Privacy Policy


When you report a bird / feed tree sighting and/or donate to the Glossy Black Conservancy,
as part of the reporting, buying and selling process, we collect personal information you give
us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our site, 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.

Email communication / promotions: With your permission, we may send you emails about
upcoming training days, Birding Day information, newsletters and other updates. You are
able to unsubscribe from these services at any time.


How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information in reporting a bird sighting, or if donating to
the conservancy in order to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, we imply that you
consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing or promotions,
we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity
to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

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


We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you
violate our Terms of Service.


In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your
information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

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.


When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not
responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy


To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry
best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed,
altered or destroyed.


We may collect information from your device through cookies and tracking technology to
enhance your customer experience. Such information may include the browser type and
operating system, statistics on visitors to and from the site and page views. Cookies and
tracking technology cannot collect your personal information. However, in the event personal
identifiable information has previously been shared, there may be cookies tied to that
information. We may collect aggregate data which may be shared with a third party.


By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or
territory of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or territory of residence
and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.
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.

If our site is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred
to the new owners so that we may continue to collect bird / feed tree sightings data.


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have
about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy
Compliance Officer at