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Privacy Policy for Athens Historical Society Website 


What we collect

As with most websites, server log data is collected which may include an IP address, browser and operating system used, time of day when visited, pages viewed, referring pages, and search requests. This data is not personalized and helps us determine which pages need better navigation, and the types of content visitors are hoping to find. This allows us to improve the site for future visitors.



Cookies are small files that inform the site of who you are and what preferences you may have. They are necessary for features such as member login and online purchases, as they are used for saving passwords and personal preferences. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard; your browser is probably set to accept cookies. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can set your browser to refuse them. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, however, certain areas of our web site will not function properly.


Web Forms

Information collected when joining or renewing Athens Historical Society membership, donating to the Society, or making a purchase from the Society will be used only for the purpose described at the point of the collection.



If you wish to opt-out of receiving email from Athens Historical Society, please click the opt-out link at the bottom of your email or contact us at athenshistorical@gmail.com. 


Sharing Information

The Athens Historical Society does not sell, exchange, share, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include authorized third parties responsible for assisting us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you, provided those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We reserve the right to release your information when appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect the rights or safety of others.


Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to other web sites, including our CafePress store. When you go to another site, even our CafePress store, you are subject to the privacy and security policy of that site.


Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our online privacy policy.



The Athens Historical Society reserves the right to change our policy on the use of information collected. Any changes will be posted to this page, as well as sent out to our email list.


Contact Us

The Athens Historical Society website is maintained by:

The Athens Historical Society

P. O. Box 7745

Athens, GA 30604


Please direct questions regarding this privacy policy to athenshistorical@gmail.com


Policy adopted 12 March 2014.

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