The web site is hosted in the United States. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation make no claims that the Content on the web site is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the web site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
We, the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, provide it as a public service to our users.
Please carefully review the following basic rules that govern your use of the web site. Please note that your use of the web site constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you (the “User”) do not agree to them, do not use the web site, provide any materials to the web site or download any materials from them.
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice to User. Your use of the web site following any such change constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms and Conditions of Use whenever you use the web site.
Permitted and Prohibited Uses
You may use the the web site for the sole purpose of sharing and exchanging ideas with other Users. You may not use the the web site to violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law, including without limitation any applicable laws relating to antitrust or other illegal trade or business practices, federal and state securities laws, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, and any U.S. laws, rules, and regulations governing the export and re-export of commodities or technical data.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Links to Other Materials
The web site may contain links to sites owned or operated by independent third parties. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. We do not control such sites and, therefore, we are not responsible for any content posted on these sites. The fact that the Southwest Wildlife Foundation offer such links should not be construed in any way as an endorsement, authorization, or sponsorship of that site, its content or the companies or products referenced therein, and the Southwest Wildlife Foundation reserve the right to note its lack of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement on the web site. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to by the web site, you do this entirely at your own risk. Because some sites employ automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive, the Southwest Wildlife Foundation cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third party sites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites.
Notification Of Possible Copyright Infringement
In the event you believe that material or content published on the web site may infringe on your copyright or that of another, please contact us.
We, the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, provide it as a public service to our users.
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation do not intentionally collect information from minors, and the Southwest Wildlife Foundation do not target its web site to children.
Links to Non-Southwest Wildlife Foundation Web Sites
Types of Information We Collect
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation may collect and analyze non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s web sites.
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation may gather aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides to us and that cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. Examples include referral data (the web sites you visited just before and just after our site), the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. For example, when you request a page from one of our sites, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns and for purposes of system administration.
Every time you request or download a file from the web site, the Southwest Wildlife Foundation may store data about these events and your IP address in a log file. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation may use this information to analyze trends, administer the web site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use or for other business purposes.
Most browser software can be set up to deal with cookies. You may modify your browser preference to provide you with choices relating to cookies. You have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of our web site may not work properly, and you may be unable to use those of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s services that require registration in order to participate, or you will have to re-register each time you visit our site. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the “Help” section of the toolbar. We do not link non-personal information from cookies to personally identifiable information without your permission.
Personal information is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation use personal information to better understand your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. On some of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation web pages, you may be able to request information, subscribe to mailing lists, participate in online discussions, collaborate on documents, provide feedback, submit information into registries, register for events, apply for membership, or join technical committees or working groups. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs, passwords, billing information, or credit card information.
Members-Only Web Sites
Information you provide on Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s membership applications is used to create a member profile, and some information may be shared with other of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s individual member representatives and organizations. Member contact information may be provided to other members on a secure web site to encourage and facilitate collaboration, research, and the free exchange of information among the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members, but we expressly prohibit members from using member contact information to send unsolicited commercial correspondence. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members may be automatically added to the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s mailing lists. From time to time, member information may be shared with event organizers and/or other organizations that provide additional benefits to the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members. By providing us with your personal information on the membership application, you expressly consent to our storing, processing, and distributing your information for these purposes.
How We Use Your Information
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation may use non-personal data that is aggregated for reporting about the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s web site usability, performance, and effectiveness. It may be used to improve the experience, usability, and content of the site.
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation may use personal information to provide services that support the activities of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members and their collaboration on the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s standards and projects. When accessing the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members-only web pages, your personal user information may be tracked by the Southwest Wildlife Foundation in order to support collaboration, ensure authorized access, and enable communication between members.
Credit card information may be collected to facilitate membership applications; or if you purchase a product or service from our website, such information will not be kept longer than necessary for providing the services requested. Credit card numbers are used only for processing payment and are not used for other purposes. Payment processing services may be provided by a third-party payment service, and a management company external to the Southwest Wildlife Foundation may provide support for the financial activities of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation. the Southwest Wildlife Foundation may share your personal information with its partners to facilitate these transactions.
In keeping with our open process, the Southwest Wildlife Foundation may maintain publicly accessible archives for the majority of our activities. For example, posting an email to any of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s-hosted public mail lists or discussion forums, subscribing to one of our newsletters or registering for one of our public meetings may result in your email address becoming part of the publicly accessible archives.
On some sites, anonymous users are allowed to post content and/or participate in forum discussions. In such a case, since no user name can be associated with such a user, the IP address number of a user is used as an identifier. When posting content or messages to a Southwest Wildlife Foundation site anonymously, your IP address may be revealed to the public.
If you are a registered member of an Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s website or email list, you should be aware that some items of your personal information may be visible to other members and to the public. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s member databases may retain information about your name, e-mail address, company affiliation (if an organizational member), and such other personal address and identifying data as you choose to supply. That data may be visible to other of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members and to the public. Your name, e-mail address, and other information you may supply also may be associated in the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s publicly accessible records with the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s various committees, working groups, and similar activities that you join, in various places, including: (i) the permanently-posted attendance and membership records of those activities; (ii) documents generated by the activity, which may be permanently archived; and, (iii) along with message content, in the permanent archives of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s e-mail lists, which also may be public.
Please remember that any information (including personal information) that you disclose in public areas of our web site, such as forums, message boards, and news groups, becomes public information that others may collect, circulate, and use. Because we cannot and do not control the acts of others, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose information about yourself or others in public forums such as these.
If you do not want your personal information collected and used by the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, please do not visit the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s web site or apply for membership of any of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’ websites or email lists.
Access to and Accuracy of Member Information
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation are committed to keeping the personal information of our members accurate. All the information you have submitted to us can be verified and changed. In order to do this, please email us a request. We may provide members with online access to their own personal profiles, enabling them to update or delete information at any time. To protect our members’ privacy and security, we also may take reasonable steps to verify identity, such as a user ID and password, before granting access to modify personal profile data. Certain areas of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s web sites may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords or other personal identifiers; a password prompt is your indication that a members-only resource is being accessed.
The Southwest Wildlife Foundation make every effort to protect personal information by users of the web site, including using firewalls and other security measures on its servers. No server, however, is 100% secure, and you should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential information about yourself on any web site, including this one. Much of the personal information is used in conjunction with member services such as collaboration and discussion, so some types of personal information such as your name, company affiliation, and email address will be visible to other the Southwest Wildlife Foundation’s members and to the public. The Southwest Wildlife Foundation assume no liability for the interception, alteration, or misuse of the information you provide. You alone are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please use care when use access this web site and provide personal information.
From time to time the Southwest Wildlife Foundation may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, surveys or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by following the directions provided within the electronic newsletters and announcements.