Terms of Use

Terms of Use


©2017 Walker Art Center. All content including images, text documents, audio, video, and interactive media published on the Rock the Garden website is for noncommercial, educational, journalistic and/or personal use only. Any commercial use or republication is strictly prohibited. Copying, redistribution, or exploitation for personal or corporate gain is not permitted.

For information on the use of reproductions for publishing and/or commercial use, please contact rights.reproductions@walkerart.org.


The Walker Art Center is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. In general, you can visit the Rock the Garden website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Please read the following policy to understand how personal information that you provide will be treated as you make use of our online offerings. Note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that such practices are subject to change. We ask that our visitors periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our privacy statement. If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, you can contact us at webmaster@walkerart.org.

Usage Data

When you visit the Rock the Garden website, our servers automatically collect information about the IP address from which you access the site, the pages you visit, the date and time you access our site, and the type of browser and operating system that you are using. The information we compile is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website to display personalized content.

E-Mail Contents and Newsletter

You may choose to provide us with personal information in an e-mail message to one of the addresses listed throughout our site or by registering for our e-mail newsletter. We use this information only to respond to your message or to register you for the services you have requested. If you sign up for an e-mail newsletter, you have the option to unsubscribe at any time. Any information you choose to provide regarding special interests may be used for marketing and promotional purposes. By providing this Minnesota Public Radio. See Data Sharing below.

Online Purchases

The information you provide on the online order form (your name, address, telephone numbers, credit card information, and e-mail address) is used for billing purposes, to fill the order, and to reach you if we have trouble processing your order. The Walker may use third-party ordering systems but abides by these same terms. See Data Sharing below.


A cookie is a small digital signature file stored by your web browser that allows our servers to track visitors. Cookies may be used to track return visits to the Rock the Garden site. If you choose to reject cookies, you will still be able to use the Rock the Garden site but you may not be able to build a shopping order.

Data Sharing

You should be aware that your name and physical address may be exchanged with Minnesota Public Radio and other arts organizations and arts programmers as well as other select organizations. These organizations may attempt to contact you to promote products or services that they offer. Such contacts will only be made with our consent, and we will only grant our consent when we consider the offer to be of potential interest and benefit to you. We do not sell, exchange, share, or rent any lists to commercial organizations, political parties or candidates for political office. Credit card information is not made available to any third party and is considered completely confidential.


If you do not want your name and/or contact information to be used in the manner stated above, you may indicate this at the time you provide the information. If an “opt-out” option is not offered, or you decide after you have provided this information that you do not want us to share your information with any other organization, you may also notify us at orders@walkerart.org. We cannot, however, remove your name from any third party list; you will have to contact them directly.

The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) offers a Mail Preference Service that is designed to assist consumers in decreasing the amount of nonprofit or commercial mail they receive at home. For more information about this service, visit the DMA website.

Third-Party Links

The Rock the Garden website contains links to other websites. We encourage all of our partners, contributors, and third parties to implement policies and practices that respect the privacy of our users. However, the Walker Art Center is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites.

Use of Outside Vendors

The Walker Art Center may from time to time retain qualified third-party vendors in order to help us manage the Rock the Garden website and allow us to better serve our visitors and customers. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect for marketing or similar purposes. The Walker Art Center requires its vendors to maintain the security of the information to which they are provided access and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not expressly authorized by the Walker Art Center.

We may contract with third parties who use cookies to collect information on our behalf. These parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information. If you would like to opt out of this use of your information, you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept cookies. We may contract with companies or others to provide certain services, including credit card processing, data management, promotional services, etc. We provide these service providers with the information they need to perform these services. These providers must abide by our strict privacy policy.


E-commerce on the Rock the Garden website is secure. We use the industry standard secure socket layer (SSL) to protect the security of your online order information. SSL technology encrypts your order information to prevent it from being decoded by anyone other than the Walker Art Center.