What Personal Information About Members and Visitors Does San Diego ARES gather?
The information we learn from members and visitors helps us personalize and continually improve your experience at our website. Here are the types of information we gather:
- Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features.
- Automatic Information:We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our website. For example, like many web sites, we sometimes use "cookies," (usually in our non-public areas) and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses our website.
What About Cookies?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifier text files that we transfer to your computers hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as storage of information during a visit. Cookies used by sdgares.net are set to automatically expire within a few hours of the end of a visit or immediately upon doing a "Log Out".
Does sdgares.net Share the Information It Receives?
We respect your privacy. we do not provide your contact information to any third party vendor, associate or service provider. We do share your information with other members but offer an option under Account Settings to restrict this information to the Membership Chairman and Executive Board members.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We do not store any financial information about members. Any member information is stored in a database this is stored on an internal server at a secure site. Information specific to members is available only to San Diego ARES staff and is secured by password access in non-public areas.
Which Information Can I Access?
San Diego ARES has not begun to offer member access to information at this time. No other information is given without permission.
E-Mail Addresses Used on sdgares.net
One technique by bulk mailers is to use "web spiders" to search websites for e-mail addresses. sdgares.net uses a special technique to store addresses in a form that is not easy to identify. If you have questions about this technique, please contact the Webmaster.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
For security purposes sdgares.net sometimes collects and analyzes the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, and to our website. While in our public areas not protected by a password), this information does not contain information that would be able to identify an individual user. Users using the login page will have data recorded to identify your system in the event of unauthorized attempts to access this system.