Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Yosemite Conservancy has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. Your privacy on the Yosemite Conservancy web site (the "Site") is of great importance to us. Because we sometimes gather important information from our users, we have established a means to communicate to our users how we use and handle the information collected. This Privacy Policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.

Collected Information: 

Yosemite Conservancy permits users of the Site to input certain personally identifiable information ("User Information").  We use the User Information to provide products and services requested by the user (the "Products and Services") and to send users information regarding Yosemite Conservancy and Products and Services.  We also share this information with select organizations. You can choose not to receive such information or not to have your name shared by notifying us as set forth below in the "Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy.

As a user of the Site, we may collect certain information about you, including your internet address.  This information is logged to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Site in order to improve the quality of the Site and of the Products and Services.  We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our users; use such information internally for purposes of Yosemite Conservancy and provide such information to agents or contractors of Yosemite Conservancy to provide services for us.  Yosemite Conservancy does not sell or rent this statistical information to third parties.

Correcting Information Inaccuracies

You may review, update or correct any information provided by you through this website by sending us an email at or writing to us at the address noted below:

Yosemite Conservancy

101 Montgomery Street, Suite 1700

San Francisco, CA 94104

Protecting Information: 

We use industry standard methods to protect any personal information (name, address, phone number and email address) information you may share with us in the course of registering for our electronic communications or making donations.  If you choose to make an online donation, your credit card information will be collected, encrypted and transferred to our secure servers using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.  We do not store your credit card information.  Additionally, we authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfill their job responsibilities.

Third Party Sites:

The Site may contain links to other sites on the internet. Yosemite Conservancy is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of: the user agreement of or the content of such sites. You will need to check the user agreement and the privacy policy statement of such other sites to understand their policies and practices.  In interacting with such sites you may be sharing private information with such sites.  It is your responsibility to keep such information private and confidential.


If at any time you decide that you do not want Yosemite Conservancy to share your information with other organizations or do not wish to receive information from us, simply send your name and address to with the words "User Opt Out" in the subject or re line so that we can process your request promptly.

Privacy Policy Changes:

Yosemite Conservancy reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.

We will post any changes here so that our users will know what information Yosemite Conservancy gathers, how it might use that information and whether it will disclose such information to third parties.

Last Updated: March 2010