Welcome to the official Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Texas website. This website is owned and operated by the Coastal Conservation Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Houston, Texas.
A. DATA COLLECTION
- Personal Information Voluntarily Provided on this website, CCA collects only personal information voluntarily provided by visitors to the site, such as name, address, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, age and credit card data. Such personal information voluntarily supplied by members is used to establish or renew membership, distribute CCA publications, communicate fundraising solicitations, and offer other general information. The information is also used to contact members, as well as other guests, to fill orders for CCA merchandise.
B. PROTECTING CHILDREN
CCA acknowledges that children may visit the CCA website and encourages parents, guardians and teachers to always monitor children’s online activities. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, CCA does not actively solicit or knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. Persons under the age of 13 must obtain their parent’s permission before sending any information about themselves or anyone else to the CCA website.
If, with a parent’s consent, information is collected from a child under the age of 13, that information will be used only for purposes of establishing or renewing CCA youth membership, or distributing newsletters or other member communications. Information from children under 13 will not be transferred to any third parties. Parents have the right to see the information collected from their child, revoke the consent to collect, and/or ask that information about their child be deleted from the site’s database.
C. THIRD PARTIES
CCA has adopted a policy that no information collected about members or guests who visit the CCA website shall be rented, sold or exchanged to third parties without the approval of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may elect to rent, sell or exchange data with third parties if such activities are in the best interest of CCA and will further its mission.
If at any time CCA is required by law to release information gathered through the website for the purpose of fraud reduction, credit risk reduction, and/or any other legal matter, we reserve the right to share that information with legal authorities or other companies assisting for that purpose.
This site contains links to other sites. CCA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites.
Credit card information supplied to CCA is only used for purchasing or renewing memberships, purchasing CCA merchandise or making donations to CCA. If credit card information is transmitted to CCA, such information is encrypted and verified through BluePay or PayPal when transmitted to CCA. However, it is important for you to know that data transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure. While CCA makes every effort, it cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted.