Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. The Stanly Arts Guild/Falling Rivers Gallery has a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, manage our communications, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website Visitors

The Stanly Arts Guild/Falling Rivers Gallery (“The Guild”) operates It is The Guild’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. Like most website operators, The Guild collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Guild’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Guild’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Guild may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Guild’s website choose to interact with The Guild in ways that require The Guild to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Guild gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, The Guild collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Guild. The Guild does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related or Guild activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The Guild may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Guild may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Guild does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Guild discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its staff, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Guild’s behalf or to provide services available from The Guild, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country. By using The Guild’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Guild will not rent or sell personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Guild discloses personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Guild believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Guild, third parties or the public at large. The Guild takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access of personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Guild may use cookies to help The Guild identify and track visitors, their usage of The Guild website, and their website access preferences. The Guild visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Guild’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Guild’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Guild and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. To review your options for opting out of ads from advertisers, visit

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Guild may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Guild’s sole discretion. The Guild encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

(Updated 11/27/2017)