Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is www.theatrelab.org. This privacy policy applies to information collected by this website.

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.

Cookies

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 use the site in the future. 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

Features 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.

Who we share your data with

Google Analytics: This site uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting and Remarketing for Google Analytics, which collect metadata via advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers. Your metadata will NEVER be merged with personally identifiable information collected at any time. You may opt out of metadata collection from any Google Analytics Advertising Feature, including through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out). More information can be found at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Facebook Pixel: We use Pixel by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. This tool helps us understand what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the if our Facebook promotions are effective. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us. The data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes (see Facebook’s Data Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes. To withdraw your consent, visit https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

How long we retain your data

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.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g., to ship an order.

We may contact you via email to share specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. To opt out of these communications, click on the unsubscribe link in the footer of the email communications, or email us at marketing@theatrelab.org.

The Theatre Lab does not collect any financial information such as credit card number, expiration, or billing zip related to your card on our website or internal networks.

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. If you would like to opt out of future contacts from us, please contact us via the email address or phone number given on the Theatre Lab’s website.

You can also contact us via email or telephone at any time for more information, or to do any of the following::

   • See what data we have about you, if any.

   • Change/correct any data we have about you.

   • Have us delete any data we have about you.

   • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment and never shared with any third party.

Registration
In order to register for events or make purchases on this website, a user must complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address and/or credit card details). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest and for billing purposes.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Updates to This Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.Acknowledgment By using this site, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of our Privacy Policy and consent to use of data and agree that we may collect, use and transfer your user metadata in accordance therewith. If you do not agree with these terms, you may choose not to use our site, and please call us at 202-824-0449 for other options.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 202-824-0449 or via email at contact@theatrelab.org.