Northwest Horticultural Council
Last Updated: February 13, 2023
Thank you for visiting our website and reviewing this Privacy Statement. The Northwest Horticultural Council (“NHC,” “we,” or “us”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the broad purpose of coordinating the activities of our members and assisting in handling problems common to the Pacific Northwest tree fruit industry. This Privacy Statement describes how we use the personal information we collect from or about you when you use our website (https://nwhort.org/). We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement carefully.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
When you use our website, we may collect information about how you use the website and the device you use to access it. This includes information like your device IP address, type of browser/operating system, and information about the pages you viewed. We use this information so that our website can be viewed on your device, to personalize and tailor your experience on the website, and to improve the functionality of the website by understanding general usage traffic and trends.
PERSONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE
We may share your personal information with companies or individuals outside of NHC in the following instances:
- We may share your personal information with companies or individuals that we contract with in order to receive services (our “service providers”). These services may include, among other things, creating or maintaining our databases and website.
- We may be required to provide your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, to comply with another legal process, or as otherwise required by law.
- We may share your personal information if we believe that doing so is, in good faith, reasonably necessary to enforce our policies, respond to or defend claims, to respond to an emergency, or to protect the rights, property or safety of NHC, our community, and/or the public.
- If NHC is acquired by or merged with or into another entity, or if all or substantially all of our assets are transferred to another entity, your personal information may be transferred to such entity as part of the transaction.
If we need or want to share your personal information in any other circumstance, we will notify you before we do.
Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you choose to disable or reject cookies, portions of the website may not be accessible to you or may not function properly.
Our systems do not recognize browser “Do Not Track” requests. Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, our site is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers.
Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13.
Our website contains links to other websites. Any access to and use of such third-party websites is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties, not this Privacy Statement. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other sites.
UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
We may need to update this Privacy Statement to reflect changes to our privacy practices or in the law. If we update this Privacy Statement, we will change the Last Updated date above. Please periodically review this page for the most current version of our Privacy Statement.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the Northwest Horticultural Council, or our information practices, you can contact us at:
Northwest Horticultural Council
105 South 18th Street, Suite 105
Yakima, WA 98901
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time (Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)