Privacy Policy

Last modified: April 30, 2024


Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance, Inc. (“Company” or “We”) respect your 
privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may 
provide when you visit the website (our “Website”) and our 
practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

• On this Website.
• In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.

This policy does not apply to information collected by:

• Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by 
   Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
• Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any 
   application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from 
   or on the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your 
information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your 
choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy 
policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your 
continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those 
changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

     Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may 
provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal 
information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information 
on this Website or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases 
through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website, or 
provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, 
email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or 
received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we 
will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child 
under 13, please contact us at

     California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the 
collection and sale of their personal information. Please see Your State Privacy Rights for more 

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

     We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including 

• By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail 
   address, or telephone number (“personal information”);
• That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your employer name
   or employer postal address; and/or
• About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and 
   usage details.

We collect this information:

• Directly from you when you provide it to us.
• Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically 
   may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, 
   web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
• From third parties, for example, our business partners.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

• Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes 
   information provided at the time of completing our member application, submitting a 
   contact form, or applying for our marketing e-mails. We may also ask you for 
   information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, and when you 
   report a problem with our Website.
• Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you 
   contact us.
• Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of 
   your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an 
   order through our Website.
• Your search queries on the Website.

     You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on 
public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties 
(collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to 
others at your own risk. Please be aware that we cannot control the actions of other users of the 
Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and 
do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

     As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data 
collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, 
and patterns, including:

• Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and 
  other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
• Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, 
  operating system, and browser type.

     Some parts of CWIMA 's Website uses cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this 
in order to determine the usefulness of CWIMA information to our users and to see how 
effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. CWIMA does not 
correlate this information with data about individual users, nor does it share this information or 
sell it to any third party.

     If you prefer not to receive cookies on CWIMA sites, you can set your browser to warn 
you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. 
You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. 

     The information we collect automatically may include personal information. It helps us to 
improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by 
enabling us to:

• Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
• Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website 
  according to your individual interests.
• Speed up your searches.
• Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

• Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of 
  your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the 
  appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be 
  unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser 
  setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct 
  your browser to our Website.
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash 
  cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, 
  from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser 
  settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your 
  privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and 
  Disclose Your Information.
Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic 
  files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel 
  gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those 
  pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, 
  recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server 

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

     Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by 
third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application 
providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other 
tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The 
information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect 
information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across 
different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with 
interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

     We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If 
you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the 
responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted 
advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your 

How We Use Your Information

     We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any 
personal information:

• To present our Website and its contents to you.
• To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
• To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
• To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal 
• To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered 
   into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
• To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or 
   provide though it.
• To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
• In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
• For any other purpose with your consent.

     We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ 
services and events that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information 
in this way, please contact us at For more information, see 
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

     We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display 
advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your 
personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise 
interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

Disclosure of Your Information

     We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not 
identify any individual, without restriction.

    We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this 
privacy policy:

• To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
• To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our 
• To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, 
   reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s 
   assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar 
   proceeding, in which personal information held by the Company about our Website 
   users is among the assets transferred.
• To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out 
   of these disclosures. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and 
   Disclose Your Information.
• To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. 
• For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
• With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

• To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any 
   government or regulatory request.
• If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or 
   safety of the Company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging 
   information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud 
   protection and credit risk reduction.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

     We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to 
us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your 

• Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or 
   some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you 
   can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on 
   Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this 
   site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
• Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. If you do not want us to 
   share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for 
   promotional purposes, please notify us at
• Promotional Offers from the Company. If you do not wish to have your contact 
   information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or 
   services, you can opt-out by sending us an email stating your request to If we have sent you a promotional email, you 
   may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This 
   opt out does not apply to information provided to the Company as a result of other 

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based 
advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your 
information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from 
members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

Residents of certain states may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please 
see Your State Privacy Rights for more information.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

     You can request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have 
provided to us by sending us an email at We cannot delete 
your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate 
a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal 
requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

     If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User 
Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or 
stored by other Website users.

     Residents of certain states may have additional personal information rights and choices. 
Please see Your State Privacy Rights for more information.

Your State Privacy Rights

    California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Oregon, 
Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia provide (now or in the future) their state residents with 
rights to:

• Confirm whether we process their personal information.

• Access and delete certain personal information.

• Correct inaccuracies in their personal information, taking into account the information's 
   nature processing purpose (excluding Iowa and Utah).

• Data portability.

• Opt-out of personal data processing for:

o targeted advertising (excluding Iowa);

o sales; or

o profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant 
    effects (excluding Iowa and Utah).

• Either limit (opt-out of) or require consent to process sensitive personal data.

     The exact scope of these rights may vary by state. To exercise any of these rights please 
contact us at

     Nevada provides its residents with a limited right to opt-out of certain personal 
information sales. Residents who wish to exercise this sale opt-out rights may submit a request to However, please know we do not currently sell data 
triggering that statute's opt-out requirements.

Data Security

     We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from 
accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

     The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given 
you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are 
responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with 
anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website 
like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the 
     Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. 
Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security 
of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal 
information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings 
or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

     It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we 
make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by 
email to the primary email address specified in your account. The date the privacy policy was 
last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an upto-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website 
and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact 
us at