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Montclair Art Museum Privacy Policy
As of August 2017


Our Commitment
The Montclair Art Museum (“MAM”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its in-person and online guests, customers, members, donors, and friends. We understand that maintaining privacy of individuals involved with the Museum and on the Museum’s website is very important, and that informing our visitors about the types of information we collect and how we use it is crucial to the Museum’s mission.

Personal Information
Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify, or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual’s name, contact information, opinions, and family relationships. Personal information might be obtained from online transactions such as purchases, donations, registrations, and membership pledges.

Any personal information provided to the Museum is maintained and accessible only to a select group of Museum staff. MAM has appropriate security measures in place at our institution to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you.

You may use the Montclair Art Museum’s website without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information.


Privacy Practices
The Montclair Art Museum is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its daily visitors, online guests, customers, members, donors, and friends. MAM never compromises the privacy of our supporters’ and website users’ personal information. Safeguards are in place to ensure that all personal information is kept confidential and secure. Access is given only to employees who must use the personal information for the reason for which it was obtained. Measures are in place to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the information that we have.

The information that we collect in person and online is used solely for contact with the individual who has given us their personal information. MAM uses the personal information that you provide us for internal purposes only. We do not share, disclose, transfer, lend, or sell any personal information of our supporters and website users to other individuals or organizations for commercial or any other purposes.


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. MAM is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our Museum or website or purchase a MAM membership, online donation, event ticket, admission, or any other MAM product onsite or online.


Online Memberships and Donations
When you purchase a MAM membership or make a donation to MAM online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need to process your membership and/or to acknowledge your contribution. This information includes your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process your transaction. When you sign up for a membership, your personal data will be entered into the Museum’s membership database. The Museum never shares with third parties any personally identifiable information you provide when purchasing a membership or making a donation online, through the mail, in person, or on the telephone except as required by law.


Acceptance of Terms
By visiting the Museum and/or using the Museum’s website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the MAM website following the posting of changes to these terms will indicate your acceptance of those changes.


Secure Shopping Policy
You can shop online at with confidence. The Montclair Art Museum never stores your sensitive credit card information, so you can be assured you are shopping securely.


We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to offer safe and secure credit card transactions for our customers and generous supporters. The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer and donor information through the credit card processing networks (see an online payments diagram).

The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard.

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy. is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.


Disclaimer of Warranties:

Without limiting the foregoing, all materials on this website are provided "AS IS" WITHOUT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE, COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER THIRD PARTY PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. MAM may update, change, or delete content at any time.  MAM makes reasonable, ongoing efforts to revise and update the website, but does not warrant that the website will provide continuous, prompt, secure, or error-free service, and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions, including the inaccuracy of content, or for any damages or losses that users or any third party may incur as a result of the unavailability of the website.  MAM assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to or viruses that may infect a user's computer equipment or other property resulting from use of the website or downloading of any materials from the website. At its discretion, MAM may discontinue or take down the website or any section or material within the website at any time.


Limitation of Liability:



Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA):

MAM is committed to complying with U.S. copyright and related laws, and requires all users of the websites to comply with these laws. Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under U.S. copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ("DMCA") to report alleged infringements. A copyright owner of any content should contact MAM immediately to report any concerns of infringement by providing notice to the MAM's Designated Agent as required by the DMCA, Title 17 U.S.C. § 512. If such notice is provided by email, please address it to; if such notice is by US postal mail, please address it to: Lora Urbanelli, Director, Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Museum may revise this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to periodically visit this page to review our most current policy. Your continued use of this site shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes to the policy.


Contact Information
Questions, concerns, or complaints regarding the Montclair Art Museum’s privacy policy or practices should be directed to Lora Urbanelli, Director, 973-259-5110 or

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