privacy policy

The policy of Natural Lands is to respect and protect the privacy of our website visitors. We collect only such personal information in connection with accessing and using this site.

Information We Collect Automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information your web browser automatically sends us and we may retain) information such as the:

  • Internet domain through which you access the Internet;
  • Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
  • type of browser software and operating system you are using;
  • date and time you access our site; and
  • the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.

We use this information as aggregate data to help us monitor and improve this site.

We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information in one of our online forms.

Other Information We Collect

If you choose to provide us with personal information when you use our online forms:

We will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it provide you with additional information at a later time. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy.

If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. If, when you provide us with such information, you specify that you do not want us to disclose the information to third parties, we will honor your request. Note, however, that if you do not provide such information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or fulfill your request.

How Long We Keep Information

We reserve the right to retain all information provided for as long as the information is needed.

Cookies

We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors. These cookies are not required for site functionality. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube or Flickr may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.

Google Analytics

Natural Lands uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to better understand how our visitors use the site and what content they read.  This helps us improve the content and design of the site.

Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

Changes to this Privacy Policy 

Natural Lands may revise this Privacy Policy over time as new features are added to the site or as internet law and standards evolve. We will post these changes prominently but recommend that you read this Privacy Policy each time you visit the site. Changes will not apply retroactively to personal information that was collected before the changes to the Privacy Policy, except as may be required by law.