Privacy Policy

Effective date: 6/20/22

Thank you for using this service, which is owned and operated by the “Virtual Holocaust Museum”. (“VHM,”, “V Holocaust Museum” “we,” “us,” and “our”) This Online Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) describes some of the steps we take to protect your privacy.

Your Consent 

By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of your information as described in this Policy. If you do not consent to the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of your information as described in this Policy, you may not use this Site. If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us by email at info@vholocaustmuseum.com.

 

Your Choices 

Previously Expressed Preferences. You may change previously expressed preferences regarding how we use your information. You may be able to change preferences through your account. Otherwise, please contact us using the information provided below. You may opt-out of promotional emails by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any promotional email we send you.

This Policy May Change
Virtual Holocaust Museum reserves the right to update or modify this Policy, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of the Policy on this Site. These changes will only apply to the information we collect after we have posted the revised Policy on this Site.

Your use of this Site following any such change constitutes your agreement that all information collected from or about you after the revised Policy is posted will be subject to the terms of the revised Policy. You may access the current version of this Policy at any time by clicking on the link marked “Privacy Policy” at the bottom of each page of the public areas of this Site.

Information We Collect
Information You Manually Provide. Virtual Holocaust Museum collects the information you manually provide (using your keyboard, mouse, or touchpad) when you use this Site, for example, we collect the information you provide when you create an account, complete a questionnaire, communicate with us, sign up for an event, subscribe to a newsletter, or otherwise interact with this Site. Some of the information you manually provide may be personal information, such as your name and contact information.

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services,

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support,

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages,

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services,

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

Information from Wix. Virtual Holocaust Museum is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with an online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Information From Third-Party Social Media Platforms. You may be able to register with, log on to, or enhance your profile on this Site by choosing to automatically populate the requested data fields with information you previously provided to a third-party social media platform (such as Facebook or Twitter). By doing this, you are asking the third-party platform to send us information, including personal information, from your profile on that platform. We treat that information as we do any other information you give to us when you register, log on or enhance your profile.

Information From Your Browser or Device. Virtual Holocaust Museum collects information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser or mobile device. This information typically includes your IP address, the name of your operating system, the name and version of your browser, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visit. The information we receive may depend on your browser or device settings.

The information we receive from your web browser and the device is not, in and of itself, personally identifiable. Generally, we use this information in the aggregate to help us improve this Site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. However, we may combine it with other information in an attempt to identify you or we may combine it with information that does identify you. We may also review our server logs for security purposes—for example, to detect intrusions into our network—and we might share our server logs, which contain visitors’ IP addresses, with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify you.

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Technologies. We use “cookies” and other technologies to collect information and support certain features of this Site. For example, we may use these technologies to:

  • Collect information about the ways visitors use this Site—which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page;

  • Support the features and functionality of this Site—for example, to save you the trouble of reentering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits;

  • Personalize your experience when you use this Site; and

  • Improve our marketing efforts, including through the use of targeted advertising.

 

 

Information About Interest-Based Advertising and Third-Party Cookies

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps us understand how visitors engage with this Site. Learn more about Google Analytics. In addition, we may engage in interest-based advertising or "online behavioral advertising" by collecting (or by allowing third parties to collect) information through this Site about your web-viewing behaviors over time and across non-affiliated websites for the purpose of using that information to predict your preferences or interests and to deliver advertising to you based on the preferences or interests inferred from your web-viewing behaviors. 

You have choices about the collection of information by third parties on this Site. For example, if you don’t want information about your visit to this Site sent to Google Analytics, you may download an Opt-out Browser Add-on. Please note that the Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to Virtual Holocaust Museum.

How We Protect Your Information
Virtual Holocaust Museum takes reasonable precautions to provide a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of the information we collect.

Links to Other Websites
This Policy applies only to this Site. This Site may contain links to websites that are not operated by Virtual Holocaust Museum. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the products sold or information provided through these websites, nor any association with their operators. Virtual Holocaust Museum does not control these websites and is not responsible for their data practices. Any information you provide to third parties on their websites is covered under their privacy and data collection policies and is not covered by this Policy. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal information.

Retention of Personal Information
Virtual Holocaust Museum retains the personal information collected on this Site as long as necessary to provide the services, products, and information you request or as permitted by applicable law.

Communication with Site Visitors

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail. If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at info@vholocaustmuseum.com.

Governing Law
This Policy shall be governed under the laws of the State of Maryland in the United States of America without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.