Privacy Policy

Friends of the Wissahickon has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy concerns. The following discloses FOW’s information gathering and dissemination practices for data collected on


Web Site Content

FOW uses cookies to administer our web site. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer by a web site. This assigns you a unique ID, which helps us generate usage statistics, and, if applicable, to identify you when entering password-restricted areas. You have the option to accept or deny cookies.

FOW’s web sites may contain pages that have links to other websites not administered by FOW.  FOW is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Collection of Personal Data

FOW’s sites use various online forms in which visitors can request information, purchase memberships, make donations and register for events. These web forms allow users to submit personal contact and billing information to FOW.  Contact information obtained from the forms may be used to register people for programs, make donations and distribute additional information to you about FOW.  In all cases, visitors may opt-out of receiving future communications from FOW.

Any financial information that is collected on all web forms is used to bill the user for requested products and services. All email addresses collected from our websites are for FOW’s use only, and will not be shared, rented or sold. FOW will not engage members for solicitation of a product or service via email, and under no circumstances will FOW make a member’s email address or phone number available to outside parties.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All financial data is transmitted using secure web technology.

Public Forums

FOW’s website offer site visitors the ability to comment and share information. Please remember that any information you post on our blog is published to the website and becomes visible to the public. Please exercise discretion when deciding to disclose your personal information on public forums, such as our blog.


FOW provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about you. Users can, at any time, change or modify information previously provided.

This site gives users the following options to remove their information from our database, to discontinue future contacts, or to modify existing information.

  • You can send email to
  • You can send mail to the following postal address:

Friends of the Wissahickon
8708 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Contacting Friends of the Wissahickon

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact:

Friends of the Wissahickon