WWRC Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 2020

The Western Wake Republican Club (WWRC) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the WWRC website (WWRC.org) and governs data collection and usage. By using our website, products and services, you consent to the data we collect and how we use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the data we collect and how we use it, you should not use this website or our products and services.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The WWRC website may be used without entering your personally identifiable information. However, the WWRC may seek to collect from you personally identifiable information at various points throughout the site, as detailed below.

The WWRC collects personally identifiable information from members and guests who become a registered user by setting up a user account on our website. The following information is required to set up a user account: name, street address, email address, and user name and password.

Registered users who make a financial transaction (e.g., renewing membership dues, registering for an event, making a donation, or purchasing a product) are required to submit their occupation and employer (mandated by the IRS), as well as their credit card information and billing address.

Registered users who are registering for an event will be asked to supply certain information, such as dietary restrictions.

Registered users can choose to submit optional personal information, including demographics and biographical data.

Web Forms and Public Message Boards/Comment Sections

Website users – both registered and unregistered – can voluntarily submit personally identifiable information (e.g., name, city and state of residence, email address) by completing a web form or posting on a public message board or comment section on this website.

Please note that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through a public message board or comment section, this information may be collected and used by others.

Use of Cookies

The WWRC may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your online activities and to help make your online experience more personalized and convenient. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your browser while you are viewing a website. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features and services of the WWRC website.

Use of Your Personal Information

The WWRC collects and uses personally identifiable information to operate the WWRC website and deliver the services you have requested.

The WWRC may use your personally identifiable information for the following purposes (including but not limited to):

  • To fulfill and/or deliver WWRC products and services
  • To provide member and guest communications, such as renewal reminders, and registration and order confirmations
  • To alert you to WWRC’s latest news, events and programs
  • To answer your emails or online requests
  • To deliver and process surveys and conduct other important research
  • To personalize and improve the usability of the website and to improve our products, services and content
  • To provide (for members only) our online member directory

Security of Your Personal Information

The WWRC secures your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The WWRC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

The WWRC does not sell, rent or lease personally identifiable information to any entity or individual, inside or outside of the organization.

The WWRC does not share your personally identifiable information with outside organizations, companies or individuals.

The WWRC does share your personally identifiable information with our employees, affiliates, and trusted third-party service providers as required to provide you with the products and services you request.

The WWRC may use third-party service providers to collect, store, or process your personally identifiable information to complete your requests, provide member and customer support, perform statistical analysis, and send you email or postal mail. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information except to provide these services to the WWRC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

We may also share your personally identifiable information as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights and property, or the rights, property or safety of others, including advisers, law enforcement, judicial and regulatory authorities.

Opting Out of Online Services

The WWRC Email Network is our primary means of communicating with members and distributing digital publications and content. When a member joins WWRC they are automatically signed up for this free service. A member can unsubscribe from this service at any time by contacting us.

Third Party Websites

The WWRC website (WWRC.org) may contain links to other websites provided by third parties, including our state and club affiliates. Please be aware that we do not control third-party websites or any of the content contained on those websites, and that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to exercise caution and to read the privacy policy for the websites you visit. The inclusion of hyperlinks to third-party websites on our website in no way constitutes an endorsement by us of such websites’ content, actions or policies.

Changes and Updates

The WWRC may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post any changes on this page and update the date at the top. Check back periodically to stay aware of modifications. Your continued use of this website after changes have been posted will constitute your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and any changes made to it.


The controller of your personal data, under applicable data privacy legislation and regarding the processing of personal information, is:

Western Wake Republican Club

P.O. Box 2182

Cary, NC 27512-2182