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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 15, 2015 Use of Californians for Water Security’s (“CWS”) web site located at www.watersecurityca.com (“Web Site”) is subject to this Privacy Policy. By using or accessing CWS’s Web Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. The policy is designed to help you (the “User”) understand how CWS collects and uses the personal information you decide to share via the Web Site and to help you make informed decisions when using our web site. If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact CWS at [email protected] When you visit the Web Site you may provide CWS with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by CWS and Web Site use information collected by CWS, or its third party web site vendors, as you interact with the Web Site.
Contact Information

When you sign up on the Web Site, you provide CWS with certain personal information, such as your name and e-mail address. CWS will use that information to e-mail you information about CWS’s activities. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties, except as provided below. Other than as described in this privacy policy, or as may be necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of CWS, or others, or as may be necessary to comply with applicable law, CWS will not share or sell the personal information you provide through the Web Site.
Cookies, Click-Throughs, and Log Files

CWS, or its third party web site vendors, may use “cookies” in connection with the Web Site. A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on an User’s hard drive but does not itself contain any personal information. Cookies enhance a User’s experience by saving the User the effort of having to log in or provide information each time he or she re-visits the Web Site. A User can configure his or her browser to be alerted when a site is attempting to send a cookie and refuse the cookie. CWS will track user click-through behavior. This tracking will provide a more personalized experience while visiting the Web Site. CWS uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Children

The Web Site is intended for use by persons of voting age. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the Web Site.
Updating Information, Opting-out, and Permission-Based Communications

Users will have the opportunity to opt-in to receive future communications from CWS. Users can update their personal information and unsubscribe (opt-out) from receiving future communications from CWS by following the instructions at the end of any e-mail.

If you have received an unwanted, unsolicited e-mail sent via the Web Site or purporting to be sent via CWS, please forward the e-mail with your comments to [email protected] for our review.
Revisions

CWS reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If CWS makes changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy’s effective date. CWS encourages you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you.