How and What Data We Collect
Our website collects information from users via voluntary submission, traffic data, and cookie technology. When a user visits our website, we count, track, and aggregate the user’s activity into our analysis of general site traffic, but do not record the user’s individual identity or email address.
Analytics, Cookies and How They are Used
Ballroom Marfa tracks the number of visitors to our site in order to update and improve our service. We reserve the right to use aggregate information about our website traffic, with no personal identifiers, to share statistics with partners and industry colleagues. We do not host ads or commercial content on our website.
When We Collect Data and How it is Used
When you donate or buy something online:
If you make a donation, become a member or purchase something from our online store, you will be required to provide your name, email address, and a physical address. As a member or contributor you will be contacted annually to donate and you will be added to our email newsletter list. When you make a purchase on the website you can opt out of future contact. Those that do not opt out will be added to our mail and email distribution lists, which are used solely to raise funds and build awareness about our events and exhibitions. Your financial details will be shared with our payment system provider in order to complete your transaction, these details will not be held by Ballroom Marfa.
When you join our mailing list:
When you sign up to receive our newsletter via our website we capture your communication data (name and email address) in order to send the requested newsletter. Personal data that you provide to us will only be processed for correspondence with you or only for the purpose for which you have made the data available to us. Your personal data is encrypted when transmitted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol. Furthermore, we protect our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. All data you give us is stored on secure servers.
When you attend an event or respond to surveys & promotions:
You may also provide us with data when you attend an event or participate in a promotion or survey. The data you give us may include your name, address, email address, and phone number. The data you have provided will be used solely for the expressed intention with which it was collected.
Sharing of Information
We do not sell, share, rent, or intentionally make publicly available users’ personal information, including email addresses, except as provided herein. This information is used by Ballroom Marfa only for internal purposes. We have the following exceptions to these policies: We will release specific information about you or your account only to comply with the law. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the sites, or a physical threat to you or others.
Access to Your Information and Opting Out
You can revoke your consent to receive communication from us and unsubscribe from our email newsletter at any time. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the link provided in every email, and to be removed from our email or print mailing lists you can also contact us at [email protected], or by telephone or mail.
Once removed from our system you will not be readded unless you express consent by reentering data into one of the channels described above, thus reopting into our correspondence. Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) if you wish to see the personal data we have collected, or if you believe your data is incorrect, please use the information below to submit requests.
All questions regarding this privacy statement should be addressed to
Ballroom Cultural Arts Foundation
PO Box 1661
Marfa, TX 79843
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, so please check back for updates.