America's Voice for a Greater Yellowstone!

GYC strongly supports legislation that is introduced in the U.S. Congress, calling for protections for East Rosebud Creek, a spectacular stream that rushes off the granite shoulders of the Beartooth Mountains through undulating ranchlands. East Rosebud is a stronghold for native cutthroat trout.

Have you caught a cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake?

Privacy Policy

GYC has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we protect your personal privacy within our Web site. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Web site located at URL

To fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. GYC reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such changes will be effective immediately upon posting.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to GYC by sending us an e-mail. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

Privacy Policy for

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information:
Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, address, interests and similar information.

We do not store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or Social Security numbers.

We will never sell your information to a third party.

Use by GYC:
When you create an account with GYC, you may receive e-mails from us updating you on noteworthy developments or initiatives to help protect Greater Yellowstone. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply use the unsubscribe feature on these e-mails and/or contact us directly.

All sensitive information provided to GYC is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of GYC. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of such information.

Other Web sites:
Our site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which GYC has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.

Terms of Use for


By using the Web site, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not want to be bound by this agreement, please do not use the web site. GYC may change this agreement at any time. These changes will be effective immediately upon posting of any modification(s) to the site. You agree to review this agreement from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of indicates your acceptance of the modified agreement.

You agree not to post, e-mail or otherwise make available Content:
a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;
b) that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability;
c) that violates federal, state or local equal employment opportunity laws, including but not limited to, stating in any advertisement for employment a preference or requirement based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.
d) that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;
e) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
f) that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of content (flooding attack) to the service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the site; or
g) that employs misleading e-mail addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of content transmitted through the service.

Additionally, you agree not to:
h) contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
i) collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
j) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tool, or the like to download data from the site;
k) post non-local or otherwise irrelevant Content, repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds or other materials ("Content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the site are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item ("Item") of Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the site. You understand that GYC does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available through the site, and that by using the site, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading or otherwise objectionable. Furthermore, the GYC site and Content available through the site may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of GYC. GYC makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site. Your linking to any other Web sites is at your own risk. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will GYC be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the site. You acknowledge that GYC generally does not pre-screen or approve Content, but that GYC shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the site, for violating the letter or spirit of the TOU or for any other reason.

Prohibited Uses of Information:
Use of the GYC site and/or the information stored therein for commercial or business purposes of any kind, for personal gain or for political purposes, is prohibited. Prohibited activities also include, but are not limited to solicitations for commercial services, harvesting of information, cold-calling and mass-mailings.

Abuse Reporting and Privacy Inquiries:
Users wishing to report abuse or to inquire about privacy concerns are invited to contact GYC.

Limitation, Suspension or Termination of Service:
GYC reserves the right to limit, suspend or terminate service to any user found to have used the site in a manner inconsistent with the Terms of Use, local, state or Federal law, or in a manner that creates liability for GYC. The sole discretion of GYC shall apply in all cases.

By using the site, users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the GYC and its respective employees, agents and assigns from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs and expenses that may arise from use of the site, and/or from user breach of these policies. GYC reserves the right to participate in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim. GYC reserves the right to approve choice of counsel, and any potential settlement of such a claim.

Contacting GYC:
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us at