Privacy Policy

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The I 20 Wildlife Preserve and Jenna Welch Nature Study Center (“I 20 Wildlife Preserve”) places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy was created to demonstrate the I 20 Wildlife Preserves’ firm commitment to the privacy of our Members, Supporters, Volunteers, Mobile APP and Website Users. This policy explains what types of information are collected by the I 20 Wildlife Preserves’ website, [1], and how this information is used. This Privacy Policy also applies when you use social media, mobile apps, or other digital services that we utilize. The I 20 Wildlife Preserve will never sell or rent your personal information to third parties.


What Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is Collected

I 20 Wildlife Preserve members that register for [1] and individuals that sign up to receive I 20 Wildlife Preserve e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address).

PII within this Privacy Policy refers to information that is associated with a specific person or individual. We do not consider aggregate and anonymous information as PII. PII is protected by various physical and electronic security measures. Physical measures may include but are not limited to physical access controls that restrict access to computer and network equipment. Electronic measures may include but are not limited to firewalls, encryption, and intrusion detection systems. We use PII only to provide our members and website visitors with a safe, efficient, interactive, and customized experience. Your personal information may be used to provide you with the information and support you request. Further, we may use your personal information to customize, monitor, and improve the content and layout of material on our website.

We may share your PII and other customer information to comply with legal processes with law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties when we are compelled to do so by a subpoena, court order, or other similar legal procedure. I 20 Wildlife Preserve does not have control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions.

I 20 Wildlife Preserve contracts with a professional technology consultant to assure the security and integrity of our computer systems, data, and records.


IP Addresses

An IP address is the unique number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you log into the Internet. I 20 Wildlife Preserve uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer [1] and for statistical metrics used to track membership and website visitor traffic. If you complete any forms on our website, we may collect information including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number, address, and other information submitted using online forms.


Cookies [1] uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of [1], so that we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly. Cookies are small data files that tell us various things such as how many pages on our website you visit, etc. Cookies expire after they have fulfilled their purpose. Once you log off or close your browser, these cookies are no longer used. We may use other cookies that last longer. These are used to store information such as your username or email address.

If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service, to send e-mail alerts to you, to answer your requests, and to process your membership application; etc. Our use of your personal data includes processing online transactions, purchases, donations, and program services, or evaluations. Data collected includes a donor’s name, address, gift amount, phone number, and email address in order to thank the donor and process the donation.

You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ and members’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.


Credit Card Safety

Protecting the safety of your credit card information is also important to us. For card transactions we process through our website, we utilize Paypal to protect the security of your credit card information as it is transmitted to us. I20 Wildlife Preserve has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions. If you make a donation or a purchase on our site through our third-party payment provider, certain information is transmitted to the payment provider and is subject to the third party’s own privacy policy. We do not retain access to your credit card number, expiration date, or security code.



External Links [1] includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under[1] domain, and the I 20 Wildlife Preserve is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.


Opt Out

You may opt out from our using your personal data to send marketing communications to you. You may “unsubscribe” from receiving the email in question. You also have the right to ask us which personal data we hold about you. You have the right to correct or delete your personal data. If you want to request a correction or deletion of your personal data, or if you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us by postal mail at: I 20 Wildlife Preserve, P. O. Box 2906 Midland, Texas 79702, by informing us of your request at our website at or by telephoning us at 432-853-9453 during regular business hours.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy and Modifications

By using this site and services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any term or condition described this Privacy Policy, your only remedy is to discontinue use of this site and services. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we change our policy, we will post those changes on our site so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Your continued use of any portion of our website following the posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance of those changes. Please remember that protection of your privacy begins with you. You should always exercise caution whenever disclosing information online.

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