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Privacy Policy

Maine Coast Heritage Trust is committed to preserving your privacy and safeguarding your information online. The following statement describes the general information-gathering and usage practices of our web site.

When you visit this Site, you are not required to provide any personal information unless you choose to do so. Our web server will recognize the domain name/IP address from which you are accessing this Site and certain other technical facts (such as the operating system and web browser that you are using), but not your e-mail address or other personally identifying information.

Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message or fill out and send an online form. Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to browse. However, it may impair your ability to access certain information or obtain a service online.

Credit Card Transactions

Maine Coast Heritage Trust does not sell or trade names or other personal data that we collect on our web site or hold in our database, nor do we maintain any credit card information. Credit card donations through our web site are processed exclusively by Networkforgood.org. Networkforgood.org is committed to providing safe, secure and private online transactions. For further details about their privacy practices, please consult their privacy and security policy directly.

When you make a donation to us through the DonateNow button on our web site, Networkforgood.org shares your contact information (name, address, and email address) with us. We maintain this information in our database of supporters in order to keep you abreast of our future work and related issues that may be of interest to you. You may also receive our newsletter. If you do not want to receive materials from us, you can call (207)729-7366 or email us at development@mcht.org

Third-Parties, Cookies, and Advertising

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on Site activity for us, and providing other services related to Site activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required to do so by law, or where third parties process the information for Google.

This site also collects information for both Facebook and Google Remarketing, which enables third party vendors who participate in Facebook’s Custom Audience program as well as the Google Display Network (inclusive of Google) to show targeted ads on the Internet. Third party vendors, including Facebook and Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to this website.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Alternatively, you may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page. To opt-out of Facebook’s use of cookies, visit Facebook’s advertising opt-out page. The information generated by the cookie may also be aggregated and accessed by third parties who provide services related to the Site to us. By using this Site, you consent to the processing of such data about you by Google, Facebook and such third parties in the manner and for the purposes set forth above.

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