INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may request or collect personal information from users of our website in a variety of ways, including through online forms and other instances where users are invited to volunteer information. Such information may include:
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by us to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimise load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by us to store, for example, whether or not you want our website to remember a password or other such information. Cookies used on the Warrington Museum and Art Gallery website do not contain personally identifiable information.
Like most standard websites, wmag.culturewarrington.org uses log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Please note, however, that none of the information stored in the log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.
HOW WARRINGTON MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY USES THIS INFORMATION
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may use personally identifiable information collected via our website to contact customers regarding products and services offered by Warrington Museum and Art Gallery and, to the extent that the user has agreed to it, by its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may also use this information for research purposes regarding the effectiveness of website services, marketing, advertising and sales efforts. Warrington Museum and Art Gallery will not in any way share this information with a third party either for free or by selling it, unless you specifically authorise such disclosures.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may disclose aggregate, anonymous, data based on information collected from our website to potential partners. In such cases, statistical information only will be disclosed and personally identifiable data will be kept strictly confidential.
Though every effort is made to preserve your privacy, Warrington Museum and Art Gallery may need to disclose personal information when required to by law. If it is deemed necessary that such action needs to be taken, Warrington Museum and Art Gallery will comply with judicial proceedings should a court order or legal process be served on us.
MAINTENANCE OF INFORMATION
Information provided to Warrington Museum and Art Gallery is saved indefinitely and may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by us. We are committed to doing all we can to protect the confidentiality of the information. Although we cannot guarantee that any loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, every effort is made to prevent such occurrences.