Privacy Policy 2017-11-20T17:34:54+00:00

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Greater Bellingham Running Club (GBRC) is the sole owner of the information collected on its site and through other means.  We will not sell, share, rent, or otherwise disclose this information to other parties other than as disclosed in this statement.

The GBRC website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that GBRC is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by GBRC.

What information is collected from you and how it is used

GBRC collects information from our members at several different points throughout our website and from other sources.  This section describes these points of collection.

Membership Registration

In order to become a member of GBRC, interested parties must first complete a membership registration form. During registration, an applicant is required to give contact information that may include name, address, birthdate, phone number, and email address.  For members seeking membership status, this information is used to verify as part of the process to obtain adequate insurance coverage for GBRC through RRCA and to create a membership database so we may contact members about topics pertaining to the GBRC.  This privacy policy governs both members who apply online or otherwise by paper registration forms.

All credit card payments processed through the membership system are done exclusively via PayPal.

Event Registration

In order to register for an event hosted by GBRC, an individual is required to give contact information such as name, address, birthdate, phone number, and email address, as well as other information about him or her, including, but not limited to age, sex, qualifying mark(s), etc.   GBRC uses this information to contact the registrants about the event and also future GBRC race events and other GBRC correspondence.

Event Registration is generally completed via a 3rd party, such as Please view the corresponding privacy policies for more information.

GBRC Email Communication

GBRC maintains a single email contact list via  Members are able to unsubscribe at any time.  The list is used to contact members regarding anything related to the club.  This may include race notices, volunteer opportunities,  general event notices, etc.  This contact information is managed by GBRC according to this privacy policy.

Security/Credit Card Information

No sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), is collected by the GBRC website. As outlined above, the GBRC does partner with reputable third-party, internet commerce sites that may collect individual member data, revenue, or sell merchandize or services. These parties are solely responsible for the content and security of their site. GBRC is not responsible for the security of these sites, however GBRC makes every effort to select reputable service provides. Please review the privacy policies of these third-party providers as outlined above. All of our users’ information is restricted in our systems. Only volunteers who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.