Privacy Statement

(Last updated 6/22/2016)

The CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit many pages on our website without giving us any information about yourself, but sometimes we do need information to prevent misuse and to provide services that you request. This privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement applies to all web pages and applications offered directly by the CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE.

Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are creating or updating your personal profile, and when signing up for an event.

For example: If you choose to register for an CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE convention or other event, we will ask you for your profile information, and in addition details of optional tours, meals, and other items relevant to the event.

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To deliver services and information that you request or purchase.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
  • To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
  • To investigate and pursue claims of abuse of our service or against our members.

We may occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivery, answering questions about CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE events, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE employees, users of CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE products or services, or members of the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States. CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data.

Control of your Personal Information

When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE.ORG will not provide your personal information to any other company or enterprise, except as identified above.

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You can at any time delete your personal profile. However, if you have registered for any current or future event, we retain the right to keep your personal details on file to allow the proper conduct of that event, after which your details will be removed from our server.


Security of your Personal Information

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. We also encrypt your password so that this information cannot be used by any unauthorized person.


Protection of Children’s Personal Information

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE.ORG is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies

When you visit the site, a cookie is placed on your machine (if your computer will accept cookies) or is read if you have visited the site previously. Cookies are required in order to provide you access to your profile and protected areas of the site. If you refuse the cookies, CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE reserves the right to refuse access to all restricted areas of the site.


Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should first contact CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE by e-mail. See the CONTACT tab in the menu bar for more information.

Changes to this Statement

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE.ORG will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE.ORG will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.

Contact Information

CIRCLE BACK TO SEATTLE welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mail, or postal mail using the links above under the CONTACT tab.


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