Privacy Policy
The Colonial Dames of America
February 2015

The Colonial Dames of America ( and its wholly owned property, The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden ( will not share your information with 3rd parties for any reason.

The Colonial Dames of America ( and respects your right to the privacy of the personal information you provide us on our Web sites. To that end, unless you designate otherwise or we state otherwise in this policy or at the time information is collected, any personal information you provide to and will be known only to you and to us. The following policy is intended to explain how your personal information will be treated as you make use of and and their features. You will be informed of any policy changes on this site and with email notification.

What personal information will be collecting?
When signing up for the CDA1890 newsletter, you will be asked for you email address and first and last name.

How do we protect visitors?
We use software to scan the site regularly for security holes and vulnerabilities to make you visits to the site as safe as possible. We use regular malware scanning and your personal information is only accessible to CDA staff. Additionally, information is encrypted via SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies in a limited way to help identify unique browsers that visit us and to track usage throughout our site. The information about readership and site usage that or collect through cookies is aggregated into general reports about readership and not tied to individual identities.

Third Party Links
We do not sell or trade or transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Donation and Billing Information collects donations through two third parties links, to PayPay and Bank of America, who have their own privacy protections for your personal and credit card information.

Other Disclosure of Personal Information and will not otherwise use or disclose your personal information (personally identifiable data such as your name, email address, password) without your consent except (i) as described in this privacy policy, or (ii) as required by law to be disclosed.

Visiting Other Sites and contain various links to other sites on the Web. We cannot control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other Web sites.

Who can I ask if I have any additional questions?
If you have any further questions or concerns about’s privacy policies and use of personal information, please send them to [email protected].