Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to pugetsoundkoiclub.org and Puget Sound Koi Club and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of the Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Puget Sound Koi Club include pugetsoundkoiclub.org, pugetsoundkoiclub.com, psck.us and PSCK. The PSCK website is a non-profit site. By using the PSCK website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

PSCK may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

If you purchase PSCK’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through PSCK’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

PSCK encourages you to review the privacy statement of websites you choose to link to from PSCK so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.

PSCK is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the PSCK website.

Use of your Personal Information

PSCK collect and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

PSCK may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from PSCK and its affiliates. PSCK may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

PSCK does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties

PSCK may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. PSCK may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to PSCK, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

PSCK may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within PSCK, in order to determine what PSCK services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within PSCK to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

PSCK will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 PSKC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of PSCK; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PSCK, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by PSCK. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the PSCK website.

USE of Cookies

The PSCK website may use “cookies” to help your personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize PSCK pages, or register with PSCK site or services, a cookie helps PSCK to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing address, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same PSCK website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the PSCK features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the PSCK services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. PSCK uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol

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 Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under Thirteen

PSCK does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use the website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. User may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from PSCK by contacting us at info@pugetsoundkoiclub.org

Changes to this Statement

PSCK will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. PSCK encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how PSCK is protecting your information.

Contact Information

PSCK welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Statement of Privacy. If you believe that PSCK has not adhered to this Statement. Please contact PSCK info@pugetsoundkoiclub.org

Effective as of May 07, 2017