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Thank you for visiting (“The Dames®”) website (“Website”) and for reviewing our Privacy Policy. Here at The Dames®, we understand how important privacy is to our clients, potential clients, and others who visit our Website, and we are committed to honoring your privacy. This document is the Privacy Policy that applies to the Personal Data of visitors to our Website.



“Personal Data” includes any information that can be used on its own or in combination with other information to identify or contact one of our Website visitors. Examples of personal information include an individual's first and last name, residential address, telephone number, and email address. At The Dames®, we believe that transparency about the use of your personal data is of utmost importance. This Privacy Policy will provide you with detailed information about the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of Personal Data throughout our Website.


  1. Information We Collect
  2. How We Use Information
  3. Cookies
  4. Third-Party Hyperlink Disclaimer
  5. Community Box Privacy Policy
  6. Security
  7. State-Specific Privacy Rights
  8. Children’s Online Privacy
  9. Policy Updates
  10. Contact Us



Visitors to our Website can access the Website’s home page, and browse some areas of the site, without disclosing any personally identifiable information. You may voluntarily share information with us when you sign up for our newsletter, schedule an appointment, or when you fill out any of our Website forms. 

We use common information-gathering tools, such as log files, cookies, Web beacons, and similar technologies to automatically collect information from our Website visitors. The information collected may include your IP address, device, and application identification numbers, location, browser type, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages and files you viewed, your searches, your operating system and system configuration information, and data/timestamps associated with your usage. This information is used to analyze overall trends and to help The Dames provide and improve our services and ensure security and proper functioning.


We process your Personal Data based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of services that you request, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent. We only disclose your Personal Data when it is legally mandated or where it is necessary to fulfill those purposes described herein. 

Specifically, The Dames processes your Personal Data for the following legitimate business purposes:

  • To fulfill Our obligations under, and ensure Your compliance with, the Terms of Use ( or the terms of any other applicable services agreement that governs our relationship;
  • To communicate with You about and manage your User Account;
  • To properly store and track Your data within Our system;
  • To respond to lawful requests from public and government authorities, and to comply with applicable state/federal law, including cooperation with judicial proceedings or court orders;
  • To handle technical support and other requests from You;
  • To manage and improve Our operations and the Customer Portal;
  • To manage payment processing;
  • To evaluate the quality of service You receive, identify usage trends, and thereby improve Your user experience;
  • To keep Our Website and Customer Portal safe and secure for You and for Us.


The Dames contracts with a limited number of service providers and other third parties (“Business Partners”) to help us run various aspects of our business. These Business Partners are contractually bound to protect your Personal Data and to use it only for the limited purpose(s) for which it is shared with us. Business Partners’ use of Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, the provision of services such as data hosting, IT services, customer service, payment processing, and accounting or legal services.

We may also share your Personal Data, if reasonable and necessary, to (i) comply with legal processes or as otherwise required by law; (ii) cooperate with third parties investigating potential violations of this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use; or (iii) bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Terms of Use or who may be causing intentional or unintentional injury or interference to the rights or property of The Dames or any third party.


The exact period of retention will depend on the type of Personal Data and applicable law. We keep your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, unless otherwise required or necessary pursuant to a legitimate business purpose outlined in this Privacy Policy.


Cookies are small files that a web server sends to Your computer or device when You visit a website that uses cookies to keep track of Your activity on that site. Cookies also exist within applications when a browser is needed to view certain content or display certain content within the application. Cookies hold a small amount of data specific to that website, which can later be used to help remember information You enter into the site (like Your email or other contact info), preferences selected, and movement within the site. If You return to a previously visited website or application (and Your browser has cookies enabled), the web browser sends the small file to the web server, which tells it what activity You engaged in the last time You used the website or application, and the server can use the cookie to do things like expedite logging in and retrieving user data and keeping Your browser session secure. 

We use cookies and other technologies to, among other things, better serve You with more tailored information and to facilitate efficient access to our Website.

We may also collect information using pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, or other similar technologies. These may be used in connection with some website or application pages and HTML-formatted email messages to, among other things, track the actions of users and email recipients, and compile statistics about usage and response rates.


This website may also contain links to other third-party websites for informational purposes. The Dames does not control and is not responsible for any of these websites or their content and does not endorse these websites. If you decide to access any third-party websites from the links on The Dames Website, you do so at your own risk. When you link to another website, you leave our site, which means that this Privacy Policy will no longer apply, and you will be subject to the privacy policy of that website.


Community Box (“Box”) is the company that manages the Directory portion of website. The following policy is specifically in regard to the services that they provide and specifically impacts any Member who has created an entry, or has had an entry created for them, on Member Directory.

In the following Policy,

  * "we" refers to Fraction 7, Ltd, makers of Community Box

1. What data we store on your device.
We do not store any data on your device.

2. What we track.
We monitor activity in, and uploads to, Boxes. This is both to ensure there are no violations of our Terms and Conditions, or in order to comply with requests from law enforcement or other authorized government agencies.

3. What data we store.
We store any data that is necessary for the display and processing of a Box (e.g., the box contents themselves, and any settings or customizations that have been made to the Boxes). We also store your contact details so that we can get in touch with you for purposes in connection with the business. We also store usage metrics for our internal teams to improve the Community Box experience.

4. What data we share.
We are committed to your privacy and we do not share data with any 3rd parties, except in the case of requests from law enforcement and other authorized government agencies.

5. How we process your data.
Your data is stored and processed in the form of reports, and real-time monitoring and metrics. These are used internally within our company to allow us to improve our services so we can improve the Community Box user experience.

6. How you can obtain and erase the data we store about you.
If you wish to obtain copies of any data we store about you, or for us to erase that data (note that this would imply terminating your account with us), then you can email [email protected] with the subject line “GDPR request” and we will follow up with you to ascertain what action is required.


The Dames takes every precaution to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Website, your information is protected. When you enter sensitive information, such as a credit card number, the information is encrypted with industry-standard PCI compliance. While on a secure page, such as our membership application, the lock icon displays on the top right-hand of the page when using Web browsers.


Your state may have specific privacy rights. Please contact us for more information. 


Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. An effective date will always be included in our policy. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


You may contact us by using the contact form or call [email protected] to update your information or request that we delete your personal information from our records and make no future attempts to contact you, and we will only contact you if we believe we have any legal obligation to do so.