The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts and the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (“Grunin Center,” “Novins Planetarium,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) has created this Privacy Policy regarding how information you provide to us is used and shared. We know it is an important matter to you and want you to know it is also an important matter to us. This Privacy Policy relates to the information collection and use practices of The Grunin Center and the Novins Planetarium in connection with our Online Services which are made available to you through our Websites ( and By using our website, you are agreeing to the policies below.

Personal Information

When you sign up to receive email, purchase a ticket, enter a contest, promotion, or sweepstakes, make a donation, or become a subscriber or member, you will be required to provide us with Personal Information about yourself. Such Personal Information may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and cell phone number. We do not collect any Personal Information from you when you use the Services unless you provide us with the Personal Information voluntarily. In addition to Personal Information, when you make a donation or purchase our products and services, you will be required to provide additional information including, but not limited to, credit card information (collectively, Billing Information). Additionally, we may collect analytics data in the form of your IP address, browser type, mobile device, page views, and similar information based on your interaction with our website (collectively, Analytics Information).


Cookies are small bits of data transferred to your computer by a website to facilitate your online experience. Cookies are used to assist in customer functions, track the progress of e-commerce transactions, and to record session information in order to analyze website effectiveness. If you do not want us to place cookies on your device, you may be able to disable that feature. However, our website may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

How we use your information

The information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To personalize your experience. Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

To improve our website. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

To improve customer service. Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

To process transactions. Credit card numbers will be used only to process transactions.

To send periodic emails. The email address you provide for order processing will be used to send you updates pertaining to your order as well as upcoming shows and events.

For customized marketing. We will provide you with information or customized advertising related to upcoming shows and events which may include direct mail, email and advertising on platforms including Facebook and Google. Your Personal Information may be shared with third parties in order to deliver this customized marketing.

If your order includes an item facilitated by a third party, such as a VIP package or digital download, your Personal Information will be provided to them for communications related to said order.

How we protect your

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect Personal Information, Billing Information, and the Other Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, email sent to or from the Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email.

How we share your Information

We use your Personal Information, Billing Information, and Analytics Information to process transactions, to solicit feedback, to inform you about our products and services and those of our partners and affiliates, to accept donations, and to generally provide you with a high quality customer experience.

At times, outside organizations that rent the Grunin Center and elect to utilize the Grunin Center’s ticketing system to sell tickets to their events may be provided your Personal and Analytics Information when it directly relates to the ticket transaction for their event. We do not share Billing Information with these organizations.

To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose Personal Information, Billing Information, and Other Information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever we believe that disclosing the such Information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Grunin Center, the Novins Planetarium, or others.

Notice to Non-U.S. Residents

If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. This site is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection of those in your country.


We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide Personal Information through the Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

California Residents

Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents who have an established business relationship with The Grunin Center may choose to opt out of our sharing your Personal Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and (1) you wish to opt out; or (2) you wish to request certain information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for the direct marketing purposes, please send an email to or write to us at the address below. This email address is able to respond on behalf of both venues.

External Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites. The Grunin Center and Novins Planetarium have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, or other websites to which we provide links. As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please email us at You can also write to us at:

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
1 College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted to the website as soon as they go into effect. By accessing our website, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis. This Privacy Policy is effective as of 07/03/2024.