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Privacy Policy

NAWBO-Silicon Valley (NAWBO-SV) understands that protecting your personal information is important to you. As such, we have established this Privacy Policy so that you can understand what information we collect and how we use it. As a visitor, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted in this statement.


NAWBO-SV takes every precaution to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected.

Information Collection and Use

NAWBO-SV collects information in several ways on our website. The type of information that may be collected includes names, addresses, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, and information on your preferences regarding membership.

Contact information may be used to contact you regarding your request or registration. At times, email and postal addresses are used to contact members in order to generate volunteer support for the organization or to send surveys to collect data for industry research. Information may also be used to send promotions from NAWBO-SV's Corporate Partners. NAWBO-SV does not sell its membership lists to third parties.

Special Offers

Occasionally, NAWBO-SV will send you information on products, services, events, and special promotions. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present you the option of not receiving these types of communications. Opt-out choices are placed on every promotional e-mail and fax. You may also opt out of all marketing promotions by contacting NAWBO-SV by phone (408) 657-7190, by fax (408) 257-1786, or via e-mail at and requesting removal from all e-mail, fax, or mailing lists. You will be taken off lists within 48 hours of your request. If you receive anything in the meantime, we apologize. Any changes to your personal information may be sent by those methods as well.


Cookies are files stored on a user's computer. They are correlated to the particular user but are not linked to any personally identifiable information. If member or site registrant requests that his or her profile is listed in the online database program that allows directory searches, event registration and community interactions, it will require a login. This login can be stored on the user’s computer in the cookies, and will reside on the user's computer for an extended period of time. The cookies are used to maintain log-in information and shopping basket contents.

Log Files

Like most web sites, NAWBO-SV’s website tracks individuals' site use. NAWBO-SV uses these statistics in order to provide better service and to improve the function and quality of the site for you and other users. NAWBO-SV does not share this information with outside parties.


NAWBO-SV uses Acteva for credit card processing. This company does not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. Please review the Acteva Privacy Policy for more information.

NAWBO-SV also uses outside sources for website hosting. The ISPs have access to information stored in our web databases and log files. The data is stored for display or order processing as appropriate. The servers that store this information are in a secure environment provided by our hosting companies. NAWBO-SV employees who need information to perform a specific job such as order processing are granted access to personally identifiable information.

NAWBO-SV’s corporate partners may have access to statistics regarding the number of click-throughs to their company web sites. They have access to information pertaining to their particular ad, and are not provided any personally identifiable information.


This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that NAWBO-SV is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. When you click on links to other sites, please be aware that you are leaving and that this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on this site.

Visitors to can rest assured, knowing that your personal information is safe and secure.