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Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority.  This Statement of Privacy applies to, Fox Island Community and Recreation Center (FICRA), and the FICRA Building Trust (Trust) and governs data collection and usage.  For purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to FICRA include the Fox Island Community and Recreation Center, FICRA Building Trust and By using the FICRA/Trust website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with information and services offered on our site, FICRA and the Trust may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
•    First and Last Name
•    Residence and Mailing Address
•    EMail Address
•    Phone Number

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.  This information may be requested and provided by you when you send us an EMail, subscribe to the E-Flash Electronic Newsletter, apply for or renew your FICRA Membership, request a Citizens’ Patrol Home Check, or sign up for an event at the Nichols Community Center.  We use this information to communicate with you and provide the services you have requested.  We may also gather additional personal or non personal information in the future.

In some cases, the information you provide is not actually submitted to our website, but to another site.  For example, we use Mailchimp for the FICRA E-Flash, and when you sign up through our site, you are actually submitting the information via their secure website.  Mailchimp ensures compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, which sets rules on the EMail that is sent and clear guidelines for opting out.  In addition, FICRA and the Trust do not accept any payment information on our website, even if you are filling out our Membership Form or signing up for an event.  Before being asked to submit payment details, you are transferred to PayPal’s secure site so that none of your personal financial information is actually collected on our site.

Use of your Personal Information

FICRA and the Trust collect and use your personal information to communicate with you and deliver the service(s) that you have requested.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

FICRA and the Trust do not sell, rent or lease our Member lists to third parties.  We do use the information you provide to send you EMail through a service we subscribe to (Mailchimp), send you postal mail, and deliver services (such as Home Check).  All third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FICRA and the Trust, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

FICRA and the Trust may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process on FICRA/Trust or the site; b) protect and defend the rights or property of FICRA/Trust; and/or c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FICRA/Trust, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may automatically be collected by FICRA and the Trust when you visit our website.  This information could include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.  This information is used for the operation of the website, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FICRA/Trust website.


This website contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Children Under 13

FICRA and the Trust do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.  If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

EMail Communications

From time to time, FICRA and the Trust may contact you via EMail for the purpose of providing announcements, event information, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general information.  If you would like to stop receiving this information, simply follow the unsubscribe and/or Update Profile links at the end of any email you receive via our Mailchimp service.

Changes to this Statement

FICRA and the Trust reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice via the FICRA E Flash, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page.  Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through the Site after such modifications will constitute your: a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

FICRA and the Trust welcome your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.  If you believe that FICRA/Trust has not adhered to this statement, please contact FICRA/Trust at:
Fox Island Community and Recreation Center
FICRA Building Trust
690 9th Avenue, PO Box 25
Fox Island, Washington 98333
EMail: /

Effective as of October 31, 2021