Privacy Policy

This website - "" - is owned and operated by Trees for Life, Inc., 3006 W. St. Louis, Wichita, KS 67203

Trees for Life is committed to protecting your privacy and value our relationship with you. This statement details our privacy policy.

What personal information is collected and how is it used?

We sometimes request users of the Site to provide personal information. The information collected from a user is strictly voluntary and may include contact information such as the user's name, e-mail address, and postal address.

In order to access certain content and to make use of the full functionality and advanced personalization features of the Site such as alerts, saved searches, and search history, we ask you to register and obtain a personal User Name and Password. You may be prompted to register when you:

  • Choose the "Register” link from the home page or login screens
  • Use personalization features
  • Create an e-mail alert or save a search
  • Order a document
  • Provide feedback

The information collected from the registration form that is presented to users when they choose to register may include contact information, such as the user's name, e-mail address, postal address, country, telephone number, work specialty and work setting ("Registration Information"). The Registration Information is linked directly to a personal User Name and Password chosen by the user and can only be retrieved by supplying the correct User Name and Password that is linked to that profile.

Donations online are secure. When you make a donation we will collect the following information in order to process the donation: name, address, phone number, email address and credit card information. We use your information to process your donation and to verify credit card data. We use your mailing address to send your receipt and to let you know about our articles through our publications. Your phone number is used only to contact you if we need to verify information. We do not share your phone number with telemarketing centers. Your email address is used to send donation notices and may be used to contact you regarding your donation or to let you know about our projects. respects your privacy and will discontinue contacting you at your request, either written or oral.

Contact us at:
Trees for Life
3006 W. St. Louis
Wichita, KS 67203-5129 USA
Tel 316-945-6929
Fax 316-945-0909

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We do not share your personal information with any other organization, except for a third-party financial institution to process credit cards. The information sent to them is only to verify credit card numbers and process the order in a secure environment. We do not rent or share our mailing list.

Is this information secure?

When persons visit our site, data collected by our computers will not be publicly displayed. It is used for our internal data collection purposes only, and is held by our server in a secure location. Our donation uses secure web pages when your credit card information is collected. Our online credit card processing system is handled by a third party. Information is relayed to them through secure channels using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

What other types of information are collected, and how are they used?


We employ software technology referred to as "cookies" to make our web site easier to use. Cookies are small files that are transferred to the user's hard drive and enable information to be stored, rather than typed repeatedly, with each visit to our web site. We do not collect any personal identifiable information in our cookies.

Aggregate information:

When guests enter our site, our server picks up information used to help us provide our users with better service, and for internal record keeping. This information is picked up automatically from your Internet Service Provider and web browser, and includes your type of computer operating system and the browser that you are using, IP addresses, and demographic data. Also collected is the number of people viewing our web site. This information is collected in non-identifiable form.

What if a person has questions about the privacy of this site?

It is our hope that you enjoy and feel comfortable exploring our web site. If you feel that we are not abiding by our posted privacy policy in any respect, please immediately contact us at:

Contact us at:
Trees for Life
3006 W. St. Louis
Wichita, KS 67203-5129 USA
Tel 316-945-6929
Fax 316-945-0909

What happens when our privacy policy is updated?

We may update our web site or make changes in our procedure, which may require an update to our privacy policy. This change would appear in our posted policy and your continued usage of our site would indicate agreement and compliance with this new policy.

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