Terms of Service

Your right to on-line privacy and personal data security is a concern that the South Puget Sound Woodturners Woodturners honors. The SPSW website (www.spswoodturners.org) does not collect any personal data when you visit our site except when you supply data needed in requesting services, or membership.

General Web Site Access Logs

Web server access logs for www.spswoodturners.org are kept at our commercial Internet Service Provider. These logs contain the IP address of your computer or proxy server, the date and time of the visit, the pages accessed, and other miscellaneous access information. This information can not be used to personally identify you. The SPSW uses this information to track web site statistics for marketing and maintenance purposes. This is general industry practice.

Links from SPSW: Please be aware that non-SPSW web sites accessed through our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party web sites linked to www.spswoodturners.org are not covered by this privacy statement. You should note the privacy policy on those individual sites before giving them access to any personal information.

On-Line Form Processing

The SPSW online email list signup forms are designed to protect the privacy of your information, name, address, e-mail and any other information you provide us. We are committed to data security with respect to information collected on our site.

Information regarding you (such as name, address and phone number will not be given or sold to any outside organization for use in marketing or solicitation purposes without your consent.

Your information may be shared with officers, directors or members appointed by the Board of Directors of the SPSW for the purpose of performing services for our organization. If this is the case, they will be bound by SPSW policy.

We request information from you when you:

  1. Submit a membership application
  2. Renew your membership
  3. Join the SPSW Forum
  4. Subscribe to an SPSW email list
  5. Post items for sale though our online sales venues
  6. Become a Chapter officer
  7. Respond to calls for demonstrators
  8. Respond to exhibit calls for artists entry
  9. Provide feedback to an online survey

SPSW Chapter Information

The SPSW web site provides data about the South Puget Sound Woodturners chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW), in particular, contact information. This information may include name, address, telephone numbers, email and other information relating to our Board of Directors and mentors. This information is available through the public web site for all to see. Any chapter official who wants this information deleted from the web site should contact the SPSW webmaster.


The SPSW uses cookie technology to enhance the user experience on our public web site. The following lists the cookies that may be created:

_gaanalyticsTwo YearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gatperformance1 minuteThis cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidanalytics24 hoursThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
akavpau_ppsdfunctionalWhen the browsing session endsThis cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryfunctional1 hourThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".

Future Development

The SPSW reserves the right to use password control over some parts of our web site in the future development of web site content. If we do, the user will be solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of passwords and any other account information. Users should be careful and responsible whenever they are online. Posting personal information online that is accessible to the public may mean that you will receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. While we strive to protect your personal information, the SPSW cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

The SPSW reserves the right to modify these policies as needed due to changes in the use or status of our on-line projects. Changes to the policies will be noted at this URL