Our Commitment to Privacy
District Running Collective (DRC) is the sole owner of the information collected on its sites and through other means. We will not sell, share, rent, or otherwise disclose this information to other parties other than as disclosed in this statement. DRC collects information from our members and website users in a variety of ways.
The DRC website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that DRC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to take appropriate precautions when leaving our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the DRC.
What information is collected from you and how it is used
No registration is required to read the public parts of the DRC web site. Only duly authorized staff or a representative of DRC may post information or materials on the DRC public website. Only authorized staff, volunteers, and dues paying members may access the private DRC sections of the website. Only DRC staff may post materials there. DRC collects information from our users at several different points throughout our website and from other sources. This section describes these points of collection.
DRC is committed to protecting our donors’ privacy. Our donors expect that we will use their support wisely. We value our donors’ trust, and we recognize that maintaining this trust requires us to be transparent and accountable to our supporters and the public at all times. DRC collects, uses, and discloses personal information only for certain purposes that are identified to the donor. We may use information to establish and manage our relationship with a donor. We obtain relevant personal information about donors lawfully and fairly. The main uses for this information involves raising money to reach our goals, to process gifts, and return appropriate receipts and thank you letters in accordance with IRS regulations. We will occasionally release a list of our donors in order to publicly recognize and thank them for support of our organization. In such cases, other organizations and third parties will have access to our donor names and in some cases donation amounts.
DRC does not sell, trade, or rent the information and contents of active donor files to others. DRC does not share donor e-mail addresses to third parties. DRC only uses and discloses personal information with donor permission. Donor permission can be in writing or implied, either verbally and/or electronically. A donor may withdraw permission to collect, use, and disclose personal information at any time by giving DRC reasonable notice, subject to legal or contractual obligations. A donor may opt out of sharing of any information, including name and address, by emailing us at RunDRCmembership@gmail.com. When a donor has communicated a desire to opt out of the disclosure of his or her information, DRC will not include the donor’s data to another organization or third party.
The personal information in our possession shall be kept accurate and up-to-date. Donors may always correct their personal information if they believe that our records are not correct. If a donor feels that any of our information about them is inaccurate or incomplete, the donor has the right to ask us to change it or delete it. If a donor’s personal information is wrong in any way, DRC will make the required changes.
No sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), is collected by the DRC website. As outlined above, the DRC does partner with reputable third-party, internet commerce sites that may collect donations, individual member data, revenue, or sell merchandize or services. These parties are solely responsible for the content and security of their site. DRC is not responsible for the security of these sites, however DRC makes every effort to select reputable service providers. Please review the privacy policies of these third-party providers as outlined above.
Contests and Surveys
From time to time, we may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these contests or surveys is completely voluntary, and thus the user has a choice about whether or not to disclose the information requested. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the operations of DRC. Information from these contests and surveys may be combined with other information we have about you.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use (e.g. statistics). IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information
We will share aggregated demographic information about our website users with users, partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Other Collection Points
With whom the information may be shared and other kinds of disclosures
The DRC will occasionally share information with other DRC entities and third parties. This section describes what information we share and with whom.
Sharing with DRC entities
DRC Members receive reports about members of the organization, including name, address, phone, e-mail address, etc. This information is used to contact members about general-interest matters and specialized topics in the same manner as described above. DRC Members occasionally shares aggregated demographic information with their board, members, partners and advertisers. Again, this is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Sharing with non-DRC third parties
DRC occasionally enters into partnerships with other organizations with other running/track & field/ and health & fitness organizations or companies. The partnerships may be developed to receive or provide services to such organizations. When DRC provides the services or collects information for partners, this privacy statement will govern the use of such information for the partnership unless otherwise stipulated in a contractual arrangement that is more restrictive than this policy.
We occasionally share aggregated demographic information with our corporate sponsors, suppliers, partners, and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
We will occasionally make our postal or e-mail lists available to to DRC corporate sponsors, suppliers, or other partners for the specific purpose of fulfilling a partnership agreement or offering discounts or perquisites, which we think might be of interest to our members. These companies or organizations are contractually obligated not to use these mailing lists for any other purposes or to disclose them to any third party.
We will also share information to prevent fraud, to respond to a legal process, or as otherwise required by law.
Other kinds of disclosures of personal information
DRC Officers, employees, Club Officers, as well as DRC Committee members, Sub-Committee members, and DRC Board members, may have their name, address, fax number, phone number, and e-mail (work and/or home for each) listed both on the website and in print for contact purposes. Any person who accepts an official position with DRC agrees to have his/her contact information made available to DRC’s members and the public, unless requested otherwise.
Some individuals may have their biographies posted on the DRC website or otherwise published by DRC. These people agree to have certain information about them communicated to the public, including, but not limited to, name, home city and state, age, educational background, etc.
Revised June 15, 2016