The Everglades Foundation recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of the evergladesfoundation.org Web site and our related Web sites. We created the following policy guidelines with a fundamental respect for our users’ right to privacy to guide our relationships with our users.
Information Collected by The Everglades Foundation
At times, The Everglades Foundation collects information about users during their opt-in registration: their inquiries, their participation in certain activities on our Web site, including surveys and polls. When users request pages from our server, our Web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These addresses are used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users.
Use of Information
The Everglades Foundation will not reveal any personal information that users provide to us to any third party without their permission, The Everglades Foundation uses users’ IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. We also use it to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This IP address information does not contain anything that can identify users personally.
Using e-mail addresses provided at registration or otherwise, The Everglades Foundation periodically sends out promotional e-mail to our users about The Everglades Foundation. Users can indicate that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from The Everglades Foundation. Third parties will not contact our users through the use of our e-mail lists.
In some areas, our site may use “cookies” to deliver content specific to users’ interests and to honor their preferences. This information is used to assist us in creating a site that will serve the needs of our users.
Upon request, The Everglades Foundation will remove users (and their information) from our records or permit them to “opt-out” of any further e-mail or contact.
The Everglades Foundation is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which it may provide links or of Web sites that may link users to our site. The Everglades Foundation uses reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties after permission from the user. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with The Everglades Foundation, please feel free to contact us.