The "District Council of Iron Workers of the State of California
and Vicinity", herein referred to as DCIW, has created this privacy notice to explain how we use
information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate
our firm commitment to Internet privacy. The DCIW may modify this policy from
time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices
for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you
use the site.
Website Usage/Information Collection
When you visit the DCIW
website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your
Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the
website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of
those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate
statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to
our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most
popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track the pages you or any
individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect
any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect
or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing
address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
provides Web forms so you may provide your contact information to engage in
DCIW activities such as online activism (i.e., contact Congress), to place
orders for products or services, to correspond with the DCIW or to submit a
testimonial (i.e., share your story). Any information we collect, such as your
name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any
additional information you provide, is collected and stored by the DCIW. The
information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information
about usage of these features. The DCIW makes every effort to ensure the
secure collection and transmission of your sensitive information using industry
accepted data collection and encryption methodologies, such as SSL (Secure
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR PARENTS:
We want to help you guard your
children's privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and
responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet. The
DCIW does not collect, use or distribute children's personally identifiable
information to any third parties. If you have any reservations, questions or
concerns about your child's access to this site or how information that your
child provides is used by us, please contact us.
DCIW's Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information
DCIW may exchange limited personally identifiable information (such as name
and e-mail address) with partner organizations when people join as dues-paying
members of an affiliate union of the DCIW or the Alliance for Retired
Americans and become part of that organization's regular membership list.
The DCIW website will not post your personal contact information,
including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, without your
consent. Without such consent, website staff will withhold posting personal
contact information for that individual.
Financial Information and Payments
We use a secure server for
processing payments and financial information. DCIW staff log in to the
secure site, retrieve the information and process it using our in-house credit
card processing equipment. The DCIW does not retain, share, store or use
personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive
containing information about the user. The DCIW website uses a cookie for
measuring aggregate web statistics, including number of monthly visitors, number
of repeat visitors, most popular webpages and other information. DCIW will
provide for online activism activities so that you will not need to resubmit
pages an individual site visitor views.
Opting Out of E-mail Lists
People who use our website may receive periodic updates from the DCIW
by regular mail, fax or e-mail. You may opt out of receiving future information
via e-mail by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the e-mail message or
by sending an e-mail message with the name of the list you are a member of to:
This site contains hypertext links to other sites.
The DCIW is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such
websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to
read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally
identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by this website.
This site has security measures in place to protect
the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of information
you submit to us when you use our secure online forms. Any information you provide us through these
forms is stored securely off-line.
We use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also
protect user information off-line. All user information is restricted in our
offices. Only employees who need information to perform a specific job (e.g.,
our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to
personally identifiable information. All employees are kept up-to-date on our
security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that store sensitive
information are kept in a secure environment.
If you send us an e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily
secure against interception. So, if your communication includes sensitive
information like your bank account, charge card, or social security number, contact us by
mail or by telephone rather than by e-mail.
Corrections/Updating Personal Information:
If your personal
information changes (such as your ZIP code), or if you wish to have your
information removed from our database, contact us and we will endeavor to
provide a way to correct, update or remove that personal data provided to
Should you experience technical problems with the operation
of this website, contact us by e-mailing:
District Council of Iron Workers
1660 San Pablo Avenue, Suite C
Voice 510.724.9277 Fax 510.724.1345
You also may contact us by mail or telephone. If you do so, we may use the