Privacy Policy

Donor Bill of Rights

We have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn from your visit to our website “the site”.

Two kinds of user information are collected through this website: anonymous information and personally identifiable information.

Anonymous information is information that does not identify specific individuals and is automatically transmitted by your browser. This information can consist of: the URL (Uniform Resource Locator or address) of the Web page you previously visited; the domain names and/or IP addresses of the computer you are using; and your browser software and operating system. This information is used to monitor site usage and traffic patterns of our customers in order to improve our website. This information is always devoid of any personally-identifying information.

Personally identifiable information is information that could include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and credit/debit card information. By sending us an e-mail or filling out an online form, you are sending us personal information. We store this information in order to respond to or process your request.

If you are purchasing a membership, making a donation, signing up for a fee-based event or educational program, purchasing merchandise, or making a similar financial transaction through or, we need to know your name, e-mail address, billing and shipping address, credit card number and expiration date in order to process and fulfill your order. We may also request additional information about your interests or experiences so that we may better serve you. All personal information we receive is kept secure.

Donor/Customer Privacy

Palm Springs Art Museum respects the privacy of the personal information shared with us by our donors and customers. This privacy policy applies to the collection of information, including information collected on our website. By submitting your information to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to our processing personal information for the purposes stated below.

We will not sell, share or trade our donors' or customers’ names or personal data with any other entity, nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations. This privacy policy applies to all personal data received by Palm Springs Art Museum, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our data will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We collect and store the personally identifiable information that you have provided us. Here are some examples of ways in which we may collect your information.

  • When you request information via one of the email addresses identified on our website or otherwise contact us in person, by phone or email, with a question. We may then collect your name, address and email in order to respond to that inquiry.
  • We may collect your name, email address, and other contact information if you register for an event.
  • We may collect your name, email address, telephone number, and payment information when you make a contribution, either on our website, over the phone, or by mailing in a check.

The above list provides a sample of personal information that may be collected by the Palm Springs Art Museum. From time to time, we may collect personal information from you in ways not described above.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Palm Springs Art Museum will not disclose or share any personal information you provide with any other party without your permission, except if required to do so in accordance with a court order, subpoena, or similar legal order, or state or local law, and in the event such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of Palm Springs Art Museum, its users, and other third parties.

Palm Springs Art Museum does not sell its mailing list to any organization or company. We will only share your personal information if you give us specific permission to do so. We will collect payment information, billing address, and other information necessary to process a donation or event registration.

We will use your information to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on us, protect and defend our rights or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of others.

We will use the personal information to protect against potential fraud. We may verify with third parties the information collected in the course of processing a gift, event registration, or other donation. If you use a credit or debit card on the website, we may use card authorization and fraud screening services to verify that your card information and address matches the information that you supplied to us and that the card being used has not been reported lost or stolen.

You have the right to review information that we have collected about you. To review that information please contact us in writing at Palm Springs Art Museum, PO Box 2310, Palm Springs, CA, 92263.

Except as described in this Privacy Policy or at the time we request the information, we do not otherwise disclose your personal information to any third parties.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will note the last update at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. For changes to this policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of your personally identifiable information, we will obtain your consent before implementing the change by sending a notice to your primary email address and home address specified in our records and by placing a prominent notice on our website.


We employ the use of cookies. By using Palm Springs Art Museum's website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with Palm Springs Art Museum’s privacy policy. Most modern day interactive websites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

Use of Text and Images

If you would like to publish the information found on our website, please send your request to Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page.

Data Collection

Our web server automatically records the IP address of visitors to our website. This information is used to help us understand how visitors use the Palm Springs Art Museum website. The servers at this site also collect connection-related data. The data entries in these logs are used to track general usage patterns, measure the number of visitors in each section of our site, and also help make our site more useful to visitors.

Sending us an Email

You may also decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests and assist you as quickly as possible. This may require return correspondence. We may forward your email to other employees within our organization that may be better able to answer your specific questions or meet your needs. We read every email message that we receive. We also try to respond within five business days of receipt.

Kids and Privacy

For children who visit our site, special rules apply. The Palm Springs Art Museum website is not specifically dedicated to children and we do not actively solicit information from children. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from a child under age 13. Children under age 13 are required to obtain permission from a parent or guardian before submitting information to this site.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us. You cannot remove yourself from our database but you can prevent unwanted communication. If you would like to update or change your information you may do so by emailing changes to

Questions about our policies

If you have any questions about this privacy policy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at:


Unless otherwise stated, Palm Springs Art Museum and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Palm Springs Art Museum. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from our websites for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Republish material.
  • Sell, rent, or sub-license material.
  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material.
  • Redistribute content from Palm Springs Art Museum (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

Other Information

We want to be very clear; we will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when visiting our site unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won’t share your name and address with outside parties.