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Privacy Policy

The Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA) respects the privacy of its members. This Privacy Policy explains how SCCLA collects, uses and safeguards information on, mobile websites, microsites, mobile applications, SCCLA profiles on SCCLA social media sites and any other digital services and properties officially operated or used by SCCLA from time to time (the “Sites” or “Services”).

Changes to the Privacy Policy

As SCCLA and its membership change from time to time, this Privacy Policy is expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. The date of the last revision to the Privacy Policy will be indicated by the "Last updated" date at the bottom of this page.

Information We Collect

We may collect information that identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”) when you interact and provide such information on our Sites, but not limited to, when you apply for membership and register for SCCLA events or programs. The types of Personally Identifiable Information collected on our Sites will vary, but may include, among other things, your name, address, phone number, e-mail address or other information.

How We Use and Share Personally Identifiable Information

Once collected, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of ways including (but not limited to):

  • Provide membership-related communications such as our monthly newsletters, notifications about upcoming events, dues reminders and program registrations
  • Answer your e-mails or online requests
  • On occasion, conduct surveys of our membership
  • Personalize and improve the usability of the Sites
  • Publish membership directories and registration lists as described below
  • Share Personally Identifiable Information with the California State Bar and certain other bar associations for various non-commercial purposes

Publication of Your Personally Identifiable Information for Membership Directories and Registration Lists

As a professional organization, the Personally Identifiable Information you provide may be published on the Sites and in print or digital form in a variety of ways to allow other lawyers and the public to find you, including, but not limited to, directories, membership lists, and other types of registration lists for SCCLA programs and events (“Directory Lists”). Directory Lists will not include sensitive information, such as credit card or bank information, or social security numbers.

Sharing your Personally Identifiable Information With the California State Bar and Other Bar Associations

SCCLA may share Personally Identifiable Information with the State Bar of California and certain other bar associations for purposes that SCCLA deems in its sole discretion to be appropriate, which purposes include, without limitation, allowing these organizations to verify affiliate status and to conduct judicial nomination evaluations.

Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information When Legally Necessary or to Protect SCCLA’s Interests

SCCLA may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on SCCLA; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SCCLA; or (c) protect the personal safety of SCCLA members or the public in appropriate circumstances.

No Guarantee

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, and despite our efforts, SCCLA cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online products or services. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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