Last Updated: 10/20/2023

  1. Introduction

The 1st Marine Division Association (FMDA) is dedicated to ensuring the privacy and security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your data when you interact with our website and services. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

  1. Information We Collect
  • Personal Information: When you register for membership or engage with our services, we may collect personal information, including your name, contact details, and other relevant information.

  • Payment Information: When processing payments for memberships or donations, we may collect financial information, such as credit card details. This information is securely processed and not stored on our servers.

  • Website Usage Data: We may collect non-personal data, such as IP addresses, browser type, and browsing patterns to improve our website’s functionality and performance.

  1. How We Use Your Information

We use your information for the following purposes:

  • Membership Services: To manage your membership, provide access to benefits, and process payments.

  • Communications: To keep you informed about our activities, events, and updates.

  • Scholarship Program: To administer and support our scholarship program for eligible recipients.

  • Website Improvement: To analyze usage data and enhance the functionality and content of our website.

  • Legal Obligations: To comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  1. Information Sharing

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. Your data may be shared in the following situations:

  • Service Providers: We may engage service providers to support our operations, and they may have access to your data to perform their services.

  • Legal Compliance: We may disclose your information if required by law or to protect our rights and safety.

  1. Data Security

We employ security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

  1. Your Privacy Choices
  • Access and Update: You can access and update your personal information by logging into your account on our website.

  • Unsubscribe: You can opt-out of receiving promotional emails from us by following the instructions in the emails.

  1. Children’s Privacy

Our services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe a child has provided us with their data, please contact us, and we will take the necessary steps to remove it.

  1. Changes to this Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. We will notify you of significant changes by posting the revised policy on our website.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or your data, please contact us at [email protected]

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