Whatcom Museum Privacy Policy

Whatcom Museum Privacy Policy - Updated May 11, 2010

The Whatcom Museum is concerned about the protection of the privacy of its Web site visitors, members and donors. We respect your privacy and your choice not to have your personal information shared with other people. Your use of our Web site indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Web Site Information

The Museum only collects personal contact information (such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers) when users submit it voluntarily. To make our Web site more useful to you, our server automatically collects information when you visit our site, such as, but not limited to, your IP address, date and time of your visit, pages viewed and clickstreams. We will not collect or track information that may identify you personally.

Mailing Address

We will not use, sell or exchange your mailing or e-mail addresses. We use only those adresses which are submitted voluntarily when asked for consent to be contacted further by the Museum.

Terms of Use

By using this Web site and its content, you agree to be bound by and acknowledge your acceptance of the following Terms of Use and applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Web site you fully acknowledge and accept the following terms and conditions.

Copyright

Images, text, software, documentation, electronic text and image files, audio and video clips and other materials are the property of the Museum and will be protected by restrictions for use. Furthermore, copyrights and other proprietary rights in the materials on this site may belong to individuals and entities other than the Museum.

The Museum expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this Web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined by copyright law and as described below. This prohibition includes the downloading of site content for commercial use or for use on personal Web sites.

Fair Use

Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary and news reporting. Users who wish to download or print text and image files from the Museum’s Web site for such uses must request the Museum’s express permission by contacting whatcommuseum.org. Users must cite the author and source for this material as they would material from any printed work and the citation should include the URL None of the content may be altered or modified.

Disclaimer

The text, images and content on this Web site are provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use and/or non-infringement. The removal of any digital watermark, propriety notices or accompanying text that may be included on or with the image is prohibited. The Museum assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable, for any damage or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the site or your downloading of any text, images or content from the Web site. You acknowledge that if you rely on any information or content on the Web site, you do so solely at your own risk.

Contact

Anyone wishing to use any of the files or images contained on this Web site for publication or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law must request and receive prior permission from the Museum. The responsibility for determining whether any third-party rights exist and for obtaining all other necessary permissions remains solely with the user and the Museum will have no responsibility in connection with securing such rights for any materials on the Web site. Any other use, such as, without limitation, the use of an image for a commercial purpose, requires the prior written consent of the Museum, which may be granted or denied at the Museum's sole discretion. The failure by the Museum to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms of Use by you or others will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of the Museum or other entities’ rights. All requests to reproduce artwork in any form from the Museum’s collection must be submitted in writing to:

Whatcom Museum

121 Prospect Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

LIGHTCATCHER
Wednesday - Sunday, noon-5pm;
open Thursday until 8pm; open Saturday at 10am

250 Flora Street, Bellingham, WA 98225  

Family Interactive Gallery (FIG)
Wednesday - Saturday, 10-5pm; Sunday noon-5pm
250 Flora Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
 

  

OLD CITY HALL
Thursday - Sunday, noon-5pm; for select programs.
121 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA  98225




PHOTO ARCHIVES
Wednesday - Friday, 1-5 pm.
201 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225


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