Privacy Policy

Legal information regarding the protection of personal information at SanAntonioAstronomy.org

The following is the privacy policy for the SanAntonioAstronomy.org Web site. In this policy, we describe what personal information we collect on our site, how we use it, and your options regarding information we may collect about you. If you have questions about this policy, please feel free to contact us at chairman@sanantonioastronom.org

Privacy Policy

In order to demonstrate its commitment to protecting your privacy, this Web site it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance and to notify you of:

  • What personally identifiable information of yours or third party personally identifiable information may be collected from you through the website
  • The organization collecting the information
  • How the information is used
  • With whom the information may be shared
  • What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
  • The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under SDAA control
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

All information that we collect about an individual belongs to that individual and will not be disclosed to third parties, such as vendors, the press, and others, without your express consent. We reserve the right to utilize this information for internal purposes. We may also disclose personally identifiable information and/or IP addresses to a third party if we believe in good faith that the law or legal process requires it, or to protect our rights or property or the rights or property of others.

On this Web site we will only use your name and e-mail address, and only in a membership directory, with access restricted to SAAA members.

All correspondence we receive from you, whether by e-mail, regular mail, or otherwise will be kept for as long as they are needed or are relevant.

Use of Cookies

This Web site does not use cookies to store information about you.  It does use cookies to keep your session active.

Security

All of the information that we collect is either stored electronically or is restricted in our offices. Only personnel who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Please be advised, however, that although we have endeavored to create a secure and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from this Site cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when conveying personal information over the Internet. For example, if you send us e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception.

When disclosing any personal information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public and, consequently, may be collected and used by others without your consent. You should therefore consider carefully if you want to submit sensitive information that you would not want disclosed to the public. You should also recognize that your use of the Internet and this Web site is solely at your own risk. You agree that we have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via this Web site, the Internet in general or through any other medium.

Correction/Updating of Personal Information

You may review and approve the information we collect about you. If any of this information changes, or if you no longer desire to use this Site, we will, at your request, correct, update or remove the information that you provided to us. You may request that we do so by sending an e-mail to: president@sanantonioastronomy. org.

Site Links

This Web site may contain links to other websites, including other SAAA websites. Please be aware that our other websites may have their own separate privacy policies. With the exception of our own websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this Web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personal information about you. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Privacy Contact

We welcome your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy and the use of your personal information. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or about our information-collection practices, or if you wish to remove any of your personal information from our database, please contact us at: chairman@sanantonioastronom.org. Alternatively, you can contact us in writing at San Antonio Astronomical Association, P.O. Box 701261, San Antonio, Texas 78270-1261, Attention: Privacy. If you do so, we may use the information you provide in the ways we have described in this Privacy Policy.

Notification of Changes to the Privacy Policy

If we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via e-mail. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this different manner. In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying users of the change. In some cases where we post the notice we will also e-mail users who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices.