Privacy Policy


Friends of the Museum in Pago. Pago, American Samoa is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors, online guests, customers, members, donors, and friends. This privacy policy governs the way we collect and use information both online and offline and explains the types of information we collect and how we use it.

By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in our privacy policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this privacy policy, please do not use the website.

Information you provide

The Museum collects personal information from you when you engage in online or in-person transactions such as purchases, registrations, making a donation, or becoming a member. Additionally, personal information may be transmitted as part of a form submission or in connection with other programs, activities, services, or resources available on our website.

We may gather personal information that you give us, including your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and payment information.

How we combine personal information

We may combine information gathered from the website and information that we have received, gathered, acquired, or stored from other sources, both information collected offline by the museum and information received from third parties into a single customer record. We also use and/or combine information that we collect offline or receive from third-party sources (e.G., contact information from government funders or grantor information) to edit, enhance, and/or check the accuracy of your customer record.

How personal information is used

If you provide us personal information we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request or to fulfill your order. We may also use it to contact you to provide information about other Museum activities, programs, membership and fundraising opportunities, products, and special events that may interest you. You may opt-out of having your information used by the Museum for these purposes, or you may update your contact information anytime, by contacting us via the following e-mail or postal mail addresses:

With whom personal information is shared

The museum may share your personal information, with other organizations, such as other non-profits, art institutions, or with other companies that may be of interest to you, for informational, fundraising, or related purposes. In addition, all information we do share with other institutions is provided subject to confidentiality obligations limiting the nature of the use of your information and restricting the further dissemination of your information. If you do not wish to have your name and address shared with other institutions for these purposes, you may opt-out at any time by contacting us via the above email address.
In addition, the museum also engages third-party vendors in order to help us manage the website, process online and offline transactions, better respond to the needs of our visitors and enhance our marketing efforts. This includes third-party analytics vendors such as google analytics and other marketing partners who serve advertisements across the internet, offline, and sometimes on the websites on the museum’s behalf. They may use information about your visits to the website and other sites to personalize advertisements for goods and services. We and our third-party vendors or partners use analytics data for a variety of purposes such as to improve the design and content of our website, to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to all of our visitors and what promotions visitors like to see and to gauge the success of our advertising campaigns.


The online transactions conducted on the museum website and on-site are protected by security features, including encryption and tokenization, designed to prevent the unauthorized release of your personal financial data. All credit card information complies with current PCI standards and will be tokenized and held on third-party sites.
While the museum has endeavored to create a secure and reliable website, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, the museum and its employees, agents, officers, directors, legal representatives, predecessors, successors, and assigns are only responsible for information after receipt and while in our custody and control. You assume the sole and complete risk for using this website and must make your own determination as to these matters.
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