What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, areas of interest and expertise or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or other communication, browse the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your general inquiries or support.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To send periodic emails regarding Network news and updates.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We do not use an SSL certificate. PII is not shared with third parties.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We do not endorse tools, case studies or other resources shared on our website. We do not offer third party products or services on our website.
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site. For more information about Google’s advertising requirements and principles, visit: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We also do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under 13.
We encourage users on the Great Lakes Clean Communities Network website to connect with one another and establish professional relationships through the site and work together to help improve the Great Lakes. By default users can see your profile picture, name, and email. You can control some aspects of what other users are able to see by changing settings in your profile.
Other Terms and Policies
The GLCCN shall not be used to advertise products without express permission from the site administrator. User accounts and/or any posts, groups, or other activity may be deleted if found to be in violation of this policy. The GLCCN reserves the right to update or modify this policy at any time.
Institute of Water Research at Michigan State University
101A Manly Miles Bldg
1405 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Last Edited on 2015-9-15