Privacy & Data Policies
General data use & privacy
Personal Information we collect
When we ask for Personal Information (e.g. for our newsletter, contact, or donation form), we only use that data for the specified cause. By filling out forms on this website, you grant use of your Personal Information for the intended purpose and for no further purposes. We will not give, rent, or sell your Personal Information to others.
Personal information is stored in a spreadsheet on either Dropbox or as a Google Doc. The Alliance for Freshwater Life administrators have access to those documents for preparing email or marketing campaigns. Personal information is stored in perpetuity, but you can opt out of communication through our email marketing software. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to have us remove your information from our database.
Non-Personal Information we collect
For more information on how Squarespace stores, processes, and protects your Information, see https://www.squarespace.com/privacy.
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How Squarespace protects your data
Squarespace has a security team dedicated to keeping personal information safe. They maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards that are intended to appropriately protect against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse and any other unlawful form of processing of, any personal information in our possession. They employ security measures such as using firewalls to protect against intruders, building redundancies throughout the network (so that if one server goes down, another can cover for it) and testing for and protecting against network vulnerabilities.
Use of Site material
This website contains material and links to material that is protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and laws. By using this website, you acknowledge that the content and information may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the text, images, graphics, photos, videos, sounds, and all other materials contained in this site.
If you want to use materials on this site for personal or educational purposes, you are allowed to do so--as long as you keep all copyright and proprietary notices intact and provide full credit to our website and the respective copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights holders. You are NOT allowed to use any materials on this site for commercial purposes.
Materials on this site do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice.
Links to and from this Site
We make no guarantees, warranties and/or other representations concerning any sites "linked" to and from our website or concerning the content or quality of information on other sites. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any links contained in a linked site. Links on this web site also do not constitute legal advice, political advice, and/or other advice.
Who to contact in case of a problem
If you notice anything malfunctioning, erroneous, nonsensical, or otherwise noteworthy, please email our webmaster Kika Tuff at email@example.com.