C-Fern Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy

C-Fern Project respects each individual’s right to personal privacy.  We will collect and use information through our Web site only in the ways disclosed in this statement.  This statement applies solely to information collected at C-Fern.org.

The Information We Collect

This notice only applies to all information collected or submitted on the C-Fern Project website, C-Fern.org. On some pages, registration is necessary to download materials, etc. Required and non-required personal information is collected at registration. Registrants can elect not to provide certain personal information.  The types of personal information collected may include:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Institutional Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • Website
  • Interests

On some pages, you may be able to submit information about other people. For example, if a forum exists, you could be able to discuss other individuals. We do not collect personal information from these venues or any other secondary sources.

When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

When you provide us with personal information we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at help@c-fern.org.

Third Party Information Collection

Links on the C-Fern Project website may provide access to third-party websites where the data collection and data collection and privacy policies differ from those described here. Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service. Please review the policies at those particular websites for specifics.

The Way We Use Information

We use the information you provide about yourself only to understand how our website is being used and to modify, improve, and expand the content we provide to educators and researchers. We do not share this information with outside parties.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We use other non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to modify, improve, and expand the content we provide to educators and researchers.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by logging In and accessing your User Profile under the Edit Profile option. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information directly in your User Profile.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

How To Contact Us

If you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email through the Contact Us form on this website.