Great Parks Forever’s mission is to inspire a community of Great Parks supporters to steward natural and financial resources for all forever. Great Parks Forever is dedicated to the fundamentals of protecting your privacy on the Internet. Our privacy practices for our website,, are based upon guidelines established by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM).

Does Great Parks Forever collect personal information from website visitors?

Great Parks Forever collects personal information from contributors only on a voluntary basis. We do not require this information for visitors to obtain access to our site. However, in order to register for events or contribute online, you may have to provide personal information such as name, address, phone number and email.

If you provide personal information to Great Parks Forever, we will maintain your privacy and will not sell, rent or share this information with third parties. Only those people who ask to be added to our email list or who ask for information from us will receive emails. If you wish to “unsubscribe” you can contact us at any time to do so.


In order to register online for fee-based events or make online contributions to Great Parks Forever, you have to provide credit card information to complete a financial transaction. All the transaction services on are fully PCI compliant. PCI compliance is a set of security requirements endorsed by the PCI Security Standards Council, founded by a consortium of major credit card brands to enhance credit and debit card data security. The consortium includes Visa Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, American Express, Discover Financial Services and JCB. All financial transactions on the Forever website are transmitted in a secured environment using VeriSign 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. This ensures that all funds you send to us via the World Wide Web will be encrypted. If any other Internet user intercepts the communication, he/she will only be able to see it in an encrypted (garbled) form.

How does Great Parks Forever use “cookies?”

Great Parks Forever may use “cookie” technology to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors. Cookies are information files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. We do not extract personal information in this process nor do we provide this information to third parties. We also do not contact you. Cookies allow us to customize your user interface to speed up the navigation process and to make the site experience more efficient. If your browser is configured to reject cookies, you may not be able to utilize some features of the Great Parks Forever website. may contain links to other appropriate sites for similar organizations. The privacy and data collection practices on any linked websites are entirely separate from Great Parks Forever and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Great Parks Forever shall not be responsible for any failure on the part of any linked websites to comply with any privacy policy posted on the website, or any contractual or other legal obligations to which the operators of such website may be subject. Conversely, other websites, which may contain material not suitable for children, may also link to without our knowledge or consent. Great Parks Forever has no responsibility for the content, policies or actions of these websites.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Great Parks Forever online privacy policies or procedures, please contact us at 10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45231 or via email at

Changes to this policy:

Great Parks Forever may occasionally update this Policy. When Great Parks Forever posts changes to this Policy, you will see the work “updated” next to the Privacy Policy link on the front page of the site. If there are material changes to this Policy or in how Great Parks Forever will use your personally identifiable information, Great Parks Forever will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Great Parks Forever encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how Great Parks Forever is protecting your information.