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About Us

This is a privacy policy for Des Moines Historical Society. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.dmhs.org/. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.dmhs.org/w3c/privacy.html.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Des Moines Historical Society
PO Box 98055
Des Moines, WA 98198-0055 
US

You may contact us by e-mail at info@dmhs.org. You may call us at 206-824-5226.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals:

  • New Dispute: Disputes may be sent to info@dmhs.org for resolution.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 week from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 4 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained seperately.


Group "Basic information"

We collect the following information:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).


Group "Cookies"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies are used to track visitors to our site, so we can better understand what portions of our site best serve you.


Group "Contact information"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • Online contact information

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

This information is collected so that we can respond to your questions or comments.


Group "Purchases"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • Purchase information

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

  • Delivery services.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

To process and fulfill any orders made through our web site.


Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Completing the user's current activity
  • User targeting

Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6.

IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.


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