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The Planetary Society Web Site and Donor Privacy Policy Statement

The Planetary Society takes online privacy and security concerns seriously, as well as privacy for all of our members and donors. Below, you will find information about our online and donor privacy policy, including how and when we collect information through our webite and other means, online or offline, and how this information will be used.

Contests

Personal information collected for contests and online newsletters, including email addresses, will not be released to any third parties.

The Planetary Society collects the following personal information for contests:

  • Name
  • City
  • State/Province
  • Country
  • Email address

Email addresses will only be used once, to notify you of the contest winner. Personal information collected for the purpose of contests is saved only during the contest period and will not be released to any third parties.

E-mail List Server

The Planetary Society offers an e-mail list service to its members and others. This list will not be shared with any other organizations. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know.

Spacecraft Names/Messages Collection

The Planetary Society, as part of its Messages from Earth program, often collects names and or messages to fly on spacecraft. Names and messages are shared only with the entity flying the spacecraft. Any email addresses collected by The Planetary Society as part of the process will not be released to third parties. For all, the email may be used on a one time basis, only if needed, to inform you of any unanticipated problems with the database. For those who do not opt out of receiving future communications from The Planetary Society, emails may be used to communicate about other Planetary Society activities and opportunities, and people always can unsubscribe at any time from future communications.

Postal Mailing List

If you supply us with your postal address online or through any other means, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new programs, projects, products, services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by sending e-mail to members@planetary.org. From time to time, we make the addresses of our members and donors available to other reputable organizations whose programs, products or services we think you might find interesting.

If you do not want us to share your address with other companies or organizations, please let us know by sending e-mail to us at the above address and telling us that you do not want us to share your address with other organizations or companies. Please provide us with your exact name and address. We will be sure your name is removed from the list we share with other organizations.

Telephone Lists

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding membership, donations or other orders they have placed online. They also may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new programs, projects, products, services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending email to us at the above address.

You also may receive telephone contact from other reputable organizations or companies. You can, however, have your name put on our do-not-share list by sending email to us at the above address. Please provide us with your correct phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from the list we share with other organizations.

Web Server

Our web server automatically recognizes the consumer's domain name (where possible).

We collect the domain name, but not the email address of visitors to our web page, aggregate information on what pages individual’s access or visit and information volunteered by the individual, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded or used to improve the content of our web page, but not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

The Planetary Society
60 S. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

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