Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

Promoting education, preservation & restoration of the natural & cultural resources of Russian River area State Parks
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Privacy Policy

Stewards of the Coast and Redwood, (hereafter referred to as “Stewards”, is committed to protecting your privacy. This page is dedicated to answering basic questions about what personal information we gather about users of this web site and how we use that information. If you have additional questions, please e-mail:

What Information Do We Collect On-line?

Stewards collects e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information about visitors who voluntarily submit information. For example, the web site uses forms for visitors to become members, make donations, make reservations and sign-up for our e-newsletter.

We collect some or all of the following personal information: (a) name, (b) address, (c) Stewards membership level, (d) amount of donation, (e) phone number, (f) e-mail address, (g) election to receive news and other notices by e-mail, (h) type of credit card, (i) credit card number, (j) expiration date of credit card, and (k) the frequency of payment of dues or donations (i.e., monthly, annually, etc.).

Although Stewards receives IP addresses of visitors to this web site through monitoring systems, it does not compile and retain records of the IP addresses of visitors to this web site. Instead, Stewards collects information about traffic to its web site, including such information as the number of visitors and the popularity of particular pages of the web-site.

With Whom Does Stewards Share the Information It Gathers On-line?

Stewards does not share email addresses with any other organizations. Stewards does share mailing addresses that it gathers on-line with the following kinds of persons and organizations: (a) environmental groups and (b) other nonprofits whose missions and constituencies are similar to those of Stewards. The organizations that receive personal information from Stewards may use the information for their direct marketing and fund-raising campaigns.

Although Stewards does not sell personal information to credit card companies, its partner organization Network for Good does provide personal information to credit companies in order to collect donations by persons who use credit cards to make donations.

How can people who provide personal information to the Foundation direct the Foundation not to share information with outside persons and organizations?

Persons who have provided personal information to Stewards may direct Stewards to withhold their personal information from outside organizations and persons through opt-out.

To Opt-out

Stewards provides its members with the opportunity to opt-out of having their personal membership information exchanged with other organizations. To opt-out, simply send us an email or letter via postal mail as follows:

Send email to:

Send postal mail to:

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
P.O. Box 2
Duncans Mills, CA 95430

In your letter or email, make sure you include:
• Full Name
• Mailing address (including City, State and Zip Code)
• Indicate that you would like to opt-out of information exchange

How does Stewards notify users of the web-sites when it updates its privacy policy?

Stewards notifies users of updates to its privacy policy by stating the date of the most recent update at the bottom of this page.

When did Stewards privacy policy go into effect?

Stewards privacy policy went into effect before 9/28/08.


This policy was last updated on: 9/28/08