In joining the Cleveland Hiking Club, CHC, members accept the policies of the Club and share their respective contact information with the Club. (Contact information includes the information about you that you provide, such as name, address, telephone number and/or e-mail address.)
The club maintains records of membership and contact information as well as records of each member's hiking and volunteer activities.
Such records may from time to time be shared with other club members. In no event will such detailed records be shared with non-members or outside organizations. CHC will never sell or distribute individual member records to outside organizations.
Members have access to other member’s contact information (directory information) for the purpose of facilitating communication between members. The club publishes a newsletter, Newsteps, and maintains a Website, both of which may contain member data intended for the sole use of members of the CHC for club related activities. Any other use of this material by a member is improper and may result in loss of said member’s membership pending review of the infraction by the Board of Directors. The Club Website contains information available to the public as well as information restricted to “Members only”. The type of information on the CHC Website must be approved by the Board of Directors. Restricted access is accomplished via rules for usernames and passwords tied to the rights to view, compose or edit certain type of information.We do:
- Use security techniques designed to protect members’ information from unauthorized access. See Information Security below.
- Honor members' requests to remove their names from our broadcast alert email message distribution lists using reasonable efforts to delete the information from existing files. Just contact us.
We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control.
Cleveland Hiking Club is not responsible for content or privacy policies of other sites. You should keep this in mind when accessing sites through links on the CHC Web site.
CHC will constantly strive to improve the services we may offer to members, and may update this privacy statement from time to time in connection with that effort. We reserve the right to expand our capabilities for information collection and use, and may change our policies along with this privacy statement at any time.