Privacy Policy

 

Introduction
The United States Park Ranger Lodge respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. We will collect and use information through our Web site only in the ways disclosed in this statement. This statement applies solely to information collected at U.S. Park Ranger Lodge’s Web site.

Part I. Information Collection
United States Park Ranger Lodge collects information through our Web site at several points. We collect the following information about primary members: [name, address, home park, membership # and email addresses].

We may also collect [types of personally identifiable information] which our users divulge about other people, [such as referrals or email addresses.] United States Park Ranger Lodge does not actively market to children, and we never knowingly ask a child under 13 to divulge personal information.

We collect the following general data that is not personally identifiable information [data from membership polls]. We collect demographic data in order to demonstrate the wide and expanding reaches of our membership.

We verify the accuracy of this information by personally contacting our members. This also insures that our informational database is current and up to date.

We collect this information through registration forms, automatic logging files, and cookie tracking. Registration forms allow us to get required data from new members. Automatic logging insures that sensitive lodge information not shared with non-members. The information is collected voluntarily. To receive our products and services, membership is mandatory . Yearly membership dues allow the lodge to work with management and maintain our services with our members. Other information we request is optional.

We do employ cookies. A cookie is a small text file that our Web server places on a user’s computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable United States Park Ranger Lodge to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users. Our cookies do not have an expiration date. Our cookies do collect personally identifiable information. This allows the United States Park Ranger Lodge to help keep our site secure and limit access to our membership.

Part II. Information Usage.
The information collected by United States Park Ranger Lodge will be used for maintaining constant contact with our broad membership around the country. Users who provide information and yearly dues will receive the Protection Ranger newsletter, the ePro Ranger electronic newsletter and access to our exclusive members only area. .

Registered members will receive additional announcements from us about products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications.

We will not supplement information collected at our Web site with data from other sources.

We offer links to other Web sites. Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours.

Our Web site offers forums and a message board. Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge. To participate in our forums and discussion boards requires membership with the United States Park Ranger Lodge.

If our policy on information collection or uses changes, will advise you by our electronic newsletter or will post the information on the web site..

Part III. Access to Information
United States Park Ranger Lodge maintains the accuracy of our information by constantly checking on information through our membership. Users may access their own personal information and contact us about inaccuracies they may find. Users may delete their information from our database by accessing it through the website.

Part IV. Problem Resolution
If problems arise, users may contact United States Park Ranger Lodge by emailing a lodge board member. We are committed to resolving disputes within 3-5 days.

Part V. Data Storage and Security
United States Park Ranger Lodge protects user information with the following security measures: secure servers, firewalls, SSL encryption and other technology and procedures used to protect membership privacy.