Stroud™ Water Research Center and LimnoTech operate http://MonitorMyWatershed.org and may operate other websites. Stroud Water Research Center is located in Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA; for more information visit https://www.stroudcenter.org. LimnoTech is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; for more information visit https://www.limno.com/.
It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website. From time to time, Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at https://MonitorMyWatershed.org to provide their first and last names and email address.
Those who engage in transactions with Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech.
Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The purpose of the MonitorMyWatershed.org is for registered members to share their water-monitoring data with the public. If you do not want your data publicly visible you should not share it on the site.
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.
Some visitors to Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech’s websites choose to interact with us by submitting personally-identifying information through a contact form or by emailing an address administered by Stroud Water Research Center or LimnoTech. Contact data is not stored in the website database but is transmitted via email to select Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech employees and affiliated individuals that need to know that information in order to respond on Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech’s behalf
Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech use Google Analytics to collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to their websites. To ensure that Google Analytics does not store personally-identifying information from our websites, IP address anonymization is enabled and tracking of demographic and User-ID information is disabled. Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech may display aggregated statistics publicly or provide them to others. Google Analytics data is retained indefinitely. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you may install a Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.
Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide services available at our websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech, third parties, or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of a Stroud Water Research Center or LimnoTech website and have supplied your email address, we may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with us and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.
Stroud Water Research Center and LimnoTech take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Stroud Water Research Center or LimnoTech, or substantially all of their assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Stroud Water Research Center or LimnoTech goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Stroud Water Research Center or LimnoTech may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.