Santa Barbara Foresters recognizes that when you choose to provide us with personal information about yourself or your business, you trust us to treat it responsibly.
Our website may at times link to third-party websites and services that are outside our control. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any information collected by such third parties. You should exercise caution, and review the privacy statements applicable to such third parties.
Information We Collect
We may collect information about you and others and the computer or device you use to access our Services in a variety of ways:
The manner of our collection and the type of information collected may vary by location to accommodate local legal requirements.
Information you provide us directly
The following are examples of information you may provide us directly:
You can choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your ability to use some features of our website and services.
Information we collect when you use our website
We collect information about your computer or device and your online activity, including through the use of standard Internet technologies, such as cookies, web beacons, and local stored objects. The following are examples of the types of information that we may collect:
Additional information we may collect about you
We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources in accordance with applicable law. In addition, we may collect other information you allow a third party to provide to us. For example, if you choose to access or use social networking services, we may receive and store information that you allow us to receive through those services, such as your e-mail address.
We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of our website in ways that we describe to you at the time of collection or otherwise with your consent.
All of the information we collect about you may be combined to help us enhance and improve our products and services and tailor our communications to you.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect about you:
Santa Barbara Foresters may disclose your information in the following circumstances:
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Internet Technologies
Cookies are small files that, if stored on your computer allow the company that put it there to recognize your computer.
When you use a web browser to access our website, you may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. Click the “Help” menu of your browser to learn more about how to change your cookie preferences. The operating system of your device may contain additional controls for cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to access and use certain features of our website.
Web beacons and similar technologies are small bits of code, which are embedded in web pages, ads, and e-mail, that communicate with third parties. We may use web beacons, for example, to count the number of users who have visited a particular web page, to deliver or communicate with cookies, and to understand usage patterns. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
International Transfer of Data
Santa Barbara Foresters and its service providers may collect, transfer, store and process your information outside of your country of residence, as we are located in the United States. Please note that other countries’ data protection and other laws may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. In accordance with applicable law, we implement measures such as standard data protection clauses to ensure that any transferred personal information remains protected and secure.
Collection of Information From Children
We do not knowingly collect personal information online from children as defined by local law. If we learn that a child has provided us with personal information, we will delete it or otherwise comply with applicable law.
Your Choices & Rights in Your Information
Where permitted by law, we may send you offers or promotions. However, you may opt-out of any type of communication from us to you.
Please note that, despite your opt-out selections, where permitted by applicable laws, we may send you communications regarding transactions or services you have specifically requested or to inform you of important changes to our services, products or policies. If you have multiple accounts, you may need to opt-out separately for each account in connection with the privacy choices described above.
Security of Data
We have in place numerous procedures to safeguard all data, including your information, to keep such matters secure. However, please note that although we take reasonable steps to protect your information, no website or computer is completely secure.
We keep personal information about you only for as long as needed for the purpose for which it was collected, as required for a particular transaction, or as required or allowed pursuant to applicable law.
Your California Privacy Rights
California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. We do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms. Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to the websites and other online services with which a user communicates. There is no industry standard that governs what, if anything, websites should do when they receive these signals. We currently do not comply with or in any respond to such signals.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, your state or local consumer protection office, or The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357), or electronically at https://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.