Privacy Policy for the Wilderness Medical Society

Last Updated: April 12, 2024

At the Wilderness Medical Society, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled safely and responsibly. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we collect, how we use, store, and protect it, and the circumstances under which we may share it with third parties.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect the following types of personal information from you:

Contact Information: Including your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number.
Professional Information: Such as your medical specialty, qualifications, and training status.
Payment Information: If you make a purchase or donation, we may collect your credit card or other payment details.
Website Usage Data: Information about how you use our website, including your IP address, browser type, and browsing behavior.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

To Provide Services: To process membership applications, event registrations, purchases, and donations.
Communication: To send you newsletters, updates, and other communications related to the Wilderness Medical Society.
Improvement of Services: To analyze website usage data and improve our website, products, and services.
Legal Compliance: To comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal obligations.

3. Protection of Your Information

We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. We restrict access to your personal information to employees, contractors, and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services.

4. Third-Party Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties unless we have obtained your consent or are required by law to do so. Your contact information will not be shared with third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.

However, we may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

5. Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience on our website, analyze website usage, and deliver targeted advertisements. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

6. Links to Third-Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

7. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or applicable laws. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on our website with a revised "Last Updated" date. Your continued use of our services after the updated Privacy Policy becomes effective constitutes your acceptance of the revised policy.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us by emailing Kelly George.

By using our website or services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any personal information or use our website or services.