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Privacy Policy

WAMAS is giving you this notice to tell you how we may collect, use and protect nonpublic personal information about you in the conduct of its operation.

What Nonpublic Personal Information Do We Collect About You?
We collect non-public personal information about you from the following sources:
  • Information we receive from you, such as information on applications or other forms, which may include your name, address, phone number, gender, birth date, and e-mail address.
  • Information about your transactions with us, such as your account balance and (dues) payment history.
  • Information about your membership status, membership history, and identities of persons covered under Family memberships.
  • Information collected automatically whenever you interact with our website. For example, we may use "cookies" to obtain information when your web browser accesses our website. We may also log and retain your IP address history when registering, posting, or otherwise interacting with our website.
How Do We Use The Information That We Collect About You?
We may use the non-public personal information that we've collected from you in the following ways:
  • To provide you with information of presumed interest such as
    • Club activities, meeting notices and social events
    • WAMAS-sponsored newsletters
    • Private Message (PM) notices, and new posts to subscribed threads or forums
  • To contact you regarding the status of your account with us, including
    • Providing you with your membership ID card, and welcome packet (if available)
    • Notification of account problems, renewal and cancellation
    • Investigation and assessment of possible violations of forum guidelines, terms of service, or WAMAS policies
    • To handle complaints and disputes
  • To develop statistical demographics and analyses of the WAMAS membership in aggregate
  • To conduct research, and to develop and improve our website and services
How Do We Protect The Information That We Collect About You?
We implement physical, electronic, and procedural security measures with the goal of protecting your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Despite our efforts to protect your personal information, confidentiality cannot be and is not guaranteed.

Does WAMAS Share the Information It Receives?
We respect your privacy and appreciate your involvement and participation in our community. We will never transfer or sell your personal information to a third party [without first seeking consent]. If we are legally obligated to disclose any of your information by court order, then we reserve the right to take whatever legal actions we deem necessary to protect your rights and that of the club prior to appropriate disclosure under the law.

Updates To The Privacy Notice
WAMAS may change this Privacy Notice at any time, and without notice. An up-to-date Privacy Notice will be posted on our website and available for inspection by the membership and by all users of our website.

Questions regarding this Privacy Notice should be directed to our Membership Director at membership@wamas.org.