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Privacy Policy & Copyright

This is the web site of The Connecticut Historical Society.

Our postal address is:
Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105

We can be reached via email at ask_us@chs.org or by telephone at (860) 236-5621.

Privacy Policy

We collect the following information about each visitor to our Website:

  • the visitor's domain name, but not email address
  • the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email
  • aggregate information about what pages visitors access or visit
  • information volunteered by the visitor when taking a survey, using an online form, or placing an online order

This information is never sold or distributed. Any information you share will be treated confidentially. If you wish to provide updates to your information or if you are no longer interested in receiving communications from us, please contact us at the phone number or email above.

The information we collect is used to:

  • improve our programs and services
  • notify consumers about updates programs, services, or Website
  • contact consumers for marketing purposes
  • fulfill online orders

Information may be disclosed when we are legally required to do so at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Website; or to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other corporate change respecting the Website.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Website to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Website periodically.

If you have questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at the address, email, or phone number above.


The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) retains all rights, including copyright, to the content of this website. The CHS prohibits the copying, publication, or reproduction of any of the text, data, or images on this Website without written permission, except for noncommercial educational or research purposes.

For permission to reproduce or publish materials or to request digital reproductions, contact reproductions@chs.org or visit our Digital Reproductions page.