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Soroptimist International of
Greater Bremerton Area

Privacy Policy

Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area (Soroptimist) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. Soroptimist has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy and security. This Privacy Policy describes how Soroptimist collects information from users of the website, how the collected information is used, and the choices members and visitors have concerning the collection and use of such information. Please read the policy carefully and note that by using Soroptimist's website, members and visitors signify their agreement to this Privacy Policy. Soroptimist will update this policy from time to time. Any revisions, amendments, or modifications will be posted on the website.

What information is collected and how is it used once it is collected?
Most data Soroptimist collects is used only to help Soroptimist better serve its members. It is Soroptimist's general policy to collect and store only personal information that its members and visitors knowingly provide. Information collected online is usually defined as being either anonymous or personally identifiable.

Anonymous information refers to data that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. Soroptimist does not collect any personal information from users browsing its public website. Only aggregate data-such as the number of hits per page, browsers and platform types-is collected. Aggregate data is only used for internal and marketing purposes and does not provide any personally identifying information.

Personally identifiable information refers to data that tells Soroptimist specifically who the visitor is. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the Soroptimist website, members are asked to provide some limited information. This data is submitted voluntarily. Soroptimist asks users to provide their name and member number for Login purposes, and to verify contact information for convention registration.

The database storing Soroptimist membership contact information is a record that is held in trust. Its use for commercial or solicitation purposes is denied to all. Non-members will be denied requests for lists of members and clubs. Only the Soroptimist Board of Directors may grant exceptions.

What are "cookies" and how does Soroptimist use them?
A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of a user's computer. This unique number identifies the user's web browser-but not the user-to Soroptimist computers whenever the user visits the Soroptimist website. A cookie will not provide personally identifiable information about users, such as their name and address. The use of cookies is now an industry standard and cookies are currently used on most major websites. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If users prefer, they can reset their browser to notify them when they have received a cookie. They can also set their browser to refuse to accept cookies altogether.

Soroptimist uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity such as to store and track passwords. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the Internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided.

Soroptimist does not currently accept debit or credit cards for payment of dues, contributions, support or fees of any kind. As such, we will not request or require our members to provide this information. We do, however, utilize Pay Pal to accept payments for contributions, support or fees.

What privacy issues arise with links to other sites and who collects information and has access to it?

Data collected through Soroptimist's website is generally collected and maintained solely by Soroptimist.

This website contains links to other websites. Soroptimist has no control over, and is not responsible for, the privacy policies or content of such sites.

Members may choose to "opt out" of receiving materials. If members do not "opt out" of receiving such promotional materials, Soroptimist reserves the right to e-mail materials related to its services.

Soroptimist may occasionally need to send members messages pertaining to their use of the services and/or the sites. Members will not be able to "opt out" of receiving such messages. These messages are limited in that they, among other things, will clearly indicate the originator of the e-mail.

What types of security measures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information?
Soroptimist has security measures in place to protect the information under its control. While the organization makes every effort to ensure the integrity and security of its network and systems, it cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining information. Soroptimist will never sell member or visitors' information to a third party. Any information that is disclosed in public areas of Soroptimist's website, in the members-only Forum, or on the Internet may become public information. Members and visitors should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these areas.

Questions About Soroptimist's Privacy Policy
If members or visitors have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact:

Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area, P. O. Box 5375, Bremerton, WA 98312 or send an email to sigreaterbremerton@soroptimist.net.


The Soroptimist name, emblem and logo are registered trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by Soroptimist International of the Americas, Inc. and/or other individuals or entities. Any reproduction or retransmission of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Soroptimist International of the Americas, Inc. or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent.

In many cases, photographs displayed on this site were supplied by Soroptimist members who are responsible for obtaining explicit permission to take these photographs with the provision that they may also be provided to Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area for use in this website and/or other marketing materials. Therefore, it is assumed that Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area has permission to use such images. However, should the site display a photograph for which no such permission has been granted, said image will be removed immediately upon request.

This website includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites. Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on other sites, including Soroptimist clubs and regions that link to this site, nor does it imply endorsement or approval of products or information offered.

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Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area is a charitable, not-for-profit organization exempt from Federal income tax under

section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. As such, all contributions to the organization are fully tax deductible to the

extent allowed by law. Please consult a tax advisor. 

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