Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Internet Disclaimer Policy

These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC). Our collection and use of information from visitors of our websites located at
https://www.wildlifedepartment.com/ and https://gooutdoorsoklahoma.com/ (collectively, the “Websites”) and customers of our services (together with the Websites, the “Services”) is subject to the following privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By accessing or using the Services, or otherwise manifesting your assent to this Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) all of the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Services.


Permission to Use - Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. All photos and images are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without written permission of the Wildlife Department. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested. The information contained in this web site is dynamic and will change over time. This information data and related graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.


When you send us personal identifying information via e-mail (that is, in a message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a form that emails us this information), we use it to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other ODWC employees who are better able to answer your questions.


Off-site Links - ODWC may provide links to web pages which are not part of the ODWC web site. These sites are not under ODWC control, and ODWC is not responsible for the information or links you may find there. These links are provided only as a convenience. The presence of these links is not intended to imply endorsement of that site, but to provide a convenient link to relevant sites which are managed by other organizations, companies, or individuals.


Non-endorsement - Any references herein to any organizations, specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise do not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.


Cookies - We may collect information using “cookie” and other similar technologies. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s or mobile device’s hard drive (or other storage medium) so that your computer will “remember” information about your use. We use both first and third party session cookies and persistent cookies.


Third-Party Analytics Providers - We use one or more third–party analytics services to evaluate your use of the Services, as the case may be, by compiling reports on activity (based on their collection of IP addresses, Internet service provider, browser type, operating system and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, data and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Services you visit, number of links clicked, search terms and other similar usage data) and analyzing performance metrics. These third parties use cookies and other technologies to help collect, analyze, and provide us reports or other data. By accessing and using the Services, you consent to the processing of data about you by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes set
out in this Privacy Policy.


Third-Party Advertisers/Remarketers - We may share or receive information about you with/from third parties, including, but not limited to, advertising and remarketing providers, or similar partners, for purposes of personalizing or otherwise understanding how you engage with ads or other content. These third parties may use cookies, pixel tags, or other technologies to collect information in furtherance of such purposes, including to tailor, target (i.e., behavioral, contextual, retargeting, and remarketing), analyze, report on, and/or manage advertising campaigns or other initiatives. For example, when a browser visits a site, pixel tags enable us and these third-parties to recognize certain cookies stored within the browser to learn which ads or other content bring a user to a
given site. Information that we may receive from these third-parties, including through their service providers, may include advertising identifiers, IP addresses, reports, and campaign data. By accessing and using the Services, you consent to the processing of data about you by these advertisers/remarketing providers in the manner and for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.


Aggregate Data - In an ongoing effort to better understand our users and the Services, we might analyze your information in aggregate form to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Services. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics to describe the Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.


Onward Transfer to Third Parties - Like many businesses, we hire other companies to perform certain business-related services. We may disclose personal information to certain types of third party companies but only to the extent needed to enable them to provide such services. The types of companies that may receive personal information and their functions are: hosting services, technical assistance, database management/back-up services, use analytics, email marketing platforms, and customer service.


To provide our Services and administer promotional programs, we may share your personal information with our third-party promotional and marketing partners, including, without limitation, businesses participating in our various programs.


We may, from time to time, share and/or license personal information to other companies who may provide you information about the products and services they or their partners offer. However, to the extent required by law, you will be given the opportunity to opt out of such sharing.


Disclosure to Public Authorities - We are required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including for the purpose of meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose personal information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders and subpoenas.


Americans With Disabilities Act - In conformance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, ODWC makes every effort to provide equally effective services for persons with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities needing auxiliary aids or services for effective communication in ODWC programs should call the program in charge or TDD (800) 522-8506.


This program receives Federal assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and thus prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and sex (gender), pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To request an accommodation or informational material in an alternative format, please contact (Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, (405) 521-3851). If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or service, please contact: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041.
 
Liability – Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and its employees expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for any damage, loss or injury arising out of: your access or inability to access this site; your purchase of use of the goods or services from this site; the goods or services offered or the content displayed on this site; assume legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the data described and/or contained within this web site and shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent with these limitations.


How We Protect Your Information - Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation takes very seriously the security and privacy of the personal information that it collects pursuant to this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, we implement reasonable security measures designed to protect your personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in processing and the nature of such data, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or the databases of the third parties with which we may share your information (as permitted herein), nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to us may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.


Important Notice To All Non-US Residents - Our servers are located in the US and elsewhere. Please be aware that your information may be transferred to, processed, maintained, and used on computers, servers, and systems located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your country of origin. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use the Services, you do so at your own risk.