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Privacy Policy for Plowshares

The Plowshares Theatre Company Commitment to Privacy

Plowshares Theatre Company regards the safeguarding of your personal information and privacy as a serious matter.  This Privacy Policy explains what type of information we collect and what we do with that information in order to allow you to make choices about the way your information is collected and used.  We are committed to the accuracy and security of such information, and that it is used only according to your wishes.  This policy covers Plowshares Theatre Company and the box offices at the venues where our shows are presented.  Those box offices are responsible for the ticketing and audience relations for Plowshares Theatre Company’s productions.

Who We Are

Our website address is: https://plowsharestheatre.org.

What Specific Data Is Collected and Why

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact information

When you either purchase tickets or make charitable donations in support of Plowshares Theatre Company, we collect personal information. This may include your name, address, phone number, email address, and credit card information. We also maintain a record of past ticket purchases, donations, correspondence, and other reasonable information related to fundraising activities.  We collect this information to try to bring you the best possible service and improve the quality of our services.

If you choose to purchase a ticket or membership or choose to receive emails, we will collect personally identifiable information about you and your company such as name, address, email address, phone number, type of market, revenue range, and other information.  This information is collected to enable us to market additional services.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

How We Use Your Information

Any information collected by us will be used by Plowshares Theatre Company only.  We do not sell, rent, or share any personally identifiable information about you with any third party.  When you submit personally identifiable information to Plowshares Theatre Company, you understand that you are agreeing to allow us, our subsidiaries, and our affiliates, to access, store, and use that information.  Plowshares Theatre Company may use the personal information you submit for any purpose related to Plowshares Theatre Company’s conduct of business, including but not limited to, conducting marketing research, improving products and services, and enhancing the quality of the website.

How Long Your Data Is Retained

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How We Protect Your Data

Plowshares Theatre Company understands your concern for security and uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information.  We use reasonable efforts to establish secure connections with you.  Access to personally identifiable information collected through our website is limited to authorized Plowshares Theatre Company personnel only.  Additionally, we review and enhance our security and privacy policies as necessary.  Although we feel these measures provide significant security for the information on our site, no system is unconditionally secure and we do not guarantee that unauthorized, inadvertent disclosure will never occur.

Amending Our Privacy Policy

A key part of protecting your privacy is our ability to enhance our Privacy Policy.  By reviewing and updating our policies we will be able to better protect your personally identifiable information.  Therefore, Plowshares Theatre Company reserves the right to amend this policy on an as needed basis.  Whenever we change our Privacy Policy we will automatically replace our old policy and prominently include the date the revised policy is effective.  You should access our Privacy Policy regularly to check for updates.