Privacy Policy

Please read the following document carefully before using this site.

Fauna.me and Linnaeus.web are product names of New Earth Online. New Earth Online ("NEO" or "we") is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information ("Personal Info") that we collect from you as you use this Web site (the "Site"). The scope of NEO's commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to NEO's use of such information as described herein. We will NOT pass your information on to third parties.

What personal info is collected?

NEO collects personal info on certain areas of the Site when users request information or a response, and participate in user posting areas, such as recording a sighting or trip. The personal info collected when registering may include, without limitation, contact information (names, e-mail addresses, web site url's).

Will my personal info be disclosed to third parties?

NEO will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) your Personal Info to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of NEO), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise.

User posting areas

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, including, without limitation, the recording of species sightings this data will be used anonymously in the population of a species distribution map viewable by others. This data will in no way be traceable back to originating user.

Links to third-party sites

We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site.


By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted to this privacy policy. We encourage you to review it frequently.