Privacy Policy

Southwest Conservative Republican Women (branded as Women Advancing Freedom or referred to as “the club”) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience on our club website. This Statement of Privacy applies to our club website (womenadvancingfreedom.org) and governs data collection and usage. By using our club website, products and services, you consent to the data we collect and how we use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the data we collect and how we use it, you should not use this website or our products and services.

 

Collection of Your Personal Information

The club website (womenadvancingfreedom.org) may be used without entering your personally identifiable information. However, the club website may seek to collect from you personally identifiable information at various points throughout the site, as detailed below.

The club website collects personally identifiable information from members and guests who become a registered user by setting up a user account on our website. The following information is required to set up a user account: name, street address, email address, and user name and password.

Registered users who make a financial transaction (e.g., renewing membership dues, registering for an event, making a donation, or purchasing a product) are required to submit their occupation and employer (mandated by the IRS), as well as their credit card information and billing address.

Registered users who are registering for an event may be asked to supply certain information, such as dietary restrictions.

Registered users can choose to submit optional personal information, including demographics and biographical data.

 

Web Forms and Public Message Boards/Comment Sections

Website users – both registered and unregistered – can voluntarily submit personally identifiable information (e.g., name, city and state of residence, email address) by completing a web form or posting on a public message board or comment section on this website.

Please note that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through a public message board or comment section, this information may be collected and used by others.

 

Use of Cookies

The club website may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your online activities and to help make your online experience more personalized and convenient. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your browser while you are viewing a website. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features and services of the club website.

 

Use of Your Personal Information

Southwest Conservative Republican Women collects and uses personally identifiable information to operate the club website and deliver the services you have requested.

The club may use your personally identifiable information for the following purposes (including but not limited to):

  • To fulfill and/or deliver club products and services

  • To provide member and guest communications, such as renewal reminders, and registration and order confirmations

  • To alert you to club news, events and programs

  • To answer your emails or online requests

  • To deliver and process surveys and conduct other important research

  • To personalize and improve the usability of the website and to improve our products, services and content

  • To provide (for members only) our online member directory

 

Security of Your Personal Information

Southwest Conservative Republican Women, also referred to as “the club”, secures your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The club secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
 

The club does not sell, rent or lease personally identifiable information to any entity or individual, inside or outside of the organization.

The club does not share your personally identifiable information with outside organizations, companies or individuals.
 

The club may share your personally identifiable information with our affiliates, and trusted third-party service providers as required to provide you with the products and services you request.
 

The club may use third-party service providers to collect, store, or process your personally identifiable information to complete your requests, provide member and customer support, perform statistical analysis, and send you email or postal mail. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information except to provide these services to the club, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
 

We may also share your personally identifiable information as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights and property, or the rights, property or safety of others, including advisers, law enforcement, judicial and regulatory authorities.

 

Opting Out of Online Services

The Southwest Conservative Republican Women Member Directory is available on the private member website. When a member joins a local Republican women’s club (members of local clubs are also members of their state’s Federation of Republican Women and of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) and is automatically included in this Member Directory, which is accessible only to members. The NFRW Member Directory includes a member’s name, club of membership, city and state of residence, and email address. If a member chooses to upload her biography and photo on her User Account, these items will also appear in the Member Directory. A member can remove her listing in this Member Directory at any time by logging into the NFRW website, going to her User Account, and then to the Opt In/Opt Out Selections screen. For further assistance, please contact the NFRW.

Email is a primary means of communicating with members and distributing digital publications and content. When a member joins a local Republican women’s club (members of local clubs are also members of their state federation and of the NFRW), she is automatically signed up for this free service. A member can unsubscribe from this service at any time by scrolling to the bottom of any of our emails and clicking the “unsubscribe” link. For further assistance, please contact the NFRW.

 

Third Party Websites

The club website (womenadvancingfreedom.org) may contain links to other websites provided by third parties, including our state and club affiliates. Please be aware that we do not control third-party websites or any of the content contained on those websites, and that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to exercise caution and to read the privacy policy for the websites you visit. The inclusion of hyperlinks to third-party websites on our website in no way constitutes an endorsement by us of such websites’ content, actions or policies.

 

Changes and Updates

Southwest Conservative Republican Women and update the date at the top. Check back periodically to stay aware of modifications. Your continued use of this website after changes have been posted will constitute your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and any changes made to it.

 

Contact

The controller of your personal data, under applicable data privacy legislation and regarding the processing of personal information, is:

Southwest Conservative Republican Women
info@womenadvancingfreedom.org

If you have questions or comments about our privacy practices, please contact us.