Southwest Virtual Airlines (SVA) and its partners are not affiliated with Southwest Airlines or any other real world airline. Southwest Virtual is a fully owned non-for-profit entity owned by: The RF Company. Southwest Virtual Airlines is an organization instituted in order to enhance the enjoyment of the flight simulation hobby and is not interested in engaging in for-profit business activity.

Southwest Virtual Airlines has instituted a privacy policy for the VA that is simple: We will not collect any personal information about our pilots for use by third-party entities. In submitting an application for Southwest Virtual Airlines, pilots must use their real names and advise us of your real age. The information we collect will be used specifically for the purpose of the hiring and membership process. All information collected will be used for that purpose.

Southwest Virtual Airlines will store demographics information collected from our pilot applications, so that we may provide pilots with the best programs. Southwest Virtual Airlines does not collect personal information for any other purposes. Some information provided from pilot applications (name, join date and country of residence) may be displayed on the password-protected pages of the Southwest Virtual Airlines web site.

When your account is approved, Southwest Virtual Airlines will use your real name, e-mail address, country, password, age and VATSIM ID for Southwest Virtual Airlines purposes only. This personal information will be stored on our web servers, and can only be viewed by the Southwest Virtual Airlines Executive Staff.

Any and all information provided is not given to any private organizations or private persons, in accordance with current federal and international laws.

Because Southwest Virtual Airlines website contains links to other sites, please be aware that SVA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. SVA encourages its users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

SVA condemns the use of pirated software or material of any kind and takes seriously the use or transfer of pirated software and/or information, including serial numbers/passwords, through any channels presented by SVA such as: Facebook, Email and Discord. If a member is found to be in breach of this policy, the member will be placed on administrative leave and the details of the piracy transaction communicated to the software developer and/or re-seller.