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buffalo and Old Faithful

Because of their ecological, historic, and cultural significance, BFC proposes that buffalo are worthy of their own “Bill of Rights.” Together, through our mission, BFC’s Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers strive to defend the rights of these endangered animals.

BFC fights on behalf of buffalo, working to create a world where buffalo are:

  • Allowed to remain wild, existing in their natural state, in their native habitats, and for their own sake.
  • Honored and respected for their cultural and spiritual significance to the Indigenous People of this continent.
  • Recognized for their potential to educate our communities about sustainable and achievable co-existence between humans, wildlife, and the natural systems upon which our mutual existence depends.
  • Permitted to fully re-establish their historical migration patterns.
  • Helped to establish a sustainable population growth rate.
  • Appreciated and permitted to fulfill their inherent ecological role within their native range.
  • Free to live their entire natural life cycles as a wild species.
  • Sustained as the genetic wellspring for future wild, free-ranging buffalo populations.

We invite you to explore our website to learn, inquire, and become involved!

Want to find out about how BFC came to be? Check out our History page!

 

Thank you for your interest in saving buffalo and the work of Buffalo Field Campaign!

Our mailing address is:

Buffalo Field Campaign
PO Box 957
West Yellowstone, MT
59758 USA

To reach us by telephone, please call: 406-646-0070. If we are in the field, please leave a message.

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Buffalo Field Campaign: Business Support

In addition to the thousands of individuals who support Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) from around the world, a growing number of generous and socially responsible businesses contribute to our buffalo defense activities. Through monetary donations and material contributions in the form of food, clothing, equipment, and training—they make us even more effective.

The following companies are among those that have been especially supportive of BFC’s work. We are grateful for their generous contributions, and for their help defending the majestic and precious buffalo of Yellowstone.

If you do business with them, please let them know you appreciate their contributions to BFC!

Clif Bar and Clif Bar Family FoundationClif Bar and Clif Bar Family Foundation – supports BFC with financial grants and makes very generous donations of high energy, tasty patrol snacks to keep the BFC team powered up, warm, and happy.

 

Klean KanteenKlean Kanteen – has joined with BFC to host fundraising events, and also donates reusable stainless steel drink ware, including pint cups and water bottles.

 

Living Tree Community Foodsliving tree community foods – provides sustenance for field patrols with natural foods such as nut butters, and helps spread the word to save the herds by posting BFC news and information through their weekly email newsletter that is sent to 14,000 customers.

 

LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmeticslush fresh handmade cosmetics – has been one of our top funders through their Charity Pot program, providing generous funding in 2015, 2016, and 2017. In the spring of 2016, a crew of LUSH employees travelled to BFC’s West Yellowstone headquarters to volunteer in the field.

 

Morning Glory Coffee and Teamorning glory tea and coffee – donates fair trade coffee to help energize our volunteer office gurus and field patrols from pre-dawn to late night on the Yellowstone frontier.

 

Osprey Packsosprey packs – equips BFC patrols with backpacks, contributes product donations to special fundraisers, hosts events to raise funds and awareness, and provides financial support through their pro deal purchasing program.

 

Patagoniapatagonia – has been a steadfast supporter of BFC since our inception through generous financial grants, professional and strategic support, donations of outdoor clothing and gear, employee volunteer internships, and BFC staff trainings through their one-of-a-kind “Tools for Grassroots Activists” conferences.

 

Strictly Organic Coffee Co.strictly organic coffee company – contributes fair trade organic coffee to keep BFC patrols warm, content, and alert.

 

Traditional Medicinalstraditional medicinals – keeps BFC supplied with a variety of healthy and delicious teas and herbal products.

 

 

zoo city apparelZoo City Apparel - Art & Image Creative Resources, designs BFC's Annual Wild Bison Calendars and assists with production and printing of other projects.

 

Having learned about the contributions of the generous companies, are you inspired to make your own contribution today?

 

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This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

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Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.  We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

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We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

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We have implemented the following:

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We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. - See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page

Can change your personal information:

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Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

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BFC's goal is to stop the slaughter and harassment of Yellowstone's wild buffalo herds, protect the natural habitat of wild free-roaming buffalo and native wildlife, and to work with people of all Nations to honor the sacredness of wild buffalo. learn more yellow 2

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