This website [www.cetaceans.org] is operated by Peggy Oki, Caiti Rose, and Madison O'Connell. The www.cetaceans.org website provides resources with the purpose of aiding everyone with outreach, education, and awareness to help ensure the conservation, protection, and rescue of cetaceans.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use the www.cetaceans.org website to take action for cetaceans.
Information Collection and Use
For a better experience while using www.cetaceans.org, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit www.cetaceans.org, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other similar statistics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses these "cookies" to collection information and to improve our website. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
To facilitate our Service; such as utilizing MailChimp for our newsletters.
To assist with outreach and conservation services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.
We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us with your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions. Please note that we do not collect the age of those who utilize our website, so we are not able to immediately identify an underage (13 or less) user. Contacting us directly is the best way to ensure your child's information is removed from our database. You can do this through our contact form.
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