Privacy Policy

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Privacy Policy

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre respects your privacy and maintains high standards to protect the information you share with us. This Privacy Policy addresses what information we collect about you and how it is used. It also describes some of the steps we take to protect your privacy.

Your Consent

Please take a few minutes to review this Privacy Policy. By using the web site (this “Site”), you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy May Change.
This Privacy Policy describes our current policies and practices with regard to the personal information we collect.
  • We are continually improving and adding to the functionality and features of our Web site. As a result of these changes (or changes in the law), we may need to update or revise this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, we reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time, without prior notice, by posting the revised version of this Privacy Policy on this Site. Your use of this Site following any such change constitutes your agreement that personal information collected from or about you through this Site after the revised Privacy Policy is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy. For this reason, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy regularly.
  • For your convenience, whenever this Privacy Policy is changed, we will alert you by posting a notice on our home page for 60 days. If more than 60 days goes by between your visits to this Site, be sure you review this Privacy Policy to see if it has been revised since your last visit.
  • You may access the current version of this Privacy Policy by clicking on the link marked “Privacy Policy” on each page of this Site.
  • This Privacy Policy was last revised on April 2, 2009.
We gather information about you in the following ways.
On our web site
  • When you use our web site, we may track your movement through our site for our internal uses. We use cookies (short strings of computer code) only to facilitate your purchases and donations. In these cases, we collect information you provide to process your credit card transaction. These credit card transactions are processed using the third-party credit-card company This partner is a member of the TRUSTe program and handles all information in accordance with laws enacted to protect consumers like you. The cookies that are set during these transactions are used once, and never again after the transaction is completed. Our credit card processing system through encrypts your information for increased security.
  • When making a donation via our web site, you may select “This Is An Anonymous Donation.” If you do, you will not receive any mail, phone calls, or email from us. We may retain your name and the information required to process your credit card transaction, though we do not retain your credit card number once the transaction is completed.
E-mailed newsletters and updates
  • When you sign up for our newsletters and emailed updates, we ask for your email address and name. Some of our emails contain web beacons to help us learn how effective our messages are. These are only used in HTML e-mail.
Other interactions
  • When you purchase tickets, attend a performance or event, request information about or participate in education programs, complete a survey, make a donation, or have other interactions with our theatre, we may track personal information about you in our database of community supporters. No credit card information is kept in this database.
Information Uses
  • We may use the information we collect to thank our contributors, to verify transactions, to keep our supporters informed or to solicit future donations. We do not sell or rent our database to anyone. On occasion and on a limited basis, we may share mailing addresses for one-time usage with other non-profit organizations,.

There may be some other, limited circumstances in which we may share or transfer the information in our databases to an unrelated third party, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, in response to a subpoena, to protect the security of this Site and the integrity of our databases, if we transfer ownership or the operation of the Site to another organization, if we merge with another organization, or in some similar event. Where appropriate, before disclosing personal information to a third party, we will contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that information against unauthorized use or disclosure.

Opting out, Updates, Protecting Your Privacy.
  • You may correct or update your information with us, or opt-out of email, telephone, or postal mail contact from us by contacting [email protected].
  • Our web beacons do not work if you disable HTML-rendering in your mail client. The cookies that we use are required to complete on-line purchases or donations.
Links to Other Web Sites.
  • This Privacy Policy does not apply to any other web site. This Site may contain links to web sites that are not operated by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. We do not control these web sites and are not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the Privacy Policy posted on any web site you visit before using the web site or providing any personal information about yourself.
Effective Date: April 2, 2009