Your privacy is important to Friends of the Everglades. That’s why:
We won’t ask you for any personal information unless we truly need it
We won’t share your personal information, except to comply with the law, develop our products/service, protect our rights, or as described herein.
Friends of the Everglades will respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Friends of the Everglades collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how visitors use our website. From time to time we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of our website.
Friends of the Everglades also collects potentially personally-identifying information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We do not use such information to identify its visitors, and we do not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that we use and disclose personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to everglades.org choose to interact with our website in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Friends of the Everglades are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal information required to process those transactions. In each case, we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Friends of the Everglades. Friends of the Everglades does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Friends of the Everglades may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to our website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others, but we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Friends of the Everglades discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of our employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Friends of the Everglades’s behalf or to provide services available at our website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Provided, Friends of the Everglades reserves the right to exchange your potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information with affiliated organizations to further the likelihood of success of the mission of the Friends of the Everglades. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using our website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Friends of the Everglades will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to our employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Friends of the Everglades discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Friends of the Everglades, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of our website and have supplied your email address, we may occasionally send you email to tell you about news, new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Friends of the Everglades and our products. We take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
O[t-out, Correction, and "Unsubscribe" Procedures
To opt out of having your information exchanged with other organizations, or to correct any information, send us email or postal mail as follows:
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Send postal mail to:
Friends of the Everglades
900 SE Federal Hwy.
Stuart, FL 34994
In your letter or email, make sure to give us your:
- Full Name
- Mailing address (including City, State and Zip Code)
- Indication that you do not wish to have your membership information exchanged with other organizations, or correction instructions.
You can also call us at (305) 669-0858
Friends of the Everglades may contact you by email to communicate advocacy and educational messages, and other information that may be of interest to users of this site.
You also have an opportunity to opt-out of receiving future email communications from us by following the "unsubscribe" or "remove" instructions contained in emails we send you.
We may continue to contact you via email for administrative or informational purposes, including follow-up messages regarding the administration of your account, renewal of your membership, contests you have entered or other transactions you have undertaken.
900 SE Federal Hwy.
Stuart, FL 34994