What information do we collect?
Your IP (Internet Protocol) address is used to gather broad demographic information such as the geographic regions most interested in our site and what type of browser most of our visitors prefer. This information helps us to better maintain and update our site to be the most user-friendly and relevant. IP addresses do not provide us with any identifiable personal information such as your name, address, or email address, thus keeping visitors anonymous.
The Conservation Fund collects information volunteered by visitors, such as answers to survey questions, information collected when purchasing a publication or class, and during the donation process. Information the fund collected in these interactions include personally identifiable information, information about organizational affiliation, and information about your conservation interests. No personably identifiable information is collected about individuals without their knowledge.
How is this information used by The Conservation Fund?
The Fund has a strict policy against buying, selling, or sharing mailing lists and donor information. Under this policy, personal information provided to the Fund is NEVER shared or sold to any other organization - public, private, or nonprofit.
The Conservation Fund provides forms on its Web sites where users can sign-up to receive e-mail newsletters and periodic notices about conservation topics. The Fund limits communications by e-mail to users who have opted in to receive e-mail communications or in the course of business for online transactions including confirmation of contributions and product or course purchases. Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests.
If you currently receive our quarterly newsletter, Common Ground, by mail, and would like to stop receiving a hard copy mailing, e-mail us your full name and the address where you are receiving it with the subject line, "Please remove me from the Common Ground snail mail list."
Security of Your Information
The Conservation Fund takes the following measures to ensure that information collected on our Web sites is kept secure and is used as intended. All data is stored on secure, firewall-protected servers either at the Fund offices or those of business partners and is only accessible to authorized Fund and partner staff.
Sensitive data, such as credit card and other financial information, is collected on secure forms and transmitted using industry-standard Secure Socket Layer Encryption (SSL) technology. Credit card information is retained only as long as necessary to complete the donation or purchase request of the user.
The Conservation Fund takes utmost precaution to protect credit card information. Users who prefer not to use credit cards for online donations can complete the Fund's donation form and mail or fax to:
The Conservation Fund
1655 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 525-4610 (fax)
Links to Third Party Sites
The Fund's Web sites provide links to third party sites. While we make efforts to choose our links carefully, we cannot take any responsibility for the content of linked Web sites, or for the privacy policies of Web sites we link to. Since we do not control these Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party Web sites prior to any use.
Response to "do-not-track" signals
We do not respond to Web broswer "do-no-track" signals. Additionally, third parties do not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities through our website. If you redirect to a third party website from this organization's website the policies concerning your activity on third party sites is administered through that third party.
Response to “do-not-track” signals
We do not respond to Web browser “do not track” signals. Additionally, third parties do not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities through our website. If you redirect to a third-party web-site from Corporation’s website the policies concerning your activity on third-party sites is administered through that third-party.
- See more at: http://www.conservationfund.org/privacy-policy/#sthash.qK3jeplx.dpuf