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Privacy Policy

Last modified: January 19, 2021

MarinArts, a California incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a principal place of business in San Rafael, CA (the “Company”, “we,” or “us,” or “our”) welcomes you. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this privacy policy (the “Policy”).

This Policy describes the type of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit one of our events, or browse our website, our applications, or one of our social media group pages (collectively, the “Website” or “Site”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information (the “Practices”).

Please read the Policy carefully and any periodic updates, so you understand our Practices, regarding your information and how we treat it. If you do not agree with our Practices, your choice is not to use the Website; if you have started to use the Site, immediately remove yourself.  However, by accessing or by continuing to use the Website, you agree to our Practices, the terms of this Policy, and any updates posted. Your use or continued use is deemed to be your acceptance of the Policy and the Practices.


This Policy applies to information we may collect in a variety of ways, by which you may be personally identified, such as your:

  • Name
  • Address(es) – home, business, email, secondary
  • Social media access
  • Telephone numbers – home, business, cell
  • Business info – employer, job position
  • Educational background
  • Credit card information
  • Internet connection, the device you use to access the Internet
  • Internet usage


This Policy applies to the way we may collect your information, such as:

  • Directly from you
    • When you participate in one of our live events.
    • On our Website. This information may include filling in forms, responses to surveys and questionnaires, transaction details when placing an order, search queries, and any content you post.
    • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Site, including any correspondence you send to us.
  • Indirectly from you
    • From third parties, for example, Artsopolis, Constant Contact, Little Green Light, PayPal, Stripe, Facebook, other social media venues.
      Please be aware that these 3rd party websites likely use cookies alone or with other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these 3rd party vendors, their tracking technologies, nor how they use them. You should review their privacy policies and terms of use for information as to their practices.
    • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from the Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the Site.
    • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to our Policy.
    • When you navigate through the Website. Such information may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
  • Publicly available information from government records:
    • This Policy does not apply to private information excluded from our access, such as:
      • Health or medical information covered by
        1. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
        2. California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA).
        3. Clinical trial data.
      • Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, such as:
        1. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
        2. Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
        3. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).
        4. California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA).
        5. Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
  • Through automatic data collection technologies
    • As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use these technologies to collect information about:
      • Your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns.
      • Details of your visits, such as traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
      • Information about your computer and internet connection, such as IP address, operating system, and browser type.
    • The information we collect automatically is statistical data and may not include personal information. However, we may maintain it or associate it with personal information that we collect, to provide a more personalized customer experience. This allows us to:
      • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
      • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
      • Speed up your searches.
      • Recognize you when you return to the Site.
    • Technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
      • Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer/device’s hard drive. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting in your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you affirmatively reject our cookies or adjust your browser settings, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
      • Web Beacons. On some of our Website pages and e-mails, there may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs). These web beacons permit Us to count users who have visited certain of our Website pages or opened an email.


This Policy addresses the way we may use your information, such as:

  • To present our Website content.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide your information.
  • To provide you with notices about your account, such as expiration and renewal.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to our Policy, Practices, and Website.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.
  • To notify you about our new products and services, and any changes to them.
  • To contact you about 3rd party goods and services that may be of interest to you.


This Policy addresses how we may disclose your information, such as:

  • Aggregated information about our users that does not identify an individual.
  • Personal information that we collect, or you provide as described in this Policy:
    • To our employees, the contractors, and other service providers used to support our business, and who are contractually bound to keep confidential all personal information they acquire, as a result of the work they do for us.
    • To a potential buyer, in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorg, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, where personal information about our users is among those assets.
    • To our sponsors, affiliates, strategic alliances, subsidiaries, or other 3rd parties, who desire to market their products/services to you if you have consented to or not opted out of these disclosures. We contractually require these 3rd parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
    • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us an email address to use with the “email a friend” feature, if such a feature is on our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipients.
    • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
    • With your consent.
    • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
    • To enforce this Policy, our Terms of Use, and for billing and collection purposes.
    • To protect the rights, property, and safety of the Company, our customers, and others, when we feel it appropriate. This includes exchanging information for the purpose of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


You have choices, regarding your personal information. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking technologies and advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Promotional offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your email address or other contact information used by us to promote our own or a 3rd party’s products or services, you may opt-out by sending us an email at If you want to unsubscribe from our newsletter sent through Constant Contact, feel free to click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any newsletter.

As stated earlier, we do not control 3rd parties’ collection or use of your information to serve their interest-based advertising. You are advised to read their policies carefully, so you know your options. You can also access more information on the Network Advertising Initiative website (


At any time, you are free to access your user account and change your information.


We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. All payment transactions and any other information will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping your user access information confidential. We ask that you not share your user access information with anyone. We also urge you to be especially mindful when speaking your personal information aloud in a public and social media setting. People waiting to steal your information and identity are listening. Further, when accessing your information through a public Wifi system, that information is viewable by any user utilizing that public Wifi.


The California Consumer Privacy Act ( permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to or write us at:

Mary O’Mara, Co-Founder &  President
5800 Northgate Mall Ste 250
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 233-6945

All notices, comments, questions, feedback, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: