Thank you for visiting (our "Site"). We appreciate the opportunity to interact with you on the Internet and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. The purpose of this privacy statement is to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at Please be advised that this Privacy Statement applies only to information gathered through and in connection with this web site.

What Information We Collect

At, you may order products, register for events, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in one or more of our online forums or communities. The types of Personally Identifiable Information that may be asked to be submitted include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card information, and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs and services.

Certain features of our Site may only be available to persons who provide us with the requested personally Identifiable Information such as persons ordering products, programs, and services or otherwise participating in the Site's activities and offerings.

We may also collect non-Personally Identifiable Information when you visit our web pages, such as the type of browser used (eg. Netscape, Internet Explorer, Foxzilla), the type of operating system you are using (Microsoft Windows or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet Service Provider.

How We Use the Information

We may use the Personally Identifiable Information you provide to fulfill your requests for products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings and offer you other products, advertisements, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. This may include requests by EWGA that EWGA partners contact members directly with product information. EWGA shall require EWGA partners to treat Personally Identifiable Information with the same respect as provided by EWGA.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you regarding your Association membership, to confirm registration for an event or service, to obtain your opinion on a survey regarding your satisfaction with a program or level of interest/participation in a program, or to fulfill subscription requests for online newsletters.

All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further communications by following the ‘unsubscribe' link at the bottom of the communication.
When you place an order for products or services (register for events, renew your membership or join EWGA, subscribe to our online newsletters, or shop in our online store), we collect Personally Identifiable Information such as name, contact and billing information, credit card and other transaction information. We use this information to deliver your order, process payment and to communicate with you about the status of your order. Credit card information submitted with your order is used only for payment processing and is not retained on our Site. You may request that your purchase be shipped by common carrier, in which case certain information will be shared with the respective carrier for delivery purposes.

Sharing Your Information

Except as disclosed in this privacy statement, we do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise retransmit any personally Identifiable Information we collect online. Any Personally Identifiable Information you provide to us will be used to fulfill your requests for products, programs or services, or to contact you regarding your account with us.

From time to time, we may be required to provide Personally Identifiable Information in response to court order, subpoena, or government investigation to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions or investigating fraud that has already taken place. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities which we in good faith believe to be unlawful. We may release Personally Identifiable Information when we believe such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others and ourselves.

Cookies and Tracking Technology

To enhance your experience on our web site, our Site may use cookies and tracking technology which are useful for gathering information such as type of browser and operating system used to access the site, date and time of access to the site, number of visitors to the site and how visitors use the site (i.e. which pages visited and for how long). This information does not identify you personally. A cookie is a small text file that a website can use to facilitate a user's ongoing access to and use of the site. A cookie does not in any way give us access to your computer or to any Personally Identifiable Information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Cookies help us analyze web traffic and improve the content and offerings on our Site. Our authorized third-party advertisers, in the course of serving ads to you, may also place and read cookies on your browser or use tracking technology to collect information. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You may choose not to accept cookies by modifying your browser settings. At any time, you may remove any cookies stored on your hard drive by deleting them in your browser's settings section.

Links to Other Web Sites

Links to third-party Web sites may be provided solely for your information and convenience, or to provide additional information for various goods and services. If you use these links, you will leave our Site. This Privacy Statement does not cover the information practices of those Websites linked to our Site, nor do we control their content or privacy policies. We suggest that you carefully review the privacy policies of each site you visit.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Unsubscribing from e-mail Lists

If you are signed up to receive our emails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, follow the ‘unsubscribe' instructions provided on any marketing email or newsletter you receive from this site.

Changes to This Statement

Any updates or changes to the terms of this Privacy Statement will be posted here on our Site and the date of the newest version posted below. Please check back periodically to see if this Privacy Statement has changed.

By using our Site, you acknowledge acceptance of this Privacy Statement in effect at the time of use.

Contact Us

If you have any concerns about our use of your information or about this Privacy Statement, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will make every reasonable effort to address your concerns and remedy any issues you bring to our attention.

This Privacy Statement was last revised on December 6, 2010.