Privacy Policy

Last Update: June 6, 2024

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to, and Harstine Island Community Club (“HICC”) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to the Harstine Island Community Club include The HICC website provides information related to the events and activities of the Harstine Island Community Club. By using the HICC website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


In order to process membership applications and renewals, accept donations, and provide you with products and services offered, HICC may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and last name,
  • Mailing address,
  • Email address,
  • Phone number, or
  • Other requested information.

If you apply for or renew your membership, make a donation, or purchase products and services from HICC, the organization collects billing and credit card information to complete the purchase transaction.

HICC does not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) purchasing event tickets; (c) making a donation; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services, (f) participating in surveys or polls. HICC will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. HICC may also gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.


HICC collects and uses your personal information in the following ways:

  • to operate and deliver the services you have requested;
  • to provide you with information, products, or services that you request or purchase from us;
  • to provide you with notices about your membership renewal;
  • to provide you with receipts for donations to HICC;
  • to carry out HICC’s obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • to notify you about changes to our website.

We may also gather additional information in the future.


HICC does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

HICC may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to HICC.

HICC may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on HICC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HICC; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the HICC website, or the public.


HICC may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit on and its subdomains, in order to determine how the website is used and what pages are most frequently accessed.


HICC may automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the website, to maintain the quality of the website, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the website.


HICC’s website may use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of HICC’s website or other websites that you visit.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that HICC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. HICC encourages our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


HICC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. HICC uses the following methods for this purpose:  SSL Encryption in Transit.

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected to the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

HICC strives to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission of the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while HICC strives to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet that are beyond our control; and (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed.

If you do not wish to use our online payment services, payments and donations may be made by mail.


Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, HICC will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that HICC may not be able to comply with request to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, provide a product or service requested by you, or otherwise fulfill the terms of an agreement between you and HICC.
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity.
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law.
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided HICC obtains your informed consent.
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with HICC.
  • Comply with a legal obligation.
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.


HICC does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.


HICC complies with the Controlling the Assault on Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM Act). To this end, HICC:

  • ALWAYS provides recipients of email marketing and e-newsletters a clear mechanism to opt-out of receiving information in the future and honors any such requests promptly.
  • ALWAYS provides accurate header and subject line information prior to sending any emails. HICC commits to sending only emails with specific subject lines and a clear delineation from whom the email was sent.
  • ALWAYS provides the HICC’s physical address within the body of all of our email messages.


From time to time, HICC may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, news, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our services, HICC may receive a notification when you open an email from HICC or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from HICC, you may opt out of such communications by clicking the included link to unsubscribe or sending your request by email to


HICC may store your data on servers provided by third-party hosting vendors with whom the organization has contracted.


HICC reserves the right to change this Policy from time to time. For example, when there are changes in our services, changes in our data protection practices, or changes in the law. When changes to this Policy are significant, HICC will inform you. You may receive a notice by email, by placing a prominent notice on our website, or by updating our privacy information. Your continued use of the website or services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by the terms as modified.


Harstine Island Community Club

3371 E Harstine Island Rd N

PO Box 1635

Shelton, WA 98584