Why we collect personal information
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy collects and uses your personal information to give you superior customer service, to provide you with convenient access to our products and services, and to make a wider range available to you. In addition, we use your personal information to keep you up to date on the latest service announcements, special offers, and other information we think you’d like to hear about. From time to time, we may also use your personal information to contact you to participate in a market research survey, so that we can gauge customer satisfaction and develop better products.
We also collect personal information to better customize the experience both on our website and related websites to provide you with features that are unique to your situation. It even helps out with our affiliate program; some programs require 1000 unique visits per month. Such information can be proven using site statistics. Any statistical infomration that is shared, however, is limited. Your IP address and where you specifically went on our site remains confidential.
How we collect personal information
We collect information about you in several ways. For example, we might ask for your contact information when you correspond with us, call us to make a purchase or request service, register to attend a seminar, or participate in an online survey. In addition, when signing up for Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Internet services, or asking to be included in an email mailing list, you are providing information that we collect and store in a secure database.
In addition, this web server is no exception to the rule that all web servers log access attempts, IP addresses, and other statistics concerning page clicks, browsing time, etc.
When we disclose personal information
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy works with other companies that help us provide Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy products and services to you, and we may provide your personal information to these companies. For example, we give shipping companies this information so they can deliver your products efficiently. The information they receive is for shipping and delivery purposes only, and we require that the companies safeguard your personal information in accordance with Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s policies.
Our affiliate program requires us to release the following information to the advertisee. The ad clicked, time, date, IP address, and where you are going are all sent when you click on one of our links to an affiliate program. This allows the affiliate company to know whether or not to give us credit, whether or not you actually buy something, etc.
At times we may be required by law or legal process to disclose your personal information. If some big burly police man comes knocking on our door with a warrant for specific information or Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is on the stand and under oath, we probably will provide the authorities with the requested information.
How we protect your personal information
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure you use a secure browser.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on web pages when applicable to protect your account information.
Access to your personal information
You always have access to the information we have about you. To review and update your personal contact information, contact Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.
Collecting other personal information
When you browse Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s website, you are able to do so anonymously. Generally, we don’t collect personal information when you browse not even your email address. Your browser, however, does automatically tell us the type of computer and operating system you are using.
Our commitment to privacy
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy does not knowingly solicit personal information from children or send them requests for personal information.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s website contains links to other sites. Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
If we are going to use your personal information differently from that stated at the time of collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, nor will we use your personal information in any manner that you have not explicitly given us permission to do so.