Riverland Conservancy Privacy Policy

Approved December 9, 2021

Riverland Conservancy is committed to respecting the privacy of our stakeholders. This Privacy Policy covers individuals who communicate with Riverland Conservancy, support our organization, and/or use our website.  It explains what types of personal information Riverland Conservancy collects and how this information is used.  This policy is posted on our website.

Information Collected

Riverland Conservancy collects personal information from various stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, event attendees, website visitors, and other general contacts, during the course of our business.  The following list outlines the various information that may be collected:

  • Contact information: name, organization/company, postal address, phone number, email address.
  • Donation information: amounts donated, date of donation(s), method.
  • Information concerning hours you have volunteered.
  • Your requests and comments.
  • Information collected while visiting our website, such as IP address, email and name if provided in a form, and visit statistics such as whether visitors are repeat or new and how much time spent on each web page.

How Collected Information May Be Used

Riverland Conservancy uses personal information for general communication, to respond to questions and comments, to maintain records of donations and send donation acknowledgements, to seek further support, to send updates about our work, and to advertise events.  We use website tracking information to measure the use and effectiveness of our website.

If you do not wish to be recognized by name for a financial or other contribution, you may request that your donation be anonymous.  All requests to remain anonymous shall be honored.

You may request to be permanently removed from Riverland Conservancy’s mailing list by contacting us via email, telephone, or postal mail.  All requests to be removed from Riverland Conservancy’s mailing list shall be honored.

No Sharing of Personal Information

Riverland Conservancy will not sell, share, rent, or trade your personal information with any outside organizations, nor send mailings to you on behalf of other organizations.

We may release your information to respond to requests from government authorities, law enforcement or for other legal reasons, or to protect our rights, property, or safety.

Riverland Conservancy is committed to protecting the personal information you provide to us.  We strive to protect your personal information to the fullest extent and will take all reasonable steps to ensure its security.


IP addresses

Riverland Conservancy uses website visitors’ IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.riverlandconservancy.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.


Riverland Conservancy’s website, www.riverlandconservancy.org, uses “cookies” to obtain information about visitor usage.  Cookies are small blocks of data created by a web server while visiting a website.  They are placed on the user’s computer or other device.  Cookies allow Riverland Conservancy to understand how our website is used.  Users can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing their web browser accordingly.

Google Analytics

Riverland Conservancy’s website utilizes Google Analytics to gather website visitor statistics.  For more information on how Google collects and processes data, visit: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ or type “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” into your internet search provider.  You may opt out by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

External Links

Riverland Conservancy’s website includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.riverlandconservancy.org domain, and Riverland Conservancy is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.

Third Party Payment Services

Riverland Conservancy does not directly process credit card donations.  Donations made through third-party payment services (such as PayPal) are subject to the privacy policies of the third party.

Security Measures

Riverland Conservancy maintains Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology on its website.  This can be verified by looking for a closed lock icon on your web browser or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.


Riverland Conservancy may amend this privacy policy from time to time and post the updated policy to our website.  Please review it periodically.  Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised policy to the website.  Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.