Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Online and Electronic Use

Olmsted Arts, Inc. is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its online guests, customers, donors and friends. We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals - such as their names and postal and/or email addresses - except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals.

We believe that maintaining privacy on the Web is very important and hope you will read this privacy policy carefully so that you will clearly understand both our commitment to you and your privacy and our method of collecting and using information. This privacy policy only applies to transactions made, and data gathered, on the Olmsted Gallery web site and does not apply to any other web site. The terms of this privacy policy shall govern all interactions with the Olmsted Gallery through either the Olmsted Gallery's web site or email. A link to the privacy policy can be found on the Olmsted Gallery's home page and may also appear on other pages on the Olmsted Gallery’s web site. By using the Olmsted Gallery's web site or communicating with the Olmsted Gallery by email, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy.

Information Provided by Visitors

We consider the following to be examples of personally identifiable information but there may be others: your first and last name, email address, home addressor zip code, phone number, date of birth, gender, username and password, and certain other information, such as a Social Security Number, if it is linked with your personally identifiable information. We strongly recommend that you not use your social security number or any other important ID as a user ID or password for this Service or others.

We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals or persons acting on their behalf. You may use the Olmsted Gallery’s Web site without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information. However, in order to have access to certain features you must register and submit information required for those features.If you decide to register with us online, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable information that may include a username and password, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number your status. i.e. artist, collector, student, etc.

We store this information, along with your other preferences, on our secured server so that you need not reenter it when you return to the site. If you select to do so when registering, the site may display your information on the order form in “Check Out” when you shop the Olmsted Gallery Online Store, purchase or renew a FRIEND membership, make a donation or purchase tickets to a benefit event.

In addition, if you send us a message or use an online application or service offered through the Olmsted Gallery’s Web site, we may receive and may need to retain that personally identifiable information in order to act, respond or fulfill the application or service.

Updating Your Information

The information will be treated confidentially within our company, as we protect other confidential information. You may review, correct, update or change your profile information, including any personally identifiable information contained in your profile, at any time. If you opted to receive newsletters, other emails or communications from the Olmsted Gallery at the time you registered, but have subsequently changed your mind, you may opt out by editing your profile. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt in by returning to your profile and making the appropriate change.

When You Shop Online

Olmsted Gallery will ask you to provide personally identifiable information necessary to fulfill your order or catalogue request that can include your name, billing and shipping postal addresses, telephone number, Membership number and credit card number. This is the same information requested when you place an order by telephone or through the mail. When you make a purchase online, your credit card information will be temporarily stored on a secured server. We will retain the personally identifiable information you provided with your order for our records to facilitate customer service and to inform you of our products and promotional offers.

Olmsted Gallery may combine the information you provide with other personally identifiable information to which Olmsted Gallery has access, such as purchase history and demographic information. For online orders, we also require your email address so you can receive order and shipping confirmation emails and so we can communicate with you if we have difficulty processing your order or catalogue request. As part of our commitment to your privacy, Olmsted Gallery supports and adheres to the guidelines and practices adopted by the Direct Marketing Association’s Privacy Promise to American Consumers.

When You Complete an Electronic Survey

The Olmsted Gallery occasionally posts surveys on its Web site or through email. Your participation in these surveys is on a completely voluntary and anonymous basis unless we inform you otherwise. We use the information in the responses to the survey to understand our visitors better and to determine how best to serve them. Personally identifiable information collected in our surveys is never sold, rented or shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.

How Olmsted Gallery Uses Information Provided by Visitors

Olmsted Gallery uses the information you provide to personalize the site so that we can better meet your needs, fulfill your online order, facilitate customer service, and inform you of our products and promotional offers Olmsted Gallery never shares with third parties any personally identifiable information you provide when purchasing a Membership or donating online, except as required bylaw. Olmsted Gallery may share the information you provide when you purchase an item online (such as your name and your postal and/or email address) with other carefully screened reputable organizations or companies whose products and services might interest you but whose privacy policies may differ from Olmsted Gallery.

If you prefer not to have your personally identifiable information shared in this way, you may check the “Please do not make my name and postal address available” box on the order form when you check out. You may also send us an email via our contact page requesting that we not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Information Collected Automatically Cookies

This Web site automatically collects some non-personally identifiable information about you when you request pages through your browser. We place cookies on web site visitors’ computers to collect aggregate information for site traffic analysis, such as the number of visitors and the number of pages viewed. (Cookies are small files that reside in a visitor’s browser.) The aggregate information we collect through cookies helps the Olmsted Gallery monitor how you and other visitors use the site, allowing us to provide an optimal experience and better service; this information is never used to identify you personally. However, the Olmsted Gallery’s web site has been designed to provide nearly full functionality without the use of cookies. You can set your web browser to reject cookies, but you will lose the ability to register or place an item in our shopping basket online.

Cookies for Registered Users

The Olmsted Gallery’s web site requires the use of cookies to register or sign in. Cookies for registered users allow you immediate access to certain areas of the Web site.

Children Under Thirteen Years of Age

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under thirteen years of age.

Emailing Olmsted Gallery

Olmsted Gallery tries to respond to email messages requiring a response within seven business days. We try to respond to customer service inquiries related to a purchase within 48 hours. If you email Olmsted Gallery, your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department within Olmsted Gallery. Olmsted Gallery may choose to save this information. Olmsted Gallery is pleased to hear from you. However, any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts or other information sent to Olmsted Gallery by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Except as specifically stated in this Policy, we do not share personally identifiable information collected through this Web site with third parties, but we may share this personally identifiable information with affiliates of Olmsted Gallery, and other companies and organizations who perform work for us under contract or sell products or services that complement our products and services. We also may disclose personally identifiable information (a) in response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted and required by law; (b) to protect user security or the security of other persons, consistent with applicable laws; or (c) in order to enforce the Terms of Use that apply to this Web service. We exercise commercially reasonable care otherwise not to share, disclose or sell the personally identifiable information of users to third-parties, except with the prior approval of the user.

Olmsted Gallery may use a third party service to collect anonymous visitor information like IP addresses, browser types (such as Internet Explorer), referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular service or feature. OlmstedGallery collects this information for statistical analysis of web page traffic patterns; to administer our service and servers; to allow for auditing of our services by some third parties who have that right; and for internal purposes to make marketing decisions.

Links to Other Services

Links from Olmsted Gallery Web site can take you to services and activities sponsored by Olmsted Gallery as well as to third party websites or resources. The information practices of third-party websites are not covered by this Policy or any other policies or terms of this service. Be sure that you know the terms of use and privacy policy of any linked website before using it.


No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you understand that any information that you transfer to Olmsted Gallery is done at your own risk.

Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. We use firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. All credit card numbers submitted to the site are encrypted using “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL)encryption. SSL technology is an industry standard for protecting sensitive information as it is transmitted over the Internet. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place other appropriate physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.

If we learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the service or providing personally identifiable information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service. We may post a notice on our Service if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.

Third-Party Service Providers

Olmsted Gallery may engage reputable third-party vendors in order to help us manage our web site and allow us to better service our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors engaged to analyze, for marketing purposes, the information collected on our web site. Olmsted Gallery requires its vendors by contract to maintain the confidentiality and security of information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by Olmsted Gallery. Olmsted Gallery’s site may contain links to other web sites such as our third-party vendors. Once you leave Olmsted Gallery’s web site, this privacy policy will not apply.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please fill out form on contact page.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Olmsted Gallery may revise its privacy policy at any time. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to review our current policy so that you will always know what information we gather and how we may use that information.