Privacy Policy

Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited (GRTU)- a Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc.- has created this privacy statement, in accordance to the Privacy Policy of its parent, Trout Unlimited, in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy concerns. The following discloses GRTU’s information gathering and dissemination practices for data collected at the following web sites: www.grtu.org, www.grtutroutfest.org.

Web Site Content

GRTU uses cookies to administer our web site. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer by a web site. This assigns you a unique ID, which helps us generate usage statistics, and, if applicable, to identify you when entering password-restricted areas. You have the option to accept or deny cookies. GRTU’s “Message Board” (Forums) must have cookies enabled to enter this password-protected section of our site.

Guadalupe Chapter of Trout Unlimited’s web sites may contain pages that have links to other websites not administered by Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited. GRTU is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Collection of Personal Data

GRTU’s sites use various online forms in which visitors can opt to send online action alerts, request information, purchase memberships, make donations and register for events.These web forms allow users to submit personal contact and billing information to Trout Unlimited. Contact information obtained from the forms may be used to fulfill orders and magazine subscriptions, and distribute additional information to you about GRTU.

When you submit a web form for membership, donation and event registration purposes, unique identifiers (member numbers) are assigned to your record in our database. These nine-digit GRTU Member Numbers are used to verify your identity and for use as account numbers in our membership database. Financial information that is collected on all web forms is used to bill the user for requested products and services.

All email addresses collected from our websites are for GRTU’s use only, and will not be shared, rented or sold. GRTU will not engage members for solicitation of a product or service via email, and under no circumstances will GRTU make a member’s email address or phone number available to outside parties.

Occasionally, GRTU conducts online surveys and asks site visitors for their contact information. We use data from our surveys for internal use only and for the sole purpose of improving member services and advancing our mission.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All financial data is transmitted using secure web technology. We utilize SSL (Secure Socket Layers), the most advanced online security system available. At all GRTU sites your personal information and credit card number are encrypted by SSL.

One easy method to verify a web form’s security is to check the bottom left corner of your browser. Whenever you enter a secure page on our website the broken key (or padlock) icon is replaced by a solid, secure key (or padlock). Whenever you see this icon, your personal information will be safely and securely transmitted over the web.

Public Forums

GRTU’s website offer site visitors the ability to comment and share information through our forums (http://grtu.org/forums). Please remember that any information you post on our forums is published to the website and becomes visible to the public. Please exercise discretion when deciding to disclose your personal information on public forums, such as our forums.

TROUT UNLIMITED

TU Chapters are required to adhere to the privacy policies posted by Trout Unlimited: (http://www.tu.org/privacy-policy) .

If you have any questions about your Chapter’s privacy policies or how they handle your personal data please contact us via email at trout@tu.org or by calling us toll free at 1-800-834-2419.

Contacting Guadalupe Chapter of Trout Unlimited

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

Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited (GRTU)
P.O. Box 160564
Austin, TX 78716-0564

Telephone:1-512-413-3301
Email: dopsonp@grtu.org