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Covina Valley Historical Society

Website Privacy Notice 
October 2018 

Privacy Statement 
This Privacy Notice discloses the Covina Valley Historical Society’s privacy practices and how we collect and use the information you supply when you interact with this website. By accessing and using the website, you acknowledge the Covina Valley Historical Society's Privacy Notice and accept the policies and practices described in this document.

The Covina Valley Historical Society collects no personal information about you without your knowledge when you visit this site, although you may choose to provide this information to us in specific instances. However, we do collect and store certain information automatically.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically 
When you browse, read pages, or download information in the domain, certain technical information about your visit is automatically gathered and stored. This information does not identify who you are. The information collected and stored about your visit includes:

The Internet Protocol (IP) address of the domain from which you access the Internet, whether yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
The date and time you access our site
Pages and files you viewed and downloaded
The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.

The summary statistics are used to help make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site's technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.

This information is not shared with anyone beyond the support staff for this website and other appropriate Covina Valley Historical Society staff, except when required by computer security, law enforcement investigation or other authorized legal purpose, and is customarily used only as a source of anonymous statistical information. 

Website in the domain uses persistent cookies only to store website display related user preferences (e.g. font size, display tooltips, etc.), and the cookies do not collect any personal information.

If You Send Us Personal Information 
If you choose to provide the Covina Valley Historical Society with personal information - such as filling out a form and submitting it to us through the website - that information will be used only to complete the activity for which it was provided, whether it is a one-time event or a recurring event, such as providing a subscription service. This information may be used for the technical support of the website and its computer system, or to enhance, evaluate, or otherwise review the website or service. The information may also be used to contact an individual in response to a request for information.

You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail message containing your comments or questions. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. There are times when your message is forwarded, as e-mail, to other employees who may be better able to help you.

Personal information, collected as noted herein, is retained to meet the needs of the stated purpose and is then discarded or deleted.

The Covina Valley Historical Society does NOT collect information for commercial marketing. Personal information is shared only with employees of the City of Arcadia involved in processing data for the completion of the stated purpose, entities for which the Covina Valley Historical Society is acting as an agent, and/or entities acting as the City's agent (an agent in this instance is defined as a third party that processes data only for the completion of the stated purpose), except for authorized law enforcement investigations, or as otherwise required by federal or State law, including but not limited to, the California Public Records Act.

Although we take reasonable measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this privacy policy.

Messages transmitted via email are not secure and any information transmitted to this site via email should be assumed to not be confidential. 

Links to Other Sites 
The Covina Valley Historical Society website contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different from ours. Please read the other sites' privacy notices, and note that we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Disclaimer of Liability 
The Covina Valley Historical Society, nor any of its programs, volunteers, agents or individual board members, shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained in the Covina Valley Historical Society website and the Covina Valley Historical Society assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the Covina Valley Historical Society website, or its programs, volunteers, agents or individual board members be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Communication made with the Covina Valley Historical Society through this website shall not constitute public comment or legal notice to the Covina Valley Historical Society or any of its volunteers, employees, agents or individual board members with respect to any past, existing, or potential claim or cause of action regarding the Covina Valley Historical Society or any of its volunteers, agents or individual board members, where notice to Covina Valley Historical Society is required by laws, rules or regulations. Please be advised that such communications may be subject to disclosure under the California Public Records Act.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data 
Although the data found on the Covina Valley Historical Society website have been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, express or implied, is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. THE COVINA VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROVIDES THIS INFORMATION ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FREEDOM FROM CONTAMINATION BY COMPUTER VIRUSES AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE DISCLAIMED. Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new versions of the Covina Valley Historical Society website. If a user has obtained information from any of the Covina Valley Historical Society web pages via a source other than the Covina Valley Historical Society website, be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use.

Use of this website constitutes acceptance of this waiver of liability and warranties.