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Sierra Club Terms, Conditions & Policies


Commitment to Internet Privacy

The Sierra Club 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.

Collection of personally identifiable information

The Sierra Club may collect email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to For example, our site uses order forms for visitors to request information, products, and services, or to become a member. Contact information from the order form is used to send orders and information about the Sierra Club to our visitors. Financial information is used to bill visitors in connection with their orders.

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 conservation issues. All such information is collected and stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the data. 

The Sierra Club makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies. 

The Sierra Club does not sell or otherwise disclose such user information outside the organization. However, if you become a member of the Sierra Club, some information on our membership lists, such as your name and address, may be exchanged with other organizations. Members may opt out of such membership list exchanges. 


Like most websites, the Sierra Club may place a "cookie," or small file, in the browser files of a visitor's computer. We use cookies to save information you give us so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. This allows us to personalize the site to your taste and provide the best web experience possible to our visitors. For more information about cookies, see


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to the site.

Outside Links

The Cumberland Chapter of the Sierra Club has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with the Sierra Club. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. The Sierra Club makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link.

That another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by the Sierra Club of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Terms and Conditions of Use

For a full description of privacy policy, rights and terms governing this and other sites within the Sierra Club, refer to the full Sierra Club Terms and Conditions of use text here.