Privacy Policy

ALA San Diego has created the following privacy statements in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to informed disclosure and to accurately communicate our use of data as it pertains to the Internet. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site:

This site, ALA San Diego Chapter, includes as part of its mission the constant effort to build users’ trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting principles of fair information practices. Because ALA San Diego Chapter wants to demonstrate its commitment to respecting your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices. You can expect to be notified of:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected
  2. How the information is used
  3. With whom the information will be shared
  4. This site’s opt-out policy
  5. This site’s policy on correcting, updating or deleting personally identifiable information

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us at


The ALA San Diego Chapter Website uses online forms for users to request information, demos and announcements about ALA San Diego Chapter solutions and services. When you fill out these forms, you may be asked to provide personal information such as name, address, email, and phone number. This information will only be used by ALA San Diego Chapter to contact you in regard to your specific request.One exception is the “Send Site to a Friend” feature. The Send Site to a Friend feature of the website sends a copy of your email and contact information to the company that built and maintains this website, EPHost, who use the information for market research and abuse monitoring. The information is kept indefinitely. The information gathered is not used in any other ways and is not shared with third parties.The ALA San Diego Chapter Website is not directed at children under 13 years of age, and children under 13 years of age should not use the Website or services offered by this site to submit any identifiable information about themselves.ALA San Diego Chapter uses a feature of your browser called a “cookie” to assign a “User-ID”. Cookies by themselves, cannot be used to determine the identity of any user. Your User-ID automatically identifies your computer – but not you – to our servers when you visit our site. Unless you specifically tell us, ALA San Diego Chapter will never know who you are, even though we assign your computer a cookie.ALA San Diego Chapter uses anonymous data gathered in our Website’s log files such as IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website.We may use a third-party ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Website, our ad company collects cookies received through banner ads, and we do not have access to this information.


Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (like email address). Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.


With the exception of the “Send Site to a Friend” feature, the information gathered on the site is treated as ALA San Diego Chapter internal information and is not shared with anybody outside of ALA San Diego Chapter. ALA San Diego Chapter will never willfully disclose personally identifiable information collected on its Website to any third party, without that person’s permission (again, an exception is made for the “Send Site to a Friend” feature).


The site provides users the opportunity to opt out of submitting personal information to ALA San Diego Chapter at the point where ALA San Diego Chapter requests information about the visitor. You can always decline to provide personal information to ALA San Diego Chapter.You are in control of how ALA San Diego Chapter employs cookies. You can prevent ALA San Diego Chapter from establishing a unique User-ID. You can do this by choosing to disable or be notified about cookies. ALA San Diego Chapter recommends that you visit either Mozilla or Microsoft’s cookie FAQ’s to do this.


If you want to have your personal information changed or deleted from the ALA San Diego Chapter database, please contact us at Note that emails sent using the “Send Site to a Friend” feature will not be deleted.Use the opt out feature described above to prevent ALA San Diego Chapter from correlating anonymous information to your computer. If the use of cookies on your computer is disabled, ALA San Diego Chapter cannot use cookies to identify your computer. The ALA San Diego Chapter website contains links to other sites. ALA San Diego Chapter is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.