Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Southern California Chapter of the United Spinal Association and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Southern California Chapter include https://www.scchapter.org and United Spinal. The Southern California Chapter website is a non profit site. By using the Southern California Chapter website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Southern California Chapter may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you complete a Southern California Chapter membership application. The Southern California Chapter may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique
to you, such as your age and gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Southern California Chapter. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Southern California Chapter website.

The Southern California Chapter encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Southern California Chapter website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Southern California Chapter is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Southern California Chapter website.

Use of your Personal Information

The Southern California Chapter collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

The Southern California Chapter may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Southern California Chapter and its affiliates. The Southern California Chapter may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Southern California Chapter does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Southern California Chapter may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Southern California Chapter may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Southern California Chapter, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Southern California Chapter may keep track of the pages our users visit within the Southern California Chapter website, in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Southern California Chapter to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The Southern California Chapter will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Southern California Chapter or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Southern California Chapter; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Southern California Chapter, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Southern California Chapter website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Southern California Chapter pages, or register with the Southern California Chapter site or services, a cookie helps the Southern California Chapter to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Southern California Chapter website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Southern California Chapter features that you  customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Southern California Chapter services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

The Southern California Chapter secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under Thirteen

The Southern California Chapter does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Changes to this Statement

The Southern California Chapter will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Southern California Chapter encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Southern California Chapter is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Southern California Chapter welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Southern California Chapter has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Southern California Chapter at:

Southern California Chapter
40960 California Oaks Rd., #453
Murrieta, CA 92562

Email Address:
info@scchapter.org

Telephone number:
951-775-2561

Effective as of May 17, 2018