Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Inverness Club (“Inverness” “we” “our” or “us”) treats information that you provide to us or that we collect through the use of our website together with the Inverness mobile application, web pages, and social media pages and accounts (collectively the “Site”) (the “Privacy Policy), including how we use such information, how we protect the security of such information, and how you may change or request that we amend such information in our systems.  By using our Site or downloading our content, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as describe in this Privacy Policy and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Site. Please note that our Site may contain links to other sites not owned and/or operated by us; therefore, these sites may have privacy policies that differ from ours. Each user of this Site or the Inverness software may be referred to as a “User” within this Privacy Policy. 

This Website Privacy Policy is effective as of January 12, 2021.

Information We Collect

Contacts through our Site & Profile Information

We collect certain information associated with you (such as your name, title, email address, phone number, or internet protocol (IP) address) that is either supplied to us in connection with your use of our Site or generated by us resulting from your use of the Site or otherwise providing data, in either case “Personal Information.” Personal information does not include aggregated, non-personally identifying information that does not identify you or cannot be reasonably linked or connected to you. We use Personal Information collected through our Site to respond to specific requests for information and to provide certain services.

You do not need to provide this Personal Information to us, but if you do not, we will not be able to respond to your communication or provide certain services.  We collect and use this Personal Information for our legitimate business interests to understand customer/potential customer feedback and to respond to requests.  We will keep this information for as long as you have a relationship with us, or for a reasonable length of time that lets us understand how people use our Site.

Member Login

If you are a member of Inverness Club (“Member”), you may choose to give us information for your member account profile, such as your full name, contact information, and/or family member information (“Member Information”). This information may include Personal Information and is available if you access the Member Login feature on the Site and is visible to other Members who access the Site through Member Login feature. By providing Member Information, you consent to the inclusion and access of such information under the Member Login feature.

Usage Information

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website or when you access our services and products through a mobile device.  Such information may be treated as Personal Information under certain applicable laws.  This information may include information such as your computer’s IP address, the browser type and version used to access our Website, the time and date of your visit, unique device identifiers, the pages viewed and other diagnostic data.  We use this type of information to understand how our Website is accessed and used.  We may also collect certain information about your device, such as its IP address, browser or client application information, language preference, operating system and application version, device type and ID, and device model and manufacturer, which may include Personal Information.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We also collect information about our Website through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies.  Cookies are files with small amounts of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier.  We use cookies for the operation of our Site, as well as to collect information about how you use our site.  These cookies remember the choices you make and are used to recognize you when you return to our Site and enable us to recognize you and personalize content for you.  Certain cookies also allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and how visitors are using the Site, which helps up improve the way our Site works.  These cookies are sometimes placed by third-party providers of web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics.  Google Analytics collects first-party cookies, data related to the device/browser, IP address, and on-site activities to measure and report statistics about your interactions on the Site.  For information on how Google processes and collects your Personal Information in and how to opt-out, please visit

Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.  Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our service. By using our Site, you acknowledge, understand, and agree that we have your consent to utilize cookies on your device and track your activity on our Site. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. In order to disable many of the functions of tracking technologies, access your browser setting and delete existing cookies/history, then disable future cookies.

We may use other tracking technologies including, but not limited to: (i) “clear gifs” or “web beacons” which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, used to help us monitor activity on the Site and better optimize our advertising; (ii) “network traffic monitoring” which is programming that monitors and analyzes network traffic, and can be used to capture data being transmitted on a network, including plain-text data and computer IP addresses; and (iii) “active scripting” which is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as which links you click on.

Embedded Contact from Other Websites and Links to Other Sites

Articles on our Site or third party material may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).  This embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website.  These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.  Our Site may contain links to other websites.  Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy and we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third party sites.  We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of other sites you choose to visit.

What Inverness Does Not Collect

We do not intentionally collect “Sensitive Personal Information”, such as personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation. If you choose to store any Sensitive Personal Information on our servers, you are responsible for complying with any regulatory controls regarding that data.

Children Under the Age of 16

We do not intentionally gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16 without consent from a parent or guardian. Our services are intended for adult members of Inverness; thus, we do not target children or minors. If you are a Member and have included information on your minor children as part of your Membership Information, you are consenting to our use of this information. If we discover or are notified that we have collected personal information about a visitor under the age of 16 without consent, we will remove that information from our records. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 and believe that your child’s Personal Information has been improperly provided, please contact us at 419-578-9000.

How We Use Your Information

We may use your information for the following purposes:

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, Personal Information, to the United States and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of any such information represents your agreement to such transfers.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Data

We may share certain aggregated, non-personally identifying information with others about how our Users, collectively, Use the Site, or how our Users respond to our other offerings, such as our conferences or events.  For example, we may compile statistics on the open source activity. 

We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy to our affiliates, contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them, to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, and for other purposes if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of our business, our customers, or others. We require any company with which we may share Personal Information to protect that data in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy and to limit the use of such Personal Information to the extent necessary to perform its contractual obligations with us.

We may also disclose Personal Information in response to lawful request by public authorities or if, in our sole discretion, we believe such disclosure is appropriate in connection with a governmental or regulatory investigation or in response to a perceived significant threat to a person’s health or property or to our business.  We may also use your Personal Information if necessary, in the defense of a legal claim.  We may also use or share any information we have collected about your or that you have submitted if we believe it necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, or fraud or to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve significant abuse of our website infrastructure or the Internet in general (such as voluminous spamming, denial of service, attacks on or attempts to compromise the security of information). We will not delete Personal Information if relevant to an investigation or dispute and will store such information until those issues are fully resolved.

We do not sell your Personal Information for monetary or other consideration.

Data Retention and Deletion

Generally, we retain Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.  If you would like to cancel your account or delete your Personal Information, you may do so in your profile. We retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements, but barring legal requirements, we will delete your full profile (within reason) within 90 days of your request. You may contact Inverness to request the erasure of the data we process on the basis of consent within 45 days. After an account has been deleted, certain data, such as contributions to other Users’ repositories and comments in others’ issues, will remain. However, we will delete or de-identify your Personal Information, to the extent possible in our systems.

Do Not Track

Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal to websites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what DNT means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when it receives a DNT signal from a User’s browser and we do not respond to DNT requests.

Data Security

We may employ procedural and technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your Personal Information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.  We may use firewalls, password protection and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to you personally identifiable information.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website.  Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.  We make no warranty, guarantee, or representation that your use of this Site or your Personal Information can always be secure or will never be subject to unauthorized access, misuse, or improper disclosure despite the security policies, protections and other measures we have implemented.

Users Outside of the US

Our computer systems are currently based in the United States, so your personal data will be processed by us in the United States where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world.  If you use this Website from outside the United States, you agree to this Privacy Statement and you consent to the transfer of all such information to the United States, which may not offer an equivalent level of protection of that required in countries of the European Union or certain other countries, and to the processing of that information as described in this Privacy Statement.

How you can Access and Control the Information We Collect

If you already have an account with Inverness, you may access, update, alter, or delete your basic User profile information by editing your User profile or contacting Inverness.  You can control the information we collect about you by limiting what information is in your profile, by keeping your information current, or by contacting Inverness.  If Inverness processes information about you, such as information received from third parties, and you do not have an account, then you may, subject to applicable law, access, update, alter, delete, or object to the processing of your Personal Information by contacting Inverness.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any information that is collected via our site is covered by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected. We may update this policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we’ll notify you of those changes by posting them on the site or by sending you an email or other notification, and we’ll update the “Last Updated Date” above to indicate when those changes will become effective.  You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy and any disputes related thereto shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive and procedural laws of the State of Ohio, exclusive of choice of law rules. You specifically agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio with respect all disputes arising in connection with this Privacy Policy and waive any objection thereto.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through by clicking on the Contact link found on the Site .  If you wish to communicate by mail, please send mail to our physical address which can be found by clicking on the Contact link found on the Site.