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Privacy Policy

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay (Alliance) is committed to safeguarding you privacy. The statement explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way the information you provide us is collected and used. For easy and direct access, we provide a link to this statement from our donate page and other pages on the site.

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is the sole owner of and the only organization that uses the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others under any circumstances.


Other than the specific instances outlined in this policy, The Alliance does not collect personal information about users or how they use this site. The Alliance also does not use the information- tracking devices made possible through “cookies,” small pieces of date that may be sent to your Web Browser from a server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Online Donations

The Alliance for the Chesapeake collects the following information through our secure online financial-transaction pages: name, address, email address, phone number and credit card information. This personally identifiable information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes.

Mailing And Communication List

The Alliance is the sole owner of and the only organization that uses its mailing list(s). If you provide your postal address, telephone number or email address to the Alliance online, you may receive any of the following period contacts from us:

  • Mailings with information about the Alliance and the Alliance’s membership, programs and events.
  • Email contact to respond to your questions, comments or suggestions.
  • Emails contact to alert you to updates, invitations, and programs to support the Alliance’s mission.
  • Telephone contact to invite you to help the Alliance achieve its mission.

If you would like to opt out of any or all of the above types of contact, please either send us an email at, or write us at the Alliance and INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME and ADDRESS. Please state your wishes clearly: No Emails, No Postal Service Mail for fundraising purposes, No telephone calls for fundraising purposes.

Links To Other Web Sites

The Alliance’s site includes links, some temporary and some permanent, to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other web site or the nature of the content contained therein.

Children’s Privacy

None of the content or information on the Alliance’s website is targeted toward children under 13 years of age. We make every effort to ensure that we do not collect or maintain information on our web site from those we know to be younger than 16 unless parental consent has been obtained in writing.

Changes To This Policy

In the event that the Alliance decides to alter its privacy policy, the changes will be added directly to this statement. We will, however, always use information in accordance with the version of the privacy policy under which it was originally collected.

Contact Us

If you have specific questions or concerns about the Alliance’s privacy policy, please contact us at the following address and phone number:

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
151 West Street
Suite 101
Annapolis, MD 21401
(443) 949-0575