WA Alliance for Innovation and Independent Work (“we”, “us” or “our”) administers the website located at www.washingtonalliance.org (the “Website”) for your use (“you or “your”).  The purpose of the Website is to provide information on the WA Alliance for Innovation and Independent Work. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal information and we prepared this Privacy Policy to provide you with important information about our privacy practices. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy please exit the Website.

Information We Collect

Personal Information

We may collect personal information that you provide to us, for example, when you request information or join a mailing list we sponsor.  You can control whether or not you want to continue to receive information from us by following “unsubscribe” instructions within the emails or contacting us at [email protected] . We do not collect personal information that can identify you unless you provide it to us. We do not sell or lease your personal information.

Non-personal Information

We may collect information about your use of the Website. For example we may collect:

  • Device Information – such as your IP address, other unique identifiers, browser type and settings.
  • User Information – such as the time and duration of your use of the Website and other information about your interaction with the content on the Website.
  • Information from Third-Party Sources.  We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources, as permitted by law, which may combine with other information we receive from or by you.  For example, we may receive information about you from a social media site if you connect to that site through the Website.

How We Collect Non-Personal Information

We may use cookies, web beacons and similar technologies to facilitate administration and navigation of the Website and to better understand our users to improve the Website.  Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website.

 Cookies may be used to store a unique identification number tied to your computer or device so that you can be recognized as the same user across one or more browsing sessions.  You can disable cookies but this may interfere with the proper functioning of the Website. 

Beacons communicate information from your device to a server.  Beacons can be embedded in online contact, video and emails and allow a server to read certain types of information for your device , know when you have viewed particular content , determine the time and date on which you viewed the beacon and the IP address of your device.

How We Use Non-Personal Information

We use information for such things as improving the quality of the Website, to monitor the operation and technical functions of the Website, to personalize your experience by providing certain content on the Website and to better understand the users of the Website. We may use third party service providers to help collect and analyze your non-personal information. 

Sharing Information

We may share your information under the following circumstances:

  • in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or to defend against legal claims;
  • to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person or property; and
  • to investigate, prevent, or take action against voluminous spamming or service attacks.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Website may contain links to other internet websites.   We are not responsible for your activities or the activities of any such third parties once you navigate away from the Website.  These third party websites should have their own privacy policies which govern their use of your information.

Social Networking Sites

We may offer services that allow you to share information about our Website or its content with third-party social media networking sites such as Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, and others.  If you engage with our Website through third-party social networking sites, you may be allowing us to access to certain information stored on those social networking sites, such as your public profile, list of friends, followers or connections, etc. The information we have access to from the social networking sites varies by website and is controlled by your privacy settings on that website. Any information we collect with respect to your use of functionality with social networking sites shall be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

International Transfer

The Website is governed by and operated in accordance with United States law. If you are located outside of the United States, you use the Website at your own risk and you consent to the transfer to and processing of your information in the United States.  By using the Website, you acknowledge that we have no obligation to comply with the data protection and other laws of countries other than those of the United States.

Privacy Rights in Certain Jurisdictions

Residents of some jurisdictions have certain privacy rights that they may wish to exercise. If you reside in such a jurisdiction, you may have the right to access the information we gather concerning your use of our Website, as well as the right to rectify the information, erase the information, restrict the processing of the information (under certain conditions), the right to request a transfer of the information to another organization (or directly to you) under certain conditions, the right to request a list of all third parties to which our Website has disclosed certain personal information during the preceding year, and/or the right not to be discriminated against on the basis of exercising your privacy rights.

If you reside in such a jurisdiction and want such a list, or if you have questions about your privacy rights, please send a request to [email protected].  In all such requests, please use the subject line “Your Privacy Rights” and include your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Please allow us up to one month to respond to you.

Children’s Personal Information

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 18. If we discover we have such personal information, we will take reasonable steps to delete it.


We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect the information we collect from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, you should know that we cannot fully eliminate security risks. We cannot guarantee the safety of the Website nor can we guarantee the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to use over the Internet.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time.  We will notify you of changes by posting changes here.  Any changes to the Privacy Policy will become effective when the updated Privacy Policy is posted on the Website.  Your use of the Website or your provision of personal information to us following such changes indicates your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Updated: November 17, 2022.