Department of Cultural Affairs Privacy Policy

Last Updated: April 26, 2022

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs understands that your privacy is very important. This privacy policy applies to all websites managed and maintained by the Department of Cultural Affairs. It describes how we treat personal and private information we collect.

Information We Collect

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs may collect information from and about you, including but not limited to:

  • Your name, street address, email address, or other contact information
  • Information you post on our websites or submit through emailed forms
  • Information about the browser you use to access our sites, which pages or resources you request, which site you originated from, your type of browser, network address, operating system, device type, etc

How We Collect Information

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs may collect information:

  • Directly from you if you register, purchase, post on our Site, ask us a question, etc
  • In log files which record technical information about your requests for information, such as the time the request was made and what resources were requested
  • Through third party analytics tools

How We Use Information

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs may use the information we collect:

  • To respond to your requests
  • For security purposes
  • For marketing purposes
  • For transactional communications
  • For the purpose of fraud detection and prevention
  • In accordance with the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (“IPRA”)
  • As otherwise required by law

Sharing Information

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs will never sell your personal information. We may share the information we collect:

  • With our supporting partner foundations and friends groups, which provide membership benefits and services to our visitors
  • With our technology partners in order to improve services, diagnose problems, or address issues
  • In order to comply with the law
  • In accordance with the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (“IPRA”)

USE OF COOKIES

A cookie is a small file a Web site puts on your computer’s hard drive so that the site can remember your preferences or which pages you visited on that site.

As you explore this Web site, it is possible that a session cookie will be set on your computer. A session cookie will tell us which pages you visit and the amount of time between each page visit. This cookie does not remember any information about you or your computer, it just tells us how long visitors spend on our sites and which pages receive the most traffic. A session cookie only remembers information about your current visit to the site. The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs uses the information to improve our visitors’ experiences. No personal information is ever stored in or obtained from the cookies used on this site.

Questions

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs at dca.web@state.nm.us.