About this Statement

Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) respects your right to privacy. SWCS collects and analyzes general usage information about visitors coming to our Web sites using server log analysis tools. This information is used to help us improve the quality of our sites and our infrastructure needed to support them. By accessing swcs.org, you acknowledge your full understanding of our privacy statement and willingly consent to the information collection and use practices described below.

Types of Information We Collect

SWCS may collect personally identifiable information through web server logs, cookies, and/or other user-supplied information.

  1. Web Server Logs – Your web browser automatically sends certain types of information when you visit a website. The kinds of data may include your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, web pages visited, date and time of your visit, and other statistics. To improve our website and services, we may use third-party services such as Google Analytics to monitor, collect, and analyze the data.
  2. Use of Cookies – Our web servers may collect general information with the help of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive to help us improve your user experience on our website and to identify repeat visitors. Usage of a cookie is not associated with any personally identifiable information on our website nor can cookies be used to deliver viruses.
  3. User-supplied Information – When we ask for information through the use of an online form, we will keep your information private. SWCS does not ordinarily sell or otherwise give away your private information to any third party. The information is used to deliver the information or services you have requested.

Accessing Resources Requiring Authentication

When our communities access resources requiring password/username authentication, information is written and stored on our server log files.

External Links

This site contains links to other websites. SWCS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


We use industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

SWCS reserves the right to amend this privacy statement at any time, without notice, and only the current privacy statement may be deemed effective.