Effective: Sunday, August 15, 2021
When creating an account with FWAC, we may collect personally identifiable information (PII), including your:
This information also may be collected if you choose to create a FWAC account using Google or Facebook and allow us access to your Google or
Facebook account data. When using Google or Facebook to create or login to your account, we ONLY access and collect your first name, last name,
and email address. No other information is collected from those third-party platforms.
We do not collect any PII about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a sweepstakes or fundraiser raffle sponsored by us; (c) sending us an email message. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
FWAC collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
FWAC may also use your PII to inform you of other produts or services available from FWAC.
If you choose to create an account on the FWAC website by connecting your Google or Facebook account to FWAC, you have the right to disconnect your Google or Facebook account from the FWAC website at anytime. To do this you may delete your FWAC account or go to Google or Facebook's website and disconnect from your account settings.
BY CONNECTING YOUR FWAC ACCOUNT TO YOUR GOOGLE OR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON GOOGLE OR FACEBOOK'S WEBSITE). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PII, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE.
FWAC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
FWAC may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email, and/or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FWAC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
FWAC may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on FWAC or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FWAC; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FWAC, or the public.
FWAC may keep track of different behavior of our uses while on our website, including, but not limited to:
This data is used to deliver customized content within FWAC to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. FWAC uses Google Analytics (GA) to track this information. No personal information is ever shared between FWAC and GA.
Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that you can set in certain web browsers. We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on our website for third-party purposes, and that is why FWAC provides the variety of opt-out mechanisms listed above in the "User Account Data Collection" section. However, we do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals. To learn more about Do Not Track, you can do so here.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by FWAC. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FWAC website.
placed on your hard disk by a web page service. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize FWAC pages, or register with the FWAC website, a cookie helps FWAC recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as your name, location, and so forth. When you return to the same FWAC website, the information you previously provided can be retireved, so you can easily use the FWAC features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept of decline cookies. Most web browsers (ie: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc.) automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the FWAC website.
The FWAC website contains links to other website. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content of privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects PII.
FWAC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. FWAC uses secure-sockets layer (SSL) protocol. When
personal information (such as your name or email address) is transmitted to websites, it is protected through the use of encryption.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between your and FWAC, through the the Site, cannot be guaranteed.
Subject to certain exceptions, on receipt of a verifiable requrest from you, we will delete your personal information from our records. Please note that we may not be able to comply with requrest to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
FWAC does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent of guardian for permission to use the Site.
From time to time, FWAC may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations,
surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from
FWAC or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from FWAC, you may opt our of such communications by clicking the "unsubscribe" button or link at the bottom of the email that was sent to you. However, FWAC maintains the right to send you email message at anytime if it pertains to your account on the FWAC website. Unsubscribing from FWAC emails only pertains to marketing and announcement emails.
FWAC welcomes your questions or comments regarding this policy. Please contact FWAC at:
Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR 97850