Privacy Policy

See also: Terms of Use | Cookie Policy

Last updated on October 18, 2022

Who We Are

Stroud Water Research Center (“we” or “us” or “our”) operates (the “Website”) and may operate other websites. Stroud Water Research Center is located in Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Non-Personally-Identifying Information

Like most website operators, Stroud Water Research Center collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Stroud Water Research Center uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of our websites, and their website access preferences. For more information, please see our Cookie Policy.


Stroud Water Research Center uses Google Analytics to collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to their websites. To ensure that Google Analytics does not store personally-identifying information from our websites, IP address anonymization is enabled and tracking of demographic and User-ID information is disabled. Stroud Water Research Center may display aggregated statistics publicly or provide them to others. Google Analytics data is retained indefinitely. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you may install a Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.

Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with Stroud Water Research Center in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. Stroud Water Research Center does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Donations and Sales

Those who engage in transactions with Stroud Water Research Center are asked to provide as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. We may send additional information about our organization or contact you about your purchase. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see section below.

Contact Forms

Some visitors choose to interact with us by submitting personally-identifying information through a contact form on the Website or by emailing an address administered by Stroud Water Research Center. Contact form data is stored in the Website database and is transmitted via email to select Stroud Water Research Center employees and affiliated individuals that need to know that information in order to respond on Stroud Water Research Center’s behalf.

Also, for security reasons and to protect this website from spam, your IP address, email address, and data from other website form fields will be processed in the CleanTalk Cloud Service and stored in log files for 45 days. On the expiry of the mentioned period, they will be deleted completely. CleanTalk may use the information of spam activity of IP/email addresses to offer proper anti-spam protection to all websites connected to its service. It concerns exclusively those IP/email addresses that are being used for spam mailing.

Email Subscriptions

We use Mailchimp as our email marketing platform. By subscribing to our emails, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. View Mailchimp’s privacy policy. Subscribers to our email list may unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email we send.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Stroud Water Research Center discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide services available at our websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using the Website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Stroud Water Research Center will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Stroud Water Research Center discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Stroud Water Research Center, third parties, or the public at large. Stroud Water Research Center takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Request to View/Delete Data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Select your request:

Policy for Children

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Business Transfers

If Stroud Water Research Center, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Stroud Water Research Center goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Stroud Water Research Center may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Stroud Water Research Center may change the Privacy Policy from time to time, and at our sole discretion. Stroud Water Research Center encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Stroud Water Research Center
970 Spencer Road Avondale, PA 19311 USA
Phone: 1+ 610-268-2153; fax: 1+ 610-268-0490