Ark Encounter is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crosswater Canyon, which is a nonprofit subsidiary of Answers in Genesis. Ark Encounter is committed to helping maintain your privacy. We deeply appreciate that you’ve trusted us with personal information and we are committed to treating it confidentially. Below are specific guidelines describing how your information is used.
Ark Encounter does not collect personal information without your knowledge. On our websites, you can provide contact information for ministry-related purposes, to order resources, to receive email updates and promotions, or to make ministry contributions.
The information that we may collect online includes:
Information we may collect at events or from visitors of the Ark Encounter includes (but is not limited to):
We collect credit card information for purchases and donations.
Ark Encounter is extremely careful with the personal information you provide. We will use it to:
Ark Encounter never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges any personal information with other organizations with the exception of partnering ministries which help sponsor conferences and/or organizations which are hosting an Answers in Genesis or Ark Encounter speaker at their event. Ark Encounter never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges the identity of its donors to others except as required by law.
While Ark Encounter or its affiliates contract with printing, credit card verification, marketing, auditing, address correction, and other like firms to help us in our work, use of your personal information by such firms is limited to the internal purposes of Ark Encounter or its affiliates.
Protection of Ark Encounter and others: We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Conditions of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Ark Encounter, our constituents, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We utilize industry-standard secure server connections during the product ordering and donation process to ensure that your personal data is encrypted and secure.
Ark Encounter uses log files to track trends, activity, and improve the overall user experience. These log files contain information about what domain you are coming from (i.e., AOL.com, Google.com), what browser software and system software you use, and what pages were visited on our site. This information may be shared among Ark Encounter and its affiliates, Answers in Genesis, and Crosswater Canyon employees, leadership, and select vendors and is archived for analysis in the future.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and improve your experience by providing features such as country customization and country-customized online stores.
The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to change how your browser handles cookies. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of our website and the vast majority of others, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
The hyperlinks on this website are provided as an additional resource only and should not be seen as an endorsement, approval, or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites accessed through our site. No inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be inferred that Answers in Genesis, Crosswater Canyon, or Ark Encoutner is connected with, operates, or controls these websites.
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email, or postal address), or if you no longer desire to receive email updates etc., we provide a way to correct, update, or delete/deactivate such information. Click here to update your physical address. Click here to update your email address for newsletters. To remove yourself from any email lists, click on the unsubscribe link that is at the bottom of every email you receive from us.
Ark Encounter reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement and its associated policies at any time and requests that you review this statement periodically for updates.
If you have questions or concerns about any information on this page, please feel free to contact us.
Last Updated: 01/15/2016