COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
This site is owned and operated by thelandconnection.org. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. We want to make your experience online satisfying and safe!
Because we gather certain types of information about our visitors, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to our feed, respond to a survey, fill out a form, or comment on our site.
When commenting on our site or contacting us, you will be asked to enter your e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. This data does not include any personally identifiable information, such as name, address, phone number, etc. Google Analytics also tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function; this tracking is never associated with individual users.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To determine which areas of our sites users enjoy, based on traffic to those areas. (We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to develop content you like.)
To improve your experience. (Non-personalized information such as your web request, referrer, browser type, or language helps us to better respond to your needs.)
To improve our website. (We continually strive to improve our offerings based on the comments we receive from you as well as aggregate information such as which categories or tags are most commonly accessed.)
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
To send periodic emails.
The email address you provide when commenting or contacting us may be used to send you personal responses to your comments, in addition to receiving occasional site news, updates, related information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, simply respond to any email with the word “unsubscribe” in the subject or content of your message. Your message to us will alert us that you do not wish to communicate personally via email, and we will remove you from our contact list as soon as possible.
Subscriptions by email and feed readers for thelandconnection.org are managed by our third party provider, Google Feedburner. For information on unsubscribing to Google Feedburner powered email subscriptions, please refer to the detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if allowed by you in your browser settings). Cookies enable the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. The cookie itself does not contain personally identifiable information.
Google AdSense and Analytics
Yahoo! My Blog Log
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
This policy was last modified on 2/20/2012.