Privacy and Security Policies
HRPS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
HRPS may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 1, 2009.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including address, phone number, and email address
- Preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to member surveys
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with enhanced membership services, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- If you are a member of HRPS, we will use your address to send our quarterly newsletter, FootPrints
- We may use the information to improve our web site and membership services
- We may periodically send e-mail about special events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the e-mail address you provided
- We may use the information to customize our web site according to your interests
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to member and visitor needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes only.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
Links to other web sites
Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Control of your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We may use your personal information such as, mail address and e-mail, to send you informational materials about third parties which we think you may find interesting.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Historic Reno Preservation Society, P.O. Box 14003, Reno, NV 89507.