Privacy Policy

Clayworks, Inc. values and respects the privacy of its online visitors, e-list registrants, students, studio artists, event/workshop attendees and donors.  Clayworks safeguards that information and how it is used.

Online Visitors
Clayworks collects online visitor information in order to review traffic on the website and analyze viewership of individual pages in order to enhance the online experience and guide content development.  The analytics program gathers information such as IP Address, operating system, browser versions, duration on webpages, paths through website, and referring site information.  This information, gathered through Google Analytics, is used for statistical analysis of visitors and visits. None of this information identifies the user personally but allows Clayworks to compile statistics about the use of the site.

Clayworks uses a browser feature known as a cookie. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by web browsers on computers. Cookies help to track mouse clicks as one navigates through the site and help us to collect information about which parts of the site are most useful to visitors. We do not collect personal information through the use of cookies. Please note that your browser may allow you to control or refuse cookies.

E-List Registrant
Visitors to Clayworks’ website may voluntarily submit their name and email address to be included in regular email notifications from Clayworks.  At no time is a person’s email address exposed to other email recipients, and the person is able to opt-out of any future mailings at any time.  Clayworks never sells, rents or shares this email information with any other parties.

Students, Studio Artists, and Event/Workshop Attendees
Visitors to Clayworks’ website who register for and pay for classes, studio space, events or workshops online have the information they submit secured through 256-bit SSL encryption via a third-party service that maintains all PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance standards.  This information is only used by Clayworks and is never sold, rented or shared with any other parties.

Online Donors
Visitors to Clayworks’ website who make online donations have the information they submit secured through 256-bit SSL encryption via a third-party service that maintains all PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance standards.  Individual online donor/donation information is only used by Clayworks and is never sold, rented or shared with any other parties.

All Donors & Program Participants

As a recipient of various grants, Clayworks provides non-identifiable, aggregate donor and program participant information to grant-making agencies for the purposes of demographic analysis.  In addition, individually-identifiable information on donors and program participants may be shared with third-party partners who assist us with data analytics and strategic planning; all third-party partners with access to this data are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and limitations on how the data may be utilized.

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