Privacy and Security Policy

Last updated: January 26, 2020

Who We Are:

Our website address is:

The owners and operators of this website know that you care about how your information is used and shared.  We value our relationships with website visitors and we are committed to protecting your privacy. All technically feasible steps are taken to protect your information.

Log Data Collected When You Visit the Site:

Our website servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data” ).  This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click.  For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet Service Provider the IP address will be different every time you log on.  We use Log Data to monitor the use of the Site and of our Service, and for the Site’s technical administration.  We do not associate your IP address with any other personally identifiable information to identify you personally, except in case of violation of the Terms of Service.

Personal Data Collected When You Visit the Site:

By accessing the website and its services, and voluntarily providing us with the requested personal information, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

When website visitors submit Questions we collect the data they voluntarily provide in the Question form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string.  Some of this data may contain personally identifiable information.  We use this data to respond to the question.

When website visitors submit Contact forms we collect the data they voluntarily provide in the Contact form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string.  Some of this data may contain personally identifiable information.  We use this data to respond to the request.

When visitors leave Comments on the site we collect the data they voluntarily provide in the Comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string.  We use this data to better understand and improve the content and services we provide through the website.  If the nature of the Comment calls for a response we use the data to deliver our reply.

When prospective members submit a Membership Application we collect the Name, Address, Telephone Number, eMail address, Date of Birth, and Emergency Contact Information data they provide.  This is personally identifiable information.  We also collect their IP address and browser user agent string.  We use the information for the purpose of sending meeting announcements and other correspondence to our members.

At the time this policy was issued we do not enable visitors to upload images to the website.  However, if you do upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.  Other visitors to the website can download and extract any location data that may be present in those images.


Similar to many other websites, we also use “cookie” technology to collect website usage data, and to improve the Site and our service.  A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk.  The cookies we use do not collect personally identifiable information.  This website may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Site and our service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users, and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our services.  A session cookie enables certain features of the Site and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the Site.  A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site.  Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions.  Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies.  You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.  Some features of our website may depend upon your acceptance of their cookies.  If you do not accept those cookies the related features may not function properly.


The owner and operator of this website uses an analytics tool to measure and report statistics about page views.  The analytics tool uses cookies to evaluate website visits.  The cookies and the analytics tool do not collect any personally identifiable information.

Links to Other Websites:

Our Site contains links to other websites.  The linked-to sites have been selected based on the nature of their products and services which complement the products and services we offer.  The linked-to sites are ones that share our high standards and respect for privacy.  The fact that we link to another website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third-party.  We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.  These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data, or solicit personally identifiable information from you.  Other sites follow their own rules regarding the use or disclosure of any personally identifiable information you submit to them.  We encourage our website users to be aware when they leave our site.  We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

How We Protect the Confidentiality, Security and Integrity of Personal Information:

Access to such information is restricted to authorized parties and agents of the website owner and operator who need such access in order to perform their job-related duties, or to provide products or services to you.

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information for commercial purposes. 

Our website content may include photos and text-based descriptions of our activities.  If you wish to exclude your likeness from appearing in published photographs, or exclude your name from appearing in published text please notify us via eMail sent to

We may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do so, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of persons or entities associated with this website, or other persons and entities.

How You Can Help Protect Your Information:

We recommend that you do not divulge your user name or password to anyone.  Neither the owner nor the operator of this website will ever ask you for your user name or password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited eMail message.  Similarly, neither the owner nor the operator of this website will ever ask you to perform a financial transaction in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited eMail message.  If you ever are in doubt as to the authenticity of any request you may receive from people purport to be affiliated with this website you should take independent measures to validate their identify and the legitimacy of the request.  In addition, if applicable, you should remember to sign out of your account or service, and close out of the browser window at the end of each session, especially if you use a public or shared computer.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:

The owner and operator of this website cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law.  We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of the owner and operator of this website or a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.

Our Policy Towards Children:

The Site is not directed to persons under age 13.  If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us.  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under age 13.  If we become aware that a child under age 13 has provided us with personal identifiable Information, we will delete such information from our files.


If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this policy, please do not provide any personal information to us through this website.  If you have previously provided personal information to us and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify us by eMail sent to:

Questions, Comments, Concerns:

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our privacy policy please contact us via eMail sent to:

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

The owner and operator of this website may at any time, with or without notice and in its sole discretion, amend this policy by addition, modification, change, or removal of portions of the policy.  If we make amendments this page will be updated to show the date of the most recent update.  Please review this policy periodically.  Your continued use of this website after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.


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