Portland Area Theatre Alliance Privacy Policy

Last Modified: 1/12/2023

  1. Introduction
    For purposes of this Privacy Policy, references to “we,” “our,” and “us” mean Portland Area Theatre Alliance (“PATA”). We own and operate the websites at https://portlandtheatre.com/, https://joinpata.com/, and other PATA websites (collectively, the “Website”). This Privacy Policy explains how and why we collect, use, and disclose information about you collected through the Website. This Privacy Policy applies only to information gathered through the Website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than the Website.
    If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is to not use our Website. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will not, however, retroactively change how we share your personal information without your consent. We will provide notice of any material changes through the Website or by other means as we deem appropriate before they take effect. Please check back periodically for any changes we may make to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept these changes.

  2. Information We Collect
    When you interact with the Website, we may collect information—some of which may identify you—such as:
    First and last name;
    Company name;
    Username and password;
    Personal website URLs;
    Social media account names and URLs;
    Headshot or other photographic images;
    Email address;
    Phone number;
    Physical address;
    IP address;
    Unique device ID or other online identifier;
    Payment information, such as credit card payment data;
    Education, job history, and other resume information; and
    Personal information you choose to provide in “comment, ” “question,” and other narrative forms.
    Other information that you share, post, or transmit when making use of the services provided by PATA through the Website
    We refer to information that can identify you as “personal information.” We may also collect general information about the equipment you use to access the Website, your operating system and browser type, the services that you use, times and dates of your interactions with the Website, details of your transactions through and interactions with the Website, and software event data.
    Finally, our web forms allow you to provide the personal information of third parties (e.g., people on whose behalf you are requesting information). By providing any third-party’s personal information, you are representing to us that you have the permission to provide that personal information and that we may use it as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

  3. How We Collect Information
    We may collect information:
    Directly from you when you provide it, including by filling out forms requesting additional information or further services, registering to be a member, setting up an account and personal profile, providing audition materials, posting or sharing information to your profile, registering for events, donating to PATA through the Website, or registering for online payments.
    Automatically as you interact with the Website, such as approximate location, data on browsing activities and patterns, times and dates of logins, and event data.
    From third parties, including analytics providers, that we use to operate the Website and its services.
    From social media platforms linked from the Website, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, or YouTube, if you “Like,” “Follow,” or otherwise interact with our page or profile on that platform.
    Cookies (or browser cookies). The Website uses cookies. A “cookie” is a small file that we save on your computer or mobile device. Cookies help to give you faster access to pages you have already visited and help you to participate in activities or events on the Website. They may also help us customize our offerings to you. You may choose to disable some cookies through your web browser, but doing so may affect your ability to access or use the Website.

  4. How We Use Your Personal Information
    We may use or disclose your information for one or more of the following business purposes:
    Presenting our Website and its contents to you.
    Including your information in our membership directory.
    Providing the information, goods, and services you’ve requested or agreed to receive.
    Enabling you to interact with Website features and improving the Website’s performance when you return to the Website.
    Processing your account registration, including determining your eligibility for an account.
    Processing your online payment or donation.
    Delivering our newsletter to you.
    Carrying out our obligations and enforcing our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
    Improving and managing the Website.
    Informing you about new features of the Website.
    Marketing our services to you and sending you materials that may be of interest to you about the Portland Area theatre community.
    Applying for grants to support PATA’s mission.
    For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
    Information You Choose to Share Publicly
    The Website allows you to post information publicly to your membership profile. Any information you post may be publicly visible and accessible. If you remove information that you posted, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if others have copied or saved that information. PATA cannot monitor or control how third parties use information that you post publicly. Please think carefully about what you choose to share publicly.

  5. How We Share Information
    We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated and deidentified user statistics, with third parties without restriction. We do not sell your personal information with third parties for third-party marketing purposes, or share it for any other purpose other than as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share the information we have collected about you, including personal information, as disclosed at the time you provide your information and in the following circumstances:

    Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf. We use third parties, such as Wild Apricot (https://www.wildapricot.com/contact-us), Google Forms (https://www.google.com/forms/about/), and Google Analytics (https://analytics.google.com/analytics/web/provision/#/provision), to host the Website, design and operate the Website features, and perform administrative, analytics, payment processing, membership management, advertising, event registration, and communications services. Services these parties provide include processing your payments made through the Website, enabling us to send you email newsletters and marketing materials, and providing information to us about the use of the Website and viewing of our content. We may disclose your personal information to these companies so they can carry out these business purposes on our behalf.

    Administrative and Legal Reasons. We may also disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (y) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us; and (z) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website, its users, or the public.
    Business Transfer. We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Website, including, without limitation, your personal information and usage information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner, or operator of the Website or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, reorganization, divestiture, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our equity interests and/or assets, or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process or during any bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding.

  6. Sales of Personal Information.
    We have not sold, and—except in connection with a business transfer (described above)—we will not sell your personal information.

  7. Links to Other Websites, Social Media Platforms, Mobile Applications, and Services
    We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites, social media platforms, mobile applications, or services linked to or from the Website, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites, platforms, mobile applications, or services.

  8. Security
    PATA uses appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where PATA has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
    Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or information we transmit to you from the Website, and you assume all related risks.

  9. Other Information
    Do Not Track. Some browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” (DNT) feature that, when turned on, signals to websites and online services that you do not want to be tracked. At this time, the Website does not respond to DNT signals.

    Children Under 13. Children under 13 must have a parent or guardian provide information through the Website on their behalf, or must provide written consent of a parent or guardian before providing information through the Website. Personal information provided by or collected from children through the Website will be used and disclosed as described in Sections 4 and 5 above. PATA will only collect personal information that is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. Parents and guardians of children under 13 may contact us at info@portlandtheatre.com at any time to review personal information we collect from their child, revoke their consent to PATA’s collection of their child’s personal information, or ask us to delete their child’s personal information from our records.

    If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided their personal information to us without the consent of a parent or guardian, please contact us and we will delete that information.

  10. Your Choices; Contact Information
    If you choose not to provide personal information, you may be unable to access or use the Website or certain Website features. For example, if you do not provide your name, you will be unable to create an online account. You may access and update the personal information you provided to set up your account at any time through your account.

    If you no longer wish to receive membership communications from us, send us an email at info@portlandtheatre.com. You can also stop receiving certain types of email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link provided in such communications.

If you would like to ask a question or request additional information regarding this Privacy Policy, you may submit a request to us via email at info@portlandtheatre.com. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to any request.