Privacy Policy

The Missouri Humanities Council is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of visitors to our website. Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, the Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. A link to this notice is available on our home page and on additional pages where personal information is requested.

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the MHC website, as well as data we maintain in MHC’s information systems.

The Information We Collect

On one page in our website, you can make a contribution to MHC. On another, you can request an electronic version of MHC’s newsletter, Passages. The types of information collected on these pages include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information

This information is not collected automatically or without your consent. You must submit this information.

Certain types of information are automatically collected when you visit this website although none of it can be used to identify you personally. This information may include your computer’s IP number, the type and version of web browser you are using and the type of operating system your computer is running. This information is collected in aggregate only and is only used to create web pages which will display information appropriately for you or to diagnose problems with the website.

How We Use Information

We use the information you provide about yourself only for the contribution or information request that you submit. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your request, such as processing a contribution or a credit card payment.

We use return email addresses to answer the email received and to send contribution acknowledgements and/or information requested.

You also can register on our website if you would like to be included on our free email list for special information.

MHC never will sell any of your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

How to Opt Out

At any time, you may request not to receive any email, mail, or solicitation calls from MHC. We retain your request so that it will be respected in the future.

You may opt out of receiving emails, mailings, or callings by informing us by email, by phone, in writing, or in person.

You will still receive mail or calls directly related to any contribution or request for information to MHC regardless of your preferences.

How to Contact Us

If you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 314.781.9660 or send an email to