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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://gulllakedam.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Based on the consent granted (provided that no other circumstance when processing Personal Information without consent legally applies), we collect information that you have provided to contact you or to identify you personally, such as your name, company name, email address, postal address, phone number, or any other information that identifies you (“Personal Information”). We also collect aggregate information (such as how users access the website). As is true with most websites, we gather web server log file information automatically, such as your browser type, IP address, referring/exit page, and operating system.

If you choose to use the Contact form on the website, you will be asked for general information, including name and email address. The Gull Lake Dam Association will use this information to better understand who you are and to identify your needs. The Gull Lake Dam Association stores this information for at least one year.

Newsletter sign up

If you choose to use the Newsletter form on the website, you will be asked for information including, name, email, and address. The Gull Lake Dam Association will use this information to send mailings.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

This site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics – the Gull Lake Dam Association uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how individuals use websites they visit. Non-personal information generated by this cookie about your use of the Gull Lake Dam Association’s website is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google uses this information to understand how you use the Gull Lake Dam Association’s website, and compiles reports on this activity to help us improve our site for our users. By using the Gull Lake Dam Association’s website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google for these purposes. You may disable cookies within your browser to block this tracking by Google, understanding that doing so may affect your ability to use the full functionality of our site. For certain browsers, you can also prevent Google from collecting information (including your IP address) via cookies and processing this information by downloading and installing this browser plug-in.

Who we share your data with

Personal Information we gather is for internal use only and we will not authorize the release of this information to anyone outside the Gull Lake Dam Association, except as clearly described below.

We may release information we collect to authorized third parties so they can perform functions on our behalf and on behalf of you, our user. These third parties have agreed to use at least the same level of privacy protections described in this Privacy Policy and are permitted to use the information only for the purpose of performing these functions.

Should you breach our Terms of Service, or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligations, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and risk reduction. Specifically, we may release the information we collect to third parties when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our legal rights, to protect the rights and safety of others, or to assist with industry efforts to control fraud, spam or other undesirable conduct.

How long we retain your data

The Gull Lake Dam Association will keep contact form data for at least one year.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

Security

For the Gull Lake Dam Association, the security of the Personal Information that you submit via our website is our priority. We use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your information from loss, unauthorized access, unauthorized destruction, use, modification, or disclosure of information and require the same controls from our affiliates.

You may contact the Gull Lake Dam Association at any time by emailing us to request access to your Personal Information, to have it rectified, erased, and/or to restrict its processing. You may also request to have your Personal Information provided to you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, as well as to have it transmitted to another entity at your request.

What third parties we receive data from

Right to Lodge a Complaint

If you feel that the Gull Lake Dam Association does not comply with this policy or violates the law, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the Country/EU Member State where you reside.

Changes to This Policy

We reserve the right to change this notice at any time. We will post a notice of the effective date of changes to the Policy on our website.