Privacy Policy

Updated: December 29, 2021

Privacy Statement

Easton Lions Club, Inc. and Lions Club of Easton Foundation, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Easton Lions Club) acknowledges the importance of privacy to its users. To that end, we have adopted the following policy with regard to the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information requested from visitors to this site. Personal information is information associated with a user’s name or personal identity. We are providing this policy below so that you may understand the terms and conditions associated with the provision of any personal information to us. Please note, however, that this policy has been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies continue to develop and evolve rapidly, and that such changes may require us to alter our Privacy Policy. Any such alterations will not affect our general commitment to the protection of our visitors’ privacy. We will post any changes to our Privacy Policy on this page. Your continued use of this Website constitutes acceptance of such terms and policies.

General Statement

You may visit our website without identifying yourself or revealing any personally identifiable information. However, certain transactions that you choose to engage in on this site will require your submission of personal information, including, but not limited to, news feed requests, survey responses, brochure or video requests, mailing lists, applications, and certain databases. Information collected may include standard web usage records, Internet service provider, operating system, browser type, pages visited, downloads, web site referrers, and date visited. This information helps the Easton Lions Club measure web site activity and improve our web site, and better serve our visitors. 

As a general rule, the Easton Lions Club will not sell, swap, rent, or otherwise disclose to any third party any such personal information for commercial purposes. Information will be utilized only for the general purpose stated. The Easton Lions Club may disclose the information to its Board members, consultants, and agents who have a legitimate need to know the information. We reserve the right to disclose this information under special circumstances, including disclosures required by law, court order or circumstances under which disclosure, in the sole discretion of the Easton Lions Club, is necessary to protect the legal rights, including the intellectual property rights, of the Easton Lions Club.

Children’s Privacy Statement

We don’t knowingly collect information about children.

Easton Lions Club webpages are intended for general audiences – we do not seek through our website to gather personal data from or about persons that are sixteen (16) years of age or younger. If you inform us or we otherwise become aware that we have unintentionally received personal data from an individual under the age of sixteen (16), we will delete this information from our records.

Personal Information Collected & Use of Information

The Easton Lions Club recognizes the importance of protecting the private information of our web site visitors, donors, and Lion members (hereinafter referred to as Users). User’s contact information is only collected to facilitate communications when such data is voluntarily shared. This information is to be used solely to further our mission in our local and regional community. Users may opt out of any of our direct marketing activities at any time.

Personal information is also collected for the Easton Lions Club to conduct its necessary operational activities including:

  • Donor cultivation
  • Grant application reviews and funding decisions
  • Reports on donations and grants
  • Distribution of publications, including weekly news updates, newsletters, and annual reports
  • Compilation of donor profiles and trends to support development programs
  • Program monitoring and evaluation
  • Events and meeting planning
  • Responding to information requests
  • Contact information for Lion Club leaders, including past and present Club Officers, Directors, Board Appointees, Chairpersons, Grant Administrators, Project Chairpersons, and Technical Advisors
  • Furtherance of public relations activities and cooperative alliances
  • Support of Multiple District 33, Lions Clubs International, and other adopted service programs
  • Disclosure of information to Multiple District 33 leadership, Lions Clubs International, and other appropriate advisory committees
  • Disclosure of information as required by law or that is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations
  • Other purposes as approved by the ELC Board of Directors

Usage Information Collected & Use of Information

The Easton Lions Club may collect other information about its users that is not connected with any specific personal identity, such as data about usage and service operation. The following summarizes the types of information that we may collect.

System Information, IP Addresses and Referrers

When you connect to our website, our web server may record the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, information about your browser and operating system, date and time of access and the internet address and page which linked you to our site. The Easton Lions Club web team uses such information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and improve our website and to generate aggregate statistical reports that analyze general user information and demographics. Unless required by legal process, we do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions may be tracked by IP address, but a user’s identity remains anonymous.

In addition, we ordinarily do not disclose to third parties site usage by individual IP addresses, but may do so in very limited circumstances when complying with law or legal process, working with consultants assisting us in fixing or improving our site, or in monitoring and improving the security of our network. Our staff monitors search terms that users enter into our Search Engine, but this tracking is never associated with individual users.


Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Third-Party Cookies

Cookies may be set by an organization other than These “third-party cookies” may, for example, originate from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Eventbrite, Instagram or other social media services for which implemented “plug-ins.” Since the cookie policies of these sites change over time, you should determine their policies by visiting the privacy policy pages of these sites directly.

You may disable cookies through your individual browser options. If you would like to learn more about cookies please refer to the following website:

External Links

The Easton Lions Club site contains links to other independently run web sites external to domains that are not controlled by the Easton Lions Club and are not covered by this privacy policy. The Easton Lions Club is not responsible for the privacy practices, security, or content of external web sites.

Online Donor Privacy

If you make a donation or make a purchase (e.g., tickets for events) via Easton Lions Club’s online forms using a credit card, these details are transferred to a secure, online payment service hosted and owned independent of the Easton Lions Club (e.g., PayPal, Eventbrite, Bidding for Good.)  Information collected is protected by software during transmission, which encrypts all of your personal information so that it can be safeguarded over internet channels. We reveal only a limited part of your credit card number when confirming a donation, order or other transaction. We do not give out your credit card or other account information to third parties unless you authorize us to do so or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities, including, but not limited to, acknowledging a donation by sending a recognition.

Password Protection

The Easton Lions Club protects personal information by using password-protected areas and by restricting access to such information. It is important that you protect your password. Paper files containing personal information are kept in areas with restricted access.

By providing your email address, you are consenting (opting-in) to receive information from the Easton Lions Club of Massachusetts. You may opt out (unsubscribe), change your email notification setting, or adjust preferences in your subscription profile.

If you wish to change any of your personal information or remove any information, please e-mail us at

Policy Changes

The Easton Lions Club may periodically change this Privacy Policy. When changes are made, we will post an announcement on our Web site home page. You may also visit this page any time to view changes.

If you have any concerns or questions about these policies, please contact the current Easton Lions Club of Massachusetts President at