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The Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Inc. (ECHO) is dedicated to protecting your privacy as you use our website.

Our policy is that no personal information will be collected about you unless you choose to provide it and that any personal information which you provide us will be safeguarded and not shared with others for any reason.

During your visit to our website, if you only browse, read pages, or download material, we cannot collect any information that will identify you personally, or determine your e-mail address. Our Web server, however, automatically recognizes the domain name and Internet Protocol (IP) address of each visitor to our site. Like most major websites, we collect and analyze this information to help us improve the site for our visitors. This helps us determine which pages you visit, how long you stay, and the site you visited immediately beforehand. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information.

We provide forms and links in places throughout the website for you to send comments and ideas, to ask for more information, and to report problems you may experience on our website. Even if you e-mail us through one of our response forms on the site, we cannot determine your e-mail address unless you include it in your response.

If you purchase goods through this website, you will be asked to provide personal and financial information so that we may process your order. Also, we use “cookies” (including one stored on your computer) to keep track of your shopping cart as you move through the store. Cookies are bits of information that allow our server to recognize your computer. We also use cookies to learn from your visits how you move through the site so that we may continue to improve your ECHO web site experience. We safeguard this information and do not share it with others for any reason.

We welcome your e-mail messages and suggestions of ways in which we can improve the website. We will use any personal information you send us only to respond to your message. Please note that any suggestions or ideas you submit to us will become the property of ECHO and can be used by us for any purpose.

If you choose to participate in one of the surveys on this site, we will ask you for certain demographic and other personal information. We do not share this information with others.

The ECHO web site contains interactive programs in which you are invited to participate. Any information that you provide will be stored in our system and not shared with others.

Our website contains links to other sites. Please remember that our privacy policy does not apply to other sites and that we cannot be responsible for their privacy policies, if any.

We offer our visitors the option to have their personal information deleted from our database or to stop receiving communications from us. You may do this by sending an e-mail at

Please remember that no one can guarantee the complete security of information transmitted over the Internet. Therefore, you should be careful about the personal information which you provide to us or any other site. Rest assured that we will do everything we can to safeguard your information.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your dealings with this site, please send an e-mail to

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