Privacy Policy

We are aware that protecting your information online is one of your top priorities. We take a number of measures to create a safe and secure experience for you.

Social Media Links

This site integrates social media functionality through the use of "Share" links. The Buffalo County Watershed Association does not collect any media from these social media outlets, nor will the association post to your social media profiles on your behalf. By clicking a "Share" link, you consent to posting information about this website on your social media profile.

Website Analytics

During your visit to this website, information about your visit may be collected. This information is not personally identifying information nor will it be viewed by anyone else other than the direct administrators of the website for purposes solely related to optimizing the experience of users visiting this website. The information will not be sold, traded, or given to any parties whatsoever.


To securely handle online transactions for membership registration and donations, this website utilizes PayPal to process Credit Card Transactions. PayPal uses state-of-the art fraud models and propriety fraud engines to help stop fraudulent transactions before they happen. PayPal processes billions of dollars in payments each year and is committed to the privacy of their users. When transactions occur, the Buffalo Creek Watershed Association nor the Washington County Watershed Alliance will never see your bank account or credit card numbers. Only your e-mail address, date of sign-up, name, mailing address, and phone number will be accessible.

Collecting Information

Certain areas of the website may ask for relevant contact information. You are, by no means, required to submit this information. Although, by not submitting information, you may opt out certain functionality including, but not limited to, online payments, newsletter sign-ups, and event registrations.

To ensure that any information you submit is safe from misuse, we use SSL encryption wherever your information is collected.

We will never ask you for username or password information in any way.