Lincoln Square Fencing, LLC (LSF) is committed to protecting your privacy. The following statement is intended to explain our data collection and usage policy. This privacy statement applies to any situation where private information is collected by LSF.

Collection of Your Personal Information

You may be asked to provide information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you. Through your use of the LSF website, our registration processes, and through other means, LSF may also collect other personal information.  This information is used only to ensure the proper access to LSF programs and services, and to ensure that in case of emergency, the coaches have the information they need to best support you.

Use of your Personal Information

We use your demographic and contact information to create your development plans, to assist in the purchase of memberships, licenses, and merchandise, to assist with registrations for external events, and to allow you to gain access to certain club programs and services. We also use your personal information to keep you informed of club services. This information may be viewed by any club staff.

The health information you provide is used by coaches to determine whether any of our programs, classes or syllabi require adaptation to meet your needs, whether there any underlying medical conditions for which they should watch, and should there be any medical emergencies, whether there is any relevant information that needs to be passed on to treating healthcare providers. Your health information is only ever viewed by senior club staff and senior coaches.

Lincoln Square Fencing will not share any personal information with third parties without your permission, other than if required to do so by law, or in a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, to protect your well being in the case of a medical emergency, or to prepare and defend the rights or property of Lincoln Square Fencing, LLC.

It is understood that contact and demographic information may be shared with the Illinois Division, USA Fencing and USA Fencing on your behalf in order to procure licenses and memberships, and for registration in divisional programs where registration is done on your behalf.

Storage of Information

Contact and demographic information is stored in an unlabelled binder at the club. Registration information is stored in a secure database on our website. Please click here for our website provider's privacy policy.

Health information you provide is stored in hard copy only (we maintain no electronic copies of this information). This information is stored in a binder at the club.

Use of Photographs and Videotape 

Lincoln Square Fencing, LLC will not post on its website, or publish by any other means, any photographic image or videotaped image, of any member without permission of the individual. The signed waiver on accepting membership in the Lincoln Square Fencing, shall be deemed sufficient for this purpose, unless notice is received by LSF, by electronic mail or written form, that such publication may not be made.

Information Officer

If you have any questions or concerns about the way your information is stored or used, please talk to Clinton Smith (

Changes to this Statement  

Lincoln Square Fencing, LLC reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement as necessary.