Westerly Land Trust Privacy Policy


The Westerly Land Trust recognizes your right to privacy and protects all information you provide to us. We only collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us and will only disclose it or use it for purposes as disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis.

 Collection of Information

When you visit our web site, The Westerly Land Trust does not automatically collect any information that could personally identify you. Personal Information is only collected when you voluntarily submit it, for example, when you become a Westerly Land Trust Member, subscribe to our e-newsletter, participate in online interactive activities (such as surveys), sign up as a volunteer, list your event or group, make a donation, submit content or suggestions, or register for events.

This policy governs all pages hosted at westerlylandtrust.org. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organizations to which we may link and whose privacy policies may differ.

Information submitted by children under the age of 13
Parents: We are a general audience web site. The Westerly Land Trust’s education outreach and the site’s value as a learning resource will attract visitors under the age of 13. We encourage children and parents to explore our Web site together. Please remind your children that they should not provide any Personal Information without parental permission.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

 Distribution of Information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) protecting against or preventing actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

 Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential through a signed confidentiality agreement have access to this information.  All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.