Privacy Policy
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Retention and Use of Personal Information

The California Wildlife Officers Foundation (CalWOF) respects your ability to make informed choices about the collection and uses of your personal information. When you access this Web site, some information - such as the site that referred you to the CalWOF Web site and your IP address - may be automatically collected as part of the operation of this Web site. We may use this information to generate user profiles and to personalize our Web site to your particular interests.

We may collect personally identifiable information (name, email address, physical address, and other unique identifier) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. We may require you to provide your age and date of birth in order to insure compliance with U.S. government restrictions on Web sites' providing content to, and acquiring information from, children. Any such personal information as may from time to time be collected from this Web site is stored indefinitely.

CalWOF does not sell its subscriber information. We may share aggregate information about our users with third parties in order to customize content and deliver a better experience for our users. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our website and the activities they conduct while on our site.

Any personal information we collect may be used for such purposes as processing transactions, customer service, marketing, product and service development, and facilitating subsequent use of this Web site. Because of the nature of the Internet, such data may pass through any country.

Unless you opt out (see below), you hereby consent to this policy, and we may from time to time notify you of new products or services, or other information that may interest you. We also reserve the right to disclose any such personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, customers, or the public.

Opt-Out

If you do not want to receive promotional information from CalWOF or our third-party associates, you will be able to express this preference by contacting us at info@calgwf.org. We will take reasonable steps to deactivate your name from our marketing lists when we receive your request. However we will not be responsible for recalling information we may have already provided to our third-party associates prior to receiving and processing your opt-out request.

Children

It is not our intention to collect personal information from anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, we must have express written permission from a parent before you may use this site. The authorizing parent must e-mail us at info@calgwf.org, certifying the parent's age and authority, and giving us express permission to acquire and retain any such personal information from you as we may normally obtain from users of this site.

Cookies

calgwf.org may use cookies to automate the process of logging on to certain areas of the site. The cookie is a small data file stored on your computer that contains a single, randomly assigned user ID number. By recognizing this ID number, thegwf.org can automatically provide you with the personalized content which you requested. Cookies can neither read any other files on your computer, nor damage your computer. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

Changes

CalWOF reserves the right to change the terms of its Privacy Policy at any time. If we do change this Privacy Policy, we will post a notification on this Web site. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy each time you visit our Web site to make sure you understand our current policy on collecting and using customer information.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Privacy Policy covers the CalWOF Web site, calgwf.org. The site links to a number of other web sites. Should you choose to visit those web sites, please remember that CalWOF is not responsible for their content or privacy policies. We encourage you to read the privacy policies and review the practices of all websites you visit.

Limitation

It is the intention of CalWOF that this Privacy Policy applies only to the CalWOF online data retention and collection activities. The Policy does not apply to any offline practices of the California Wildlife Officers Foundation.