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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: [January 25, 2023]

Hoyt Sherman Place (“Hoyt,” “us,” “we,” “our”) is committed to respecting the privacy of our users and guests (“you,” “your”). This Privacy Policy describes how we may collect, use and disclose your personal information when you use our website or online platforms, attend classes, or that we may otherwise collect about you (collectively, our “Services”).

We urge you to review this policy before engaging with our Services. By using our Services, you consent to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use[A1] . This Privacy Policy is intended for use by residents of the United States only.

If you are unable to access this Privacy Policy due to a disability, please contact us at [] or [515-244-0507] and we will provide you with this Privacy Policy in an alternative format.

Personal Information We Collect

Personal Information You Provide Voluntarily

If you interact with and/or use our Services, we may collect personal information including your name, address, email address, phone number, affiliated employer or organization, credit card information, and other information you may provide (e.g., allergies, physical conditions).

This personal information may be collected when you join our mailing list, make a donation, request information, register for an art class or otherwise provide us with information through our Services.

Personal Information We Collect Automatically

When you access or use our Services, we may collect personal information automatically using browser navigation tools such as cookies, pixels, and other similar technologies. We may collect such personal information including IP address, browser, device, date and time of visit, location, website features viewed and operating system.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

Fulfilling and Responding to Requests. We may use your personal information to communicate with you to process, complete and fulfill your requested transactions, or provide our products and Services. We may also personalize and customize our Services that we believe may be of interest to you.

Responding to your Inquiries. We may use your personal information to provide customer service and to respond to your questions.

Connecting You With Third Parties. We may use your personal information to provide functionality on our website.

Marketing and Corporate Communications. We may use your personal information for our marketing purposes. We may also provide you with newsletters, articles, alerts, announcements, invitations, and other information about events.

Administrative Communications. We may use your personal information to send you important information, such as changes to our terms and conditions, policies or other administrative information.

Online Services. We may use your personal information to compile statistics for analysis of our Services and our business and to make decisions to optimize the experiences we deliver through digital and online channels.

Internal Business Purposes. We may use information we collect from you to facilitate our business operations, including engaging in communications, services, advertising, data analysis, auditing, assessing quality and safety, monitoring and preventing fraud, infringement, and other potential misuse of the Services; determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and improving our services and technology and operating and expanding our business activities.

Legal and Regulatory. We may use any information we believe to be necessary or appropriate under applicable law, to meet legal and regulatory requirements, and comply with legal process; respond to requests from public and government authorities, enforce our Terms and Conditions; protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or those of our affiliates, you or others; and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain, and protect against fraud, suspicious or other illegal activities.

How We Disclose Your Personal Information

We may disclose the personal information that we collect as described in this Privacy Policy and any other applicable privacy notices or opt-ins that you receive, including the following:

Service Providers. We may share your personal information with service providers who provide us with services for our website, as well as other products and services, such as web hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, customer service, infrastructure provision, technology services, email delivery services, credit card processing, legal services, and other similar services. We grant our service providers access to personal information only to the extent needed for them to perform their functions and require them to protect the confidentiality and security of such information.

At Your Direction. We may share your personal information with other parties with your consent or at your direction.

Business Transfers or Assignments. If we reorganize or divest part or all of our business through a merger, sale, joint venture or collaboration, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), we may transfer any and all information that we collect from website users or offline to a third party. We will share your personal data with such company (without your consent or any further notice to you). In such circumstances, we will seek written assurances that your personal information submitted through our website will be protected consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Other Third Parties. We may share information with third parties, such as information shared when you use interactive features. In addition, cookies, pixels, web server data, and other technologies may involve sharing of information with third parties.

Legal and Regulatory. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to comply with a regulatory requirement, judicial proceeding, court order, government request, or legal process served on us, or to protect the safety, rights, or property of our customers, the public, Hoyt or others. We have no obligation to notify you of such disclosures, except as required by applicable law.

Anonymized and Aggregated Data. We may disclose any information that is aggregated or anonymized (such that it does not identify any particular individual) when permissible under applicable laws and regulations.

Your Privacy Choices and Rights

You may contact us to update or correct your personal information and your preferences provided to us through our website. If you no longer wish to receive promotional emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt out of receiving such emails by following the “unsubscribe” directions on the emails or by changing your preference settings.

If you do not wish for us to collect cookies, you may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of our website may then be inaccessible or not function properly. You can also generally opt-out of receiving personalized ads from third party advertisers and ad networks that honor such requests by visiting:

Third-Party Websites

This website may contain links to third-party websites that Hoyt does not control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of any such linked sites, or for the nature, quality, or accuracy of the content or opinions expressed in such websites. We do not investigate, monitor, or check the quality, accuracy, or completeness of these third-party sites. Inclusion of any linked website on this website does not imply or express an approval or endorsement of the linked website. Each of these linked sites maintains its own independent privacy policy. If you visit a website that is linked to this website, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy policy of that website, which is not governed by this Privacy Policy.

Information Security

We use reasonable physical, technical and administrative safeguards to help protect the information collected through our Services. However, data transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure from people who might attempt to evade our security measures. While we strive to protect your personal information, Hoyt cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us through this website. Users are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of their own passwords. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us.

Data Retention

We will retain information about you for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or Hoyt’s data retention policies unless a longer retention period is required by law.

Children’s Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. This website and any accompanying Services offered are not directed at children who are under 13 years of age.

Additional Privacy Rights For California Residents

Shine the Light Request. California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our website who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to other parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [] with the subject “Shine the Light Request.”

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may revise or update this Privacy Policy at any time at our sole discretion. We will post any changes on this page and indicate at the top of this page the date this Privacy Policy was last revised. We recommend that you regularly review the Privacy Policy when you visit our website. Your continued use of our Services constitutes your acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy as amended or revised by us from the effective date.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or Hoyt’s information practices, please contact us at, 515-244-0507, or

Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309