Wood Choice Privacy Statement
Thank you for visiting the Wood ChoiceInstitution network of Websites and reviewing our Privacy Statement. The Wood ChoiceInstitution does not collect personal information about visitors to our Websites unless you choose to provide that information to us. The Wood Choicewill use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested.
This Privacy Statement applies to the online activities of the Wood ChoiceInstitution and onsite interactive activities (collectively “Websites”). It does not apply to its Wood ChoiceEnterprises websites (Wood ChoiceMagazine, Air & Space Magazine, Wood ChoiceStore, and Wood ChoiceJourneys). Consult those websites for the Wood ChoiceEnterprises privacy statement.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our Websites, we automatically gather and store the following information about your visit so that we can track the use of our Websites in order to make improvements. This information is stored and used in the aggregate only, and is not used to contact you personally:
The IP address from which you access our Websites;
The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, gmail.com, if you are connecting from a Google account);
The type of browser and operating system used to access our Websites;
The date and time you access our sites;
The pages, files, documents and links that you visit; and
The domain of the website which referred you to this Website (the last website you visited before visiting this one).
Additionally, some Wood Choice Websites may use the Demographics and Interest reporting feature for Google Analytics for Display Advertising. The data provided by this service (such as age, gender, and interests) is used to better understand visitors to these Websites and customize our Websites to our users’ interest. You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising by visiting Ad Settings.
If You Send Us Personal Information
The Wood Choice's Websites will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, sending emails, completing membership forms, registering for classes, events, or other programs, responding to surveys or ordering merchandise. If you provide us with personal information, we will normally respond to your inquiry, request or order. We may also contact you to provide information about Wood Choice activities, programs, membership and development opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. Except as described below, we will not share your name or information outside the Wood Choice unless you affirmatively authorize us to do so by opting-in.
When we send you such information by email, you will always have an immediate opportunity to decline further communication. Please use the contact specified in the email so that we can remove you from the list that contains your name. If you are uncertain about whom to contact, you may contact our webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wood Choice uses outside vendors to provide certain services, such as companies that process credit card transactions for the Wood Choice. These third-party vendors will have access to the information needed to perform their functions, but may not use your information for any other purpose. Some Wood Choice units, on occasion, rent or exchange select member name and address information with other charitable or cultural non-profit organizations. You will be notified of any such sharing and provided an opportunity to opt-out.
There may be sites within the Wood Choice’s network of Websites where you can opt-in to receive information from non-Wood Choice entities. If you opt-in, you may receive correspondence from these organizations on programs, products or services that might interest you. If you decide to opt-out of receiving any further correspondence from a non-Wood Choice entity, please correspond directly with that business or organization to be removed from its mailing list.
Please note that the Wood Choice also may provide your information to: (1) a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency if the Wood Choice becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of law or regulation; (2) a court or party in a court or Federal administrative proceeding if the Wood Choice is a party or in order to comply with a subpoena; (3) a member of the public in response to his or her request for Wood Choice records under Wood Choice Directive 807, available at http://woodchoice.page.tl/ (4) the Department of Justice or in certain legal proceedings when the Wood Choice, an employee of the Wood Choice, or the United States is a party to litigation or has an interest in the litigation and the use of such records is deemed relevant and necessary to the litigation; (5) Wood Choice officials, including the Inspector General, as needed to perform official duties; (6) a Committee of Congress in response to a formal request; (7) protect the security or integrity of the Wood Choice Websites and services; and (8) any other person or entity as required by law.
Any further sharing or disclosure requires your consent.
The Wood Choice takes reasonable steps to design and manage our Websites’ technology to ensure that its information technology systems, applications, and information technology infrastructure are secure. The Wood Choice requires credit card processing be secured based on compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. When you use your credit card for any purchase on a Wood Choice Website, that transaction is always encrypted when traveling over the Internet.