Your privacy is important and the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club recognizes the importance of protecting the private information of our club members and visitors alike. This privacy statement and policy provides information about the personal information that the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club collects, and the ways in which the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club uses that personal information. Our applicable website address is:

Personal Information Collection

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club site may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • Information about your use of this website (including Google and/or other third-party analytics);
  • Information that you provide for the purpose of registering and/or commenting with the website(s) (including IP addresses);
  • Information that you provide for the purpose of submitting event listings and/or updates within any/all St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club digital arrays and assets; and
  • any other information that you send to the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club.

Using Personal Information

The St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club may use your personal information to:

  • Administer this website;
  • Personalize the website for you;
  • Enable your access to and use of the website services; and
  • Publish limited information† about you on the website.

Where St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.


When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and transferred to your device. We use cookies to collect information in order to improve our Websites for you. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The Help feature on most browsers provide information on how to accept cookies, disable cookies or to notify you when receiving a new cookie. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some features of our Websites and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one (1) year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Links to other sites

The St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

Please refer to the appropriate Google Analytics documentation for the specific type of data it collects.

Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club site works. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here:

You can find out more about how Google protects your data here:

You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link:

Additional Third-Party Information

The St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club website(s) use third-party service providers for some services. We own and have control over the information contained on contracted accounts (including personal information you provide). However, each third-party provider has its own privacy policy that is linked below. Although we have carefully vetted the policies of our service providers and believe that they provide adequate protection for our users, they are not under our control and may change at short notice.

WordPress (for comment management)

MailChimp (newsletter sign ups and management)

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For administrative and/or other users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

California Privacy

Please take special notice of the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), which is frequently amended and now includes a disclosure requirement for “Do Not Track”signals. As a standard rule, St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club does not track its visitors over time and across third party websitesto provide targeted advertisingand therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) Signals. Under California law, St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club website visitors who are California residents may request certain information regarding the types of information shared by the St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club with third parties embedded content which may obtain specific information about the fact that a web browser was used to visit any of our sites from certain IP addresses, and the identity of those third parties.If you are a California resident, you may make such a request by sending an email to with “California Privacy Information Request”on the subject line and in the body of your message. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.

Children’s Privacy

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

Compliance with Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.

To execute a Data Request, please do so here.

Right to Modify or Discontinue Site(s)

St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, its website(s) (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the St. Paul Park – Newport Lions will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of its website(s).

How we protect your data

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club may store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers and/or electronic storage systems. Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.

In order to check login activity and potentially block fraudulent attempts, the following information is used: attempting user’s IP address, attempting user’s email address/username (i.e. according to the value they were attempting to use during the login process), and all IP-related HTTP(S) headers attached to the attempting user.

We use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software to protect the security of your personal information during transmission, which encrypts all of the information you input. Only employees/volunteers duly appointed by the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club Leadership and/or Officers who need personal information to perform a specific job (for example, our Lions Club President, Lions Club Secretary, and/or Club Marketing Communications Chairperson) are granted access to it. All of the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club officers along with appropriate personnel are kept up to date on our privacy and security practices. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.

What data breach procedures we have in place

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club Elected Officers and select designees have an obligation to report actual or potential data protection compliance failures. This allows us to:

  • Investigate the failure and take remedial steps if necessary
  • Maintain a register of compliance failures
  • Notify the Supervisory Authority of any compliance failures that are material either in their own right or as part of a pattern of failures

Under the GDPR, the DPO is legally obliged to notify the Supervisory Authority within 72 hours of the data breach (Article 33). Individuals have to be notified if adverse impact is determined (Article 34). In addition, the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions must notify any affected clients without undue delay after becoming aware of a personal data breach (Article 33).

However, does not have to notify the data subjects if anonymized data is breached. Specifically, the notice to data subjects is not required if the data controller has implemented pseudonymisation techniques like encryption along with adequate technical and organizational protection measures to the personal data affected by the data breach (Article 34).


The Data Breach Team consists of the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club Governor (Elect) and the DPO (Club Marketing Communications Chairperson), with the DPO (Club Marketing Communication Chairperson) having the responsibility to make all time-critical decisions on steps taken to contain and manage the incident.

The Data Breach Team should immediately be alerted of any confirmed or suspected data breach via mobile phone:

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club Club President, “Pee Wee” Schossow
Email: Lion “Pee Wee”

DPO (St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club Marketing Communications Chairperson) Todd LeBeauc
Mobile: 1 (651) 233-8219

† Acceptable Personal Information

St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club will only digitally publish, by consent, limited personal information, including;

  • Name,
  • Email address(es),
  • Mobile/Cellular phone number,
  • Website information and/or URL, and
  • PO Box and/or Verifiable Business Address(es).


This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. However, any revised privacy policy will be consistent with the St. Paul Park – Newport Lions Club mission.

We will post any Privacy Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain changes, an email notification announcing and explaining said changes to our Privacy Policy, when applicable).

Last Updated/Revised: 30 DEC 2018