Privacy Policy

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last updated June 16, 2023

This website is owned and operated by or on behalf of Birds Connect Seattle. Birds Connect Seattle is committed to protecting its users’ privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect about you on the Birds Connect Seattle website located at (the “Site”). Your use of the Site is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we treat information collected on this Site. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

While a significant amount of the Site is available without registration, in order to take advantage of some of our Site’s features, you will be asked to provide personal information. Personal information will be collected at various pages on the Site, such as the general registration page and pages that allow registration for various services including:

  • Joining Birds Connect Seattle
  • Volunteering with Birds Connect Seattle
  • Registering for classes and field trips
  • Signing up for email newsletters and other Birds Connect Seattle information
  • Making online donations to Birds Connect Seattle

Personal information collected on these pages may include your first and last name, email address, phone number, street or mailing address, and other similar information. Providing this information is optional, but failure to do so in some cases will limit the services available to you. In addition, you may choose to provide Birds Connect Seattle with personal information if you contact us by email.

Birds Connect Seattle’s web servers automatically collect Site usage information from you when you visit the Site, such as IP addresses, browser types, operating systems, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. Site usage information informs us about how our visitors use and navigate the Site. In addition, certain pages of the Site may use cookies to track and store your information for the purposes described in this policy. Cookies are small files that are placed on your hard disk to allow us to recognize you if you return to the Site using the same computer and browser. Birds Connect Seattle does not store any of your personal information in cookies. A cookie cannot read any other data off your hard drive, pass on a virus, or read cookie files created by other websites. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. While you may decide not to accept cookies, by doing so, you may not be able to experience the full functionality of our Site.

We may combine the personally identifiable information you provide Birds Connect Seattle with other information about you that is available to us, including information from other sources. Birds Connect Seattle does not rent, sell or trade email contact information and we do not rent or sell any personally identifiable information but may use your information to, among other things:

  • Provide newsletters and information about Birds Connect Seattle
  • Notify you of classes, field trips, and other special events, offers, and information
  • Accept online donations
  • Respond to your inquiries
  • Compile anonymous, aggregated information that is useful to develop new features for our visitors, improve the content and navigation of the Site, analyze trends and statistics, and ensure our Site remains relevant to your needs
  • Monitor and improve our online services
  • Develop new offerings and services
  • Enforce Birds Connect Seattle’s Terms of Use and otherwise prevent illegal or improper activity related to the Site
  • Notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy, or to other policies or terms that may affect you and your use of the Site

For the purposes described above, we may share your information with our third-party service providers, such as our website operators and payment processors, and, where appropriate, law enforcement authorities. Third-party recipients of your information are obligated (except where otherwise required by law enforcement authorities) to treat your personally identifiable information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Only our employees and employees of our independent contractors, third-party service providers and affiliates with a need to know will have access to your information and only for the purposes identified above. We may also disclose your information in connection with a consolidation of all or substantially all of our assets with a third party, provided that such third party agrees to comply with our Privacy Policy.

We communicate with you to provide information about Birds Connect Seattle and our products and services. You may always choose to not receive our emails by following the instructions at the bottom of each email you receive from us, or by reaching out to us directly at

This Site contains links to third party websites that are provided for your convenience. Birds Connect Seattle does not endorse nor is it responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of use that govern those websites when you visit them.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:
Birds Connect Seattle
8050 35th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
or e-mail us at