Privacy Policy

Greater Farallones Association respects your privacy. We do not knowingly or willingly share information with any third party about our membership, online store customers, or about visitors to our web site. Questions and comments regarding site contents may be directed to: Greater Farallones Association, P.O. Box 29386, San Francisco, CA 94129. We may be reached via our contact form or by telephone at (415) 561-6625.

Should you express an interest in Greater Farallones Association, we will retain your name, e-mail and mailing address in our database which we use to send you our newsletter, membership notifications, and to keep you informed of GFA business and issues. Will we NOT share your information with outside companies or agencies, unless forced to do so by law or court order.

Information Collection And Use

We collect information for various purposes to provide and improve our website.

Personal Data: If you contact Greater Farallones Association using an online form, you may provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to name and email address.

Tracking & Cookies Data: Greater Farallones Association uses cookies to track the activity on our website.  Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

Greater Farallones Association uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To monitor the usage of our website;
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our website;
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.


We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyze the use of our website.  Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to—and maintained on—computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.Greater Farallones Association will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.