Privacy Policy

At the Charleston Gaillard Center, we are committed to respecting the privacy rights of our friends, patrons and visitors.

For this reason, we’ve provided the following list of detailed policies, created to protect your personal information, including, but not limited to, name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, purchasing or contribution activity, and credit card information. The Charleston Gaillard Center has adopted this Privacy Policy to inform users of the website how their personal information is collected and stored.

This policy may change at any time. We encourage you to refer back to this page to see the policy in effect at the time of use and, if you wish, change your user account preferences. By choosing to interact with the Charleston Gaillard Center’s online site, you’re agreeing to the terms of this policy.


As you explore our website, we may require you to register or provide personal information in order to make a purchase or contribution, to enter a contest, or to subscribe to our newsletter. This information will be added to our database and used to fulfill your requests on the website. Your personal information will not be shared, sold, rented, or exchanged to any third-party unless as part of the sale or transfer of substantially all the assets of the Charleston Gaillard Center. We may use your information to market our services to you through third-party representatives or contractors.

We collect anonymous statistical information when you access the website. This information allows us to locate errors and make the website more useful to our visitors. If demographic information is requested by certain site applications, it is optional. If you choose to share demographic information, it may be provided to third parties as aggregate information.


If you choose to share your email address, the Charleston Gaillard Center may contact you periodically with special offers, updated information and new services. Emails sent to you by the Gaillard Center will offer you the option to be removed from the email mailing list. Selected applications on our website may also allow you to subscribe to our newsletter by providing your name and address to the Charleston Gaillard Center. If you provide your mailing address or telephone number, the Gaillard Center, in addition to providing you with our newsletter, may also use this information to alert you to updated information and new services. If you wish to be removed from the mailing list, you may do so by contacting us directly. (See the ‘Contact Us’ section below).


The Charleston Gaillard Center website may occasionally present a special contest or promotion that is sponsored by another entity. To qualify for entry, we may ask you to provide personal information. If we plan to share that information with the sponsor(s), we will provide a statement to that effect.


The Charleston Gaillard Center will protect any personal financial information you share with us. If you make a donation or purchase through our site, your credit card number will only be used to process your payment, it will not be used for marketing purposes. While we retain order information for our records, credit card information is never shared with third parties.


Our site includes links to other websites whose privacy policies are not in our control. Once you leave our website, use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours. If you can’t find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from the site’s homepage, you should contact the site directly for more information. The Charleston Gaillard Center is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


Certain applications in the Gaillard Center website invoke a standard feature found in browser software, called a “cookie.” We use cookies to track the progress of e-commerce transactions and to allow our visitors to move from one page to the next without having to re-enter personal information.


We do not knowingly collect personal information from children, or those under the age of 13.


You can help the Charleston Gaillard Center stay up-to-date with your personal information by notifying us when you change your address, title, phone number, or e-mail address. If, at any time, you wish to update your information or discontinue communication with us, notify us by email or by postal mail at: The Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. When making a request or offering feedback, please include your old and new contact information so that we can make the appropriate corrections. We invite you to submit any comments or questions regarding our privacy policies to the Charleston Gaillard Center at one of the addresses listed above. The Charleston Gaillard Center may occasionally update this policy. Notice of revisions will be posted here.


Our site features online ordering on a secure server to ensure your privacy, protection, and peace of mind. Your credit card number is stored in a secure database using strong encryption and is never displayed on the website. All information transmitted between you and the server is encrypted for your protection while you are at the checkout.


Although we believe that our procedures are effective to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that these precautions will protect against all potential security breaches, and we must hereby expressly disclaim any liability for any security breach or intrusion which results in the unauthorized disclosure or misuse of your personal information.

If you prefer, you may place your order or donation via phone at (843) 242-3099.


By accessing this website, you agree the laws of the State of South Carolina shall govern any disputes arising from or in connection with this privacy policy, including any misuse of personal information which you provide to this website. You agree that the exclusive venue for any disputes arising from or in connection with this privacy policy are in the federal or state courts located in Charleston County, South Carolina.