Privacy Policy

This privacy policy serves to inform visitors to this site as to how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. 


Purpose of this website  As the name ‘A Virtual Museum of Mennonite Clocks’ states, the purpose of the website is to collect and curate information on historical Mennonite clocks. We see this a service to the public. We are not pursuing any commercial interests. Any PII that a visitor or contributor to our website submits to us will be used solely for the following purposes:
1. to follow up on a contact form that was submitted to us;
2. to compile information on the whereabouts of a specific clock; and
3. to enter such information in our confidential database.
All such PII collected in this process will be kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL; unless the provider of such PII explicitly grants us permission to make any or all of his or her PII public on our website. 

What PII do we collect from visitors to our website?  When submitting a contact form you will be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and any other information you wish to tell us about your clock.

When do we collect PII?  We collect PII from you when you fill out the contact form and subsequently in follow-up correspondence or interviews.

How do we use your information?  We may use the PII we collect to obtain further information from a visitor or contributor to our website and enter such PII in our confidential database.
A visitor’s PII is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. 
We implement a variety of security measures when a visitor enters or submits PII in order to maintain the safety thereof.

Cookies  We do not use cookies for tracking purposes.
Third-party disclosure  We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties visitors’ or contributors’ PII.

Google  We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site.

Data Breaches  Should a data breach occur we will notify all visitors and contributors via email within 7 business days.
Visitors and those providing additional PII to us have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against us should we fail to adhere to the law. 


Questions regarding this privacy policy can be emailed to:

< Last Updated on 2017-01-11 >