Privacy Policy

This is the web site of the Academy of Science of St. Louis.
Our address is: 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
We can be reached via e-mail at info [at] academyofsciencestl.org

Our telephone number is 314-533-8083

We are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintain the following privacy policy to protect personal information you provide online.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected

This website uses cookies and industry standard third party analytics services to help analyze how viewers access the site and its content.  These services use "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to collect log information in an anonymized form.  Through the use of the cookie, information connected with your use of the site is transmitted to the third party provider to evaluate visitors' use of the site and to compile statistical reports.  

This analytical information collected may include:

  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • Your computer's (or mobile device's) operating system, version, and language
  • Your web browser operating system and version, and screen resolution
  • If you clicked a link from elsewhere to access our site, the site where you came from
  • If you reached our site from a search engine, the keywords you entered

We do not, and will not, make any attempt to use the above data to track or collect Personally Identifiable Information about a visitor.  We will not associate this data with any Personally Identifiable Information from any other source, unless you explicitly provide it by entering it via a fillable form on our website.

While most web browsers will automatically accept cookies, you may choose to disable them.  Refer to your browser's documentation on how to disable cookies.  If you reject cookies, please be advised that this may disable some functionality on the site.

Personally Identifiable Information Collected

Our site allows visitors the opportunity to contact us, register for events and programs, purchase memberships, make contributions, and other services as offered from time to time.  When you take advantage of these services, you will provide us with Personally Identifiable Information such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and other information.  For any such transactions that involve payments, we may request financial information such as your credit card number, expiration date, and security code.  Any financial information requested is used only for processing the transaction.  If we use a third party service provider to facilitate the transaction, we may transmit your financial information to them.

Security and Confidentiality

We restrict access to personal information about you to employees of our firm and other parties who must use that information to provide services to you. Their right to further disclose and use the information is limited by the policies of our firm, applicable law and nondisclosure agreements where appropriate.  We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your personal information from unauthorized access or alteration.  Billing information is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online.

Use of Personal Information Collected Online

The Academy of Science will not use your personal information other than for the purpose for which it was submitted without your consent. We use personal information to keep you informed of events and to communicate with you regarding program opportunities. We also process billing requests related to program participation. At certain points where personal information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a list to receive information about other Academy programs and services and about ways to support the Academy of Science of St. Louis. At any time you can add or remove your name from our mailing list by contacting us at the address above.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at the address above.

If you do not want to receive e-mails from us in the future, please let us know by contacting us at the e-mail address above.

If you supply us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us at the e-mail address above.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.