Privacy Policy

Your data is secure with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and will never be sold, rented, or traded. This privacy policy will help you understand what data we collect and how it is used.

Data collection

Our website collects individual data you provide to the following forms: Donate, Share Your Journey, End-to-Ender, Newsletter, Join Our Mailing List, Get the Plate Getaway, or Volunteer with Us. These forms are secured by HTTPS.

The site also uses Google Analytics (see https://policies.google.com/privacy) to measure website traffic and usage.

Cookies

Aside from the Google cookies, the only cookies for site visitors at brpfoundatio.org track browser support of functionality such as Javascript.

Data Use

Information you share through the aforementioned forms is used to contact you directly regarding any submission and in the case of donations, provide an acknowledgement letter for your tax purposes.

We use a third-party marketing platform to deliver e-mails. This company employs techniques for tracking open rates and click-throughs that use e-mail addresses as an identifier. You may remove your name from our e-mail list at the bottom of each e-mail update or may contact us via e-mail or phone to have your name removed. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any other parties.

Data Storage

Aside from submissions to the aforementioned forms, the Foundation website does not store information on online visitors. Information provided through the Donate form is stored in a secure Costumer Relation Management system.

Data Sharing

Your data is not shared with third parties, with the exception of name and address information provided to printing firms for mailing purposes. In this case, only necessary information is provided for delivery through the U.S. Postal Service.