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Privacy Policy

Type of Information Collected

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

How Information is Collected

Collected information may be provided by the members, visitors and users of our website or collected automatically through electronic tools. There are instances in which we collect our site visitors' personal information. For example, when a site visitor sends us a message through a contact form, when they purchase a membership or other product in our store, or when they subscribe to our newsletter. Therefore, when you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will never be sold and will only be used for the specific reasons stated below.

Why Information is Collected

We collect non-personal and personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide the membership services we offer and otherwise operate our business;

  2. To provide our members and users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our members, visitors and users with general or personalized membership service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal Information, which we or Castlewood Canyon State Park may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How Members' and Site Visitors' Personal Information is Stored, Used, Shared and Disclosed

The Friends of Castlewood Canyon website is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell memberships, collect donations and provide information related to Castlewood Canyon State Park. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our company and its service providers.

Communication with Members and Site Visitors

We may contact you to provide information regarding your membership with Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park or your account on our website, to help you troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company or Castlewood Canyon State Park, or as otherwise necessary to enforce applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Tools

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser. They are typically used to keep track of the settings users have selected and actions they have taken on a site.

Session (or transient) cookies are erased when site visitors close their browsers and are not used to collect information from their computers. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user. Our website is hosted on the Wix platform.  This platform collects session cookies to ensure the security of our website and to track visitor behavior and measure site performance.


Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies are stored on a site visitor's hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site. The Wix platform collects persistent cookies that identify unique visitors and logged in site members and track a visitor's sessions on a site.


We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics or other applications that place cookies or utilize other tracking technologies.



Withdrawal of Consent

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please email us at or send us mail to: Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park, PO Box 403, Franktown, CO 80116.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at or send us mail to: Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park, PO Box 403, Franktown, CO 80116.

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