Our commitment: Protecting your privacy.

Member Privacy Promise

Sons of Norway respects your privacy. Your information is personal, and we promise to keep it confidential. We want you to understand what personal information we collect, how we use it, and how we protect it.

 

Information We Collect

Sons of Norway may collect nonpublic personal information about you, such as name, age, mailing and email addresses, marital status, and social security number. We may also collect other information that you authorize us to obtain, such as medical records, medical exam information, and information from consumer reporting agencies.

When you visit or interact with our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, we or our authorized service providers may use cookies and other similar technologies to help provide you with a better, faster and safer experience, and for advertising and marketing purposes.

 

What Information We Use and Share

Unless you tell us not to, we share your personally identifiable information within Sons of Norway so that we may provide you with membership services or financial products, and to administer both the lodge system and the Sons of Norway Foundation. We disclose information to critical business partners, to detect, prevent, mitigate and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities, and as required by law. We never share your personally identifiable medical or financial information for any purpose other than underwriting insurance applications. As permitted by law, we may disclose:

 

  • Limited information, such as name, phone number, mailing and email addresses, to organizations with whom we have agreements to provide you certain products, services or benefits, such as Ski for Light and Visa.
  • Information about you to organizations that provide business services, such as reinsurance, printing, and mailing services. 

We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, access and source URLs, platforms, etc.) with third parties to help us understand usage patterns and improve our services to you. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.

 

Security & Confidentiality Safeguards

Sons of Norway has administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your information against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Safeguards include firewalls, data encryption, limited physical access to computer rooms, data access limited to individuals requiring access to provide you service, policies and procedures on handling your information, confidentiality requirements with outside organizations, ongoing review of procedures and ongoing staff training on these items.

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Services you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our policies. Personal information may be retained beyond the closure of accounts for as many as ten years or longer.

 

Accuracy & Your Access to Information

We respect your right to access, correct, request deletion or request restriction of our usage of your personal information as required by applicable law. We will provide you with a copy of your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format on request. You can also ask us to delete or restrict how we use your personal information, but this right is determined by applicable law and may impact your access to some of our Services.

If you see any inaccuracy in your statements or in other communications from us, or to remove yourself from such communications, please call us at 1-800-945-8851.

At any time, you may write to us to request information about your data controller, responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information; to request access to and correction of your information; to request removal from our systems; and to request a copy of our Privacy Policy and Information Security Program: Sons of Norway, 1455 West Lake St., Minneapolis, MN  55408

Sons of Norway may change our privacy policy to conform with changes in the law and in our business practices. Updates to the privacy policy may be found at www.sofn.com. We will inform all members of our Privacy Policy at the beginning of our business relationship and annually thereafter.

Sons of Norway complies with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC framework as set forth by the European Union regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data.

Form PP-L (04-2016)