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Privacy Policy

Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District Privacy Policy

Effective: April 1, 2016

Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District (FSWCD) respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to the FSWCD and Get Grassy websites www.franklinswcd.org and www.getgrassy.org, respectively, and any online services available through those sites. By visiting the sites, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with any of the terms herein, please immediately discontinue use of the sites.

What Information We Collect

When you visit either site, FSWCD may collect computer information such as the visitor's browser type, operating system, time and duration of visit and store the information on the web server.

Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website.

Upon registering for an event or workshop, the visitor's name, address, and email will be stored on the server.

If you submit any personal information relating to other people when registering for an event or workshop, you represent that you have the authority to do so and permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How We Use Collected Information

The information is used to enhance the visitor's experience when using the website as a resource for similar-interest events, workshops, articles, and information.

E-mail, names, and addresses will be used as a resource for rebate verification and will be added to E-Newsletter and Newsletter mailing lists to inform you of our services, upcoming events, and stormwater and pollution prevention practices.

E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties.

Names and addresses will never be shared with 3rd parties.

How Can You Stop Receiving Communications from FSWCD?

If you would like to opt out of receiving content from FSWCD, you can:
  1. Take the opportunity to opt out by responding to an e-mail.
  2. Call the FSWCD office at (614) 486-9613 and request to opt out.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

FSWCD may, at its discretion, may amend this Privacy Policy. The “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised


We want to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us.

Additional Websites Subject to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy shall apply to the following websites and all associated subdomains:

Questions/Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District
1404 Goodale Blvd. Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43212