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Come Out Seattle - Privacy Statement for Seattle Gay Bar History Project

At Come Out Seattle, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our community members and contributors. This privacy statement outlines how we handle and protect the information, including photos, submitted to our Seattle Gay


Bar History Project.
Collection of Information:
We may collect and store photos submitted by contributors for the purpose of documenting and preserving the history of gay bars in Seattle. The submission of photos is voluntary, and contributors retain ownership and copyright of their submitted materials.


Use of Photos:
The photos submitted to our project will be used solely for the purpose of creating a historical archive and related educational initiatives. We will not sell, lease, or otherwise distribute these images to third parties for commercial purposes.


Data Security:
We take the security of your information seriously. All submitted photos are stored securely to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure, or alteration.


Access and Control:
Contributors retain the right to access, correct, or delete their submitted photos. If you wish to make changes to your submission or have any concerns about the use of your photos, please contact us at


We do not share, sell, or disclose submitted photos to third parties without explicit consent from the contributors, except as required by law.


If contributors wish to remain anonymous, we will respect that request in our public displays and presentations. However, we may need to retain contact information privately for communication purposes.


By submitting photos to the Seattle Gay Bar History Project, contributors are providing consent to the terms outlined in this privacy statement.


Changes to Privacy Policy:
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes in project operations or legal requirements. Contributors will be notified of any significant changes.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the privacy of your submitted materials, please contact us at

Thank you for contributing to the preservation of Seattle's rich LGBTQ+ history.


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