This policy covers the Mount Diablo Audubon Society Web site. We encourage you to take the time to read this
The Audubon Society is one of the largest, most effective environmental organizations
dedicated to the protection and preservation of birds, other wildlife and their habitats. Since
our founding in 1905, we have approached environmental issues in a manner reflected by nature
itself -- with balance. Our web site is designed as a tool for those interested in the environment
to become more involved in our mission.
The Mount Diablo Audubon Society is concerned about our visitor's Internet privacy and is committed to honoring
your privacy preferences. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned
about the information they provide to us and how Audubon treats that information. Be assured,
Audubon will never misuse the information you provide.
Membership information: collected by the Mount Diablo Audubon Society is not shared or sold.
Membership data is used to better understand and respond to your needs, and provide you with services that
may be valuable to you. Audubon collects e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable data about you
when such data is voluntarily submitted. For example, personally identifiable information will be collected
in order for you to become a member of the Mount Diablo Audubon Society. Contact information from order forms
is used to send orders, invoices and information about Audubon to you. All such information is collected
and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data. Audubon makes every effort to insure the secure
collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and
Sightings Membership Information: collected by Mount Diablo Audubon
Society is not shared or sold. However, when a message is posted to
the list server, the sender's name and e-mail address will appear on the
message. Postings are only sent to Sightings' members. All postings
are automatically archived with the sender's name and email address
included. To provide security, the Sightings Archives page is password
protected. Only members of the Sightings list serve have access to the
Security of Your Credit Card Information: We have made every effort to insure the secure collection
and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies.
If you are still concerned about the safety of your credit card information online, you may also submit
contributions or other payment to Audubon by mailing a check as directed by instructions on the appropriate
pages of our website.
Non-members: can visit most portions of diabloaudubon.com without telling us who you are and
without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a typical web site visit
does not identify you. Rather, it is the name of the browser and type of machine you are using,
the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use
this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site for
E-mail: You may decide to send the Mount Diablo Audubon Society personally identifying information, for example, in a message containing information about membership. We will only use this information to identify
you and to determine how to respond to the electronic mail. We will not use this information
for any purpose other than to resolve the matter identified in the email.
Links to Third Party Sites: We provide links to third party sites. Because we do not control those Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party sites. That another web site is
linked to our site does not constitute an endorsement by Audubon of the owner of the other site,
the content of its site, or its products or services.
How to Unsubscribe from a Mailing list or our Email List: If at any time you wish to stop receiving electronic information from Audubon, or to be removed from our email list, you can unsubscribe from that list as explained in each message.