Privacy Policy

We Respect Your Privacy

At the Greater Houston Simplex Network (“We”, “we”, and “Our”, “our”), we are committed to providing those who participate in our simplex nets and those who subscribe to our email service (collectively, “You”, “you” and “Your”, “your”) with the best experience we can for simplex and email communications, along with making a top priority of safeguarding your personal information. We assure you that we have taken steps and will continue to take steps, to safeguard that information.
  1. What Personal Information Do We Collect?

    We collect the following information about you which we refer to as your “Personal Information”:

    • When you opt-into or join our email subscription by submitting an online form, we collect your callsign, email address, and name.
    • When you check into our practice or emergency nets, we collect your callsign and name.

    “Personal Information” does not include information that is lawfully obtained from publicly available sources, or from federal, state or local government records lawfully made available to the general public.

  2. Is Personal Information Shared with Others?

    • For the purpose of sending out emails, we provide our email service provider with your Personal Information.
    • From time to time, to understand our area of geographic coverage, we will plot your location on a map using your mailing address as provided to the Federal Communications Commission. This information is lawfully obtained from publicly available sources (for example, www.qrz.com) or from federal, state or local government.

    We do not permit disclosure of your Personal Information to others.

  3. How Do We Protect the Confidentiality, Security and Integrity of Personal Information?

    We safeguard the security and confidentiality of your Personal Information in a manner consistent with industry practices.

    We maintain physical and electronic safeguards to protect your Personal Information. Access to such information is restricted to our authorized agents of the Greater Houston Simplex Network who need it in order to send emails to you or to plot your location on a map.

  4. Changes to this Privacy Statement

    From time to time, we may amend this policy at any time, without notice and in our sole discretion. Please review this policy periodically. Your continued use of our website after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.

  5. Questions or Suggestions

    If you have questions or suggestions about this privacy policy, or your own personal information, please send an e-mail to Mark Brantana at n5prd@yahoo.com.



Adopted April 26, 2021.