The confidentiality and security of your personal data and information is important to us. We use industry standard and accepted security practices to protect the personal information submitted to us during transmission and once it is received. No method of electronic transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, therefore, we cannot guarantee your data’s security. If you have any questions regarding security on our website or use of your personal data and information, please feel free to reach out to us using the contact information at the end of this Policy.
The Texas State Aquarium does not sell or share your personal information with third parties, unless required to do so by law, for instance, to comply with a court-ordered subpoena.
How We Gather and Use Information
We do not require you to provide any personal information to access the Aquarium’s Site. The Texas State Aquarium collects personal information during your use of the Site, for instance, when you sign up for our Newsletter or donate.
Only those people who Opt-In will be added to the Texas State Aquarium email newsletter. We offer an Opt-Out option to unsubscribe from our newsletter to comply with the CAN-SPAM Act.
Personal information is collected to process donations made using credit cards on the Site. We do not use this information in any manner other than processing the donation.
Certain information is gathered automatically and is stored in log files. This information includes the public IP address of the visiting system, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, Operating System, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. This information is collected to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movement through the site, and gather demographic information for analytical use.
Use of the Site by Anyone Under the Age of 13 is Prohibited
In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), use of the Site by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited. You must be at least 13 years old to receive email communications from the Texas State Aquarium. If you are under the age of 13, do not attempt to use any services of the Site. The Texas State Aquarium will use its best efforts to only collect information from individuals over the age of 13. If we are notified that we have collected information from anyone under 13 years of age, we will delete the information. To report Site use by someone under the age of 13, please use the contact information at the end of the Policy and include the following information:
- Name of the individual under 13 years old,
- The username that the individual used,
- The email address that the individual used,
- The age of the individual,
- Your relationship to the individual, and
- The basis for the request.
Access to Personal Information
Upon request, we will provide you information about whether we hold any of your personal information. Please use the contact information at the end of the Policy to submit a request.
ATTN: Marketing Department
Texas State Aquarium
2710 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78402