Our websites do not capture personal information about users unless you choose to provide such information to us. We may request:
Separately, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites that you may link to from SFMA to understand how these websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or content on websites outside of the SFMA family of websites.
We wish to alert you that information about your computer hardware and software, e.g. your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses will automatically be collected by us to maintain quality of the service and to compile general statistics regarding use of SFMA websites.
The information provided by you to us helps us to understand your needs and to provide you better service. In particular, we gather information for the following purposes:
SFMA does not sell, rent or lease its users' lists to third parties. We may share data with trusted partners to help us 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 SFMA. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. We will not share your personal information with other entities.
However, SFMA may be obliged to disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law or in good faith, that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SFMA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SFMA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SFMA, or the public.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps to analyse web traffic or let you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Traffic log cookies enable us to identify which pages are being used and help us to analyse data about webpage traffic to tailor services to your needs. The information is used for statistical analysis, and the data is removed from the system thereafter.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.