Southwest Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force (SWRDATF) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We collect information about individuals when they use our website and our services. This privacy statement describes how we collect, use and disclose data.

Please read the following carefully to understand our use of personal data. The policy relates only to living individuals and personal data relating directly to themselves and not to persons in any other capacity.

Collection of your Personal Information

SWRDATF collects personally identifiable information, such as your name and email address when asked to register. SWRDATF also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by SWRDATF. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. The information is used by SWRDATF for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the SWRDATF website.

Please keep in mind that if you disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through SWRDATF public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Note: SWRDATF does not read any of your private online communications.

SWRDATF encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from SWRDATF so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SWRDATF is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside the SWRDATF and SWRDATF family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

SWRDATF collects and uses your personal information to operate the SWRDATF website and deliver the services you have requested. SWRDATF also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SWRDATF and its affiliates. SWRDATF may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

SWRDATF does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. SWRDATF may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to a third party. In addition, SWRDATF may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SWRDATF and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SWRDATF does not use or disclose sensitive personal information such as race, religion or political affiliations without your explicit consent.

SWRDATF reserves the right to take photographs at various events pertaining to the business. These photographs will be used by SWRDATF in the course of the business and service.  A notice will be displayed at the event when a photographer is present. It is your responsibility to read this notice. SWRDATF does not engage photographers who use facial recognition software.

SWRDATF websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SWRDATF or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SWRDATF; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety or users of SWRDATF or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

SWRDATF secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. SWRDATF secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. If there is a need to send any information over the internet it is protected through the use of encryption.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

SWRDATF will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. SWRDATF encourages you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how SWRDATF is protecting your information.

Contact Information

SWRDATF welcomes your questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy and the information we hold and should be addressed to us at All requests will be dealt with promptly and efficiently.

This policy was last reviewed on 5th July 2018 and will be reviewed again if we change the way in which we gather or use your information.