We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit on or from our site; and
- If you linked to the Urban Forestry Index (UFind) website from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors - to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us locate the information you have requested. We only share the information you give us as required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. We do not collect information for commercial marketing.
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Comments or Questions
If you have any comments or questions about the information presented here please go the Comments page and send us an e-mail.
Partner Organizations include:
USDA Forest Service, University of Minnesota, and TreeLink
Disclaimer for External Links
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Urban Forestry Index partner organizations (USDA Forest Service, University of Minnesota, and TreeLink – hereinafter called “Partner Organizations”) of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. Unless otherwise specified, the Partner Organizations do not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Please let us know about existing external links you believe are inappropriate and about specific additional external links you believe ought to be included.
Disclaimer of Liability
With respect to documents available from this server, neither the Partners nor any of its employees, make any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
To file a complaint of discrimination write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice or TDD). USDA Forest Service is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Disclaimer of Non-endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Partner Organizations. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Partner Organizations, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.