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Privacy Statement

 1.       Information Gathered by the San Diego County Bar Association

This is the San Diego County Bar Association’s (“SDCBA”) online privacy policy. This policy applies only to activities SDCBA engages in on its website and does not apply to SDCBA activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the website. SDCBA collects certain anonymous data regarding the usage of the website. This information does not personally identify users and is gathered to improve the performance of the website. The anonymous data collected by the SDCBA website can include information such as the type of browser you are using, your IP address and the length of the visit to the website.
You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the SDCBA website, which may include your name, address, telephone number,and e-mail address. This information can be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to SDCBA or when you register for services. For certain services, such as event or CLE registrations, you may be required to also provide credit card or other payment account information which the SDCBA maintains in encrypted form on secure servers. In all such cases you have the option of providing us with personally identifiable information.
 2.       Cookies
Cookies are small bits of data that are deposited on a user’s hard drive. The SDCBA website utilizes Cookies and IP addresses for certain functions. Cookies permit users to store their password and other user information without having to constantly re-enter this data. Cookies also permit SDCBA and our advertisers to tailor our website and advertising to your needs. Most browsers permit users to decline to accept Cookies, although the default setting is typically to accept them. You may choose to decline the Cookies, but certain functions of the website may not be accessible to you.
3.       Use and Disclosure of Information
SDCBA typically does not sell personally identifiable information, such as your name or e-mail address to advertisers. However, non-personal “aggregated data” is used to enhance the operation of our website, analyze interest in the areas of our website and to inform our advertisers about the number of users that have viewed their advertising. Moreover, we may in some circumstances disclose personally identifiable information to third parties to enhance your experience on our website. Additionally, if you provide SDCBA with content for publishing or feedback, we may publish your user name or other identifying data.
SDCBA may also disclose personally identifiable information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order or other such request. SDCBA may also provide such personally identifiable information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request. In order to protect the privacy of its members, SDCBA uses industry standard technology protections based on best practices to make sure that each transaction process is safe, and that members information is secure.
4.       Other Websites
The SDCBA website may contain links to third party sites and advertisers. SDCBA is not responsible for the use of cookies, the privacy policies or the content of those sites. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly suggest you review such third party’s privacy policies before providing any data to them.
5.       Security
SDCBA takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, SDCBA cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.
6.       Children
SDCBA does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children are not permitted to use the SDCBA website or services, and SDCBA requests that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to the website. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, SDCBA does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13.
7.       Corrections, Updates and Questions
If you wish to modify or update any information SDCBA has received or have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact bar@sdcba.org.
8.       Modification of the Privacy Policy
SDCBA reserves the rights to modify its privacy policy at any time and will notify you by posting an amendment to the privacy policy on the website. Such modifications will become effective on the day they are posted. SDCBA encourages you to frequently review the privacy policy for any modifications.
9.             Notification of Changes

SDCBA may change its privacy policy without notice. If SDCBA changes its privacy policy, SDCBA will update the Privacy Statement on the SDCBA Web site.