Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy Statement

This is the web site of Museum of the Moving Image.

Our postal address is
35 Avenue at 36 Street
Astoria, NY 11106
We can be reached via e-mail at or you can reach us by telephone at 718-784-4520

This Policy is effective on September 1, 2005

For each visitor to our website, our Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor's domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).

We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web site, aggregate information on what pages visitor's access or visit, information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations, and payment information (e.g., credit card number and billing address).

Information that is automatically collected is used only for the purposes of analysis of website visitation, and to improve the content of our Web page. Information volunteered by the visitor is used, when consent for such usage is granted, to notify visitors about updates to our Web site, or to notify visitors about upcoming events and programs. This information is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. It may be disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web site.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to store visitor's preferences, record session information, such as items that visitors add to their shopping cart in the Museum's online shop.

Visitors who sign up for a Museum membership online and who supply us with a postal address will receive periodic mailings from us with information on upcoming events, programs, and other member offers. Visitors who purchase products from the Museum's online shop may receive periodic mailings with information on products offered by the Museum shop. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please contact

The Museum does not share information gathered online with commercial organizations without prior consent to do so from the visitor.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.

With respect to ad servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

We may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, The Direct Marketing Association's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at, state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202-FTC-HELP (202-382-4357) or electronically at