Privacy Policy

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,

Thank you for taking time to review the IFWTWA PRIVACY and WARNING notices

IFWTWA DOES NOT SHARE OR DISCLOSE MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION SUCH AS YOUR ADDRESS OR PHONE NUMBER, OR PERSONALLY INDENTIFYING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. IN FACT, AS OF DECEMBER 2018, WE DO NOT HOLD PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU SUCH AS YOUR DATE OF BIRTH OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (THE LATTER IS FOR US CITIZENS).

AS OF JANUARY 2020, WHEN APPLYING FOR IFWTWA MEMBERSHIP, YOU AGREE THAT IFWTWA WILL CREATE A PUBLIC MEMBER PROFILE FOR YOU FROM THE DATA YOU SUPPLIED IN YOUR APPLICATION. YOU AGREE TO THE PUBLIC RELEASE OF THIS LIMITED INFORMATION. A PUBLIC PROFILE ALLOWS OUTSIDE PARTIES TO VERIFY YOU ARE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING. BY PROVIDING THIS MEMBER BENEFIT TO YOU, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE INTERNATIONAL FOOD, WINE & TRAVEL WRITERS ASSOCIATION, ALSO KNOWN AS IFWTWA, FROM THE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF LIMITED INFORMATION FROM YOUR PROFILE AS A MEMBER BENEFIT.

*** Warning Notice ***

This website is operated and controlled by the International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association. By accessing this site you affirm and agree you have been warned the contents of your data streams are subject to content monitoring by members of the IFWTWA Board of Directors (BOD), contractors, staff, volunteers working under the direction of the BOD, and system administrators working for our hosting provider, Memberclicks.com. You have no expectation of privacy in the use of this system. You must not engage in unlawful or inappropriate activity while on this site. Unlawful or inappropriate conduct on this site by you may result in disciplinary action up to and including the revocation of your membership and the referral of information to law enforcement and other appropriate authorities. BY ACCESSING AND USING THIS SITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
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