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Privacy Policy

This is the website of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, Inc. and the Bavarian Motor Notes magazine, which are committed to respecting the privacy of its website users.

DelVal Chapter's postal address is:
Delaware Valley Chapter, BMW CCA, Inc.
P.O. Box 385
Flourtown, PA 19031-0385
We can be reached via e-mail at President

BMW CCA National Office:
BMW CCA, Inc.
640 South Main Street #201
Greenville, SC 29601
We can be reached via e-mail at privacy@bmwcca.org
or you can reach us by telephone at (864) 250-0022

What Information is Collected and How it is Used

Information voluntarily submitted by you is used by the Delaware Valley Chapter, BMW CCA (hereafter, "DVC BMW CCA") to respond to your inquires and requests for information, and / or provide online services that you requested. It is also used to personalize your use of the DVC BMW CCCA website and for verification purposes.

This website is intended for use by adults, over the age of 18 years old. The DVC BMW CCA website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

Web site statistics- Generic website statistics are provided through the website hosting company. IP address and browser information is used to help diagnose technical problems, perform traffic analysis and to administer the website.

Form Data - In some areas of the DVC BMW CCA website, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. Examples of areas on the DVC BMW CCA website where personal data is collected are pages where you create or edit a “myDelVal” account profile and the Forum “Control Panel” which allows you to modify your Forum profile, options and subscriptions.

Browser Cookies – Like most websites, we use cookies to collect certain information. A cookie is a small text file which is copied to your computer’s hard disk by a website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. The cookies from our website do not gather any personal data about you. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, if you disable the use of cookies, this may affect your ability to fully use the website.

Your “myDelVal" uses cookies to automatically fill in online forms when you register for events, submit classified ads, and access/edit your “myDelVal” profile. The online Forum also uses cookies. You will need to have cookies enabled if you want to create or edit your Forum Profile, or participate in a Forum discussion.

Sharing of the Information this Site Gathers / Tracks

Your data is collected, stored and processed in whole in the United States. We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

We will not willfully disclose, sell, rent or transfer your information to others without your consent.

Privacy Policies of Linked to Websites

The DVC BMW CCA website contains links to other websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you choose to link from our website. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

Public Information

Forum Profile - If you have a Forum profile, other users of the forum may access your profile, however, they will not have access to your contact information and your contact information is not displayed in any Forum profile.

Posting to Public Areas of the Website - Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of the DVC BMW CCA website, such as in online forums or classified ads, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the DVC BMW CCA website.

Opt-out Policy

You can unsubscribe to any or all DVC BMW CCA email lists by updating your profile information in the “myDelVal” area of the website.

If you supply DVC BMW CCA with your postal address online, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us through e-mail or written correspondence (see contact information above). You may also receive correspondence from the National Office of BMW CCA, including DVC's periodic newsletter Bavarian Motor Notes, and National's Roundel magazine. These are sent to your postal address on file with National, so any changes or corrections need to be updated with them (see contact information above). You can have your name put on their do-not-share list by contacting them through e-mail, telephone or written correspondence (see contact information above). 

Updating Your Contact Information

You have control over what personal information is collected and you can view and/or edit this information at any time through your “myDelVal” area on the DVC BMW CCA website.

Removal from the Database

If you wish to be removed from our website's database, you can initiate this by contacting the DVC BMW CCA in writing to the address listed above, or sending an email to the Webmaster.