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South Carolina Writers Association Privacy Policy

South Carolina Writers Association (SCWA) values the privacy of our members/users. Therefore, this privacy policy explains in detail how we use and protect the information we collect when you visit our website ( this privacy policy completely. Please refrain from visiting the site if the terms outlined below are not satisfactory to you.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and will list these changes in the updates section of the policy. By reading this notice and visiting the site, you agree that you understand that members/users will not be personally notified when this policy changes.

Therefore, we advise our members/users to frequently review our privacy policy so that they remain aware of its updates. By using the site, you accept that the posted policy and all its changes apply to your interaction with SCWA.

Information Collected by SCWA:

  • Personal information may be collected by this site in many ways. This information includes:
  • Personal identifying information, such as your name, address, email, phone number, age, gender and other personal data.
  • Server data related to the IP address you used to visit our website, which includes your address, browser, OS, access time and site activity.
  • Financial information related to your orders, including your payment method and identifying payment information. We rarely store financial information collected on our site for transaction purposes. That information gets sent directly to our payment processor, AffiniPay.
  • Social network data, including Facebook permissions and user information from other networks, provided you log onto our site using one of these media sites.

How We Use This Information:

Our website uses information collected to:

  • Manage your account information.
  • Deliver announcements/promotions.
  • Email your account confirmation.
  • Increase site efficiency.
  • Manage purchases and payments.
  • Notify you of updates
  • Offer new events and/or products.
  • Request your user/member feedback.
  • Resolve account disputes.
  • Respond to your service requests.

Information Disclosure:

Normally, your information stays on our site. However, below we have listed the situations that may require us to share the information we collect from you:

  • When required by law, such as for fraud protection.
  • With our third-party providers for payment processing and hosting.
  • With your consent for marketing purposes.
  • When you post comments on the site.
  • If this site goes bankrupt and data must be transferred.

Cookies, Trackers and Online Ads:

We may use cookies, trackers, web beacons and other technology to customize our website to improve your experience. We may customize the site using this information. These trackers do not have access to your personal information and can be removed from your browser options.

Other Sites:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites in the form of policies, ads and other non-affiliated links. Once you leave our site, we are no longer responsible for how your information is collected and disclosed. Please refer to the privacy policies of those third-party sites for more information.

Information Security:

We take technical and administrative precautions to protect your data, but we cannot guarantee its safety against all types of fraud or misuse. If you provide personal information, we cannot verify its total security against all types of interception.


Some browsers offer Do-Not-Track settings to prevent any information from being distributed. Since these settings have not been legally established as standard practice, we do not acknowledge these settings.

Additional Options:

At any time, you may opt to review or change your account settings, including contact information. If you wish to delete your account, you may do so to remove most of your information, however, some identifying information will be retained to prevent fraud.

You also may opt-out of emails and other correspondences from our site at any time.

South Carolina Privacy Rights: 

Within the state of South Carolina, S.C. Code Ann. ยง 30-2-40 serves to protect citizens of the state from the unauthorized disclosure of their personal information, particularly as it relates to social security numbers that state-based and government organizations collect in order to provide said citizens with a wide range of services. Through the provisions of the law, residents within South Carolina can have the peace of mind that they will have the legal means to protect themselves should their personal data become compromised.

Contact Us:

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, contact us at:

South Carolina Writers Association
111 Idlewylde Court
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone: 864-406-5495
Email: or

Updated March 24, 2023

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