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Privacy Policy

Blue Water Baltimore values the support of our members, donors, and others who share our common goal of protecting Baltimore’s waterways.

Blue Water Baltimore respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We have instituted the following privacy policy to ensure that any personal information you provide remains confidential. If you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy statement, please contact us directly.

Any personal information submitted by you is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by designated staff or contractors of Blue Water Baltimore. Blue Water Baltimore does not provide its supporting membership lists to marketing organizations.

We do not collect any information from you without your permission and we do not ask that you enter any personal information to access most of the Blue Water Baltimore website. Blue Water Baltimore will not share or sell your personal information with anyone else, nor send you mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will only share personal information once the you have given us specific permission to do so.

Personal Information

Your personal information is collected for several reasons:

  • Sending you email alerts and asking for donations

  • Answering your requests

  • Acting in response to a pollution report

  • Donating online

  • Tracking with Google Analytics

Secure Transactions

When you donate to Blue Water Baltimore via our website your donation information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. Blue Water Baltimore uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation. We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation and we do not store it once your donation has been processed.

Analytic and Online Advertising

Blue Water Baltimore has implemented Google Analytics for demographics and interest reporting on the website. We use Google’s third-party audience data to better understand our website visitors and help refine our online advertising campaign strategies.

Finally we link to third party sites and because we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party sites. That another website is linked to our site does not constitute an endorsement by Blue Water Baltimore of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising and any associated advertising placement and tracking features by modifying ads settings or by downloading this browser extension.