NABA respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information that you share with us. When you log in and create a user profile some personal information is collected. This personal information includes first and last name, e-mail address, country, state/province, and your primary language. Your name and e-mail address are can be used to contact you in the event of any questions concerning your sightings. The country and state/province allows NABA to track the participation and usefulness of this site in an aggregate way. Language will be used in the future to provide separate English and Spanish translations. In addition, you may "opt-out" of allowing NABA to exchange or sell your name as part of user lists to like-minded organizations that supply services or products that might be of interest to users or of allowing NABA to associate butterfly sightings with your name if the data is published.
A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to validate that you can view a particular page, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information that you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies are a necessary part of using this site since they are used to verify your login identity as you navigate throughout the site. No personal information about you is stored using cookies-they are only used to help navigate the site. Enabling cookies will make navigation more straightforward; otherwise, you will be asked for your username and password every time you go to a new link on the site. You can find information on how popular browsers control cookies on the following sites:
NABA may amend this policy from time to time. If we make an substantial changes we will make this information available by posting a notice on this site.
If you have questions or concerns about collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.