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Privacy Policy

Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty with arts institutions across Southern California. This Web site is owned by The J. Paul Getty Trust and operated on its behalf by TBWA\Chiat\Day.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not collect your personal information, such as your name, mailing address, or e-mail address, unless you knowingly provide it to us.

Most pages of our Web site contain a link to this privacy policy, which describes what information we collect and how we use it. By using this Web site or communicating with us by e-mail, you agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy.

General Policy on Collection of Information

We collect personally identifiable information only if you knowingly provide it to us.

We may record your e-mail address if you e-mail us, submit an online form that contains your e-mail address, or opt to receive e-mail notices about Pacific Standard Time.

We may exchange the names and e-mail addresses provided to us with institutions participating in Pacific Standard Time. A full list of participating institutions can be found on this Web site. If you do not wish to have your information shared with other organizations please notify us by e-mail at: [ ].


A cookie is a piece of data we store on your computer’s hard drive. This data contains information about you that we use to help make your visit to the Pacific Standard Time Web site easier. For example, one cookie we may store can remember what kind of video capability you have selected, so that you do not have to choose a bandwidth every time you watch a video.

You do not have to accept any Pacific Standard Time cookies to enjoy and the Web site; if you reject all cookies you will simply have to re-enter the preferences that we would otherwise record for you.

Pacific Standard Time cookies do not track your activity on this Web site. Pacific Standard Time cookies will not be disclosed to anyone else, and they are not linked to any information that could identify you personally.

Aggregate Information

The Getty or its agents, including, TBWA\Chiat\Day, may compile and provide aggregate statistics about Web site visitors, viewing and traffic patterns, and related information to third parties, including, without limitation, institutions participating in the Pacific Standard Time initiative, but such information will not specific individually-identifiable data about users.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by the Getty or TBWA\Chiat\Day. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. This privacy statement applies only to this Web site.

Children Under 13 Years of Age

Our Web site is not specifically addressed to children and we do not actively solicit information from children. Children age 12 or under are required to obtain permission from a parent or guardian before submitting information to this Web site.

Changes in This Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. Please visit this page periodically to check our current policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: [ ].