Privacy Policy

The Center for Great Apes values your privacy and is committed to honoring the privacy of visitors to our website Our privacy policy governs any personal and business information collected from visitors to the Center for Great Apes' website.


It is the Center for Great Apes' policy that personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address is private and confidential. Accordingly, the personal information you provide is retained in a secure location and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information (such as to reply to your request). For example, when you request information online, the personal information you provide will be used to fulfill your request.

E-Mail Addresses

We ask our members, sponsors, and interested visitors to provide us with their e-mail addresses so we can send them news and information. These email addresses are kept private and will not be disclosed to third parties. The Center for Great Apes never sells, rents, or lends email addresses of users to anyone.

Contact Information and Order Forms

All information submitted to Center for Great Apes using our online input and order forms are kept private. We will never share, sell, trade, rent or exchange your information with anyone. Orders placed using a third-party secure e-commerce transactions may require your name, e-mail address, shipping address, credit card billing address, card number, and expiration date. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for other purposes. If we have trouble processing an order, the contact information you provided is used to get in touch with you.

The Center for Great Apes does not share e-mail addresses or other personal information provided by members, supporters, newsletter subscribers, and customers who purchase our gift shop items, except to the extent necessary to complete transactions


This site contains links to other sites. The Center for Great Apes is not responsible for the privacy practices, policies, or content of those sites or of the organizations to which we provide website links. Linking to another site is not intended to be an endorsement of the other website or its content. When you link to a third party site, you leave the Center for Great Apes' website and no longer will be subject to our privacy policy.


All photographs, videos and illustrations that appear on this web site are the property of the Center for Great Apes and can in no way be used without the written consent of Center for Great Apes. In order to reproduce any part of this web site, you must request advance written permission and comply with any conditions stipulated in that permission. To request permission, please e-mail: (See Terms of Use)

Use of this website is offered to you on your acceptance of these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and other notices posted on this website. Your use of this Website or of any content presented in any and all areas of the Website indicates your acknowledgment and agreement to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use

The Center for Great Apes (CGA) welcomes you to this website. By viewing the pages of this website, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the following:
  1. CGA makes every reasonable attempt to ensure that our web pages are educationally sound. Even so, errors and omissions may occur. For that reason CGA shall not be liable for any loss or damage (however characterized) which may result, directly or indirectly, from any advice, opinion, information, representation or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, contained in this site.
  2. CGA assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss or damages that may result from any virus which may infect your computer or system on account of your access to and use of this site, or your downloading any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this site.
  3. This site may contain links to third party sites. These are provided as a convenience only. The linked sites are not under the control of CGA. Therefore, CGA is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The inclusion of a link to a third party site or linking to or from another site does not necessarily imply endorsement by CGA of the site.
  4. CGA has no control over links to news feeds and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources.
  5. If you would like to create a graphic link to from your website, you may do so only if your mission is consistent with that of CGA and does not advocate illegal or violent activities. Use our approved banner.
  6. All of the materials in this site including the format and site descriptions are protected by U.S. copyright laws. CGA encourages the reproduction and distribution of original materials hosted at , provided that all of the following guidelines are met:
    1. With proper citation to CGA (see section (7) below for proper format), you may reproduce materials on this website solely for your own personal or educational use. Any other use (such as using materials for personal or corporate gain) requires permission from CGA (contact information appears below).
    2. With written permission from CGA, you may only reproduce photos copyrighted to CGA solely for your own personal or educational use, provided that you include a photo credit in each instance, that their use is consistent with that of CGA, and that they are not used in the context of any strategies that are illegal or advocate violence. (Contact information for permission appears below.) Any other use (such as using materials for personal or corporate gain) is prohibited.
    3. Use of the CGA logo is prohibited without written permission from CGA.
    4. You agree not to change, add to, or delete any materials downloaded from this website, including but not limited to adhering other copy, logos, photos, or graphics. You must ensure that the proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy transmitted, printed, copied, or otherwise reproduced.
    5. CGA expressly forbids the use of any CGA material, including but not limited to copy, logos, photos, or graphics, appearing on this site for:
      1. Commercial purposes or personal or corporate gain.
      2. Any suggestion of CGA' endorsement of a product or policy where such endorsement has not explicitly been made by CGA itself.
      3. Any suggestion of CGA' endorsement of violence, property destruction, or other illegal activity.
      4. Any false representation of yourself as a CGA office, employee, agent, or official spokesperson.
      5. CGA does not have authority to give permission to reproduce any materials or photos on that are copyrighted by other persons or organizations or any materials on a linked site.
    6. For citing in publications, please list your citation in this way: "Center for Great Apes, [URL of the page you are citing], [date on which you found the item]." If the material is copyrighted to or credits an author other than CGA, please contact the source directly.
  7. CGA may modify these Terms of Use at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of this website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.
  8. Contact us if you have any questions or would like more information at: email at or by telephone at 863-767-8903.