Privacy Policy

German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Inc. Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Inc. (henceforth referred to as the GSDCA) uses and protects any information that you give the GSDCA when you use this website.

The GSDCA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The GSDCA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 1, 2010.

What information we may collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as preferences and interests
  • means of payment such as credit card information

What we do with the information we gather

We use information provided by non-members only to fulfill an order of a product or to provide return information via email.

We collect and use information from members to provide additional, secured information about the Club and about other Club members including Board meeting minutes, a confidential membership list, and financial reports. We only provide membership information in accordance with our Policies and Procedures. We do not provide any membership information to non-authorized parties.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We do not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than making membership contact information available as provided in the Policies & Procedures manuals for distributing information about Club business or candidates running for office.