Stewards of the Coast and Redwood, (hereafter referred to as “Stewards”,  is committed to protecting your privacy. This page is dedicated to answering basic questions about what personal information we gather about users of this web site and how we use that information.

For more information, email or call (707) 869-9177.

What Information Do We Collect On-line?

Stewards collects e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information about visitors who voluntarily submit information. For example, the website uses forms for visitors to become members, make donations, make reservations, make purchases from our e-store and sign-up for our e-newsletter.

We collect some or all of the following personal information: (a) name, (b) address, (c) Stewards membership level, (d) amount of donation,  (e) phone number, (f) e-mail address, (g) election to receive news and other notices by e-mail, (h) type of credit card, (i) credit card number, (j) expiration date of credit card, and (k) the frequency of payment of dues or donations (i.e., monthly, annually, etc.). 

Although Stewards receives IP addresses of visitors to this website through monitoring systems, it does not compile and retain records of the IP addresses of visitors to this website. Instead, Stewards collects information about traffic to its website, including such information as the number of visitors and the popularity of particular pages of the website.

With Whom Does Stewards Share the Information It Gathers On-line?

Stewards does not share email addresses with any other organizations. Stewards does share mailing addresses that it gathers on-line with the following kinds of persons and organizations: (a) environmental groups and (b) other nonprofits whose missions and constituencies are similar to those of Stewards. The organizations that receive personal information from Stewards may use the information for their direct marketing and fund-raising campaigns.

Stewards does not sell personal information to credit card companies. We manage payments through our own secure server at and credit card payments are processed through

How can people who provide personal information to Stewards direct Stewards not to share information with outside persons and organizations?

Persons who have provided personal information to Stewards may direct Stewards to withhold their personal information from outside organizations and persons through opt-out.

To Opt-out

Stewards provides its members with the opportunity to opt-out of having their personal membership information exchanged with other organizations. To opt-out, simply send us an email or letter via postal mail as follows:

Send email to:

Send postal mail to:

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
P.O. Box 2
Duncans Mills, CA 95430

In your letter or email, make sure you include:
• Full Name
• Mailing address (including City, State and Zip Code)
• Indicate that you would like to opt-out of information exchange

Does Stewards give discounts for products and services on its website?

Members of Stewards receive the following discounts on its website. 


  • One free community education seminar per year
  • 20% discount at subsequent seminars, EcoAdventures, special events
  • 20% discount at our visitor centers, including merchandise at special events
  • 20% discount for the California Naturalist Certification Course
  • Free sign-up to our E-Newsletter
  • Quarterly newsletter emailed or mailed upon request
  • Sustainable partnership program (discounts at local businesses and resorts)

Stewards does reserve that right to exclude some products or services from receiving discounts as long as they are clearly noted.

This website may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Stewards therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions (including after an order has been submitted) and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. Please note that such errors, inaccuracies, or omissions may relate to pricing and availability, and we reserve the right to cancel or refuse to accept any order placed based on incorrect pricing or availability information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

How does Stewards notify users of the websites when it updates its privacy policy?

Stewards notifies users of updates to its privacy policy by stating the date of the most recent update at the bottom of this page.

When did Stewards privacy policy go into effect?

Stewards privacy policy went into effect before 9/28/08.

This policy was last updated on: 10/26/14,

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