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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Federation of German American Societies, INC. is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains what types of information are collected by The Federation of German American Societies, INC.s' website, [1], and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected

The Federation of German American Societies, INC. members that register with [1] and individuals that complete forms on our website voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to be contacted by us.

IP addresses

The Federation of German American Societies, INC. may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer [1], and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies [1] uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you're particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of [1], so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used

We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail messages to you; to answer your requests;  etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitation to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users' needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy

The Federation of German American Societies, INC. does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.

External Links

Some pages on [1] include links to external websites. These links do not fall under the [1] domain, and The Federation of German American Societies, INC. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.


We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

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