Information Collection & Use
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the sole owner of the information distributed and collected within this electronic newsletter. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center may collect information from our users within specific sections of this newsletter.
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Surveys & Contests
From time to time, The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and email address), and demographic information (such as zip code and age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
This website takes every precaution to protect our user’s information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. All our user’s information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. All employees are kept up to date on our security and privacy practices. Employees are notified and/or reminded regularly about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers information is protected. Finally, the servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secured area.
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