Privacy policy

Terms of use


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the ca- and Clemson Area African American Museum and governs data collection and usage.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Clemson Area

African American Museum include and CAAAM. The CAAAM website is a History and Museum site. By using the CAAAM website, you consent to the data practices described in 

this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information

CAAAM may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase

CAAAM's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is

used to complete the purchase transaction. We may gather additional personal or non-personal

information in the future.


Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by

CAAAM. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access

times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to

maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CAAAM



CAAAM encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from

CAAAM so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.

CAAAM is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the

CAAAM website.


Use of your Personal Information

CAAAM collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the

services you have requested.


CAAAM may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or

services available from CAAAM and its affiliates. CAAAM may also contact you via surveys to

conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be



CAAAM does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.


CAAAM may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email

or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are

prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CAAAM, and

they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.


CAAAM may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within CAAAM, in order to

determine what CAAAM services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized

content and advertising within CAAAM to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.



CAAAM will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law

or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or

comply with legal process served on CAAAM or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or

property of CAAAM; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of

users of CAAAM, or the public.


Use of Cookies

The CAAAM website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A

cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be

used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you,

and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.


One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The

purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For

example, if you personalize CAAAM pages, or register with CAAAM site or services, a cookie

helps CAAAM to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process

of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on.

When you return to the same CAAAM website, the information you previously provided can be

retrieved, so you can easily use the CAAAM features that you customized.


You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept

cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you

choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the

CAAAM services or websites you visit.


Security of your Personal Information

To secure your personal payment information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure, CAAAM uses

the following: Paypal Secure Payment Portal.


Children Under Thirteen

CAAAM does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the

age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for

permission to use this website.


Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.


All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].


This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.


Subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time by requesting removal via email at If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.


External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.


The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.


Advertisements and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.


Clicking on any such advertisements will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will tracks the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.


Social Media Platforms


Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.


Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.


This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.



Shortened Links in Social Media


This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy URL's [web addresses] (this is an example:


Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened URL's published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URL’s are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.


Further Information

Facebook Privacy Policy

MailChimp Privacy Policy


Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an 

opportunity to opt out of receiving 

announcements of certain information. 

Users may opt out of receiving any or all 

communications from CAAAM by contacting us at



Changes to this Statement

CAAAM will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer

feedback. CAAAM encourages you to periodically

review this Statement to be informed of how

CAAAM is protecting your information.


Contact Information

CAAAM welcomes your questions or comments 

regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CAAAM has not adhered to         this Statement, please contact CAAAM at:


Clemson Area African American Museum

214 Butler Street

Clemson, South Carolina 29631


Email Address:


Telephone number:



Effective as of June 23, 2014






Clemson Area African American Museum