The WACHH Board and staff take the issue of privacy very seriously and are committed to being transparent about our privacy practices and how we handle your personal information.
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.wachh.org, World Affairs Council of Hilton Head, P.O. Box 22523, Hilton Head, SC 29925. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
In order to use the WACHH website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest.
We request information from you on our order forms. To purchase anything from us, you must provide contact information (like name, email and address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website or by going to our website and logging on to your account using your password:
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline(you can verify this by looking for the "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page).
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. We do not store any credit card information. Once it is used it is deleted.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the WACHH organization and its programs.