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The New Jersey Audubon Society is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon has no connection with the National Audubon Society.

Welcome to the Web site (“Site”) of New Jersey Audubon Society ("NJAS")’s World Series of Birding (“WSB”). NJAS is committed to protecting your privacy when you use the WSB Site. This privacy policy (“Policy”) explains the information we collect when you visit the WSB Site, how we collect it, how we use it, and how we protect it; this Policy does not apply to offline activities or the main website for the New Jersey Audubon Society located at www.njaudubon.org which is solely governed by the privacy policy posted on that website. Your use of our Site constitutes your agreement to the terms of this Policy. From time to time, we may modify this Policy, so please review it periodically for changes. Your continued use of our Site after we have modified the Policy indicates your agreement to the modified terms.

Anonymous Information
NJAS may collect anonymous information about users who visit the WSB Site and aggregate this anonymous information for statistical analysis. For instance, we may use it to determine usage patterns so we know which parts of our Site are most popular. Examples of the type of anonymous information we collect and how we collect it are:

Internet Tags: provide information about your browser (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator), operating system (e.g., Windows, Macintosh), Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Prodigy, Earthlink), and similar information.

IP Addresses: a number assigned to your computer by a Web server when you are on the Internet; we might use IP address information to determine the number of users who have visited a specific area of our Site. Please note we could use this information to identify you if necessary to comply with legal requirements or for security issues.

Personally Identifiable Information
What is Personally Identifiable Information? Personally Identifiable Information ("Your Information") includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, street address, credit card number and credit card expiration date.

How We Collect Your Information
NJAS collects Your Information only when you voluntarily provide it to us on the WSB Site, such as during an online transaction to make donations, or sign up to register for WSB. You may need to provide Your Information to participate in certain NJAS programs and activities or receive certain services or offers.

How We Use Your Information
NJAS will use Your Information for the purpose for which you give it to us (e.g., to complete an online  donation or registration). We may use Your Information to send you occasional postal and/or electronic mailings about NJAS and its programs that we think interest you.  Your Ability to Choose
You may "opt out" of receiving marketing information that NJAS sends to you by unsubscribing to the mailing list, following instructions in the applicable information sent to you, or by contacting NJAS at: feedback@njaudubon.org

How We Share Your Information
NJAS may share Your Information collected on the WSB Site with third parties that perform services for NJAS, such as web hosting and processing of donations. . NJAS also reserves the right to disclose Your Information collected on the WSB site in circumstances that NJAS deems necessary or appropriate, such as to respond to legal process or request from a governmental agency, security reasons or similar situations.

Security
NJAS strives to keep Your Information secure and safeguard it from unauthorized access by using “Secure Socket Layer” encryption to protect credit card numbers, firewalls to protect our servers, and virus/intrusion detection software. However, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so you provide Your Information at your own risk.

Links to Other Web Sites
The WSB Site may include links to other Web sites that may be of interest to you. Any links are provided only as a convenience and do not imply any endorsement of another site. Information you provide to a third party Web site is governed by that Web site's privacy policy and not our Privacy Policy.

Transfer to the United States
If you are located outside of the United States, please note that the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States and that by providing Your Information, you consent to this transfer and storage of the data in the United States. Review and Correction
If you would like to review or correct the information that you provided to NJAS (or if you have comments or questions about the WSB Site), you can contact us at: NJAS at: feedback@njaudubon.org

Updated April 13, 2015

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