Privacy Policy

Thank you for using www.bhic.org. The Bald Head Island Conservancy (BHIC) strives to provide website visitors with online resources in a safe and secure manner that protects their privacy when they visit our website. We have written this privacy policy to outline the specific collection, use, disclosure, and security of information that the BHIC may obtain through the use of its website.

Information Collection & Use

If, during your visit to the BHIC website, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we will collect such information. Examples of such information may include:

  • Information you voluntarily submit to the BHIC for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online
  • Other information volunteered, such as contact information

For a user who places an order or donates to the BHIC through our site, we request personal information on the donation form. Contact (name, mailing address, email, phone number, etc.) and payment information (credit card number, expiration date, and security code) is requested. We use this information for billing purposes and to fill the user’s donation or order. If we have trouble processing an order or donation, we will use this information to contact the donor.

In general, please note that the contact information (name, mailing address, email, etc.) collected, may be used by the BHIC for marketing purposes.

Cookies

The BHIC may occasionally use cookies to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser and they provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the site. You can clear or delete a cookie file from your computer at any time by using any one of a number of widely available methods. If a user rejects the cookie, they may experience limited functionality in some areas of our site.

Third-Party Service Providers

The BHIC may employ third-party companies, due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our website
  • To assist us in analyzing how our site is used
  • To perform site-related services

These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes .

Security

We value your trust in providing us your personal information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. The BHIC is the sole owner of the information collected on this site, and we will not sell or rent this information to others.

Links Disclaimer

The BHIC website may contain links to other websites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Such links are for convenience or information purposes only. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Once you link to a website not maintained by the BHIC, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that site, including its privacy policy.

Opt-Out Policy

The BHIC may use email addresses and other personally identifiable information to contact site visitors. Each email communication contains instructions on how to unsubscribe. If a visitor at any time chooses to no longer receive such information and opt-out of any future communications, they have the opportunity to do so.

Notifications of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this page and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Contact Us

At the Bald Head Island Conservancy, your privacy is extremely important. If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy policy, do not hesitate to contact us.