Puget Sound Leather Artisans Co-Op (PSLAC)

PSLAC Privacy Policy

  • Overview
  • What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?
  • What are cookies?
  • What does PSLAC do with the information I furnish?
  • What other information do you request?
  • Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?
  • What else should I know about my privacy when on-line?
  • Your consent to this agreement


PSLAC have adopted the following Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is processed and used. We promise that we will take steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the web pages, newsletters, discussion lists, registrations, and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by PSLAC. Our web site may include links to other web sites. When you leave our site we are no longer able to enforce any type of privacy policy.

What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" (IP) address. When a visitor requests a page from any web site within the PSLAC network, our web servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the specific IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, but do not collect and evaluate this information for individuals. Our web servers do not record e-mail addresses of visitors unless they sign up for a PSLAC membership or announcements

What are cookies?

From time to time, PSLAC may send a "cookie" to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie cannot read data on your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system. We use cookies to identify which areas of our web site you have visited. We may use this information to better personalize the content, banners, and promotions that you see on our site. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site and other web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

What does PSLAC do with the personal information I furnish?

Members are asked to provide certain personal information, such as name, address, telephone number, when they sign up for our services, and information. The personal information collected from consumers during the registration process is used to manage each member's account. This information is not shared with third parties, unless specifically stated otherwise or in special circumstances. PSLAC may also generate non-identifying and aggregate profiles from personal information members provide during registration (such as the total number, but not the names, of members).

What other information do you request?

We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or for providing additional services (for example, subscriptions to e-mail newsletters, or announcement lists). Whenever we request the identity of a visitor to our site, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy that means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third party, without your consent. In addition, PSLAC will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new products and services.

Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?

PSLAC will disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to
  1. conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on PSLAC,
  2. protect and defend the rights or property of the PSLAC network of sites, or visitors to PSLAC,
  3. identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the rights of third parties, and,
  4. cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
PSLAC uses reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties which receive the information. PSLAC also links to a wide variety of other sites and may contain advertisements of third parties. We are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users.

What else should I know about my privacy when on-line?

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on-line, for example, through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere, that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information on-line that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are on-line.

Your consent to this agreement

By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by PSLAC as specified above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

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