At the Southwest Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (SVCTM), we are committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and ensuring the security of any personal information collected. This Privacy Policy outlines how we handle and safeguard your data when you interact with our website.

  1. Information Collection and Use: We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, and other relevant details, when you voluntarily provide it to us for purposes such as membership registration, event registration, or newsletter subscription. We use this information to fulfill your requests and to communicate with you about our services, events, and updates.

  2. Data Security: We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no method of data transmission or storage over the internet is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute data security.

  3. Information Sharing: We do not sell, rent, or disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may share your information with trusted service providers and partners who assist us in delivering our services and conducting our operations, such as event management, email communication, and website analytics. These third parties are obligated to handle your data in a confidential and secure manner.

  4. Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Our website may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience, analyze website traffic, and collect anonymous usage data. You can modify your browser settings to decline cookies or notify you when cookies are being sent, but please note that some website features may not function properly without cookies.

  5. Visitor Comments: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to ensure the integrity of our website and maintain a positive user experience.

  6. Links to Third-Party Websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites for your convenience. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those websites before providing any personal information.

  7. Children's Privacy: Our website and services are not directed to individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have unintentionally collected personal information from a child under 13, we will take immediate steps to delete the information from our systems.

  8. Updates to this Privacy Policy: We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our information practices. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the revised policy on our website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at [email protected]. By continuing to use our website, you consent to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: 5/18/23