privacy policy

The Madison Valley Ranchlands Group has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to the privacy of members and website users. The following paragraphs describe the organizations information gathering and dissemination practices. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page. Should you have additional questions, comments or concerns please contact:

Madison Valley Ranchlands Group
Linda Owens, Executive Director
PO Box 220, Ennis, MT 59729
Phone: 406.682.3259

The following topics describe how the Ranchlands Group uses information voluntarily submitted by its members and other visitors to this site, WWW.MADISONVALLEYRANCHLANDS.ORG.

E-mail Privacy

Your e-mail address will only be used within the organization. The organization does not share, sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside the organization. If you do not wish to receive e-mail correspondence, please e-mail your request to or call the organization at 406.682.3259.

Use of IP addresses and Cookies

A unique number called an IP address identifies every computer on the Internet. Each time you connect to the Internet your machine is assigned an IP address. An IP address is a number that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent in packets across the Internet. The Ranchlands Group uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the organization website.

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The organization uses cookies to maintain user session identity, and, in some non-member areas, to store your username and password locally for ease of access.

The Ranchlands Group may also collect certain demographic information about visitors to through the use of cookies. The organization only uses this data to improve the overall website and for internal business purposes. Site/Registration Forms

The Ranchlands Group website registration forms require users to give us contact information (such as name and e-mail address). The organization may use customer contact information from the registration forms to send the user information about the organization. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary.

External Links contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the domain. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites. If you choose to follow such links to external websites, you do so at your own risk.

E-Commerce for Conference Registration/Publications/ Foundation News & Commentary Subscriptions uses an order form for customers to request information and services. The Ranchlands Group collects visitor's contact information (such as e-mail address). Contact information from the order form is used to process requests and to send information about the organization. This information is transmitted via a secure e-mail.

Surveys online surveys ask respondents for contact information (such as e-mail address) and demographic information (such as zip code). The organization also may use contact data from its surveys to send information about the organization.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under the Ranchlands Group control.