Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The South Dakota Humanities Council prioritizes your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate SDHC's commitment to the privacy of our website users. The policy explains what types of information is collected by the SDHC website,, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

People who sign up to receive SDHC e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," at any time, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses

SDHC may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information you're most interested in. They also let us track your usage of, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; provide you with e-mail alerts; to answer your requests. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to anonymously track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. 

Email Privacy

The South Dakota Humanities Council does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and the South Dakota Humanities Council is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.