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Privacy policy

Who we are

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for southlanddevelopment.org. In order to provide you with services at your request, The Southland Development Authority will need to collect some ‘personal information’ about you or your business. For example, in order to provide business and individual services, we will need certain information. We only collect the personal information that we need in order to provide you with the relevant service. This notice applies solely to the information collected by this website. The Southland Development Authority is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy is designed to ensure your personal and business details are protected when you do business with The Southland Development Authority.

This Privacy Policy, outlined below on this webpage, will notify you of the following: 

  1. What personally identifiable information is being collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it is shared 
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data. 
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information. 
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information. 

Information collection, use, and sharing

Southland Development Authority is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. 

We will only use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order. 

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about new services, or changes to this policy. 

Your access to and control over information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website: 

  • See what data we have about you, if any 
  • Change/correct any data we have about you 
  • Have us delete any data we have about you 
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data 


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. 

Whenever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data) that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the top of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage. 

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. 

If you feel that we are not abiding by this Privacy Policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (708-400-7063) or via email at (outreach@southlanddevelopment.org). 

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