Protecting Your Privacy is Important to Us!

Prairie Rivers of Iowa is a nonprofit organization and our website is provided primarily as an information service to community members, stakeholders, potential donors, and others interested in our work. While we collect some information from users through their use of the site (such as web browser, page counts, and errors), no personally identifiable information is collected except what users voluntarily submit (such as contact forms, registrations, or email sign-ups). You can use the site anonymously simply by browsing it. We provide an online store as a way to support organization programs. Donations and purchases made through the online store are processed off-site using secure, third-party payment systems. No financial information is received or stored by Prairie Rivers of Iowa when users make a purchase. All financial information is received directly by the payment processing system. For more information, please contact us by calling 515-232-0048 or emailing

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Prairie Rivers of Iowa collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Prairie Rivers of Iowa.

Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. Financial or payment information is processed by secure off-site third-party payment systems, and Prairie Rivers of Iowa never sees, receives, or stores credit card or bank account numbers. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web Browser Cookies
Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How We Use Collected Information
Prairie Rivers of Iowa may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:
•  To respond to User requests:
Information you provide helps us respond to your requests and support you effectively.
•  To personalize user experience:
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
•  To improve our Site:
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
•  To process payments:
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service. Note that any payment information provided online, including bank account or credit card numbers, is provided directly to third-party payment processing systems on their secure websites and is not received or stored by Prairie Rivers of Iowa on its Site.
•  To send periodic emails:
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to a mailing list, they will receive emails that may include organization news, updates, related service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions with each email.

How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information.

Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent User’s personal identification information to others. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third-Party Websites
Users may find content on our Site that links to the sites and services of our partners or other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including a website that links to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
Prairie Rivers of Iowa has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, and revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Board Approved 9/25/2014

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