Privacy Policy

This page outlines our policies with regard to your personal information. Please contact us with questions about our privacy policy.

IP Address

Your internet protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the internet, like your internet service provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information, and administer our web site.

Mailing Lists

If you have signed up for email updates from us, you will receive an email newsletter informing you of our activities and relevant news. You may choose not to receive further email messages by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email.

Cookies

Our website utilizes "cookies".  A "cookie" is a small text file that permits us to recognize your browser in order to customize your experience, or permit you to access restricted areas. Cookies do not contain personal information. We use cookies to enable functionality on our website.

Gathering and Use

We will only collect your personal information when you voluntarily sign-up for a membership account in order to access certain areas of our site, sign-up for our mailing lists, sign up for our contact registry, use our contact form, or make a donation. Access to our web site is generally unrestricted, and you may browse it anonymously. Information we collect from you will never be sold or given to third-parties without first offering you the opportunity to opt-out of such sharing.  Some information is collected directly through  third party services and is thus available to that third party.  Some of these instances are detailed below.

Google Analytics

Our site uses Google Analytics to provide us with anonymous information about who is visiting our site, how they are finding us and what content is most popular.  This information helps us make decisions about how to serve our visitors most effectively. The data collected by Google Analytics includes your web browser, your approximate location (determined via IP address) and how many pages you visited.  Google also has access to this data, you can view Google's privacy policy here.  Google offers a browser plugin to opt-out of all Google Analytics tracking.

Razoo

Some of our online donations are processed through Razoo.org.  When you make a donation through Razoo, your personal information is available to Razoo. Razoo's privacy policy can be found here.

PayPal

Some of our online donations are processed through PayPal.  When you make a donation through PayPal, your personal information is available to PayPal. PayPal's privacy policy can be found here.

Shopify

Online shop transactions are processed through Shopify.  When you use our shop, your personal information is available to Shopify. Shopify's privacy policy can be found here.