Privacy Notice

WACVB/DMA West respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. To protect online privacy, WACVB/DMA West has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does WACVB/DMA West Collect?
Most data WACVB/DMA West collects is used only to better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the website.

From General Users
WACVB/DMA West does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From Members, Conference Registrants and Other Customers
o gain access to members-only resources on, members are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. WACVB/DMA West asks users to provide their name, title, organization name, business phone and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to WACVB/DMA West through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, and other related registrations. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by WACVB/DMA West to its members through its electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, WACVB/DMA West will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. WACVB/DMA West only uses this information to enhance its services to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner. 

Use of Collected Data
WACVB/DMA West uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

WACVB/DMA West Member Services. Generally, WACVB/DMA West uses data collected to improve its own web content, to respond to members’ interests and to develop new services and resources.

Disclosures to Third Parties. WACVB/DMA West also makes member contact information available through the WACVB/DMA West Membership Directory to members and the public using its website and to those who register for its conferences/education programs. On occasion, WACVB/DMA West may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services of interest to destination marketers. These limited data may include names, job titles, organizations and business addresses and may include business phone numbers or e-mail addresses on an ‘opt-in’ basis. Users may request WACVB/DMA West refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties on conference registration forms or any other form on which they are providing information; an opt-out box will appear on each form on which a user provides information. Alternatively, users may contact WACVB/DMA West at or (916) 443-9012 to express their preferences if they determine later that they do not wish to have the information shared.

Consent to Use Personal Information. WACVB/DMA West or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the user when registering for this website. User supplies information as defined above when registering for the website in order to allow WACVB/DMA West (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the user unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.

Credit Card Account Information. WACVB/DMA West does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, WACVB/DMA West submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?
This website contains links to other websites. WACVB/DMA West has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?
If any User suspects WACVB/DMA West has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us at or (916) 443-9012.