New England Water Shed ("New England Water Shed") operates www.newenglandwatershed.com and may operate other websites. It is www.newenglandwatershed.com policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, New England Water Shed collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. www.newenglandwatershed.com purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how www.newenglandwatershed.com visitors use its website. From time to time, New England Water Shed may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
New England Water Shed also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.newenglandwatershed.com blogs/sites. New England Water Shed only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to www.newenglandwatershed.com websites choose to interact with New England Water Shed in ways that require New England Water Shed to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that New England Water Shed gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.newenglandwatershed.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with New England Water Shed are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, New England Water Shed collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with New England Water Shed. New England Water Shed does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
New England Water Shed may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. New England Water Shed may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, New England Water Shed does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
New England Water Shed discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on www.newenglandwatershed.com behalf or to provide services available at www.newenglandwatershed.com websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using www.newenglandwatershed.com websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. New England Water Shed will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, New England Water Shed discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when New England Water Shed believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of New England Water Shed, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an New England Water Shed website and have supplied your email address, New England Water Shed may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with New England Water Shed and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. New England Water Shed takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If New England Water Shed, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that New England Water Shed goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of New England Water Shed may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.