Privacy Policy

Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) values the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognizes the importance of protecting the information we collect about you. This privacy policy describes how we collect information from you on WHC websites and how it is used. This policy applies to websites operated by WHC, including and

Use of Information

When you visit our websites, we may collect personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, title, company and payment information. We use this information to improve our products and services and to provide our website users with the best possible experience. We also use this information to contact you on occasion about offers and services provided by WHC. Providing personal information is not generally required to access information on; however, it is requested when you do the following:

  • Register for and use the Conservation Certification website
  • Opt-in to email updates
  • Complete surveys
  • Download certain types of data (e.g., white papers)
  • Sign up for our webinars or other events
  • Submit an entry on an online form
  • Make an online payment or donation

By providing your personal information, you are opting-in to our database and may receive email correspondence.

Data Collection and Sharing
WHC uses third-party resources to track (e.g. Google Analytics), on an anonymous basis, the number of visitors to our websites and how visitors navigate the sites. The data collected is then analyzed internally for trends that help inform how to make the websites most useful for visitors. No personal information is collected during this process.

WHC also uses cookies in the Conservation Certification website to improve the user experience. You will receive a message about cookies the first time you login to the system. More information about cookies and how they are used can be found in our Cookie Policy.

WHC does not sell, trade or share your personal information. You can, at any time, request to be removed from our databases and contact lists. The options for unsubscribing to these lists are included with all communications. At any time, you may also send an email to to request that your information be removed from our lists.

Terms of Use

The purpose of this website is to share information and resources about WHC. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of the following Terms of Use of WHC.

  • Links
    This website may have links to other organizations. This includes, but is not limited to, private corporations, sponsors and other strategic partners. The sites connected to these links are not operated by WHC, therefore, WHC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of their websites. In addition, WHC does not guarantee, approve or endorse information or products available at these sites.
  • Credits
    Writing, artist and photographer credits are indicated throughout the website. If no specific credit line is noted, it is considered covered by the sitewide copyright of Wildlife Habitat Council.
  • Sharing
    Unless otherwise restricted, we encourage the use of and sharing of information from this website if information is reproduced and/or shared in its entirety/original form and no changes are made to the copyright and/or logo.
  • Updates
    Our Privacy Policy may change and all updates will be posted on this page.
  • Contact Us
    If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and/or the websites, please email
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