Privacy, Cookies and Data Collection

Who We Are


We operate under the following names:

Manitowoc County Lakes Association


We can be reached by mail at:

Manitowoc Co. Lakes Association
P. O. Box 342
Valders, WI 54245


We own and operate the following domain names:


Manitowoc County Lakes Association is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

For a list of individuals who may be involved with the collection and/or use of user information collected on this website, please email


Notice of Data Collection

This website ( may collect user data including IP addresses and visitor data, such as pages you visited during your time here. We use the following services that may collect and store data you may provide when commenting or filling out forms on our website, such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone numbers:

  • Google Analytics (with Anonymous IP tracking)
  • (our website host)
  • BackupBuddy (iThemes website backup service)
  • DropBox (website backup storage)
  • (classified ads request)

We do not collect this information without your consent—you must opt-in when providing your information. To opt out of this data collection completely, please do not fill out any forms or leave any comments while visiting this website.

We do not store this information on our own servers or share this information knowingly with third parties. The third parties listed use encryption and secure data handling and have informed us of their GDPR compliance methods.

If at any time you wish to have your personal data deleted, please email


Why do we collect this information?

We ask for names and email addresses so that we may ask for help in furthering our mission to protect and enhance the quality of Manitowoc County lakes and watersheds for the benefit of all. We like to see how many people in the community visit our website and which pages they are reading.


More information about opting out

To opt out of the collection and use of your data:

• for U.S. visitors, see the DAA opt-out program (available at
or the NAI opt out program (currently available at

• for EU/EEA visitors, see the EDAA opt-out program at


Cookies Policy uses cookies.


By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third­ parties we may partner with may use cookies on this website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our website or a third­ party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How MCLA uses cookies
When you use and, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of this website, to provide analytics and to store your preferences if you are a logged in user. We use both session and persistent cookies on and we use different types of cookies, including essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third ­party cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third­ parties cookies to report usage statistics, deliver advertisements on and through the website, and so on. This website uses:

  • Google Analytics (with Anonymous IP tracking)
  • Google Maps
  • (our website host)
  • BackupBuddy (a website backup service)
  • DropBox (website backup storage)
  • (classified ads request)
  • YouTube video
  • Vimeo video
  • Facebook


What are your choices regarding cookies?

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third ­party websites:

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●  Network Advertising Initiative:

Updated: November 30, 2023 — 12:10 pm