The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is committed to
protecting your privacy when you visit our website, shop at the
DMNS Online Store, or use the website to purchase a DMNS membership
or make an online donation. DMNS does not collect personal
information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail
addresses, unless the individual visiting the DMNS Website or
Online Store (collectively referred to as the "DMNS Website")
knowingly provides it. By using the DMNS Website, you agree to be
DMNS policy on collecting information on the DMNS website
When you order a product from the DMNS Online Store, we need to
know your name, billing and shipping addresses, telephone number,
e-mail address, and credit card information to process your order.
Your credit card information will be used only as needed to process
Online Memberships and Donations
When you purchase a DMNS membership or make a donation to DMNS
online, we will ask you to provide us with the information we need
to process your membership, acknowledge your contribution, and
provide your membership and admission benefits. This information
includes your name and names of other members on your account
(including birthdates of children on the account), billing and/or
shipping addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit
card information. Your credit card information will be used only as
needed to process your transaction.
From time to time, DMNS may invite you to participate in surveys
posted on the DMNS Website or sent to you by e-mail. You may decide
whether or not you wish to complete such surveys, which may ask
about your background, occupation, or similar questions. We use
this information to help us better understand our audience, which
in turn allows us to better meet your needs and interests.
DMNS will occasionally offer visitors the opportunity to
participate in online contests or sweepstakes. If you choose to
enter, you will need to provide your name and e-mail address so
that we may contact you in connection with the contest. We may also
request that you provide us with certain other information, such as
your zip code, state of residence and grade in school (provided
that you are at least thirteen years of age).
Children Twelve and Under
DMNS does not solicit personal information from children.
Visitors twelve years of age and under should remember that they
are required to obtain an adult's permission before submitting any
personal information to this or any other website.
As a service, DMNS offers visitors to the DMNS Website the
opportunity to subscribe to one or more of our online newsletters,
a service hosted by a contractor that has agreed to use the e-mail
address you provide only to send e-news to you. If you choose to
subscribe, you will receive DMNS E-News on the topics you choose.
You may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by following the
Cookies are small files of information that are stored on your
computer's hard drive by your Web browser. The cookies we use do
not contain any personal information. Most Web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can change the preferences of
your browser so that it does not accept them. In order to use all
the features of the DMNS Online Store, we recommend that you accept
DMNS policy on the use and disclosure of the information
it collects on the DMNS Website
DMNS uses the personal information you provide to us for
internal purposes, such as filling and tracking your order,
analyzing trends and collecting statistics. DMNS may also compile
and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, customers,
sales, traffic patterns and related site information to third
parties, but these statistics will not include any personally
We do not sell our purchaser, visitor, member or donor
information. As is the common practice for nonprofits to attract
new members, we may exchange the names and postal addresses we
receive from members with other similar nonprofit organizations. If
you do not want to have your information used in this way, you may
send an e-mail message containing your name and postal address to
If you have provided us with your e-mail or postal mailing
address, we may send you communications in order to inform you of
events or activities at or related to DMNS that we believe may be
of interest to you, or to alert you about sales or other
promotional events at DMNS. If you do not want us to use your
e-mail address to contact you for these purposes, you may send an
e-mail message containing your name and postal address to
[email protected], or simply opt out of the e-mail communication
that you receive.
We may combine information you give to us online, in our stores or
at the Museum or through our catalogs. We may also combine this
information with publicly available information and information we
received from or have cross-referenced with our third-party vendors
and others. We use this combined information to enhance and
personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with
you about products or events that may be of interest to you, or for
other promotional purposes.
The DMNS Website may include links to websites operated by third
parties over which we have no control. Once you leave the DMNS
such sites at your own risk.
DMNS secure server software uses industry-standard Secure Socket
Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL encodes your personal
information, including credit card number, name, and address, as it
travels over the Internet so that all transactions are secure. If
you prefer, you may also place a DMNS Store order by phone at
303.370.6000, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Moutain Time) Monday-Friday.
For membership gifts, please call 303.370.6306 or e-mail
[email protected] and for donations, please call 303.370.6450.
without notice, such changes to be effective immediately upon
posting on the DMNS Website. Such revisions may arise in response
to changes in the law, policy, or other factors. We encourage you
to periodically visit this page to review our most current
Send your questions, comments, or concerns about our privacy
policy or any other aspect of our website to [email protected].