Privacy Policy

May 2018: Under the requirements of the EU data protection law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Friends of Hays Woods is publishing this privacy policy. Some of the policy’s boilerplate does not apply to FOHW but we are keeping it in place, with notes, so that the entire scope is mentioned herein.

Who we are

Our website, Friends of Hays Woods, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is at:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments does not allow users to post comments on our website.  No data is collected.

Media does not allow readers to upload images to the website. This category does not apply.

Contact forms

The website has no contact forms. This category does not apply.


This site is hosted at which does collect cookies.  As far as we know, we do not have access to those cookies.  See the privacy policy at

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

The only data we collect is via your email messages to us. We may share your message within Friends of Hays Woods or with others who can address the question(s) you’ve posed.

How long we retain your data

If you submit data via email, the message is retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have sent us email, you can request to receive a copy of the email if it still exists. You can also request that we erase the email message if it still exists. Erasure does not include any information we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

See “Who We Share With” above.

Contact information

To get in touch with us, see the About Us page.