The Magic House Internet Privacy Policy

This Website is owned and operated by The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat that information. This Privacy Policy addresses those concerns. This policy may be changed or updated from time to time.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:

The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum
516 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
or e-mail us at info@magichouse.org

Our Policy

The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e- mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, personally identifiable information may be collected in order to respond to a stated desire to volunteer time to The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum or to make a financial donation online. This information is used solely by The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum or other entities who are involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum lists are never 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. The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online donation credit card transactions.

Note to Parents on Our Privacy Policy

The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum welcomes children to learn more about our organization and, where appropriate, find opportunities to serve their communities through The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum programs and volunteer activities. However, we encourage this to be done only with their parent's knowledge and supervision.

Is Credit Card Information Secure?

We care about the safety and security of your transaction. We use high-grade encryption and the https security protocol to communicate with your browser software. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept the credit card information you send to us. Companies we work with to process credit card transactions also use high-grade encryption and security protocols. Contributions may also be made by calling 314.822.8900.

Is My Personal Information Secure?

Yes. The same high-grade encryption and https security protocols used for financial transactions on our site are used in collecting personal information. The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum employs error-checking procedures to make certain transactions are processed completely and accurately. As necessary, changes are made to improve our systems. And, independent external and internal audits are conducted to ensure the privacy, security and appropriate processing of your information on our site.

Thank you for visiting our site. Please contact us should you have any questions about the operation of the site.

Revised April 14, 2006