August 30, 2023
The Strong’s server automatically collects aggregate and user-specific data on pages that consumers access or visit. Data can include IP addresses, browser types, domain names, access times, referring websites, geolocation data and internet or other electronic network activity such as device identifiers and advertising identifiers.
Please note that there are options on most browsers (like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer) to disable cookies. You can choose to use such features to disable cookies, but it may impact your use of certain website functions. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.
The Strong collects email addresses and other identifying information of individuals who communicate with The Strong via email; voluntarily provide such information, such as through survey responses or website registrations; or order products or services online. Information may include name, address, and telephone number. Payment details (e.g., credit card number and billing address) may also be requested, but not saved.
If you supply The Strong with your postal address online, you may receive periodic mailings or emails from The Strong with information on products, services, or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, call 585-263-2700. Please provide your exact name and address. The Strong will remove your name from the list.
The Strong has appropriate and reasonable security measures, including administrative, technical and physical protections, in place in its physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that has been collected from consumers. Nonetheless, no network, website, or communication using the Internet is perfectly secure. The Strong will attempt to protect your information, but The Strong cannot guarantee the safety of any information you send, and you do so at your own risk. In the unlikely case of a breach of private information, The Strong will follow relevant laws and regulations to inform you of the breach.
How We Use Collected Information
Information collected by The Strong may be used to improve the content of The Strong’s website; notify consumers about updates to the website; assist agents or contractors who support The Strong’s internal operations; provide consumers with marketing information; meet legal requirements made by governmental authorities conducting investigations; verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing The Strong’s website and applicable laws; or protect against misuse or unauthorized use of The Strong’s website. The Strong does not sell or rent personal information.
The Strong may need to disclose information collected, as described herein. Most disclosures are necessary to complete a transaction and provide the information you have requested. Nonetheless, The Strong may disclose your information if needed to comply with a court order, law, legal proceeding, or request from the government. The Strong also reserve the right to disclose your information if said disclosure is fundamental to the safety of individuals associated with The Strong or others unaffiliated with the company.
Information such as email, credit card numbers, or other personal information obtained by playing or making purchases within The Strong’s mobile apps via Apple Store or Google Play will not be shared or sold except to the extent necessary to process transactions you have requested.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request and obtain information about, or copies of, your personal information that The Strong processes, where The Strong obtained your information, the business or commercial purpose for collecting your information, the third parties with whom your information is shared, and whether The Strong’s source of information is publicly accessible. You may also have the right to correct your personal information, or object to its processing. Lastly, you may ask for information about when The Strong typically deletes stored information, or ask that information be anonymized or destroyed, depending on the situation and applicable laws.
All processing is in support of The Strong’s operations.
Contacting The Strong
Upon request, The Strong provides website visitors with access to a description of information that is maintained about them. Consumers can access this information, or have it corrected by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to prevent your information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected or if you do not want to receive email from The Strong in the future, please email email@example.com.
Internet domains owned by The Strong do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
Changes to Policy
Terms and Conditions
By accessing, browsing, or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to these terms and conditions, and will comply with all applicable United States laws and regulations. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you should not use the website.
These terms and conditions are applicable to The Strong (museumofplay.org), including, but not limited to, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play and any and all of which are hereinafter referred to as entities within The Strong. All materials on The Strong website are made available only to provide information about The Strong. The Strong controls and operates this website from its headquarters in Rochester, New York.
These terms and conditions will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of New York. If any part of these terms and conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this website for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this website. The Strong can revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting.
The materials in this website are provided “as is” and “as available” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. The Strong does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this website in terms of their accuracy, reliability, or otherwise or that the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. The Strong further disclaims any warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE STRONG’S WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES, WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR BREACH OF IMPLIED TERMS, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS THAT ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND THE STRONG’S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Restrictions On Use
Material from museumofplay.org and any other websites owned, operated, or controlled by The Strong, including, but not limited to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play may not be commercially copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of The Strong. However, in accordance with Creative Commons licenses, you may download material for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not delete or change any copyright or trademark information. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates the intellectual property rights of The Strong. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert any website content.
No use of The Strong’s logos or other design trademarks of The Strong will be allowed unless specific approval has been granted.
The Strong respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks users to do the same. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any of the content on the website infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification to us pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing as outlined in 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3):
(i) A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of the copyrighted works;
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on the Website;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit The Strong to contact the owner or agent, such as an address, telephone number, and email address;
(v) A statement that the owner or agent has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The Strong’s designated Copyright Agent for receiving notifications of claimed infringement is:
One Manhattan Square
Attention: Sara Poe
Via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, The Strong has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at The Strong’s sole discretion, users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. The Strong may also, in its sole discretion, limit access to the services and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, regardless of whether there is any repeat infringement.
Hyperlinking to The Strong
Organizations may link to The Strong’s web pages so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading, (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship or endorsement of the linking party and its products or services, and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s website.
If you are interested in linking to The Strong web pages, you must notify The Strong by sending an email to email@example.com. Please include your name, your organization name, URL of your website, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our website, and a list of the URL(s) on our website to which you would like to link. Allow one to two weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to The Strong domains as follows:
- By use of the name “The Strong,” or its entities including, but not limited to, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play
- By use of the URL
Reservation of Rights
The Strong reserves the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to The Strong’s website from your website. The Strong also reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to The Strong’s website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
Links on The Strong’s Websites:
From time to time, The Strong may, with permission from the website owner, decide to link to websites that we determine may be of interest to our visitors. These websites may offer educational, mission-related, or other resources and may be owned or controlled by other third parties.
We are not responsible for the content of any linked website or social media site, any link(s) contained in any linked website, or any changes or updates to the information contained in such websites. The Strong provides links to third party websites only as a convenience and the inclusion of any such link on The Strong website does not imply The Strong’s endorsement of either the website, the organization operating such website, or any products or services of that organization. A visit to any website or page from The Strong’s website through any such link is done entirely at your own risk.
If you find any link on The Strong’s website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact The Strong. Requests to remove links will be considered, but The Strong will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
Messaging Terms & Conditions
When you opt-in to the service, we will send you a message to confirm your signup.
By opting into messages, you agree to receive recurring automated marketing and informational text messages from The Strong Museum for The Strong Museum. Automated messages may be sent using an automatic telephone dialing system to the mobile telephone number you provided when signing up or any other number that you designate.
Message frequency varies, and additional mobile messages may be sent periodically based on your interaction with The Strong Museum. The Strong Museum reserves the right to alter the frequency of messages sent at any time to increase or decrease the total number of sent messages. The Strong Museum also reserves the right to change the short code or phone number where messages are sent.
Message and data rates may apply. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider. Your wireless provider is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
Your consent to receive marketing messages is not a condition of purchase.
Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
You can cancel any time by texting “STOP”. After you send the SMS message “STOP”, we will send you a message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed and no more messages will be sent. If you would like to receive messages from The Strong Museum again, just sign up as you did the first time and The Strong Museum will start sending messages to you again.
Text “HELP” at any time and we will respond with instructions on how to unsubscribe. For support regarding our services, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transfer of Number
You agree that before changing your mobile number or transferring your mobile number to another individual, you will either reply “STOP” from the original number or notify us of your old number at email@example.com. The duty to inform us based on the above events is a condition of using this service to receive messages.
If you have any questions about your data or our privacy practices, please see our contact information above.
Messaging Terms Changes
We reserve the right to change or terminate our messaging program at any time. We also reserve the right to update these Messaging Terms at any time. Such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued enrollment following such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.