Site Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

The Buckingham Pond Conservancy, Inc. (BPC) is committed to the privacy of our online and offline supporters, including members, online users, donors, event attendees and visitors. BPC operates in accordance with the following privacy policy. By providing BPC with your information online or offline, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which BPC collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from anyone who communicates with us and/or uses

Data Collection

When You Become a Member, Make a Donation Online or Offline, or Subscribe to Our Mailing List

When you become a member, make a donation, or subscribe to our mailing list, you will be asked to provide personally identifiable and contact information necessary to process and service your request. This may include your name, postal addresses, telephone number, and e-mail address. We process online financial transactions through PayPal, whose privacy policy  applies to these transactions.

When You Send BPC an E-Mail

BPC is pleased to receive e-mails from you. Should you choose to send an e-mail to [email protected] or any other BPC email address, your message and e-mail address will be forwarded to BPC Board Members who can address your message.

When You Sign Up for an Event or Volunteer Activity

When you register to be a BPC volunteer, RSVP to an event, or add your contact information to a sign up list at an event, we will request your contact information and will add that to our database of supporters unless you specifically ask us not to.

Use of Information

Internal Use

We will use your personally identifiable information in order to respond to your request, process your contribution or fulfill your online transaction. We process online financial transactions through PayPal, whose privacy policy  applies to these transactions.

We may use your information to inform you of events, send you BPC newsletters, and send you updates about the park. If you no longer wish to receive emails or communications, please review Your Options section below.

From time to time, BPC will provide you with the opportunity to participate in surveys. Unless we inform you otherwise, your voluntary participation in these surveys is completely anonymous. We will use the information gathered from the surveys to guide our work and to improve the experience of visitors to BPC’s website.

BPC’s website automatically collects some anonymous “non-personally identifiable” aggregate information, which may include visitors’ browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer or Firefox), operating systems (e.g., Windows or Macintosh), Internet Service Providers, and other similar information. The information collected is used for statistical purposes to monitor how BPC’s online visitors navigate our website, allowing us to tailor our website to better accommodate our visitors.

External Use

Links to Other Websites

Users may find content on BPC’s website that links to the websites and services of our partners, sponsors, or other third parties. Although every effort is made to ensure that website links are to reputable and relevant sources, BPC does not control the content that appears on these websites. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may change. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy at all. BPC maintains a policy against the non-consensual collection or sharing of personal information and encourages visitors to review the privacy policies of any websites they visit to ensure their personal information is being protected.

Your Options

We recognize that you may wish to limit the ways in which we contact you and use your information. BPC offers the following options:

Opt Out of Receiving E-Mails

Out of respect for your privacy, e-mail recipients may opt out of receiving e-mails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each e-mail message, changing your user profile, of e-mailing [email protected].

Opt Out of Receiving Phone Calls or Postal Mailings from BPC

You may contact us at anytime by e-mailing [email protected] and letting us know that you would not like to be contacted in these ways.


BPC does not knowingly collect online personal data from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal data to BPC. BPC encourages parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s internet usage and help enforce this privacy policy by instructing children to never provide personal data to BPC without their permission. In the event BPC learns they have inadvertently gathered personal information from children under the age of 13, BPC will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such information from BPC records.


The BPC website uses cookies (small files that store information on your computer’s web browser) to enhance user experience on the website. Cookies are used to perform certain functions such as saving personal interests and preferences; and analyzing website activity and user behavior on the website. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and delete any cookies you receive.

Changes to Privacy Policy

BPC reserves the right to modify our policy as needed. A revised policy will apply only to information collected after the date that the new policy is posted.

Cross Border Data Transfer

BPC is located in the United States. If you are using our website, becoming a member, or otherwise providing us with your information, you should know that such information will be processed in the United States, and the United States’ privacy laws may be different from the laws applicable where you are located.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact:

Buckingham Pond Conservancy
PO Box 8352
Albany, NY 12208
E-mail: [email protected]

Copyright Policy

The Buckingham Pond Conservancy does not intentionally misuse the copyrighted property of any other party. If you believe we have used copyrighted or otherwise protected content in error, please let us know.

We cooperate with law enforcement to the full extent required by law.

Accessibility  Statement

We strive to make our website as accessible and usable as possible. If you have a problem using our site, please contact us and provide the URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. We’ll attempt to provide the information you’re seeking.

Additional Help

If you have any type of disability, we recommend that you visit the FCC Accessibility Clearinghouse  and the Access Board  website. You’ll find expert advice such as alternative screen readers, screen magnifiers and other devices that can make using a computer easier and more enjoyable.

We also recommend that you visit AbilityNet’s My Computer My Way , which provides advice on making your computer accessible.

Last updated February 6, 2023.