Privacy Policy

Trust is very important to us – we work hard to earn it and keep it. Please know we will never sell, rent, loan, share or in any other way pass along your information to any parties other than to provide this service.

For more details, please read the following:

The Everglades Trust, Inc. (the Trust) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. connect you to a requested resource, or fulfill our own marketing and research purposes.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about our vision, mission, and new resources, or changes to this privacy policy.

Information provided to the Trust by donors will be used solely to fulfill their donation and shall not be shared for any reason unless permission is granted by the donor to share such information. All requests to remain anonymous shall be honored.

The Trust does not sell or share donor lists. Any individual may request to be permanently removed from the Trust's mailing list by contacting us via email, phone, or postal mail. All requests to be removed from our mailing list shall be honored.

We use Internet encryption software, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Once your credit card information is received, it is accessible to only essential authorized staff who have been specially trained in processing this information. 

The Trust gathers personal information, such as first and last names, home addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers, only when voluntarily submitted by you. If you make an online donation, personal information will be collected from you in order to process that donation.

With your permission, we will use personal information collected from you to send you information, such as updates about Everglades restoration or fundraising campaigns. If you do not elect to receive such materials, we will not send them to you.

You are in control of all personal information you provide to us online. If at any time, you would like to correct the personal information we have about you or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, you can let us know by contacting us at the postal address listed below. In order to review any personal information we have about you or to ask us to delete that information or to stop further use of the information, please contact us through the address listed below.

If you would like to unsubscribe from our email list, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletter emails or contact us through the postal address listed below. It may take up to two weeks to remove you from our email newsletter if we have one in production when you request to be removed.

While the Trust is constituted as a non-profit organization, we are a 501(c)4; therefore, contributions are not tax exempt for IRS purposes.


Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (561) 508-6314.

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