The FMF does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, e-mail or street address during your visit to the website. This information is obtained only if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail to become a member, request a publication, register for an event or participate in a project.
Personally identifiable data about individuals are stored securely and used only for the purpose for which they were provided.
Why We Collect Information
How We Use Information
Products and publications: When you request products and publications, the FMF uses the information to send you the requested materials.
Becoming a Member: When you sign up to become a member, The FMF uses the information that you provide to notify you of upcoming events, send you our newsletter and other publications, and inform you of important information regarding the FMF.
Registering for the newsletter: When you sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter Horizons, the FMF uses the email address provided for that purpose only.
The FMF may share aggregate information, but not individual information, about its members and project participants with its partners in the interest of furthering sustainable forestry, improving or designing new programs, and enhancing the overall effectiveness of the organization.
The FMF Web Site Server
The FMF web server, like all web servers, logs certain information about each visit:
- Your IP address, which may be resolved to determine your Internet service provider (ISP) and country
- Your operating system and browser version
- The date and time of your visit (from which visit duration can be derived)
- Pages and files you’ve viewed
- The referrer (if a site has linked you to our site)
- Search engine referrer and keywords (if applicable)
This information is assembled into summary reports that are available to the FMF web administrator. The information is used to measure our success in delivering Web content, and to tailor the content to public demand. Web server log files are not used to track any individual user.