About Us

About Us

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Valentine is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website.  To protect your privacy better we provide this policy explaining our online information practices.   We adhere to the fundamental principle of asking only for the information we need in order to provide the services desired.  As a result, what information we collect and store depends largely on how you choose to use this website. 

The Information We Collect

We collect and store information that you voluntarily enter into this website.  We may collect and store the following types of information:  name, billing address, email address, telephone number, credit card number, zip code, and other similar information you may intentionally enter while using this website.   The majority of our web content is available without entering any of this type of information.  

How We Collect Information

Information may be gathered directly from you.  If you make a purchase from our online gift shop, submit information using a form on this website, send a message to an email address listed on this website, or complete an online survey, for example, the data you enter is collected and stored.

Information may also be gathered passively or anonymously.  Some portions of our website use cookies to provide the necessary functionality.   Your use of our website is included in general aggregate traffic data regarding site usage such as number of hits per page, duration of visit, number of clicks, etc. Our online collections database also collects your IP address and search terms entered.

How We Use Information

Email addresses are used to send you notice about upcoming activities, programs, and other Valentine news.   We provide periodic e-newsletters and e-vites to keep you up to date on events or provide the opportunity to register for programs.  You can subscribe and unsubscribe to these publications at any time.

Third-party sites or services

Our website may include links to those of other service providers, organizations, institutions, or collaborative partners.  If you click on these links, you will be redirected to websites we do not control.  This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of those websites.  Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully.  

How you can control your personal information

You can opt out of receiving our marketing email.  To stop receiving our promotional emails, follow the relevant unsubscribe instructions in promotional messages you receive from us. 

Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies.  Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies.  If you block cookies on your browser, certain features on our websites may not be fully functional.

Further Information

To contact us with any questions about this policy or our data security practices, you may send an email to info@thevalentine.org.