Privacy Policy

Here at ZONTA-DISTRICT 29, we take our responsibility to protect your personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to all data protection rules and regulations. We only record personal data on our website to the extent that it is absolutely necessary from a technical perspective. Under no circumstances do we ever sell that data or make it available to third parties.

The following information gives you some insights into how we protect your data and what kind of data we do record and for what purposes.

Data traffic to our site

We record and automatically store information that your browser sends to us in our server log files. This includes:

  •     Your browser type and version
  •     Your operating system
  •     Referrer URL (site you last visited)
  •     Host name of the computer accessing our site (IP address)
  •     Time stamp of the server query.

We cannot assign this data to a specific individual. This data is not merged with data from other sources. We delete it once we have evaluated it statistically.

Right of disclosure

You have the right at any time to request information on the source, recipient, nature and purpose of all data relating to your person that has been stored. We can provide you with this information at any time: (link sends e-mail).

Privacy Policy

Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation is committed to collecting and using your personal information responsibly, securely and fairly. This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation collects personal information via our websites or by other means.

Privacy Notice

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. This website uses cookies to provide you with an optimal user experience. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Please note that this website uses Google Maps to display maps. By using Google Maps, information about your use of this website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to and stored by Google in the United States. The Google Maps privacy policy can be found at

Privacy Information

The personal data held by the organizations on individual members of Zonta International, members of Zonta clubs, prospective members, donors and third-party supporters are used to provide information about activities of general interest or about a special event or to provide specific information directed to individual members, members of clubs, areas and districts of Zonta International.

The Information the Organizations Collect

The organizations only collect information relating to individuals connected to the organizations and their activities. The information is collected from various sources and it may relate to the membership of Zonta International or the donations to Zonta International Foundation.  Information may also be collected about individuals connected to the organizations when they interact with either organization, visit the official website, are active on social media platforms, apply for scholarships and other education programs, register for conventions or other activities as guests, or contact us to inquire about membership, events or how to donate.

Some of this information will be collected directly in connection with membership applications. The organizations only store personal information that members, donors or others have knowingly provided or that has been generated through participation in Zonta activities.

General user of websites

The organizations do not collect personal information from users browsing the official websites. Users from the public browsing the websites do so anonymously. Aggregate data such as the number of visits per page will be recorded and stored. Aggregate data do not provide any personally-identifying information.

Member and donor

For access to members only resources and any other personal feature on the website, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This data is submitted voluntarily. The form requests the user to provide information including name, address, email address, interests and other information similar to what is submitted to the organizations through membership applications, convention or conference registrations, Zonta store orders, subscriptions and contribution forms.

Nonmember. Individuals who from time to time receive information from the organizations include awardees of the Zonta education programs, donors, United Nations agencies or other non-member supporters of the organizations. The information collected pertaining to these individuals include contact details such as name and address, email address, telephone number, social media contact details, any participation in events sponsored at any level of Zonta International and any information contained in the education program applications.

The organizations may disclose personal information collected or provided as described in this policy to contractors, service providers and other third parties used to support the business of either organization and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and used only for the purposes for which the information is disclosed to them.

Lawful Bases for Processing

The lawful bases for the organizations to process data are one or more of the following:


The individual has given clear consent for the organizations to process personal data for specific purposes.


The processing is necessary for a contract or agreement between the organizations and the individual, or because specific steps are required before entering into a contract.

Legal obligation

The processing is necessary for the organizations to comply with the law obligations.

Legitimate interests

The processing is necessary for the organizations’ legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless there is a reason to protect the individual’s personal data that overrides those legitimate interests.

Withdrawal of consent


For a member to withdraw the consent for the organizations to store and use personal information is possible, but would present almost insurmountable barriers for membership, inasmuch as the membership department of headquarters, districts, areas and clubs of the organization would be unable to communicate with the individual member or members of clubs.

Withdrawal of consent would deny the nonconsenting individual access to all information about the activities of the organizations. In order to avoid violating the withdrawal of consent, the organizations would be obliged to inform districts, areas and clubs that the member data is no longer available to store, use or share.

Individual members or members of clubs may opt out of being visible to other members in the directory on the website, by choosing that option on the member profile page on the international website.

A member can opt out of receiving direct communication such as email and mail by choosing that option on the member profile page on the website.

A member can change her or his personal information by using the member update feature in the My Zonta section of the website or by sending an email to sends e-mail).


A nonmember must consent in order to receive communications from the organizations and can withdraw such consent and opt out of receiving any further communications by sending an email to sends e-mail).


The organizations use cookies on the websites. A browser can be set to refuse or accept cookies.

Zonta International reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy in accordance with regulation in place. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

Questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the website or any problems using the site, can be addressed by email to: sends e-mail) or by mail to the webmaster of:

Committee Responsible

Governor and Lt. Governor District 29 Zonta International
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Zonta International/Zonta International Foundation | 1211 West 22nd Street, Suite 900 |
Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA

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Zonta International/Zonta International Foundation | 1211 West 22nd Street, Suite 900 |
Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA