The Association makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry-accepted data collection and security protocols.
Your submission to us of personally identifiable information is entirely your choice. You may visit and browse our Website without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, you may also choose to disclose personally identifiable information about yourself or your company by conducting business with us. We may collect personally identifiable information about you if you:
- communicate such information to us; or
- subscribe to receive updates or other communications or services from the Association
Thus, the Association does not collect personally-identifying information through the Website unless you choose to provide that information to us .
The personally identifiable information we collect may consist of contact information (such as your name, email address, zip code), your preferences (such as where you go on our site), and any other information you communicate to us (for example in an email or phone call).
The Association does not sell or otherwise disclose user information outside the organization. This policy has no exceptions, unless you consent in writing to the distribution of such information to a third party. We do not sell or exchange your information with any other organization, public, private, or non-profit. The Association assumes no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any user information submitted to us or otherwise collected by us.
Like many other web servers, the Association’s Web server automatically creates log files for each visitor who accesses our site. These "access logs" allow us to make our site more useful to our visitors. The access logs do NOT record a visitor's name, address, phone number, or any other personally-identifying information. Rather, they contain some or all of the following information:
- The Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine which accessed the Website
- The date of the visit
- The time of the visit
- The path taken through the Website
- The browser being used
- A list of files downloaded or viewed from the Website
- The amount of time spent listening to streaming media files
- Any errors encountered
Most Internet Service Providers use a "dynamic" form of assigning IP Addresses. This means that a visitor may have a different IP Address each time he or she visits the Website. Also, many Internet Service Providers, use "Proxy servers" which provide even more anonymity for visitors. For example, visitors accessing the Website may be recorded in our access logs as having the same IP Address.
The Association makes no warranty, either expressed or implied, regarding the completeness, accuracy or currency of the content appearing on this Website, or any other information associated with this Website, or its suitability for any particular purpose.
Cookies and Clickstream Data - "Cookies" are small text files consisting of information stored by your Web browser. This information is used for administrative purposes and to improve your experience with this Website. For example, this information helps authenticate you (i.e., verify that you are who you say you are), an essential component of site security. Cookies also make it easier for you to navigate this Website by, among other things, "remembering" your identity so that you do not have to input your password multiple times as you move between pages or services. If you prefer not to receive cookies through the site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use any to use any pages within this Website.
"Clickstream" or similar data (e.g., information regarding which of the Website pages you access, the frequency of such access, and your service preferences) may be collected and shared internally within SBCA in order to assess the usage, value and performance of this Website and to identify SBCA service offerings or features that may be of interest to you.
We may contact you by email to confirm purchases from SBCA, enrollment for services, or to check the accuracy of the information you provide. We may also send you notices about special offers, new products, services, promotions, and other similar information. When we contact you by email, all email campaigns from SBCA will contain instructions and/or hyper-links to Opt In or Opt Out (unsubscribe) of our email lists.
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