We respect your privacy

Western Rivers Conservancy (“WRC”) is committed to protecting the privacy of WRC supporters, partners and donors. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, store, share and use your information. WRC is providing this Privacy Policy to explain our practices and the choices that you can make about the way your information is used by WRC. The Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with the information we collect through this website, through the software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices, through social media pages that we control, and through offline interactions (collectively, the “Services”) that we may have with you. Your use of the Services indicates that you consent to this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand WRC’s practices regarding your information. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, do not access or use the Services. WRC reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion. You are subject to the current version of this Privacy Policy at the time of your use.

WRC engages third-party service providers who may operate domains or applications accessible through the Services. Any information collected through such third-party domains or applications may be subject to the privacy policies of the third-party operators, which may employ different data collection, use, disclosure, and security procedures than WRC employs. WRC is not responsible for the content or practices, including privacy-related practices, of non-WRC web sites accessible through the Services.

WRC or its third-party service providers may automatically collect data using technologies such as cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer or other device to help provide additional functionality and allow for analysis of website usage. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Services or the full functionality of the Services may be limited.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information received by WRC, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written or oral communications.

Personal Information We May Collect

We may collect Personal Information including name, email address, postal address, phone number, social media ID, and similar information, and credit card or other payment information. If you choose to provide your credit card or payment information to WRC, we will use that information only for the purposes for which it was provided. 

If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our third-party service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Our Commitment to Our Donors

Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not sell, share, rent or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

Information Sharing 

WRC may disclose Personal Information that it collects or that you provide as described in this Privacy Policy: to contractors, third-party service providers, and other third parties WRC uses to support the Services and its business, and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which WRC discloses it to them; to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it; for any other purpose disclosed by WRC when you provide the information; and with your consent. In addition, donor names may be published in lists of WRC supporters, such as for our Annual Report, unless specifically requested to remain anonymous or acknowledged otherwise at the time of donation.

WRC may also disclose your Personal Information: to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request; and if WRC believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of WRC, or of others.

Information Use

WRC may use Personal Information that it collects or that you provide as described in this Privacy Policy: to send you information regarding WRC, our affiliates, and our partners; for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to process donations, register or renew you as a donor or supporter, or receive information about a project, initiative or event; to personalize the content, including targeted content, offers, and advertising on the Services, or via email; to respond to your questions and comments; to notify you of offers, projects, events, initiatives, or campaigns that may be of interest to you; and as otherwise described at the point of collection.


WRC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information. WRC collects such information only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with WRC. When you submit sensitive information via the Services, your information is protected both online and offline; however, no transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your use of the Services or engagement with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us as described below. 

Sensitive Information 

Unless explicitly requested, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise to us.

Your California Privacy Rights 

If you are a California resident and have provided Personal Information to us, you are entitled by California Civil Code Section 1798.83 to request and obtain information regarding certain categories of Personal Information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Your request should be submitted to: Attn: Communications Department, Western Rivers Conservancy, 71 SW Oak Street, Suite 100, Portland, Oregon 97204. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year, and we reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted to addresses other than the address specified herein. 

Children Under the Age of 13 

The Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. WRC does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any Personal Information from or about a child under 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

You may opt out of future mailings or emails from us at any time by contacting us at or by phone at 503-241-0151. Any subscription email sent by Western Rivers Conservancy will include an option to unsubscribe from future emails. 

If you have questions or wish to update your communication preferences, please contact:
Communications Department
71 SW Oak St, Ste. 100
Portland, OR 97204

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