Privacy Policy

Chapter Privacy Policy


The Cloud Security Alliance Seattle Chapter is a member driven professional organization run by a Board of Directors according to our Chapter By-Laws. The CSA Seattle Chapter is an independent entity from any association, enterprise, or entity. This privacy statement of the CSA Seattle Chapter outlines how your personally identifiable information and other personal data will be collected, used and protected by the CSA Seattle Chapter. This policy also describes your choices and rights regarding your personal data.

The CSA Seattle Chapter, is committed to protecting your privacy and any personal information that you provide to us. For this reason, we maintain the following privacy policy. This policy is reviewed annually and amended or updated more often as needed to remain in compliance with data privacy and security laws and regulations.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy or data collected please contact our Data Protection Officer at:

[email protected]


What Information We Collect

The CSA Seattle Chapter limits the information we collect from you to what is needed for chapter business purposes only and is voluntarily provided by you. Information we collect is used for the following purposes:

  • As a means to contact and communicate with you via email regarding events and chapter
  • Respond to inquiries from you submitted to us by phone, email, or via the CSA Seattle Chapter website contact
  • When requested by you to validate your attendance at meetings and events for earned CPE
  • To meet legal and financial reporting requirements for paid

Additionally, anonymized data is used to compile chapter statistics such as communities served, member industry segments, meeting registration numbers for catering, and member interests for speaker presentation topics.

Information Sharing

As a matter of principle, your data are not forwarded to third parties including the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA Global) or CSA Seattle Chapter Corporate Sponsors unless you explicitly provide your permission (e.g.: “opt-in” in an event registration form or written request from you via email). However, CSA Seattle Chapter depends on third party sources, “Processors”, for specific business services such as financial, and data backup and storage. We use only Processors that provide sufficient guarantees that meet current privacy and security regulatory requirements including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Occasionally these Processors may receive your data where it is necessary solely for their intended business purpose as it pertains to providing services to the CSA SeattleChapter. Our current processors are:

  • Constant Contact used to maintain membership information, send emails to members regarding events and meetings and manage event and meeting registrations.
  • PayPal used to collect and process payment information for paid


The CSA Seattle Chapter will not sell your personal data to anyone or entity at any time.


Your rights - data retention and accuracy

You have the right at any time to inspect your data, request changes / update information, or opt out of any future communications from the CSA Seattle Chapter by choosing the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email sent via Constant Contact. You can also request personal data be deleted from our systems. All requests must be made in writing to our Data Protection Officer by email. As part of our commitment to industry best practice, the CSA Seattle Chapter routinely deletes information/data from our systems after it has met the business purpose for which it was provided to us and all regulatory reporting and retention requirements


Website usage

The CSA Seattle Chapter website is a subsite to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA Global) website. As a subsite the CSA Seattle Chapter creates and manages page content but is not the data controller for session and cookie information every time you access the chapter website. CSA Global is the controller for website statics, tracking and cookies. See the Cloud Security Alliance privacy policy for more information on data tracked, retained, and managed by CSA Global or to request personal data collected via the website be deleted from CSA Global systems: