PRIVACY POLICY

The Anchorage Curling Club is committed to collecting, using, and disclosing your personal information responsibly and to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of such personal information.

Personal information includes information that tells us specifically who you are, such as your address, telephone number and e‑mail address. However, publicly available information, such as a public directory listing of your name, address and telephone number is not considered personal information.

We have adopted the following privacy policy that guides how we collect, use and disclose personal information about our members and prospective members. Our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting, using, and disclosing your personal information against your reasonable expectations of privacy.

1. Definitions

In this policy:

  • "Business" means the business of operating the Anchorage Curling Club which includes the Web site;
  • "Membership" means a membership in the Anchorage Curling Club;
  • "we", "us", "our" and the "Club" refer to the Anchorage Curling Club, located at 711 E Loop Rd. Anchorage, AK 99501  USA and/or www.anchoragecurling.com;
  • "Web site" refers to the web site found at www.anchoragecurling.com;

2. Collection of Personal Information

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you and about you is to ensure the provision of high quality products and/or services. We only collect personal information from and about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose and to permit us to conduct the Business diligently.

3. Use of Your Personal Information

We may use the personal information we collect from and about you to:

  • ensure the provision of high quality membership services;
  • inform you about online and offline offers, membership services, updates and events (including expiry and renewal of your Membership);
  • enable us to contact you;
  • establish and maintain communication with you;
  • assist us in complying with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • invoice you for products and/or services;
  • collect unpaid accounts;
  • enable a corporate re-organization, a merger, or acquisition with another entity;
  • provide you with information concerning the business operation of the Club.

We may also use your personal information as may be described to you at the time of collection. We may compare and review your personal information for errors and omissions and for accuracy. If you choose to provide us with your financial information, we may use your address and financial information to bill you and to provide associated support. We may use personal information about you, in a non-personally identifiable manner, to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyse Memberships, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize our Web site's content, layout, and services. These uses are to enable us to improve the Business and to better tailor the Business to meet your needs.

4. Disclosure of Personal Information

As a matter of policy, we do not sell, rent, or lease any of your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent. However, there are a variety of circumstances where we may need to disclose some of your personal information, including the following:

  • We may disclose your personal information to an individual who, in our reasonable judgement, is seeking the information as your agent. For example, we may provide your personal information to your legal representative if we are satisfied that the individual is requesting the information on your behalf.
  • We may disclose your personal information as may be required by law.
  • We may aggregate personal information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes.

5. Control of Your Password

You are responsible for all actions taken with any user ID and/or password used to access the Web site. Therefore, we recommend that you not disclose your password to any third parties. If you choose to share your user ID, your password or your personal information with a third party, you are responsible for all actions resulting therefrom. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over certain personal information. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.

6. Access, Review, Change and Destruction of Your Personal Information

You may access, review and/or change the personal information we have in our files by submitting a written request to do so to our Privacy Information Officer at the address below. We ask that you promptly advise us of any changes to your information. Upon your written request, we will destroy, as soon as reasonably possible and in accordance with our internal policies and applicable law, any and all personal information that we have in our files about you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we will retain in our files some personal information in order to enable us to collect any unpaid accounts and/or as may be required by law.

7. Other Information Collectors

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we collect from and about you. To the extent that you disclose your personal information to other parties, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of such personal information. Since we do not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy policies of such third parties.

8. Protecting Your Privacy

The personal information that is retained by us is kept in a secure environment and we use reasonable procedural and technical safeguards to protect your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access or disclosure. While we employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the Club, we cannot ensure perfect security, particularly in relation to the Web site.

9. Amendments to This Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by mailing (including regular mail and email) any amended terms to you or by posting the amended terms on the Web site or at the Anchorage Curling Club (711 E Loop Rd. Anchorage, AK  99501  USA). All amended terms shall automatically be effective five days (5) days after mailing or on the date of posting.

10. Privacy Information Officer Access, Questions, or Concerns

The Privacy Information Officer for the Club is the Club Manager.

If you wish to access, review and/or change your personal information contained in our files or if you have any questions or concerns about our privacy principles outlines above or about our practices, please contact us at:

The Anchorage Curling Club
PO Box #200686 
Anchorage, AK 99520

Phone: 907-227-3178

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

REFUND POLICY

A full refund will be granted if cancellation occurs before the member’s first day of curling.

Once league play has begun a 50% refund will be granted if cancellation occurs within the first 6 weeks of curling.

No refund will be given after 6 weeks of play.

All requests for refunds must be made to the Club Manager in writing. Exceptional circumstances will be considered by a refund committee comprised of the President, the Membership Director, and the appropriate League Director. The decision of the committee will be clearly communicated to the member, the Treasurer and Bookkeeper. The member may appeal the decision to the Board . The Board decision shall be final.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

711 E Loop Road

Anchorage, AK 99501

ACC Map Revised

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From downtown Anchorage, take A Street across the bridge passing Ship Creek and the Alaska Railroad all the way to Government Hill. Note that A Street becomes E Loop Road. Make a left at the intersection with Hollywood Drive and then another immediate left onto E Harvard Avenue. Our parking lot entrance is the first left after Subway marked by the Harvard Park sign.

For those coming from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), use the Government Hill exit. Make a right at the intersection with Hollywood Drive and then an immediate left onto E Harvard Avenue. Our parking lot entrance is the first left after Subway marked by the Harvard Park sign.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available through advertising but are always looking to explore in-kind donations/services which may benefit our members and/or facility. Last season we had just over 130 club members. In addition to our regular members that will see your generosity and support through sponsorship, we also host hundreds of local and out-of-state residents by way of club rentals, learn to curl events, and bonspiels throughout the season. Please contact us by e-mail if you are interested. The following is a list of our 2019-20 sponsorship opportunities:

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1920 Sponsorship 4to5 

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DEDICATED ICE

The Anchorage Curling Club is one of two dedicated curling facilities in the state of Alaska, the other located 350+ miles north in Fairbanks and operated by the Fairbanks Curling Club. In the United States there are only three other dedicated curling facilities located west of the Rockies (Evergreen Curling Club in Portland, OR; Granite Curling Club in Seattle, WA; and Coyotes Curling Club in Tempe, AZ).


NON-PROFIT STATUS & MISSION STATEMENT

We are a non-profit organization, registered as a 501(c)(7) Social and Recreation Club. Our purpose is to foster and promote the sport and culture of curling with the following objectives:

  • To promote and foster amateur competition in the sport of curling on a local, regional, national, and international level;
  • To attract, support, and train athletes interested in amateur curling competition on a local, regional, national, and international basis; and
  • To provide programs designed to educate interested persons about the sport of curling, especially local youth.

Our curling season typically starts in October and ends in early April. To accomplish our objectives we offer leagues five days a week, public learn to curl events, private club rentals, and host multiple bonspiels.


OUR AFFILIATIONS

The Alaska Curling Association (ACA) is one of eleven regions in the United States and represents the two clubs currently in the state of Alaska. ACA manages the state playdowns for the United States Curling Association (USCA).

The USCA, doing business as USA Curling, is the National Governing Body for the Olympic sport of curling. The association is headquartered in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Upcoming Events

25 Oct 2019;
12:00AM
Fall Rookie Spiel (ACC)
25 Oct 2019;
12:00AM
Fall Spiel (ACC)
03 Nov 2019;
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Junior Curling
10 Nov 2019;
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Junior Curling
17 Nov 2019;
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Junior Curling
22 Nov 2019;
12:00AM
Doubles Spiel (ACC)