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
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.
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
||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.
||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.
||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.
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
At present, this site does not operate any such
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
SGVBA.org, please contact us with a complete description and we will
try to resolve it.