Privacy Policy

personal information privacy policy for the jamestown rediscovery foundation and its website (

Revised 10/09/2018

The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation (JRF) and its parent organization, Preservation Virginia, respect the privacy of our visitors and donors. We collect only such personal information as is needed to provide the information, service, or assistance that you request. We will not use or share your information with anyone, except as described in this policy. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

how and what information is collected

personal information

If you choose to provide the JRF with personal information when you using our website, we will collect (and may retain) your name, street address, email address, phone number, and/or other non-financial data. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it to send communications in the future. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy.

financial information

Financial information provided to us for the purposes of purchasing items, ordering tickets, reserving tours, and making donations is used by our payments processing dealer only in order to process the transaction. The JRF does not retain credit card or banking information once a transaction is submitted.

online donations

Online donations to the JRF are handled through the external website Network for Good. Visitors to Network for Good are subject to that site’s privacy policies and should refer to those policies for further information. Network for Good provides us only with the personal information for each of our online donors and we manage the data received in accordance with this policy.

automatically-collected data

Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such your Internet domain; your computer’s IP (Internet Protocol) address; the type of browser software and operating system you are using; the date and time you access our site; the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site; pages visited on our site; and files downloaded. We will not use this information to identify individuals, unless required by law, nor is it shared with other organizations.

Data may be collected and aggregated using Google Analytics. We analyze the data to assess site usage and functionality as well as to improve our content. Google Analytics has its own privacy policies addressing how they are able to use collected data.


We may use cookies, or small data files recognizable to a website, in order to customize this site for return visitors. Cookies can be disabled in most browsers and are not required for this site’s functionality.

how information is used


We may use your personal information to send you communications, including but not limited to newsletters, marketing materials, and promotional offers. You may opt out of receiving all communications by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email message or by contacting us as described in the section entitled “How to Update or Remove Your Information.”

third parties

We may use outside third parties to facilitate certain services. These outside third parties will only have access to personal data as needed in order to perform their functions, but they may not disclose or use this information for any other purposes. We may, on occasion, rent or exchange name and address information with other charitable or cultural non-profit organizations. You will have the opportunity to exclude your information from this exchange by contacting us using any of the methods listed below under “How to Update or Remove Your Information” or by checking an opt-out box on certain reply forms.

compliance with the law

We may disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law or to comply with any subpoena, court order, or ruling.

children’s privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a visitor known to be a child under the age of 13 sends us an e-mail, we will only use it to respond to the writer. If you are a parent or guardian of a child who, you believe, has provided us with personal information, please email us at


The security of your personal information is important to us and the JRF has implemented security features and protocols to protect your electronic data. However no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage method is 100% secure, so we cannot guarantee absolute security. Electronic communications, particularly email, may be intercepted, so do not send sensitive data, such as credit card information, by email. is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program. The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks for online purchases. The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy.

links to other sites

This website occasionally provides links to third-party websites for convenience. The JRF does not endorse, nor is it responsible for, the content or services provided by these external parties. Third-party websites may be subject to separate terms and conditions, and it is the user’s responsibility to read the policies of any websites being visited.

how to update or remove your personal information

If you would like to update your personal information or do not wish to receive communications from the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, please contact us using any of the methods below. Please include update or opt-out instructions along with your exact name and address so that we can match your information with our records.

Postal Mail:
The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation
1365 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081
Telephone: (757) 229-4997 x100