KWA’s Privacy Policy

Kentucky Waterways Alliance Privacy Policy & Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

Effective January 2014

Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our information collection practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we will make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.  By using this site, you acknowledge acceptance of the terms of this privacy policy.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted to Kentucky Waterways Alliance.

Kentucky Waterways Alliance has a firm commitment to internet privacy. You can visit most portions of without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal web site visit is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

At such time that personal information is collected, you will provide the information voluntarily, and it will be used for the designated purpose (an online donation, subscription to our electronic newsletters or alerts, submission of a comment, etc.).  The types of personal information collected are:

  • Name 
  • Address 
  • Email address 
  • Phone number 
  • Credit/Debit Card Information 

The Way We Use Information:

Personal information collected by Kentucky Waterways Alliance will be used for appropriate functions only.  For example, our site uses forms for visitors to request information or to become a member. Contact information from the form is used to send information about Kentucky Waterways Alliance to our visitors. Financial information is used to bill visitors in connection with their membership or donation. Some of the activist functions of our site also require registration of personal information. We use this information to make these functions more effective and provide participants with additional information about water conservation issues.

We occasionally have third parties perform services on our behalf, such as data processing, mailing services, credit card processing, etc. These third parties have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their services for Kentucky Waterways Alliance and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the personal information.

Finally, Kentucky Waterways Alliance will never sell or disclose your personal information outside the organization in ways unrelated to the ones described above.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling us at (502) 589-8008, or e-mailing us at We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at (502)589-8008 or send us an email at

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

    • modify or copy the materials;
    • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s web site;
    • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
    • This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Kentucky Waterways Alliance at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s web site are provided “as is”. Kentucky Waterways Alliance makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Kentucky Waterways Alliance does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Kentucky Waterways Alliance or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s Internet site, even if Kentucky Waterways Alliance or a Kentucky Waterways Alliance authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Kentucky Waterways Alliance does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Kentucky Waterways Alliance may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Kentucky Waterways Alliance does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Kentucky Waterways Alliance has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Kentucky Waterways Alliance of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Kentucky Waterways Alliance may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Kentucky without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.