Privacy Policy

SouthSoundProud.Org Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 17, 2019


This website ( (the “Site”) is owned by South Sound Together (“South Sound”, “we,” “us,” or “our”).

We understand that your privacy is important. This Privacy Policy explains how we handle personal data collected when you use our Site on any platform and in any format, including mobile apps.

By submitting your data to us through the Site, you consent to our collection, use, processing, sharing, storage, security, retention and access of that data as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, your only option is to not use the Site.

Please refer to our Terms of Use (“Terms”) [link] for additional information.

Data We Collect and How We Use It

We collect the personal data that you provide through voluntary submissions on the Site (for example, by uploading a picture to customize and share, registering to receive our newsletter, or by clicking to send us an email).  We use this data to provide the services you are accessing (i.e., to allow you to customize photos, to deliver the newsletter to you, or to respond to your inquiries and requests).

We may also collect some data automatically from your device, including browser/ mobile device data and behavioral data about your use of the Site (for example, how you got to the Site, what pages you visited, where you clicked, and how long you stayed on a particular page).  We use this data to ensure that the Site displays correctly on your device and to improve the Site experience for our visitors.

How We Share Data

We may share your data as follows:

Links to Third-Party Sites

This Privacy Policy applies solely to personal data collected by this Site, Our Site may contain links to other websites, services, platforms or resources, including social media platforms and e-commerce platforms. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such websites or platforms. For example, we do not collect or process your financial information, but a third-party e-commerce platform accessed via a link on the Site may collect and process this information subject to its own terms of use and privacy policy.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the terms of service and privacy policies of other websites, services and platforms.


We implement commercially reasonable technical, physical and administrative security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction of personal information collected through the Site.  However, we cannot and do not guarantee that your personal information will never be accessed by an unauthorized party or otherwise breached.


We will retain your personal data for as long as we deem reasonably necessary or appropriate, unless a different retention period is required by any applicable law, rule or regulation. We reserve the right to delete or destroy any information collected, including personal data, at any time.

Removal of data from your activity on our Site may not automatically result in the deletion of the relevant files from our or our cloud providers’ systems and servers. We are not obligated to ensure the deletion of your data from any servers or systems operated or used by us.

If your access has been terminated, we may, but we are not obligated to, irretrievably delete any and all content we have stored pertaining to your activity on our Site.


If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to correct, update, amend or inquire about deleting/removing personal data that you have provided to us, you may contact us by email.

You may choose to stop receiving our communications, marketing or other emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you may contact us by email.


We may update or change our privacy practices and this policy from time to time.  If we update the policy, we will change the date at the top of this policy to reflect the date of the most recent update.

California Do-Not-Track Disclosure

The Site does not respond to “Do Not Track Signals.”

No Children Under 13

The Site is not directed at or intended for use by children under 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 13 through the Site.

Users Outside the United States

The Site is not directed at or intended for users outside the U.S. Please be advised that if you are located in the European Union or another region with laws related to data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, your personal data submitted through the Site and transferred to the U.S. may not have the same legal data protection as in your jurisdiction.