Privacy Policy

PRIVACY and USAGE information

At the Purple Martin Conservation Association, we respect and protect your privacy. Our site is a safe environment for anyone who visits and makes purchases. As a seller of information/ education-related products, we are committed to providing you the best possible online service and experience, as well as the best products.


When you place an order, join the organization, or request information from the Purple Martin Conservation Association through the web site, we need to know some basic information to process your request. You may be asked for any or all of the following:

Your first and last name- used to confirm credit card orders and make deliveries

Your home billing address- used to confirm credit card orders and make deliveries

Your UPS/Fed-Ex shipping address (UPS and Fed-Ex will deliver to street address only)- used to make deliveries of large products

Your daytime phone number- used to answer order questions or call you for confirmation

Your email address- used to contact you for specific questions regarding orders, answer informative requests made to us by mail or email, or entered into an email mailing list to update you on special happenings at our web site



A cookie is a small piece of information that many web sites use to help make shopping online easier, speed navigation, keep track of items, and provide you with customer-tailored content. This information is stored on your computer's hard drive. The Purple Martin Forum and our online shopping services do use cookies.



The Purple Martin Conservation Association does not make regular practice of giving or selling customer information to others. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy third parties that we feel you may have some interest in, such as Bird Watchers Digest or the North American Bluebird Society (for example). You can tell us not to by sending an email to [javascript protected email address].

The Purple Martin Conservation Association does not provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to any third-party vendors.



The Purple Martin Conservation Association fully cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to release any and all information about individuals that we believe are in violation of our content guidelines. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful, including, but not specific to: credit card fraud, mail fraud, and the unlawful destruction of other native plant and animal species, including raptors (owls, hawks), snakes, etc.

The Purple Martin Conservation Association website may contain links to other sites that are not under our control. These web sites have their own policies regarding privacy and usage, and you should review those policies before visiting unfamiliar web sites. The Purple Martin Conservation Association has no responsibility for linked web sites and provides these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.

All comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, photographs, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to the PMCA on, or by, this site, or otherwise disclosed, submitted, or offered in connection with your use of this site, shall be and remain the property of the Purple Martin Conservation Association. Such disclosure, submission or offer shall constitute an assignment to the PMCA of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties contained in them. The Purple Martin Conservation Association is and shall be under no obligation to (1) maintain any comments in confidence; (2) pay the user any compensation for any comments; or (3) respond to any comments.

The Purple Martin Conservation Association may update this policy from time to time; please check this page periodically for changes. By using this site for informational or commercial purposes, you signify your agreement to the Purple Martin Conservation Association Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy and Usage Policies, please contact PMCA Customer Service via email, phone, fax or in writing.