Cookie Policy

Last Updated/Effective Date: June 16, 2022

This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) applies to all websites (each a “Site”) of the Terra Foundation for American Art (“Foundation,” “us,” “we,” “our”).

This Policy describes the practices that the Foundation follows when collecting information through the use of cookies and similar technologies on our Sites. Please be advised that, to the extent you access any of our Sites from the European Economic Area and accept our use of cookies, any information we collect from cookies will be transferred to the United States. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

We may change this Policy at any time. Please take a look at the Last Updated/Effective Date of this Policy (above) to see when this Policy was last revised. Any changes in this Policy will become effective when we make the revised Policy available on or this Site.

If you have comments or questions about this Policy, please contact us as set forth below.

What is a Cookie?

We use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies when you visit the Site. A cookie is a text file that contains small amounts of data downloaded to your device when you visit a web site. A cookie is sent back to the web site on each subsequent visit or to another web site that recognizes that cookie. Cookies enable a website to recognize your computer, mobile, or other device. As with most other websites, we place cookies on your device to understand more about your visit and help us enhance your experience. You can find more information about cookies at: Web beacons are small graphics on a webpage that monitor your activity when viewing a webpage.

Cookies We Use

We will use cookies to:

  • Remember your username and password for future visits so that log-in is easier and faster; and
  • Measure how many people use the Site, and how they use it, so that we can make improvements and may keep it running quickly and efficiently;

Performance/Statistics Cookies

We use Google Analytics and Matomo Analytics to collect and process information about your use of the Site. These analytics providers set cookies on your browser or device, and then your web browser will automatically send information to Google and Matomo.

To learn more about how Google uses data, visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Google’s page on “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.” You may download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for each web browser you use, but this does not prevent the use of other analytics tools. To learn more about Google Analytics cookies, visit Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites. For more information about Matomo Analytics, visit Matomo’s Privacy Policy.

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow our Site to collect information about your choices, such as storing your login information. Although the information collected by these cookies does not personally identify you, these cookies may be able to identify you when combined with other data because they track certain ISP information for your settings. They do not gather information about you that could be used for advertising or tracking where you have been on the Internet.

How Long Do Cookies Last and How Do I Manage Cookies?

A cookie can either be a “session” cookie or a “persistent” cookie. Session cookies exist only for so long as you are visiting the applicable website and are typically deleted within thirty (30) minutes or removed when you exit your web browser, whichever is longer.

Persistent cookies exist for a set period of time, for example, up to two (2) years. Each time you visit a website that has implemented a persistent cookie, the persistent cookie is renewed and that cookie will remain active until its predetermined expiration date. You can restrict or block cookies that are set by the Site (or any other site on the Internet) by adjusting your browser settings.

When you visit our Site, you are notified of the use of cookies and asked to provide your consent for cookies. You can change your consent preferences regarding the use of cookies by accessing your Privacy Settings. You may visit to obtain more information regarding cookies, how to adjust the cookie settings on various browsers, and how to delete cookies from your computer.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers below:
Google Chrome: Google Chrome Support
Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge Support
Mozilla Firefox: Firefox Support

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or requests regarding this Policy, please contact us using the information below.

Terra Foundation for American Art

120 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
+1 312 664 3939
[email protected]
[email protected]

121 rue de Lille
75007 Paris, France
[email protected]
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