Terms of Use and Copyright

Effective May 19, 2018

Access to or use of this website constitutes consent to the terms listed below. This disclaimer extends to all pages that are created and managed by Girl Museum.

Copyright Notice: Girl Museum Inc, 161 Forest Road, Havana, FL, 32333-6550, United States of America. Tel: +1 850.443.0216; Email: ashley@girlmuseum.org

 

Content Policy

Girl Museum is committed to accuracy and validity but can accept no liability for loss or damage incurred through the use of this website or its contents. If you find any information on this website that you believe may be inaccurate, please let us know.

Girl Museum reserves the right to change, delete, add to, or otherwise amend information contained on this website without notice. It accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of other websites linked to or referenced from this website. This includes content from this website accessed via RSS feeds.

Copyright Policy & Fair Use

Unless expressly stated, Girl Museum holds the copyright on all information on this website. Information on this website may be used for personal, educational and non-commercial purposes without further permission, subject to the information being reproduced accurately and not being used in a misleading context. If you do use information from this site, please credit Girl Museum Inc.

Girl Museum Inc. by Ashley E. Remer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

The Girl Museum website includes some material which is used as far as possible with the copyright holder’s permission. These items are provided on this website for the purpose of personal, educational and non-commercial study. If you would like to reproduce these items please ensure that the copyright holder is credited. For written permission to use these items for any purpose other than personal and non-commercial study, please contact the copyright holder. Girl Museum has made every effort to contact copyright holders. Please advise us of any errors or omissions so that they can be corrected.

Fair Use

Users and other websites may choose to provide links to Girl Museum material. While Girl Museum is happy to be promoted and respectful links to the site are encouraged, when you quote or link to this site, please include ‘Girl Museum’ in your link. The sale, reproduction or modification of any part of Girl Museum’s sites is forbidden without our express consent.

All content expressed throughout the Girl Museum website is the opinion of the affiliated individual as a representative of Girl Museum. It is not intended to malign any individual, company, religion, ethnic group, organization, or government.

Comments Policy

Girl Museum invites comments and contributions from third parties. Girl Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to review, reject, edit or delete any material posted by users. Any responsibility or liability for material communicated by third parties through this website rests with that individual and not Girl Museum.

Girl Museum is proud of its international essence and ability to cross cultural boundaries. However, Girl Museum accepts no responsibility for the publication of information that may be in breach of the domestic laws (statutory, cultural, religious or otherwise) of a jurisdiction outside that of the contributor.

Privacy and Data Protection Policy

Effective May 19, 2018

Girl Museum is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. This policy governs the way we collect and use information both online and offline, including at www.girlmuseum.org and its subdomains, including websites accessed through your mobile devices as well as downloadable mobile applications (“Websites”). Your use of the Websites or provision of personal information to Girl Museum as described below constitutes your agreement to the terms of this privacy policy.

 

Blogs

We welcome your participation on our blogs. An email address is required to post comments. The Museum will not use these email addresses in any way, unless permission to do so is specifically requested and granted. We will not share these email addresses with any third parties for marketing purposes.

Donations

Girl Museum utilizes third-party vendors to process donations. Girl Museum or the third-party vendor will ask you to provide personal information that is necessary to process and service your donation or Membership online, which may include your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number, email address, and credit card number. Your credit card information is only used for processing your online transaction and is not stored by Girl Museum in any way. We will retain the information you provided for our records, and to facilitate customer service.  We may also share such information with third-party vendors who help us analyze and understand our donor and membership base.

Email

Girl Museum regularly sends email to visitors to the Websites, who opt-in through entering of their email address to our newsletter. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the email message.

If you email Girl Museum, any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts, or other information sent to Girl Museum by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Share Features

Girl Museum uses third-party tools to give you easy ways to share our content with others. The information you provide when using these tools is subject to the third parties’ privacy policies.

How We Use Your Information

We collect and use the information you provide to personalize the Websites so that we can better meet your needs, fulfill your online order from our store, facilitate customer service, inform you of programs, collect donations, analyze trends, and collect statistics. We maintain the data that you provide in secure databases. To best serve you, we may combine this information with data that is publicly available and data that we receive from other reputable sources. Our collection and use of visitor information varies with the type of visit or transaction. Your privacy rights allow you:

  1. The right to be informed about the collection and use of personal data.
  2. The right of access to their personal data and supplementary information.
  3. The right to rectification of inaccurate personal data or completion of incomplete data.
  4. The right to erasure of personal data.
  5. The right to restrict processing which allows an organization to store data but not use it.
  6. The right to data portability which allows individuals to safely and securely obtain and reuse their own data for their own purposes.
  7. The right to object to processing based on legitimate interests, direct marketing, and for purposes of research.
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.

All requests for access, rectification, erasure, or restriction of data are required to be submitted, in writing (either hard copy or electronic) to our Head Girl, Ashley E. Remer, at:

Via email to ashley@girlmuseum.org

Or via postal service to

161 Forest Road

Havana, FL 32333

Girl Museum will make all efforts in good faith to abide by the aforementioned policies, to the extent that United States law allows.

Data Security

Girl Museum makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of transactions that occur on the Websites. To maintain data accuracy, prevent unauthorized access, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We utilize SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts our visitors’ credit card numbers, names, and addresses.

Please be advised that when completing transactions with Girl Museum, your personal data will be protected in accordance with United States law but may not be at the same level of protection as is legally required in the European Union.

Note: General Data Protection Regulation Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a privacy regulation of the European Union (“EU”) which went into effect on May 25, 2018. The legislation was created to put stronger protections on the personal data of EU citizens and to require that all businesses that control or process personal data of EU citizens are doing so in a secure and transparent way.

Regulations apply to non-EU businesses and nonprofits. This includes Girl Museum, which is subject to GDPR compliance in several ways, which may include:

  1. As an employer processing data of volunteers, trustees, and employees.
  2. As a provider of services to beneficiaries.
  3. As a fundraising or campaigning organization.

Girl Museum is required to abide by the GDPR regulations as of May 25, 2018. In accordance with GDPR, Girl Museum has will only collect personal data as necessary for completion of our business proceedings, such as fundraising, employment, or communications. Acceptance may be proven in one or more of the following ways:

  1. Consent: Girl Museum can show that an individual has performed a clear affirmative action (such as saying “yes” to a question or ticking an opt-in box) to allow us to process their personal data for a specific purpose.  Pre-checked boxes don’t constitute consent.
  2. Contract: The processing is necessary for a contract Girl Museum has with the individual, or because the individual has asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
  3. Legal obligation: The processing is necessary for Girl Museum to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
  4. Vital interests: The processing is necessary to protect someone’s life.
  5. Public task: The processing is necessary for Girl Museum to perform a task in the public interest or for Girl Museum’s official functions, and the task or function has a clear basis in law.
  6. Legitimate interests: The processing is necessary for Girl Museum’s legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless the interests or rights and freedoms of the individual override those interests.

Third Party Vendors

Girl Museum engages reputable third-party vendors in order to help us manage the Websites, process online and offline transactions, better respond to the needs of our visitors, and enhance our marketing efforts. This includes third-party analytics vendors such as Google Analytics and other marketing partners who serve advertisements across the Internet, offline, and sometimes on the Websites on the Museum’s behalf. They may use information about your visits to the Websites and other sites to personalize advertisements for goods and services. We and our third-party vendors or partners use analytics data for a variety of purposes such as to improve the design and content of our Websites, to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to all of our visitors and what promotions visitors like to see, and to gauge the success of our advertising campaigns.

Girl Museum requires its vendors to maintain the confidentiality of the information to which they are provided access, and restricts these vendors from using or disclosing the information in any way without express authorization by Girl Museum.

Changes to This Policy

Girl Museum may revise this policy at any time. Check here often for updates.

Advocacy Policy

To advocate is to support or recommend to others a specific course of action in policy, causes, or issues. At Girl Museum, we advocate within the context of our mission, values and vision in order to ignite passion for and individual action on girls’ rights and issues around the world. We also use advocacy to build a stronger, more connected Girl Museum community.

Our mission statement is broad. In order to be most effective in our advocacy efforts, we limit our involvement to policies that we have expertise in or that we have a stated interest in. This expertise may arise from our mission, programs, staff, or board. Our stated interests include:

The use of art and history to inform social issues related to girls’ rights;

Cultural and creative activities that provide opportunities for and/or give voice to girls and their experiences;

State, national, and international policies impacting the rights, health, and vitality of girls.

Girl Museum advocacy work may include:

Building relationships with and attempting to influence partner organizations, policy makers, and funders who are working on these stated areas of interest.

Attempting to shape or influence legislation related to these stated areas of interest.

Championing and directing the public to support our position.

Informing and educating the public about issues in this regard.

In the case that an outside individual or organization seeks Girl Museum’s participation in an advocacy effort not initiated by Girl Museum, the request will be handled via the following process:

A request is made for support.

A request must be presented in writing, including:

A website or relevant links.

Written language that thoroughly explains the platform.

A list of co-signers and attached individuals to the request.

It must comply with our organizational mission and be in support of our programs, collaborators, and/or employees.

Head Girl reviews the request and determines to see if it meets the criteria.

Head Girl provides a recommendation to the Board with relevant materials.

Board reviews materials and votes to endorse, reject, or stay silent on the issue.

Additional Notes:

  1. As a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, Girl Museum will not institutionally endorse any candidate for any purpose in any election.
  2. With the exception of the Head Girl, all Girl Museum staff and trustees are free to advocate for issues on any topic in their personal lives. However, when doing so, they must indicate clearly that they are acting as private citizens and not as the representative of this organization.

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