This policy covers how the Old Fort Niagara Association (OFNA), Old Fort Niagara, and www.oldfortniagara.org treats personal information that the OFNA and its affiliates collects and receives, including information related to your past use of www.oldforniagara.org. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that OFNA and its affiliates does not own or control, or to people that OFNA and its affiliates does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
OFNA collects personal information when you order items from the Museum Shop, when you submit any online form (ie. Contact, Volunteer) found under www.oldfortniagara.org, and potentially when you visit any www.oldfortniagara.org pages. OFNA may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
OFNA collects information about your transactions with us, including information about your use of financial products and services when you complete a transaction on www.oldfortniagara.org.
OFNA automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, www.oldfortniagara.org cookie information, and the page you request, including the time and date requested.
OFNA uses information for the following general purposes: fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal clients and potential investors.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
OFNA does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
- We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of www.oldfortniagara.org terms & conditions of use, or as otherwise required by law.
Cookies may be required by certain sections of www.oldfortniagara.org. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to OFNA's cookies.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.