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Information Collected from This Website

When you visit this website, some information, such as the site that referred you to us, your IP and email addresses, and navigational and transactional information may be collected automatically as part of the site’s operation. On some occasions we may ask you to provide information on online forms. For example, we may ask for your user name, password, full name, telephone number, email address, postal address, or other information to register online, or for your credit card number or other personal information to fulfill licensing transactions or to receive products or services. We may also ask you about your age, hobbies, income, gender, or other information to participate in surveys or other online activities. Providing information on online forms is always voluntary, and you are free not to complete any online forms. If you choose not to, however, some products and services may not be available to you.

How We Use Your Information

The information collected online is used for various purposes, including processing your transactions, customer service, product and service development, direct marketing and marketing analysis, and facilitating your use of this website.

In addition, unless you opt out of receiving promotional materials from the Science History Institute, we may notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may be of interest. (See “Opting Out” below.)

About Cookies

When you visit this website, we place a text file called a cookie in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on your web browser and later retrieve. The information that cookies collect includes the date and time of your visit, your registration information, and your navigational and purchase activity.

Most browsers allow you to decline cookies, but if you elect to do so, these pages may not display properly. You are free to delete cookies after your session, and your browser should contain instructions on how to do this.

Opting Out

When you provide your email address while making a gift or registering for an event, we may begin sending you marketing messages through our email service provider, Constant Contact. If you do not want to receive promotional information from the Science History Institute, simply follow the SafeUnsubscribe® or Update Profile links at the end of any email. You can also opt out at any time by sending an email with your full name and email address to Please state in your message that you no longer wish to receive promotional information from the Science History Institute.

Links to Other Websites

The sites to which we link may have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. We assume no responsibility for the policies or practices of linked sites and encourage you to become acquainted with them.


We do not intend to either solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you should not use or enter information on this website.

Questions or Concerns

If at any time you believe that the Science History Institute has not followed the above policy, please let us know by sending an email to We will make reasonable efforts to identify and correct any problem.

Changes to This Online Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time but will not do so without posting the revised policy on this website. We encourage you to review this privacy policy whenever you visit our website to make sure you understand how we use the information we collect.