MASC Privacy Policy

MASC is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its donors, volunteers, employees, artists and other stakeholders. We value the trust of those we deal with, and of the public, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you choose to share with us.

During the course of our various activities and projects, we frequently gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent.  Our privacy practices are designed to achieve this.

MASC Website

MASC is committed to respecting the privacy of all visitors to our website. We will not collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored

As you browse through our website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically.  This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our website
  • Date and time you access our site
  • Pages you visit

We use this information for statistical analysis to help us make our site more useful to visitors. Such information is not correlated with any personal information.

Personally Provided Information

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our website.  We only collect the personal data you volunteer online, or when you make use of, or register for our programs and services, in order to better meet your program, service and information needs.  We also use and disclose data, which does not identify individuals, for statistical purposes to develop and enhance MASC programs and services.  We may also collect personal information in order to satisfy legal, government and regulatory obligations.

If you supply us with your contact information, you may hear from us about important information concerning MASC, and other programs or services that may interest or benefit you.

If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an email message or form, we will only maintain the information as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.

Use of Cookies

MASC may use cookies from time to time. A cookie is a unique text file that a website can send to your browser software. MASC uses non-persistent cookies within multiple page online forms to remember you from page to page. These cookies do not store any personal information and are deleted at the end of your visit. Rejecting cookies will make these forms unusable.

Services and Links from our Website

The MASC website enables you to communicate with us. Because MASC wants your website experience to be informational and resourceful, our website may also provide links to third party sites. MASC assumes no responsibility for the information practices of sites you are able to access through our website. We encourage visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.


MASC accepts the following two methods as your consent for existing and future collection, use and disclosure of your personal information for identified purposes:

  • Your express written consent or oral consent as obtained through an application process
  • Implied consent by requesting information, assistance, or acquiring a product or service


If you have a complaint related to this policy or any of our procedures, please contact either Wendy Hartley or Micheline Shoebridge (Co-interim Executive Directors)