Yakima Convention Center, July 11 – 13, 2024

Privacy Policy           Effective Date:  September 21, 2019

This privacy policy describes the privacy practices of the Square & Folk Dance Federation of Washington.  The publication of this privacy policy serves as notification to users of:

  • The information we collect;
  • With whom it is shared;
  • How it can be corrected;
  • How it can be removed;
  • How it is secured;
  • How policy changes will be communicated; and
  • How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.

 Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 

Square & Folk Dance Federation of Washington is the sole owner of the information that we collect. We only collect information that is voluntarily provided to us via email, registration on the web site, or from other direct contact from you to us or our affiliates. 

We may use your information to communicate with you based on your preference, via:

·      Postal address

·      Email

·      Phone

·      SMS text message

·      Social media 

We may contact you to:

·       Respond to you, if you contact us

·       Notify you of upcoming events

·       Notify you of changes to this privacy policy

·       Communicate general information deemed by the Federation to be relevant to the mission of the Square & Folk Dance Federation of Washington.

Some of your contact information may be shared with services we may use for the purpose of delivering mail, email or text messages

Excluding the above, we will not share, sell, rent or otherwise disclose your information to any entity outside of the Square & Folk Dance Federation of Washington, it’s affiliated organizations, (e.g., Clubs) without your express consent.

Online Orders.

Festival committees or other affiliates may sell items online.  We request information from you on our order forms.  To buy from us, you must provide contact information such as name, shipping address, credit card number and expiration date.  All card data will be collected and processed by a third party Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant payment processor.  At no point in the transaction process does the Square & Folk Dance Federation of Washington have access to any payment card data.

This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information to contact you.

We may partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.


We take precautions to protect your information. 

Wherever we collect your information from our web page, the data is encrypted during transmission.  You can verify this by looking for a closed padlock icon in your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.


Our web sites make use of “cookies”.  A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s device to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


From time-to-time we may request information in the form of a survey.  Participation in these survey is completely voluntary and you may choose whether to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level).  Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the services we provide.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should notify the Webmaster.