Society does not display any ads by any advertisers.    

rev 2 – February 20, 2017