Articles of Incorporation & Privacy Policy

Privacy Safety and Security

This compiled privacy policy is to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.


What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?


When registering or processing a secure PayPal donation via our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details.  Your credit card information entry is processed by PayPal and not in our website.  No credit card information is accessible or retained in the White River Forest Protection website database files.


When do we collect information?


We collect information from you when you choose to register on our site, subscribe to receive event invites, association progress updates, provide content on a form or respond to a survey.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you join, sign up for our communications, respond to a survey or use certain other site features in the following ways:

      • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and association activities in which you are most interested.

      • To improve our website in order to provide usable informative content.

      • To administer an event, promotion, survey or other site feature.

      • To quickly process your transactions.

      • To follow up after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).

How do we protect your information?

Our website host WiX scans on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Malware Scanning is running.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Our website host WiX and PayPal implements security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when submitting data and processing a donation.

All transaction amounts are processed through financial gateway provider PayPal and are not stored or processed on WiX website servers.

Our website does use 'cookies'.

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process your inquiries. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

      • Help process inquiries and form content.

      • Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If users disable cookies in their browser:

Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links

Yes, partner organizations, affiliates and U.S.F.S. posted site links.