Sammons Center for the Arts (“Sammons Center”) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal information. “Personal Information” includes, but is not limited to, name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information that can identify you as an individual. Sammons Center does not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise divulge any personal information. The intent of this Privacy Statement is to inform users how our website,, collects, stores, and uses personal information.

Collection of Information

When you leave comments on the website, Sammons Center collects the data shown in the comments form as well as your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Sammons Center also collects certain personal information that you provide voluntarily when using our website. No software or hardware techniques are used to capture your email address without your knowledge. Certain applications on the Sammons Center website may require you to register or to provide certain personal information to complete a paid or free transaction, to enter a contest, or to subscribe to our free e-newsletter. We will note at the time of collection what personal information is required or only requested. Your personal information, whether mandatory or not, is not shared or sold to third parties.

Mailing Lists

An application on our website allows you to subscribe to our free e-newsletter by providing your name and email address to Sammons Center. If you provide Sammons Center with your name and email address, Sammons Center, in addition to sending you the e-newsletter, may contact you from time to time with special offers. If you wish to be removed from the e-mailing list, you may unsubscribe at any time via email or by contacting Sammons Center directly.

Sammons Center does not rent, sell, or trade our e-mailing list with any other entity.

Information to Third Parties

Sammons Center may occasionally present a special contest or promotion on its website that is sponsored by another company. 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 state that.


The security of your personal information is important to Sammons Center. All user information is stored in secure databases protected with a variety of access controls. Access controls include password protection, electronic firewalls, and procedural safeguards. Secure socket layer (SSL) encryption is used to protect all financial information, and credit card information is not stored on a Web-enabled server. This data is accessed only for purposes specified in this Privacy Statement.

However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that such information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Statement. This includes, but is not limited to, unauthorized acts by third parties that violate applicable law.

Financial Information

Sammons Center will protect any personal financial information that you share with us. If you make a purchase online, we will use your credit card number only to process your payment via Blackbaud and will not use it for marketing purposes. To view Blackbaud’s privacy policy, visit For reasons of security, Sammons Center does not retain credit card information in physical or electronic records or on our web server. We will retain non-financial order information for our records, but this information is never shared with third parties.

External Links

Our site includes links to other websites whose privacy policies we do not control. Once you leave our servers (you can check where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), 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 cannot 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. Sammons Center is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Log Files and Cookies

When you access the Sammons Center website, certain non-personal information is automatically collected about your visit. This information may include your operating system, screen settings, web browser software, and referring website, if any. This information is used for improvements to the user experience and aggregated statistical analysis purposes.

A cookie is information that a web server may place on your computer when you visit a website. Sammons Center cookies track only your activity related to our website and do not track your other internet activity. If you leave a comment on the blog page of our website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in those details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last one year.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can also block cookies. We do not use or share information transferred through cookies with third parties for marketing or other purposes.

Children’s Privacy

We neither solicit nor encourage submission of personal or contact information from children.

Contact Us/How to Update Your Personal Information

You can maintain the accuracy of your personal information by notifying us when you change your address, title, phone number, or email address. If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Statement or ever wish to update your information or stop receiving communications from Sammons Center, contact Sammons Center by email or by postal mail at:

Sammons Center for the Arts
3630 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219

Please include your old and new contact information so that we can make the appropriate updates. Sammons Center appreciates your comments and any questions about this policy. Please address comments or questions regarding the Sammons Center privacy practices to the addresses listed above. Sammons Center may occasionally update this policy. Notice of revisions will be posted here.


Under no circumstances shall Sammons Center, its employees, or its contractors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages that may result in any way from your use or inability to use the information provided on this or any other website supported or maintained by Sammons Center, or from your reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the website or that result from mistakes, errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, deletion of files, delays in operation, or transmission or any failure of performance. If you are dissatisfied with the information provided on this website, or with any of the practices of Sammons Center in the operation of this website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.