Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Position Statement

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center (the “Museum”) respects the privacy of all visitors. The Museum operates the, website “website.”

The Position Statement informs you of the Museum’s policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use the Museum website. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

The Museum will not share your information with anyone except as described in the Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

Information You Provide

While using the Museum website, the Museum may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information that may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, phone number, postal address (“Personal Information”).

The Museum collects this Personal Information for the purpose of identifying and communicating with you, responding to your inquiries, servicing your purchases, and improving the Museum website.

Payment Information

Payment Information collected by the Museum may include, and is not limited to, the collection of your name, card issuer and card type, credit or debit card number, expiration date, CVV code, billing address, and other financial information shared when making a purchase or reservation.

The information the Museum receives from you and your payment card issuers can be used to complete a particular transaction or fulfill a service; to check that the right person is using the right card or account; to meet the requirements of the card brands or account issuers and to make sure the Museum is paid for what you buy on the website.

The Museum’s service providers who process payments for the Museum are prohibited from using Personal Information for any other purposes and are contractually required to comply with all applicable laws and requirements, which includes the Payment Card Industry Data Security standards.

Log Data

The Museum collects data that your browser sends whenever you visit the website. This “Log Data” may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

The Museum uses third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze this type of information in order to increase the website’s functionality. Third-party providers have their own privacy policies.


“Cookies” are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and transferred to your device. The Museum use cookies to collect information to improve the website.

Should you decide not to accept cookies, some features of the websites may not be useable.


The Museum from time to time uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you have visited the website. On the Museum’s behalf, these third-party vendors use cookies to optimize and serve ads based on your experience with the website.

Web Development and Search Engine Optimization

The Museum employs a third party to facilitate and manage the website on the Museum’s behalf, to perform web-related services and to assist the Museum in analyzing the use of the website.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on behalf of the Museum and are obligated not to disclose or use your information for any other purpose.


The Museum may use your Personal Information to contact you with marketing materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications by following the link to unsubscribe.


The Museum implements and maintains reasonable, industry-acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information the Museum stores to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.

While the Museum has implemented these safeguards, no method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and therefore, the Museum cannot guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information collected.

International Transfer

Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to, and maintained on computers located outside of your area or other governmental jurisdiction where data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to the Museum, the Museum will transfer the information to the United States for processing.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement.

Website Links

The Museum website may contain links to other websites, such as social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn that are not operated by the Museum and may have privacy policies that differ from the Museum. Accordingly, the Museum recommends that you review the privacy policy posted on any external website before disclosing any personal information. Please contact those third parties directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies. The Museum assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 2024 and will remain in effect for the life of the website. The Museum reserves the right to update or change the Privacy Policy Position Statement at any time.

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