Privacy Policy

Last Updated X/X/2017

This Privacy Policy outlines the privacy practices for

What information do we gather about you?
The information gathered when you interact with this website falls into two categories: 1) Personal information, which includes personal information you supply when you subscribe to our newsletter or email us, and 2) Non-personal information collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected by us as well as third parties.

1. Personal Information. We may collect your name and email address if you voluntarily provide it on an email sign-up form on our website. Note that you are not required or obligated to submit this information to LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM. LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM does not otherwise collect any personally identifying information from our website visitors.

2. Non-Personal Information. As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses (the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the Internet), browser type, operating system and other usage information about the use of, including a history of the pages you view.

What do we do with the information we gather?
For those who request it, we will send the LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM newsletter to the email address provided. If you have previously signed up for our newsletter but no longer wish to receive it, you may unsubscribe by following the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each newsletter.

If you send us an email, we will use your email address to respond directly to your questions or comments.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary, including: To fulfill your requests, to protect ourselves from liability, to comply with the terms and conditions of our internet host provider.

We have hired third parties to provide us information, reports and analysis about the usage, browsing patterns of our users. They may independently record the type of device and operating system you are using, general location information, as well as events that occur within our website, such as how often you use our website.

With whom do we share the information we gather?
We will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address without your permission.

We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including email distribution, list processing and analytics. We provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. These service providers are restricted from using personal information in any way other than to provide services for LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM, and they may not share, resell or use the data for their own direct marketing purposes.

What is our email policy?
We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes. If you feel you have received an email from us in error, please contact

Is my information protected?
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

Links to Other Websites
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site. This tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM. LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM does not use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically default to accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you have questions about this, please feel free to contact us.
Notice of Filming and Photography
By entering the LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM AND GARDENS or one of our events or programs, you are entering an area where photography, audio and video recording may occur. Your entry and presence on the event premises constitutes your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with the LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUEUM and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news and advertising.

By entering the event premises, you waive and release any claims you may have related to the use of recorded media of you at the event, including, without limitation, any right to inspect or approve the photo, video or audio recording of you, any claims for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation, and copyright infringement or for any fees for use of such record media.

You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent.

Children’s Guidelines
LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM does not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 13.

LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are comfortable with any changes. This privacy policy was last updated on 6/30/16.

Contact Information
Please feel free to contact LEGACY OF THE LAKES MUSEUM about this policy privacy, or any other questions or concerns. We can be reached the following ways:

By phone: 320-759-1114

By mail:
P.O. Box 1216
205 3rd Ave. W
Alexandria, MN 56308