Privacy Policy

Effective Date: June 9, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes how La Mesa History Center (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and discloses your information when you use our website (the “Site”).

Information We Collect

We collect the following information when you use the Site:

  • Personal Information You Can Provide: We may collect personal information you gave us, such as your name, email address, and mailing address. This information is typically collected when you sign up for our newsletter, make a donation, purchase products or event tickets, or contact us.
  • Non-Personal Information: We may also automatically collect non-personal information when you use the Site. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring website, the pages you visit on the Site, and the time of your visit. It is used to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Use of Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To process your donations and keep you informed about your donation.
  • To send you newsletters and other information about our organization, programs, and events.
  • To personalize your experience on the Site.
  • To improve the Site and our services.
  • To analyze trends and statistics.
  • To comply with legal requirements.

Sharing of Information

We will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent, except in the following cases:

  • To service providers who help us operate the Site, such as email marketing providers. These service providers are only authorized to use your information for the purpose of providing services to us.
  • To comply with legal requirements or respond to a subpoena or court order.
  • To protect our rights and safety, our users’, or others’.


We take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide to us from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Your Choices

You can opt out of receiving our newsletters and other communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in those communications. You can also request to access, update, or delete your personal information by contacting us at

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits California residents to request certain information from us about disclosing personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not currently share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

Children’s Privacy

Our Site is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child under 13 has provided us with personal information, don’t hesitate to contact us at We will delete any such information from our records.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy occasionally and post any changes on the Site. You are advised to review this Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at .