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Lions Clubs International Privacy Policy

Collection and Use of Personal Membership Data by Lions Clubs International

Lions Clubs International (LCI) recognizes the importance of protecting the private information of our members. LCI collects personal information about Lions Club members and Leo Club members to facilitate communications with and between our members. This information is used solely to further LCI’s Purposes including that “to unite the clubs in bonds of friendship good fellowship and mutual understanding” and to conduct its necessary operational activities including:

Lions Clubs International protects personal information by using password-protected areas and by restricting access to such information. It is important that you protect your password.

Any payment information collected is protected by software during transmission, which encrypts all of your personal information so that it can be safeguarded over Internet channels. We reveal only a limited part of your credit card number when confirming an order.

The official directory is not available on the Internet without a password. Individuals, who are granted access to the official directory or any documents that contain personal information of members, may only use the information to further the purposes of LCI and must agree to delete all such records after use. A club locator with club officer contact information is also available.  The club locator is designed so that it cannot be used as a commercial mailing list and Lions/Leo Club members should ensure it is not used for that purpose.

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In order to use certain features of our website, you may be asked to share personal information. Registration is voluntary. However, you must register to participate in these portions of the website. While registration requires the disclosure of personal information, you can control how we use your information by updating your electronic communications preference profile.

By providing your email address, you are consenting (opting in) to receive information from Lions Clubs International and its family of programs. You may opt out (unsubscribe), change your email notification setting or adjust preferences in your subscription profile.

You should be aware that when you are on the website, you could be directed to other websites beyond our control. If you visit a website that is linked to our website, you should consult that privacy policy before providing any personal information.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH OUR POLICIES AND PRACTICES, YOU SHOULD NOT USE OUR WEBSITE.

Privacy Recommendations for Lions/Leo Clubs, Districts, Multiple Districts and Foundations

Your Lions/Leo Club, District, Multiple District and/or Foundation should consider your privacy practices and follow similar guidelines when using the personal information of members, donors, recipients of your humanitarian assistance, or that of other individuals obtained in the course of conducting your activities. You should consider obtaining written permission before disclosing any personal information including names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, medical information, financial information, etc. You should also be cautious when posting any personal information on the Internet or sharing email addresses with third parties. Please be aware that LOCAL LAWS MAY GOVERN THIS ISSUE and these laws vary widely from country to country, so you should seek advice from a local expert for more information before any personal information is used

If you have any concerns or questions about these policies, please contact Lions Clubs International at (630) 571-5466, ext. 3847 or legal@lionsclubs.org.

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