A Resource for the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US)

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how GreenInfo Network uses and protects any information that you give GreenInfo Network when you use www.ProtectedLands.net.

Our policy is simple: We collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party.

GreenInfo Network may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated in February 2018, with minor technical corrections from the November 2014 original publication date.

Your Personal Information

If you provide us with your name, email address or other identifying information, we will only use it for purposes of communicating with you about information relating to www.ProtectedLands.net. We will not sell or trade or otherwise provide that information to any third parties, unless we ask for and receive from you your explicit permission to do so.

Non-personal Information We May Record

During your visit as you browse through the website or download information, our operating system will automatically record some general information about your visit. During your visit, our web operating system will record:

The type of browser (such as “Chrome version X” or “Safari version X”) that you are using

The type of operating system that you use (such as iOS or Windows) and its version number

The date and time you visit our site, and the web pages that you visit on our site

The address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website

The Internet domain for your Internet service, such as “www.xcompany.com”

We use this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our site more useful to visitors.  This tracking system does not record information about individuals.


We have put in place appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect. No system can be completely secure, however, and we do not guarantee that unauthorized disclosures and access will not happen.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Information from e-mail you send to us

If you decide to send us an e-mail message, the message will usually contain your return e-mail address. If you include personally-identifying information in your e-mail because you want us to address issues specific to your situation, we may use that information in responding to your request. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us via email or by writing to:

GreenInfo Network
2201 Broadway Suite 604
Oakland CA  94612