Privacy Policy

CRAB® respects the privacy of everyone who visits our Websites at www.crab.org and www.crabctc.org. CRAB's online privacy policy governs personal information gathered at these Websites. We take every precaution to protect user information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Information Collection and Use

CRAB® is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Information is only collected through use of the “Contact Us” form and via the “Donation” portion of the Website. Information provided will be for use by CRAB® only and will not be sold, shared, rented, or used in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is information stored on your computer for use by the Website and your browser. Cookies are used to keep track of where you have navigated within the CRAB® Website so that you can navigate seamlessly. Cookies enable your browser to maintain a persistent connection and to “remember” where backward and forward navigation is intended to take you within the pages of the site. No personally identifiable information (e-mail address, name, etc.) is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the CRAB site will not put you at risk for marketing from other sites. See the "Help" section of your particular browser for more information on working with cookies.

Web Statistics

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Donations, Contact Form, and Other Links

We do not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it. Some personal information is necessarily collected if you donate or utilize our "Contact Us" form. We collect the following types of information:

1. Online donations made through secure transaction via a third-party company fall under that company's privacy policy. CRAB® is provided with contact information such as first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, comments regarding the donation, and additional information as required by law. It does not include financial account information. Your contact information will be used to communicate with you regarding your donation.

2. The "Contact Us" form on our Websites collects first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, purpose of your inquiry, and information about how to contact you.

3. Our Websites, www.crab.org and www.crabctc.org, contain links to other sites. Please be aware that CRAB® does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each Website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our Websites.

Notification of Changes

Changes to our privacy policy will be posted as necessary to advise users of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we desire to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, your permission will be obtained. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Last revised October 25, 2011