Our website address is: https://friendsofwashoecac.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your first and last name, phone number, email and zipcode. By submitting data on any of our forms you acknowledge and consent to the storage and handling of this data by this website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Other cookies may be used throughout the site to determine user-engagement with website elements such as popups to indicate if you have clicked ‘dismiss’ or clicked through on the popup. Any additional cookies stored or handled by third parties you agree to not hold us, or our partners and affiliates, liable for any actions, damages or mishandling of information should such events occur.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data” or Analytics).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this. This data is anonymous and does not identify an individual when collected. We use this data to analyze site performance and visitor behavior to make modifications to the website to better your user experience.

Who we share your data with

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect personal information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

We retain Log Data (analytics data) indefinitely to compare against recent data to inform decisions about our online advertising and effects on user interaction with the website. By using this website you consent to this anonymous Log Data collection. There is no personally identifiable information stored with this data collection.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Marketing Communications Consent

The log data we collect may qualify you for remarketing via Display, PPC, or other marketing means. While you cannot stop online ads you can adjust your ad preferences or stop seeing certain ads by adjusting your ad preference settings. Learn how here.
User actions such as subscribing or submitting your email via our website, general forms, or third party forms on behalf of our website may qualify you for email marketing communications. To stop these emails or adjust your preferences, you can click the provided links at the bottom of our marketing emails.

How we protect your data

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur we will notify the users via in-site notification as soon as possible.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Some of the anonymous data we collect we may use to segment you according to user behavior, interests, etc. These may qualify you for different advertisementsts or other marketing material.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

We have no intention of collecting any personal information from individuals under 18 years of age. If a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, a parent or guardian of that child should contact us to request removal of that information from our files.

Communications and CAN SPAM Act

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information. You may unsubscribe from email newsletters by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of the email newsletter.

As a good gesture to our customers, we promise to:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 1-1-2019 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please email us.