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Privacy Policy

Oregon Tilth's privacy policy

Our Privacy Policy

Oregon Tilth cares about your privacy. This privacy policy identifies the ways we collect, use and protect personally identifiable information as well as your options for accessing and correcting that information.

What personally identifiable information does Oregon Tilth collect?
During your visit to the website, we collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information. In various places on our website, we gather email addresses and other basic contact information for the purpose of allowing people to subscribe to our newsletters, post or RSVP for events, or submit content for the In Good Tilth magazine. We also gather contact information from individuals who choose to sign up for membership via our website in order to process their payment, acknowledge them in a timely manner, and keep them informed about the impact of our work.

Our website may set “cookies” for the purpose of collecting aggregate statistics about the total number of visitors to our website and what information on the site is most valued. We do not store any personally identifiable information in cookies.

How does Oregon Tilth use personally identifiable information?
Oregon Tilth partners with third-party service providers to host our website. Third-party service providers are not permitted to use or share any personally identifiable information that we provide to them.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. For your convenience, our site invites users to supply contact information (such as your name and email address). We only use your contact information to respond to your inquiries and/or to send you Oregon Tilth materials at your request.  Supplying us with your name, address, e-mail, etc., grants us permission to contact you.

How does Oregon Tilth protect personally identifiable information?
Oregon Tilth takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line. When our website asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry -- Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Our website has dozens of links to other organizations and government agencies. This is a service to our visitors and we attempt to make sure that they are all active sites with pertinent content. However, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies on sites to which we link. If you consider this important information, please read the privacy policy on those sites.

What choices do I have in interacting with Oregon Tilth?
You can opt out of receiving communications from us. You may request access to personally identifiable information we collect about you through our electronic communications and you may request corrections to that information. For any of these requests or for more information about our privacy policies and practices, please contact us at organic@tilth.org or 503-378-0690.

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