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Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is important to Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. We hope the following policy will help you understand how Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation collects, uses, and safeguards the personal information you provide on our web site.

Information Collection

If you browse Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation’s web site, you do so anonymously. We do not collect personal information including your e-mail address. We may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which parts of our web site you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable. The only other information automatically provided to us is the type of computer and operating system you are using. Your browser supplies us with this information.

PHLF does not use information collected from visitors to our site to market commercial products or for resale to third parties. We do use the information supplied by you or your browser to track the popularity of this site and the usefulness of the particular links or features. We store this information in aggregate form, and we do not use it to target individuals for marketing or membership solicitation.

We encourage visitors to our site to give us feedback on our web site or social media sites, and to comment on featured items. If you do choose to post comments on our site or social media site, you are granting us the right to use, transmit or publish your comments and your name via any method worldwide.

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, such as your e-mail address and postal address, for purposes such as corresponding with us, registering at a site, making a purchase, or participating in an online survey.

We do not share your profile with anyone else outside of Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation without your consent, and no one else can access your information.

What information do we collect? How do we use it?

When you order books, tours, or memberships, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.

When you submit a customer review, we also ask for your e-mail address.

We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important changes to the Web site, new Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation services, and special offers we think you’ll find valuable.  At any time, you may request to discontinue receiving these offers from us by simply replying to the e-mail and informing us of your preferences. All e-mail offers that you receive from Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will tell you how to decline further e-mail offers.

When you e-mail or, we enter your e-mail address into our database.

How does Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation protect member information?

We offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access.

Will Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation does not sell, or rent your personal information to others. Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, our users, or others.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without advance notice. If we do change our policy, the new policy will not go into effect until it is posted here. We also reserve the right to add features designed to elicit consumer information. If we do decide to add any such features, we will clearly mark these features and explain the nature and potential use of the data collected.

Tell us what you think

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please send e-mail to

Effective Date: January 1, 2013

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633