Data Privacy

HMB ARES Data Privacy

How do we feel about your privacy?

Our Golden Rule applies to everything we do with your data: Do not do unto another’s contact information what you do not want done to yours.

HMB ARES respects your personal privacy and is committed to protecting it. Some truths:

  • We will only use your data for our program, which is wholly dedicated to creating and building and ARES group which will serve organizations, agencies and the community on the Coastside.

  • We will never sell your data.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this document, you should first contact HMB ARES by emailing

What data are we collecting?

We are collecting the following data:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Physical address

  • Phone number

  • Ham licensing status

  • Ham operating experience and equipment

  • Source and date of data collection

  • Special notes you have given us

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 without parental consent.

How are we getting this data?

We only collect data that you have provided via one of these avenues:

  • Direct email to HMB ARES

  • Submitted via the form on our website

  • Survey or sign-in form collected at an event

We never buy lists or data from anyone.

Who has access to your data?

These people people have access to your data as of October 14, 2021:

The HMB ARES Emergency Coordinator, and the HMB ARES Steering Committee. Currently:


          • Lee Copeland, AJ6BN

Committee members:

          • Chris Dant, KM6KDZ

          • Jeffrey Goshorn, KN6EPA

          • Mike Akana, AJ6QP

          • Paul Grigorieff, N1HEL

          • Stan Judkins, N6TNQ

How will your data be handled and used?

HMB ARES will use your data to:

  • Send you urgent safety alerts

  • Send you program updates.

  • Provide you with relevant training classes, upcoming events, and opportunities.

  • Provide you with general information and educational content.

  • Track training completions

  • Track event and drill completions

  • Track emergency event activations

  • Coordinate Coastside communications and emergency preparedness

We will never sell your data.

How do you opt-in or out?

Simply send us an email to and tell us if you want to:

  1. Cease to be included in regular ARES communications, but do want to receive important or urgent notifications.

  2. Removed entirely from HMB ARES’s database.

Thank you.