The Santa Barbara
Museum of Natural History is dedicated to protecting your privacy as you
use our web site. Our policy is that no personal information will be collected
about you unless you choose to provide it and that any personal information
provided by you to us will be safeguarded and not shared with others for
any reason without your permission.
pages or downloading material from our site, does not allow us to collect
any information that will identify you personally, or determine your e-mail
address. Our Web server automatically recognizes the domain name and Internet
Protocol (IP) address of each visitor to our site.
Like most major sites,
we collect and analyze that information to help us improve the site for
our visitors. This helps us determine which pages you visit, how long
you stay and the site you visited immediately beforehand. Your IP address
is used to help identify your computer, your shopping cart, and to gather
broad demographic information.
A cookie is a small data file stored on the user’s hard drive which
in connection with our online store and these cookies do not store any
personally identifiable information.
Should you send us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use your
personal information in order to respond to your questions or comments.
We may also keep your comments or questions for future reference.
If you choose to participate in one of the surveys on this site, we will
ask you for certain demographic and other personal information. We do
not share this information with others.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History does not solicit personal
information from children and does not sell products for purchase by children.
We sell children's products for purchase by adults. Visitors 12 years
of age and under must obtain an adult's permission before submitting any
personal information to this site and visitors 17 years of age and under
may only purchase items from this website with the involvement of a parent
We will release specific information about you or your account to comply
with any valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute
or court order.
We offer our visitors the option to have their personal information deleted
from our database or to stop receiving communications from us. You may
do this by contacting us firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to other
Our site contains links to other sites. Please remember that our privacy
policy does not apply to other sites and that we cannot be responsible
for their privacy policies, if any. The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural
History has no control over such third party Web sites, and it does not
endorse nor is responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products
or other materials on or available from such sites.
Credit Card Information
This site utilizes Secure Sockets Layer, an advanced data encryption system
used to ensure the security and confidentiality of information exchanged
between your browser and this Site’s e-commerce servers. All of
your personal information (including credit card numbers) will be encrypted
and then securely transmitted from your browser to our e-commerce systems.
We can only
guarantee secure transactions with orders placed directly from this Site
using our secure online ordering system. We cannot guarantee secure transactions
for orders sent to us via e-mail.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History may need to change this policy
from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on
our Site. All changes will be posted here. If you have any questions or