The African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington, Inc. is constantly striving to build long relationships with you, our members and business partners. In our effort to provide excellent service, we occasionally require information about you, such as your name and email address, when you visit our site. This is necessary for access to particular areas, such as donating memories or objects for the museum’s collection. The African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington respects your right to privacy and will let you know why we need such information and how it will be used.

Site Statistics

If you visit our Website, our web server automatically gathers and stores information about your visit so that we can track the use of our Website and make enhancements as needed. The information collected is anonymous and not about you personally. It includes the IP address from which you access our Website, the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, the type of browser and operating system used, the date and time you access our site, the pages, files documents and links that you visit from our Website, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our Website.


A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some Automatic Resources pages use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our Website. A cookie cannot be used to access or otherwise compromise the data on your hard drive.

Personal Information

The African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington, Inc.’s Website will only collect personal information which you knowingly and willingly provide, such as: sending emails, sharing personal experiences and recollections on the memory page, registering for events, or completing volunteer forms. When you provide information about you personally, we will respond using the information you provided us. We may also contact you from time to time to inform you about foundation events and program news. Your personal information will be protected as described unless the specific web page says otherwise.

Opt-Out Policy

You are provided with the opportunity and ability to “opt-out” of providing personal information to us or receiving communications from us. We respect your privacy and offer you the opportunity to browse our Website without the need to provide private information, unless specifically required on a specific page.


Our Website may contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware that our privacy policy does not apply to other sites you may visit by using links contained on our Website.