Privacy Statement

Wherever the term 'Far West Skiing' is used in this document, it refers to 'Far West Skiing - A Division of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard'. We are an official arm of :

U.S. Ski & Snowboard
Box 100
1 Victory Lane
Park City, UT 84060
tel: 435.649.9090

This Privacy Policy outlines the information gathering and usage practices for Far West Skiing and www.fwskiing.org . Its purpose is to notify you of what personally identifiable information of yours ("User Information") is collected; how the information is used; with whom the information may be shared; what choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information; what kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under the our control; and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Far West Skiing does not rent, sell or lease User Information we have collected through our web site. We only share User Information, collected through our web site, with Race Departments that are venues for officially sanctioned Far West Skiing or U.S. Ski & Snowboard races. Far West Skiing has not reviewed, nor do we monitor, the Privacy Policies of Race Departments, or their parent corporate owners that we pass information to. We do not control, nor are we responsible for, any of these Race Departments, or their privacy policy (if any).

We will use, responsibly and professionally, any information you volunteer. We strive to collect only that information that we think is necessary for legitimate purposes, such as race registration. We are committed to using the information collected only for these purposes and those outlined below. If you do not want to share personal data, Please do NOT use our on-line information collection systems. Please read below for information on how to change personal information Far West Skiing collects from you.

Links to third party web sites, from this web site, are provided solely as a convenience for you. If you use these links, you will leave our site. We have not reviewed, nor do we monitor, these third party sites and we do not control, nor are we responsible for, any of these sites, their content or their privacy policy (if any). This policy ONLY discloses the information gathering and usage practices for www.fwskiing.org

Contents:

* Information You Volunteer
* Race Registration
* Newsletters
* Security
* Contact Us

Methods of Information Collection and Usage:

* Information You Volunteer

Online Store: To process your order we require name, billing address, phone number, email address, shipping address and credit card information. We use this information only to process your order and, if any questions arise, to contact you about your order. In general, we will try to contact you first by email and only if that fails, or if time is critical, will we try to contact you by phone.

Newsletters: Far West Skiing mails out newsletters. We require first name, last name, and address. Typically all other contact information is voluntary and may be used to send other information or offers via mail. We do not share your information with third parties, except as required to deliver our message.

Additionally you may use one of the following options to request removal of your information from our databases. Please include the exact contact information you'd like removed and some detail about the type of communication you received from us.

You can send email to lucy@fwskiing.org
You can send mail to the following postal address:

Lucy Schram     
Far West Skiing Administrator
PO Box 2664
Truckee, Ca 96160
tel: 530 559-4130
fax: 866 739-2993
email: lucy@fwskiing.org

Correcting or Updating your Personal Info: To change, modify or remove information previously provided, you can submit a request containing your old contact information, your new contact information, and the nature of the communication(s) you've received. You can send email to lucy@fwskiing.org; or mail to the above address.

Information we automatically collect: For each web visitor, we may record date and time of visit, IP address and browser type. This information will not be matched against your personal information as supplied through all the means disclosed above. This information is analyzed and then purged on a regular basis.

This site contains links to other sites. www.fwskiing.org  is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Web sites.

We may use cookies to track session information. You can set the privacy action regarding the acceptance of cookies from within your browser.

Updates to our Privacy Policy will be announced on our web site - www.fwskiing.org.

Privacy and Children: Far West Skiing and the Far West Skiing web sites do not target children (defined as those persons under 13 years of age) as an audience or a market. Far West Skiing does collect information about the age of athletes under 13 years of age, for the legitimate purposes required for entry into Far West Skiing, and U.S. Ski & Snwoboard sanctioned races. Far West Skiing intends to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child we will make all reasonable efforts to delete that data from our records.

Security: To protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Far West Skiing strives to protect the privacy of the information you provide, and inadvertent disclosure of that information is extremely unlikely. In the event of such an inadvertent disclosure, Far West Skiing will do everything commercially reasonable to limit and remedy the disclosure, but Far West Skiing accepts no liability for any unintentional disclosure. In addition, in the unlikely event that any government or private individual seeks information, Far West Skiing will not voluntarily provide the information, but will obey any court order requiring disclosure.

Contact Us: If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

Far West Skiing webmaster at lucy@fwskiing.org
Far West Skiing - A Division of USSA.