Privacy Policy

Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center (“HCS PAC”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of “Personal Information” (i.e. any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person) who visit the https://thepac.net website (“Site”) and use the services available thereon (“Services”). Amendments to this Privacy Policy will be posted to the Site and/or Services and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services following the posting of any amendment to this Privacy Policy shall constitute your acceptance of such amendment.

The operator of this Site is the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road Elizabethown, KY 42701, USA. Our website address is: https://thepac.net.

Forms

If you fill out and submit any form (i.e. contact form or reservation request) on our Site we store the information you provide for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes. Any form submitted on our website may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Email list

When you join our email list through our Site we will maintain a record of your name and email address. We use this information for marketing purposes and may contact you with information regarding promotions, news, events, and services. You have the option to not receive this information. We provide an opt-out function within all email communications of this nature, or will cease to communicate with you for this purpose if you contact us and tell us not to communicate this information to you.

Tickets and donations

If you purchase tickets or make a donation to our organization on our Site, we will collect payment information from you. We use this information to provide Services requested.

Links

Our Site and/or Services may contain links to other sites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of linked sites. Their privacy policies and practices differ from our policies and practices.

Cookies

We use cookies and log files to track user information. Cookies are small amounts of data that are transferred to your web browser by a web server and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to track which page variant a visitor has seen, to track if a visitor has clicked on a page variant, to monitor traffic patterns and to gauge popularity of service options. We will use this information to deliver relevant content and services to you.

Embedded content

This Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, social media feeds, 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. In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Facebook feed, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button.

Google Analytics

Our Site uses cookies from third parties, including Google Analytics (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.), to allow us to analyze user activity and website traffic in order to improve functionality of our website.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained from https://policies.google.com/privacy.

The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR.  Users can prevent the collection of data generated by cookies by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Facebook Pixel

Our Site utilizes cookies from third parties, including the conversion tracking pixel service of Facebook, Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). This allows user behavior to be tracked after they have been redirected to the provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes.

The data collected in this way is anonymous to us (i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users). However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

YouTube

Our Site uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this Site uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Data retention

Your data does not automatically expire, however we will store the data only as long as necessary to achieve the purpose of processing, to fulfill our contractual or statutory obligations, and marketing purposes. You can 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.

Your rights

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.

Security

The internet is not a secure medium. However, we take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. We have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized personnel have access to user information. We use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial information you input before it is sent to us, and our database is hosted in a secure data centre. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.

Minor’s privacy

Our Site  is not generally intended for minors, and we do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use any Personal Information from minors.

Contact us

If you have any questions, have a complaint, or any privacy-specific concerns please email us at info@thepac.net or call us at 270-769-8837.

Your acceptance of this privacy policy

By using the this Site, you agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy outlined above. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you should discontinue your use of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center Site.

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