Privacy Policy


The Riverwoods Preservation Council is committed to maintaining your online privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to personal information collected from the RPC website. Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information. In general, you can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We do not collect personal information without your permission. For any information that you volunteer or that we send to you in response, we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the personal information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. The following explains the RPC’s privacy policy for all visitors to the domain.

Information Gathering and Cookies

If you visit our website to read or download information, such as forms or documents, our site may automatically capture and store the domain name of your computer (for example, and other related information to speed up the performance of web page delivery. All information is deleted from your cache memory when you close the session and leave our site. We collect no other personal information.

The RPC sends out periodic email announcements of events relating to environmental matters. If you submit your email address to the RPC, we will add your email address to the RPC’s email distribution list, unless you tell us in an email or in writing not to do so. You may ask at any time that we delete your email address from the RPC’s email distribution list.

We do not use or set cookies on our website to store any information on your personal computer hard drive.

A cookie is a very small text file inserted onto your computer by a website that you visit. When you return to the website, the cookie is then read by the site’s web server. Cookies are used for many things, from making web sites more personal to tracking your web browsing habits.

Sending Email to the RPC

We value your feedback. If you send email to the RPC with questions or comments, we do collect your email address and any other information that you volunteer. We do this to improve the content of our website and to add you to our email distribution list. We do not share such information with other organizations.

Sale of Personal Information

We do not sell information for direct mail or advertising purposes.

Other Web Sites

This RPC web site contains links to other sites. The RPC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites, which include the Village of Riverwoods, Chicago Wilderness, and other sites listed on our web site, including those sites listed under Resource Links.

Your Consent

By using this website, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy and to our processing of personal information for the purposes stated above as well as those stated on our web site when we ask to collect personal Information. Should the Privacy Policy change, we intend to take every reasonable step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all changes prominently on our website for a reasonable period of time.