Privacy and Security Policy
Types of personal information we may gather
Science Museum Oklahoma and The Science Shop gathers personal information from you in order to provide superior service, communicate offers on merchandise and services which we believe will be of interest to you, customize our communications to you, administer our business, and improve your shopping experience. The following are examples of the personal information we gather from you.
Purchases - When you book a Bright Night, spring break or summer camp, or place an order with the Science Shop, you give us your name, address, phone number and/or e-mail address plus payment information.
Non-Purchases - There may be instances when you are not making a purchase at Science Museum Oklahoma or the Science Shop and you give us your name, address, phone number and/or e-mail address, and where applicable, payment information, or when somebody else gives us your name, address, phone number and/or e-mail address, and where applicable, payment information. Some situations when this may occur are when you return or exchange merchandise, receive a gift from Science Museum Oklahoma or The Science Shop, enter a contest, participate in a promotion or survey sponsored by Science Museum Oklahoma or The Science Shop.
Personal Shopping Account - If you create a Personal Shopping Account with us so that you may place orders more conveniently, you authorize us to store your name and shipping address(es), and payment information.
E-mail updates - When you subscribe to receive Science Museum Oklahoma or The Science Shop e-mail updates featuring exclusive offers, product news, contest announcements and more, we require your e-mail address. You can unsubscribe anytime.
Online services - Several of our optional services involve storing personal information.
How we use personal information
When you reserve or purchase an item from Science Museum Oklahoma we ask you for certain kinds of personal information in order to provide you with the services you request and to process and deliver your order. We also may use your personal information to provide you with customized communications and keep you updated on the latest promotions or products that may interest you.
In addition, our site utilizes "cookies." Cookies do not gather any of your personally identifiable information. They do allow us to provide you with a more personalized shopping experience and enable you to fully interact with and complete your transaction on our site.
What are cookies?
"Cookies" are small data files that one of our servers sends to your computer via your Web browser when you connect with our Web site. Their primary function is to help us remember you by tracking your browsing sessions, which enables us to collect non-personally identifiable information (such as your IP address, browser type, and domain name, etc.), and provide you with a more relevant shopping experience.
Cookies also help us:
determine which features and tools you use, and which pages you visit on www.sciencemusuemok.org remember which items you've ordered.
If you have any concerns about leaving cookies on your computer for extended periods, you can delete them using your browser preferences or privacy menus.
We do not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone. Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.