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Privacy Policy

The Center for Wilderness Safety wants to ensure that members feel comfortable and secure in their use of this website. As a demonstration of our commitment to user privacy and security, we have disclosed our privacy policy below. While we make a legitimate effort to ensure your privacy and the security of any information that you provide to us, we urge you to remember that privacy and security begin with you. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or password reminders and should exercise caution when disclosing information online.


Photographs, Images & Graphics
All images and photographs found on this website, wildsafe.org & wildsafe.org, are copyright © 2004-2015, The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. under Title 17 of United States Code. All rights reserved.

All photographs, images, and graphics herein are the property of Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. - or have been used with permission from outside sources such as Leave No Trace, supplies manufacturers, etc. All materials are protected under United States and international copyright laws and treaties which provide substantial penalties for infringement.

The use of any images or other materials included herein, in whole or part, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, storage, manipulation, digital or otherwise, is prohibited without the expressed written permission of management.


Web Design

Any and all content including text, images, graphics, photographs, layout designs, etc. found on this website, wildsafe.org & wildsafe.org, are copyright © 2004-2015, The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc.  All rights are reserved.


Information & Text

All text and information found on this website, wildsafe.org, are copyright © 2004-2015, The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. All rights reserved. If you would like to use any information or text for PERSONAL USE, you may do so in a private and appropriate manner. If you would like to use any information or text for COMMERCIAL USE, you must receive written (stationary or email) permission from The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. management.


Personal Identification and Contact Information
The registration process for Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. requires you to provide personal information, such as your name and contact information. This information is collected by The Center for Wilderness Safety. This information may be used by employees or members of our organization to contact you via telephone, mail or e-mail. The Center for Wilderness Safety will not disclose, trade, rent, lease or loan your name or other personal identification information to any party other than The Center for Wilderness Safety.


Financial Information

If you choose to make an on-line donation or pledge to Center for Wilderness Safety Inc., you may be asked for account or credit card billing information, including the name on the donor's card, billing address and expiration date. All of this information is collected through Moolah Payments, Inc. and PayPal, Inc., and is encrypted using SSL, industry standard secure technology encryption that is designed to protect sensitive information. All financial transactions are authenticated and secured by VeriSign.

The account and credit card information that you provide at the time of donation is stored by Pay Pal only for the duration of the transaction, typically a few minutes. Once the transaction is processed, the information is overwritten in order to ensure that it will be inaccessible. The account and credit card information that you provide at the time of donation is used only to process donations and will not be disclosed, sold, traded, rented or otherwise revealed to the personnel of Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. or any other third party without your consent.


Technical Information

An IP address is a number assigned to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you use Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. website, technical information from your PC, such as IP addresses and browser version, may be communicated to StatCounter, Inc. This information will not be linked to anything that identifies you personally and is not used to track the activities of individual users of the site. This information may be used to help Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. improve the look and function of this website but will not be collected or aggregated into personal profiles for use or sale.


Cookies 

Cookies are files that Web browsers place on your computer's hard drive to tell the server whether you have visited this site previously. Our site uses persistent cookies to save a 'snapshot' of our website's graphics, speeding up the time it takes for you to load our website in the future. These cookies do NOT store information such as passwords and credit card numbers. If you do not wish to utilize cookies in conjunction with this website, you may choose to remove them by deactivating the "Enable Cookies" feature in your browser's profile.


External Links

The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided to help you find information, products or services that are of interest to you. The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. is not responsible for, and make no representation regarding, the privacy practices or content of these sites. You should check the policy statement of these others web sites to understand their policies.


Public Forums

The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. website may feature message boards, blogs, widgets, RSS feeds and other public forums (mediums) that allow you to communicate with others that share your interests. These forums may or may not be moderated and are open to some or all users of the website. Please keep in mind that any information disclosed in these forums cannot be protected by Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. or the medium provider and should be considered to be public information. By using such forums, you acknowledge and agree that The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. and the medium providers are not, and shall not, be held responsible for the misuse of any information disclosed in these forums.


Opt-Out Policy

The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. offers registered users a means to de-activate their records. If, at any time after registering for information or making a donation, you change your mind about receiving information from The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc., you can opt-out of receiving email newsletters and informational mail by contacting The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. via e-mail, telephone or written letter.


Security 

We want to provide a safe and secure experience to our site users. The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. uses customary and commercially reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the data under its control. Security measures include, but are not limited to, industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, VeriSign certificates, firewalls, and internal policies to maintain the security of stored data.

Additionally, financial information, including account numbers and credit card billing information, is encrypted with SSL technology during transmission and is not stored beyond the duration of the transaction. This financial information is not accessible to employees of The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. except for the date, amount, and method of each transaction. If your credit card information is stolen and used by a third party, under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50 of fraudulent credit card charges. In the event of unauthorized credit card use, or if your card is lost or stolen, you must notify your credit card provider immediately in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.


Legal Process

Although unlikely, The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. may be required to provide personally identifiable information to government agencies or officials at the request of law enforcement or judicial authorities.


Additional Information

Questions regarding this statement or the practices of this site should be directed to The Center for Wilderness Safety Inc. leadership, by emailing contact@wildsafe.org.

 

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