Your Privacy

Your privacy is important. Whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the Garden of the Gulf Museum (“Museum”), your information is personal and must be protected. You also have the right to be informed how and why we collect, use and share your personal information.

If you choose not to use the Internet to provide personal information to the Museum, you may contact the museum by telephone, mail, or email. Please not during off season messages will be checked periodically and not daily so you may experience some delays.

Only the personal information necessary to respond to your message and to provide the requested information or access may be collected. For example, you may voluntarily provide the Museum with your name, phone number and e-mail address if you wish to contact us.

Information is collected woll only be used to fulfill the stated purpose for which it was originally collected. Your personal information is disclosed only to the authorized personnel who need it to process and respond to your request. 

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a web server to your computer’s hard drive. Generally, your browsing experience is improved by the use of cookies. You may change the settings on your web browser to deny cookies or to warn you when a site is about to deposit cookies on your hard drive. If you choose to refuse cookies, you may not be able to access some of the interactive features on our website.

This site uses cookies to collect anonymous and statistical information that helps us provide better service. We do not store personal information in cookies, nor do we collect personal information from you without your knowledge, as you browse the site.

The standard information collected when you visit this site includes the following:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the computer used to access our site
  • operating systems and the types and versions of browsers used to access our site
  • Internet service providers used by visitors to our site
  • dates and times users access our site
  • pages visited
  • keywords users enter into our search engine
  • names and sizes of files requested

The Museum cannot personally identify you from any of the above information.

The site uses Google Analytics for the purpose of website analytics. Read the Google Analytics privacy statement to find out what and how your information is collected.

The computer systems of the Museum use hardware and software to monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on our website, disrupt service, or otherwise cause damage. As a general practice, the Garden of the Gulf Museum does not attempt to link this information with the identity of individuals visiting our site. If an attempt to damage our site is detected, we may take further actions.