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Privacy Policy

The West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNPA) values the privacy of our members, customers and visitors. WVNPA collects information to only help us better serve our members and the nonprofit sector. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that is knowingly provided to us. We do not share personal information. WVNPA also collects organizational information for research and member services.

This Privacy Policy explains our practices regarding the collection of information from this website that can personally identify you and/or your organization, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Personal Information Collected

Through WVNPA’s member and research database, WVNPA collects and stores contact information from individuals as it is knowingly provided to us, including email addresses. WVNPA does not distribute personal information or email addresses to third parties. We use this information to contact individuals via email and mail with additional resources that might be of interest, including upcoming events and trainings, new publications, or other resources. You may choose at any time not to provide personally identifiable information, although this may restrict our ability to provide requested services or information.

The following are examples of personally identifiable information that you may volunteer to provide and examples of how we use such information.

  • Email Addresses – WVNPA collects email addresses from those that create Online User accounts, subscribe to emails, register for events, or subscribe to emails. WVNPA may use your email address to send you emails from WVNPA, including marketing emails from WVNPA, member updates, or email newsletters. WVNPA does not distribute email addresses to third parties.
  • Mailing Addresses – WVNPA collects mailing addresses of those that register for events or become members. WVNPA may send via mail member newsletters, brochures or other promotional items.
  • Cookies – Many websites, including this one, use cookies—pieces of numeric data stored on your computer—so that we can identify when you return to our website. WVNPA can only “read” cookies that are placed on your computer from our own website. Usage of cookies is not linked to any personally identifiable information. You can select to disable cookies by changing your browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you will be able to access portions of our website content. 

Organizational Information Collected

WVNPA makes organizational contact information available through its online Member Directory. Any organization may request their information be omitted from the online directories by contacting WVNPA at

Financial Data Security

WVNPA does not collect nor disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay by credit card for event registrations, purchases, etc., this information is transmitted directly to a secure credit card processor.

Third Party Uses

WVNPA makes available only organizational information that is already publicly available or knowingly provided to WVNPA, including organizational mailing address and website, executive director name, financial summary, and program descriptions information. This information is provided with WVNPA’s Member Directory, a searchable online tool for members to access.


WVNPA takes photographs during public events and solicits photographs from our members of their work and occasionally selects quality photos for distribution via this website, social media, or other means. Photos are taken in public settings during public events. If you are included in a photograph and would prefer that it not be distributed, please contact WVNPA at and let us know what photo and where you saw it. We will do our best to remove it from circulation.

Choice to Opt Out

WVNPA provides all individuals and customers the opportunity to opt out of having your personal information used for certain purposes. If you are a member of WVNPA, have registered for an event, or no longer wish to receive promotional communications, you may opt out of receiving such communications by emailing your opt-out request to


Throughout this website, WVNPA links to third-party websites. In the event you choose to access such links, please note that they are not covered by this Privacy Policy. When you follow a link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that website.

Changes to this privacy policy

WVNPA has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our website and revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy or in general, please contact WVNPA at


Last updated on July 23, 2015.