2. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site;
3. Who collects such information;
4. How such information is used;
5. With whom your information may be shared;
6. What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information;
7. What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control;
8. and, How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Smithsonian by sending an
What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address,
format preference (HTML vs. Text), address, interests, and similar information.
We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit
card or social security numbers.
Internet Protocol Address:
We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically
assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with
administer our Site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for
aggregate use in order for us to improve the site, and deliver customized, personalized content.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Use of "Cookies":
Cookies are pieces of information that some Web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that
Web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many Web sites.
your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular Web site and to make sure you don't see
the same ad repeatedly.
Your browser is probably set to accept cookies.
However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to
our Site will not function properly when you view them.
All information provided to Smithsonian is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption.
SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before
you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site
that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Smithsonian.
Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure.
While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our Site, we ask them for
the friend's name and email address.
Smithsonian will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site.
Smithsonian stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
Other Web Sites:
Our Site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links,
you are entering another Web site for which Smithsonian has no responsibility.
We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different
Contacting the Web Site:
with this Site, you can contact:
[Enter Organization's Address Here]
You can also send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org