14 June, 2018 13:37
Regarding the Postcard, email, and phone contact campaign initiated by Department Headquarters. I am glad that many, if not all of you, are being cautious.
We are trying to update our database.
We are trying to publish and sell a history book.
We contracted PCI in Texas to do this tele-work for us.
If we don’t have all of your information, please at least go to your Post to update.
If you don’t want to be in the book, its okay.
If you don’t want to buy a book, its okay.
I have contractually protected our data. It will not be sold.
Please see the FAQ below for more information. Thank you for all that you do for our Veterans. Respectfully, Dept. Adjutant Angel Juarez
Frequently Asked Questions
About our Member Verification
1. I received an email/postcard/phone call from a company asking for my personal information. They said they were working on a directory for The American Legion, Department of Arizona. Is this a legitimate project, or is it a scam?
We have partnered with PCI (also known as Publishing Concepts) to produce our new members directory. PCI is a company located in Dallas, TX that publishes directories for educational institutions, fraternities, sororities and military organizations across the nation. This project allows The American Legion, Department of Arizona to receive important updates to our database so we know more about our members and how we can better serve you and future members.
2. How do I know my information will only be used for directory purposes?
The American Legion, Department of Arizona has a contractual agreement with PCI that states:
a. The names, addresses and information provided to PCI by The American Legion, Department of Arizona for the publication of the Directory will be held confidential by PCI, except to the extent that they are utilized in, or in the preparation of, the Directory and except as required by court order or law.
b. The Directory will be made available only to members of The American Legion, Department of Arizona. Upon completion of the project, PCI will return to The American Legion, Department of Arizona any and all electronic files that have been supplied by The American Legion, Department of Arizona or produced by PCI in connection with the production of the Directory.
3. I would like to verify and update my information. How may I do this?
If you have received a postcard or an email with a telephone number, you may call the number to speak with a dedicated representative for The American Legion, Department of Arizona project. The representative will verify all the information we have on file for you and make any updates where needed. One of the numbers for The American Legion, Department of Arizona members is 855-912-2397.
If you have received an email with an embedded link, you may go to the online site to review your information. If you have questions, you may call PCI’s customer service desk at 1.800.982.1590.
4. Can anyone purchase a directory?
The American Legion, Department of Arizona members Directory is available for sale only to The American Legion, Department of Arizona members.
5. When will I receive my directory?
The total duration of the directory project is about 12 months. Since we began the project in June 2018, the directories will be distributed in June 2019.
6. Can I choose some or all of my information not to be printed in the directory?
When you call to update your information, you can tell the representative what information you would prefer to have excluded. You may also communicate this information to the PCI customer service desk (1.800.982.1590) or to the Department.
7. I ordered a directory/package over the phone and would like to cancel my order. How do I do this?
Call the PCI customer service help desk at 1.800.982.1590, and they will take care of this for you.