Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction

At Ballona Wetlands, we prioritize the privacy and protection of our users’ personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard the information you provide to us through our website located at https://ballona-wetlands.org/. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

Information We Collect

Personal Information

We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, and contact details, when you voluntarily provide it to us while using our website or interacting with our services. This information is necessary to fulfill your requests, provide personalized experiences, and communicate with you effectively.

Usage Information

We automatically collect certain information about your device and usage patterns when you access our website. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, pages viewed, and the dates and times of your interactions. We gather this data to enhance the functionality, security, and performance of our website, as well as to analyze trends and administer the site.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies, beacons, and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your activities on our website. Cookies are small files that are saved on your device to personalize and enhance your user experience. You have the option to modify your browser settings to accept or decline cookies. However, please note that disabling cookies may affect certain features and functionality of our website.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • Providing and improving our website, services, and content
  • Personalizing your experience on our website
  • Communicating with you, responding to your inquiries, and fulfilling your requests
  • Analyzing website usage, trends, and statistics
  • Protecting the security and integrity of our website and preventing fraud
  • Enforcing our terms and conditions and complying with legal obligations

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We may share your personal information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, providing our services, or conducting our business, as long as they agree to keep your information confidential. We may also disclose your information when we believe it is necessary to comply with applicable laws, protect our rights, ensure the safety of our users and others, or respond to government requests.

Data Retention

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Security Measures

We implement appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information. However, please be aware that no method of transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.

External Links

Our website may include links to external sites that are not operated by us. Please note that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and we cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is not directed towards individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will promptly delete such information from our records.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any updates.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at info@ballona-wetlands.org.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on [insert date].

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