The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
The mission of Rotary International , a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, and advance world understanding , goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. The Secretariat of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation (henceforth referred to as the “Secretariat”) is committed to four core privacy principles. We believe strongly that adherence to these principles of fair information practices is essential to our goal of maintaining trust with our member clubs, Rotarians and other individuals. The Secretariat supports approximately 1.2 million Rotarians in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary International is organized at the club, district and international levels to carry out its program of service. As part of its efforts to assist clubs and districts and facilitate communication with Rotarians and individuals about Rotary, the Secretariat collects sensitive and personal information