SCWA promotes the productive use of all its computing resources. However, there is also a responsibility to protect these same resources. In this regard, SCWA has, and will continue, to institute appropriate safeguards. To aid in preventing unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to secure all personal information about you.
Commitment to Privacy
We take data security and the privacy of your personal information very seriously. It is important to SCWA that the collection of personal information be minimal, to the extent possible and practicable. When information is required, however, the SCWA will explicitly ask for it. We fully understand that visitors to our web site www.SCWA.com as well as users of our Intranet and Internet services, need to be in control of their personal information.
What Information Does SCWA Collect?
- We collect the number of "hits" to our site.
- We collect the number of sessions that are conducted for each Web page.
- We do use this information strictly for statistical purposes and to help us make our web site more useful to visitors. The information is stored for a maximum of two years.
- We collect, retain and use personally identifiable information (such your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, account number) from users of our online services. SCWA will explicitly ask you when we need such information. Only information specifically and knowingly provided by you is collected. The information you provide will be used only for the purpose you intend. We may enter the information into a database maintained at our corporate headquarters. We use this information to assist us in improving our services to our customers and as reference in addressing customer inquiries and service needs.
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Release of Information
SCWA will not share your personal information with any third party except as necessary to operate this web site, to provide the services you requested or to fulfill legal and regulatory obligations. SCWA is required to disclose certain information provided by others upon request. Confidential commercial information and confidential account information is
disclosed, even upon request. If we believe someone is attempting to break into, has broken into or has otherwise abused our resources over the Internet, we can use the information collected to find those responsible. As part of these efforts we may share the information with law enforcement agencies.
How to Contact SCWA
If you have any questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact: