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McWane Science Center Privacy Policy

We’ve outlined our privacy policy below. If you have questions about our privacy policy, you may contact our Data Compliance office at 205-714-8305.

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Privacy Policy

Who We Are

McWane Science Center is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization. Our website address is

McWane Science Center uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. Therefore, McWane Science Center only gathers personally identifiable data (such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc.) when voluntarily submitted by a visitor.


McWane Science Center takes precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. These precautions include:

  • Security Certificate (SSL) in place on the website (https:)
  • Hardware stored in secured data centers behind firewalls
  • All access to information restricted by password and/or secure key

While we take great care to ensure any confidential information remains protected, we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Who We Share Your Data With

This information is used solely by McWane Science Center and lists are never traded or sold to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law.

Measuring Our Visitors

We measure visitors to our websites and products using Google Analytics. This service records what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site, and some basic information about your computer. The information we collect helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site, and so on. Like most organizations, we use this information to make our website better.

You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt-out if you wish. Google Analytics data is automatically deleted 26 months after your last visit.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles 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.

Acceptance of These Terms

We assume that all visitors to our website and/or respondents to forms have carefully read this document and agree to its contents. If someone does not agree with this privacy policy, they should refrain from using our website. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy as necessity dictates. Continued use of the McWane Science Center website after having been informed of any such changes to these conditions implies acceptance of the revised privacy policy. This privacy policy is an integral part of McWane Science Center’s terms of use.

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