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LexArt respects your right to privacy. This “Privacy Policy” explains what information of yours will be collected when you use the Website, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, portability, correction and/or deletion of information. We will not use or share your information with any third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use located at From time to time, we may modify the Privacy Policy described on this page in accordance with the Terms of Use.


As used in this Privacy Policy, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to LexArt and the terms “you”, “your” and “users” refer to users of the Website. Any capitalized terms we use in this Privacy Policy without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Use. 



1.   CONSENT.  By using the Website or allowing someone to use the Website on your behalf, you are consenting to LexArt’s collection, use, disclosure, processing, transfer and storage in accordance with this Privacy Policy of any Personal Data or other information received by us as a result of such use.


2.   INFORMATION WE COLLECT.  When you interact with us through the Website, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:


2.1   Personal Data Collected by LexArt. We collect “Personal Data” from you when you voluntarily provide such information to the Website, such as when you register for access to the Website as an Account Holder, contact us with inquiries, make a donation, register for a class or event, respond to one of our surveys or use certain services. The Personal Data we may collect includes without limitation your name, address, email address and other personally identifiable information. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses.


2.2   Information Collected by Service Provider. For handling transactions such as class or event registrations, donations, volunteer scheduling, etc., including any and all transactions involving payments, the Website uses services provided by Flipcause, Inc.  All Personal Data collected by Flipcause is subject to the Flipcause Privacy Policy.  Flipcause makes an effort to provide a link to its Privacy Policy in the footer of every page on which it collects Personal Data.  LexArt may receive from FlipCause your Personal Data as described in the preceding paragraph.  LexArt does NOT receive from Flipcause any personal financial information, such as your credit card number, expiration date, or billing address.

2.3   Non-Personal Data. When you interact with the Website, we collect certain personally non-identifiable information ("Non-Personal Data") The Non-Personal Data we collect includes without limitation Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, internet browser type, other characteristics of your device and software, domain names of your Internet Website Provider(“ISP”), your approximate geographic location, a record of your usage of the Website, the time of your usage and aggregated Personal Data that cannot be used to specifically identify you. We will use this information to monitor Website usage, diagnose problems, and (anonymously) estimate demographic information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot, in and of itself, be used to specifically identify you. We also collect Non-Personal Data (including, without limitation, of the type set forth above) from third parties. The information we collect from third parties may be combined with the information we collect.


2.4   Collection of Information from Minors.  LexArt does not solicit Personal Data from children. Visitors sixteen (16) years of age and under should remember that they are required to obtain an adult’s permission before submitting any Personal Information to this or any other Web site. If your child has submitted Personal Data and you would like to request that such information be removed, you may contact us via one of the contact methods described below and we will promptly remove such information and shall not use such information or include it in our database. Users sixteen and under and their parents or guardians are advised that any Personal Data voluntarily entered by children may be available for use until LexArt becomes aware that a user is sixteen or under and has had a reasonable opportunity to remove the information from the Website.




3.1   Personal Data. We use the Personal Data we collect in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. We may use the Personal Data as follows:


(i)       Specific Reason. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the email address from which the contact came.


(ii)      Access and Use. If you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to or use of the Website or any functionality thereof, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to or use of the Website or functionality and to monitor your use of the Website or functionality. For instance, if you supply payment information (e.g., bank account or credit card information) to the Website for donating or processing payments as a Supporter or as an Account Holder, we will use that information to facilitate such purchase or process such payments.


(iii)     Internal Business Purposes. We may use your Personal Data for internal business purposes including without limitation to help us improve the content and functionality of the Website, to better understand our Users, to improve the Website, to protect against fraud, identity or address wrongdoing, to enforce our Terms of Website, to manage your Account and provide you with customer service, and to generally manage the Website and our business.


(iv)     Marketing, Communications. We may use your Personal Data to contact you in the future about Society activities, events, operations, and fundraising, and for our marketing and advertising purposes, including without limitation to inform you about services or events we believe might be of interest to you, to develop promotional or marketing materials and provide those materials to you, and to display content and advertising on or off the Website that we believe might be of relevance to you.


(v)      Other Uses. If we intend to use any Personal Data in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time at which the Personal Data is collected or we will obtain your consent subsequent to such collection but prior to such use.


3.2   Non-Personal Data. Because Non-Personal Data cannot be used to personally identify you, we may use such information for any lawful purpose.




4.1   Personal Data. We are not in the business of selling your Personal Data. Therefore, we will not sell your Personal Data to third parties, including third party advertisers. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may disclose, transfer, process or share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:


(i)       Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties. We, like many organizations, sometimes engage other organizations or companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, order fulfillment, fraud prevention, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including Personal Data, in connection with their performance of such functions.


(ii)      Legal Requirements. We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law (including, without limitation responding to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, court or government agency) or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary.


(iii)     Unrelated Third Parties. We may disclose your Personal Data to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business or assets (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).


Non-Personal Data. Because Non-Personal Data cannot be used to personally identify you, we may disclose, transfer or share Non-Personal Data for any lawful purpose.




5.1   Emails from LexArt.  As a service, LexArt offers the opportunity to subscribe to our e-mails. If you choose to subscribe, you will receive emails on the topics you choose. You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the simple instructions at the bottom of each e-mail. On occasion, LexArt may send e-mails to individuals who have provided us with their e-mail address, informing them of Museum events or promotions we think may be of interest.  It may take up to 24 hours for us to process an unsubscribe request. You may have to unsubscribe from multiple emails before you stop receiving all communications.


5.2   Retention of Data Following Opt Out. After you opt out of all communications, we will retain your Personal Data and Non-Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy, however, we will no longer use it to contact you.


5.3   Security. We may store Personal Data itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers. We take what we believe to be commercially reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Website from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure. Therefore, you should take exceptional care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data via the Internet.



6.   ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION.  Account Holders may access and update their Personal Data being stored by us by logging in and visiting the Members page. Account Holders and non-Account Holders may also contact us directly at or at the address below with respect to Personal Data that is not accessible through the Settings page. We will take reasonable steps to respond to requests relating to Personal Data within 30 days, however, we may reject requests that we find to be unreasonable (i.e., require disproportionate efforts or material changes to our information systems), impractical or abusive (i.e., repetitive requests, requests made in bad faith, requests that would compromise third party information). Note that you may not have access to or the ability to update Non-Personal Data, much of which is held in aggregate form.


7.   COOKIES.  The Website uses a technology called “cookies”. A “cookie” is a piece of information (a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters) that is placed on your browser when you access the Website. Cookies help (anonymously) recognize you as a repeat visitor and to track traffic patterns on our Site. For example, our Website may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the Website without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit. We may combine non-personally identifiable information collected through cookies with other Personal Data that we have about you, for example, to tell us who you are or whether you have an account. We may also supplement the information we collect from you with information received from third parties to enhance our Website, Account Holder Data, or to offer you information that we believe may be of interest to you. Through your web browser's option settings, you have the choice to:


  • receive notifications when you are receiving new cookies;

  • disable cookies or;

  • delete cookies.


Please refer to your web browser's help section for information on how to implement these choices.  If you use your browser settings to block all types of cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website or functionality may be limited.


8.   DATA RETENTION.  We generally retain Personal Data for so long as it may be relevant for the purposes identified in this Privacy Statement, unless a longer period of time is required by law.


9.   TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY. The Website uses commercially reasonable security standards to protect your Personal Data. When you place orders or donate through our Website, the transaction will be handled by Flipcause, Inc., as described in Section 2.2 above. Flipcause uses secure servers and other technology to protect the security of your data, as more fully described in the Flipcause Privacy Policy.  Regardless of these efforts by LexArt, Flipcause or other service providers, we cannot guarantee any data transmission over the public Internet is 100% secure.

10.   LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES.The Website may contain links to other websites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest.  If you access a third-party website from a link on this Website, any information you disclose on that website is not subject to this Privacy Statement.  It is possible that these links may be used by third parties or others to collect personal or other information about you.  LexArt is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites, advertisers, or third parties or the content of such websites and it is your sole obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites.  LexArt does not control these third parties’ use of cookies, collection of information, or how they manage such information.  It is solely your obligation to review and understand the privacy practices and policies of these other websites, advertisers and any third parties.

11.   WHERE YOUR INFORMATION IS PROCESSED. LexArt is based in the United States.  No matter where you are located, your Personal Data will be collected and processed in the United States.  The laws of the United States and other countries governing data protection may not be as comprehensive or as protective as the laws in the country where you live. 


12.   CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.  The Website and our operations may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for us to make changes to this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time by posting the latest version of this Privacy Policy on our website. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated at the bottom of this page. Your continued use of the Website after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.


Contact Information

The Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, Inc.

doing business as LexArt

130 Waltham Street

Lexington, MA  02421 


Last Updated February 21, 2019

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