Privacy Policy

The policy of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (“Crow Canyon”) is to respect and protect the privacy of visitors to (“the Website”) and our online community at (“My Crow Canyon”). This policy explains what information we collect from users of the Website and My Crow Canyon and how we use the information. Use of the Website and My Crow Canyon signifies your agreement with the terms of this policy.

The Website and My Crow Canyon

The Website can be visited without registering or providing information to us. Use of My Crow Canyon requires registration and will enable you to maintain your personal information on file with Crow Canyon, including contact information, newsletter subscription, membership, program registration, and payment details. It will also provide you with access to special features and content. My Crow Canyon is hosted by Blackbaud, Inc., a third-party service provider that delivers services to Crow Canyon related to the collection and security of personal information and financial transactions.

Use of Cookies

Crow Canyon uses cookies, small data files that are automatically sent from our server to your computer or other device and used to gather information about activity on the Website, such as number of visitors, number of page views, and length of visits. This helps us understand how visitors use our content and helps us improve the Website. All web browsers allow you to disable cookies if you choose. If you choose to disable cookies, you will not be able to utilize some of the features of the Website, including the ability to sign up for educational programs or use My Crow Canyon.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer or other device when you use the Web. Crow Canyon uses IP addresses to administer and audit the use of the Website. A visitor's session will be logged, but the visitor generally remains anonymous to us. IP addresses are used by our website analytics programs. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user of the Website when we determine that it is necessary to protect the Website from hackers or other unauthorized users.

Collection and Security of Personal Information

The type of personal information collected from you may vary depending on the nature of your transaction with us. We will collect information such as your full name, address, zip code, e-mail address, and password if you choose to register for My Crow Canyon. You will also need to provide credit card information for financial transactions, such as when signing up for a program or making a donation. We will keep your personal information for our records and for your use in future transactions. We collect only the personally identifiable information that is required for us to complete a transaction or deliver information, products, or services to you. Crow Canyon uses industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration or release of personal information stored in electronic form. All information collected is used solely by Crow Canyon. It will not be sold to, or shared with, third parties. We will disclose personally identifiable information only when the law requires us to do so.

Children Under Thirteen Years of Age

Crow Canyon welcomes children to learn more about archaeology and American Indian history and culture through the Website. Our online interactive educational products occasionally ask children to answer questions; their responses are not personally identifiable but are retained as aggregate visitor statistics. Crow Canyon does not knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen years of age.


The Website contains links to other websites, including social media websites. When you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of those sites; their privacy policies may differ from ours.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Crow Canyon may change this Privacy Policy at any time. We will post changes on this page along with the date that such changes take effect.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please e-mail the Website Manager:

This policy was last updated July 7, 2014.

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