New England Forestry Foundation Privacy Statement
NEFF does not collect any personal information from you without your knowledge and permission, and we do not ask that you enter any personal information to access or use most areas of our website. In order to use some of the tools and functions, however, such as to sign up for our email news alerts, you must enter some identifying information. NEFF does not disclose this information to anyone except 1) to identify you, as described in the following paragraphs, to those you contact through our website and 2) to manage our website and donor database with the help of contracted service providers. Information you provide NEFF is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by designated staff. We do not sell or rent any information you provide us through our website or with a donation.
Most areas of our site are accessible without having to provide personal information of any kind. Some of our services do, however, require some form of identification, which the user is free to provide (or withhold) voluntarily.
NEFF also collects aggregate website browsing information including (but not limited to) IP address, domain name, page views, and Internet browser. This information is used to improve our website and will not be disclosed to third parties except as required by law.
Collection of Personal Information
NEFF may collect personal information when it is voluntarily submitted with a donation or via our website. Submission of such information that includes the user’s phone number, email, or mailing address implies the user’s consent to being contacted by NEFF.
When you donate to NEFF via our website your donation information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. Your credit card information is used only for the purpose of processing your donation. We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation. NEFF stores all member information on secure servers.
If you become a financial contributor to NEFF, we may exchange your mailing address (although we never exchange email addresses or phone numbers) with other like-minded organizations; this extends the reach of our work by helping us recruit new members. We never sell personal information of any sort. Members may opt out of such list exchanges at any time by sending a message including your full name and address to our development department using our contact form.
Other Places Information May Be Requested
You may submit information directly to NEFF for purposes including donating, subscribing to emails, asking a question regarding content on our website, commenting on our blogs, or entering a contest. NEFF will not disclose this information except as described above.
Communications from NEFF
If you have opted to receive email from NEFF you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link that appears in our e-news or by sending a message using our contact form.
If you have provided NEFF with your mailing address or phone number, we may contact you by phone or mail. You can choose not to receive such communications by contacting our development department using our contact form or at NEFF, 32 Foster Street, P.O. Box 1346, Littleton, MA 01460-4346.