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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for https://collections.lancasterhistory.org.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

The website https://collections.lancasterhistory.org is hosted by Andornot Consulting, Inc. LancasterHistory only has access to and/or collects information that you voluntarily give us via this website, email, or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

Andornot Consulting, Inc. is a software, hosting, and consulting service for libraries, archives, and museums. Their platform allows LancasterHistory to display our vast collections to the public in a convenient and accessible way. More information about Andornot Consulting Inc. can be found at https://www.andornot.com.

LancasterHistory uses cookies on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

LancasterHistory utilizes Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. LancasterHistory uses Google Analytics to help understand how our website functions and how we can better improve our site and marketing efforts.

LancasterHistory does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system's database.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us at [email protected]:

Security

LancasterHistory takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for https at the beginning of the address of the Web page. We utilize a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications in an effort to build your trust and confidence in our website.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing, customer service, membership) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Webforms

LancasterHistory requests information from you on our website when you are requesting more information about an item in your Selection List. At that time, the site will ask for your name, email address, and phone number. This information is used to contact you, fulfill your request, or get in touch with you regarding your request.

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that LancasterHistory is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Privacy Policy Updates & Questions

LancasterHistory reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy. Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted on our website through the updating of this policy.

If you have any questions about our website or the data it collects, uses, and shares, please do not hesitate to contact LancasterHistory at [email protected].