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This is the website of the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association.

Our postal address is:
San Gabriel Valley Bar Assn.
P.O. Box 7085
Alhambra, CA 91802-9998

The purpose of this web site is to provide information to the public, and members of San Gabriel Valley Bar Association, not to collect information from its visitors.

Like all web servers, the server hosting this site logs information about requests made to it for pages, images and other web content, and this information contains domain names and/or IP addresses. This information is contained in all communications upon which the Internet is based; none of this information is confidential or secret. The San Gabriel Valley Bar Association uses the services of its hosting company, but does not control policy of the hosting company. The hosting services company's privacy policies are described here: privacy.bml

The San Gabriel Valley Bar Association does not store nor process any of this logged information, nor does it collect information from visitors with the exception of those items described below. The San Gabriel Valley Bar Association does not share any information that it receives with any third parties, commercial or otherwise. The information that it does keep is necessary to operate features of this site, including, the sending of electronic mail messages sent from this site's facilities.

SGVBA does not compile lists of e-mail addresses to send out any e-mails for any purpose whatsoever. We do not send general bulletins, newsletters, or advertisements. If this policy changes in the future, a notice will be placed prominently on our home page as well as stated in a revised Privacy Policy Statement.

SGVBA does not rent, lease, sell or lend to any other organization or to any individual the email address or any other personal data of any visitor to our website for any commercial purpose.

Here is a list of some common issues regarding privacy on the web and how they are handled by this site.

Item Explanation

Because the basic design of the World Wide Web is "stateless", cookies exist to permit features that many take for granted when using the web. Contrary to common opinion, "cookies" do not provide any threat to your computer, and are essential to make some features work. Most privacy concerns are associated with cookies set by third parties; your web browser may permit you to disallow cookies of this type entirely.

At present no cookies are needed or used by this site.

Access Logs As explained above, all web servers maintain logs, but the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association does not collect nor use this information. The hosting service may provide some of this information to law enforcement agencies in connection with investigation of criminal matters.
Form data Web pages containing forms are used to collect the specific information that you provide when completing the form. This site uses forms for sending electronic mail messages to its members and officers. Electronic mail messages are sent to other computers not associated with this web site. The lifetime of these messages and their ultimate disposition is beyond the ability of the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association to control. By sending electronic mail messages via this site (or by any other method), you acknowledge and accept this.
E-Mail messages In addition to the disclosure about Form data above, the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association does retain a copy of all electronic mail messages sent to its members and officers via this site.
Unsolicited messages

Many web sites contain features popularly described as "newsletters", "notices", "bulletin boards" or "news groups". Such systems generally must maintain some information about you in order to facilitate your use of such a feature. Such systems may also send you electronic messages at their own discretion. the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association has no motivation to send unwanted messages and will remove your information from such a system if you request it.

At present, this site does not operate any such system.

The SGVBA may access and/or disclose your personal information that it has, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the SGVBA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the SGVBA; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the SGVBA's services or members of the public.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. However, if you have any doubts about the wisdom of sending any personal information over the Internet, SGVBA strongly urges you to contact our attorney members and law firms by telephone or by visiting their offices in person.

If you choose to use SGVBA's website, your visit and any dispute over privacy are subject to this Notice, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of California. If you have any concern about privacy at, please contact us with a complete description and we will try to resolve it.

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