Privacy Policy

Welder Wildlife Foundation (WWF) Web Site Privacy Statement

The privacy, confidence, and trust of individuals who visit the Welder Wildlife Foundation website are important to us. No personal information is collected at this site unless it is provided voluntarily by an individual participating in an activity for which the information is needed.  If you have questions about the WWF’s privacy practices, please contact the Foundation Director.  The following paragraphs disclose the information gathering and usage practices for the web site.

Collection of Information

The WWF only collects the personal information that is necessary to provide the information or services requested by an individual. "Personal information" refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. This information may include such items as an individual's name, address, or phone number.

Use of Information

The WWF uses the collected information to respond appropriately to requests. Such information may be used to respond directly to you or to improve the website. E-mail or other information requests sent to the WWF website may be maintained or forwarded to the appropriate individuals in order to respond to the request.

Advertising & Other Links

The WWF does not use third-party advertising on its website, but it may acknowledge donors and sponsors with links.  This website also has links to many other websites. These include links to web sites operated by government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses. WWF is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites and suggests you review their privacy statements.

Cookies

Any web page or application at this site that uses cookies will identify itself as such. Cookies are short and simple text files that are stored on a user's computer hard drive by websites. They are used to keep track of and store information so the user does not have to supply the information multiple times. The information that is collected through cookies at this site is handled in the same manner as other information collected here. You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a web site attempts to send you a cookie. You can also check your hard drive for cookie files and delete them from your computer.

Security of Financial Information

Financial information (usually credit-card numbers) is collected for the WWF by Authorize.net to bill for membership, merchandise or other products or services selected by you. The WWF site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. At www.bearbiology.com your personal information and credit card number are encrypted by SSL (Secure Socket Layers), and your information is stored in an encrypted database with Authorize.net.

One easy method to verify SSL security is to check the bottom left corner of your browser. Whenever you enter a secure area such as the WWF Online Membership form, the broken key (or padlock) icon is replaced by a solid, secure key (or padlock). Whenever you see this icon, your personal information will be safely and securely transmitted over the web.

Contact Information

The WWF welcomes comments regarding this privacy statement. Please convey any questions or concerns to:

Welder Wildlife Foundation
P.O. Box 1400
Sinton, Texas 78387
361-364-2643
welderfoundation@welderwildlife.org