This privacy policy demonstrates Women Leading Montana’s firm commitment to privacy and to the protection of information. This notice explains Women Leading Montana’s online information policy and practices. To make this notice easy to find, it is available through a link on the homepage.


How WLM protects your privacy

Women Leading Montana (WLM) uses appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of data used by its system.


Notice about the information WLM collects

This notice applies to all information collected by the Women Leading Montana website. The following information ex­plains the internet privacy policy and practices that WLM has adopted for its website. WLM reserves the right to amend it at any time and without notice.

When you access the website, the information listed below is collected. No other information is collected except when you choose to send it to WLM.

The information you might choose to send WLM includes:

  • Completing an online form:
    • All the data you choose to fill in or confirm.
    • Credit or debit card information if you are making a payment or donation.
    • Information about other people if you are using them as a professional reference.
  • Email:
    • Your name, email address, and the content of your email.
    • WLM may keep personal information in our system indefinitely after the data is transmitted.


Sharing and usage

WLM will never share, sell, or rent personal information with anyone for promotional use without permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Submitted information is available to the WLM Board of Governors; alumni; recruiters; various committee chairs; employees managing the information to contact you based on your request for information; and to contracted service providers such as MailChimp for purposes of providing services relating to WLM’s communications with you.


Why did you receive an email from WLM?

WLM’s email marketing is permission-based. If you receive a mailing, records indicate that (a) you have shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future (“opt-in”), or (b) you have completed an online application, made a donation, became a financial sponsor, or otherwise have an existing relationship with WLM. WLM respects your time and attention by controlling the frequency of mailings.

If you believe you have received an unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of the email with your comments to for review.


How can you stop receiving email?

Each email contains an easy, automated way for you to stop receiving email from WLM, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, follow the “Update Profile” or SafeUnsubscribe™ links at the end of any email.


Use of web beacons

When WLM sends emails, it may include a web beacon to allow WLM to determine the number of alumni, program participants, or recipients who open WLM emails. When you click on a link in an email, WLM may record this response to allow offerings to be customized. Web beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of the page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides (the URL).

Web beacons can be refused when delivered via email. If you do not wish to receive web beacons via email, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select text only) emails via your email software.