This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site and, in most cases, only personal information which is volunteered by our site visitors & customers.
This policy will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
The Simple Version
We use your contact information for in-house purposes only, and do not share any information about you with third parties. You may choose to opt into our e-newsletters, from which you’re able to unsubscribe at any time.
What Personal Information Does WSMM Gather?
Information You Give Us
The Westwood South of Santa Monica Homeowners’ Association is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email, contact form submission or other direct contact from you. We do not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We collect personal information (name, email address, mailing address, etc.) for the sole purpose of keeping you informed of Association business (meetings, events, notifications, etc.). We will use your information only in conjunction with our automated newsletter system — a system that includes simple ‘opt out’/removal options with every mailing.
We do not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to serve the original purposes of the information gathering (e.g. keep you informed of WSSMHOA business).
We receive and store any information you enter into our website or give us in any other way. This includes subscribing to our e-newsletters, or submitting a form on our website. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request, return your message, and register your membership. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by WSSM.
Information we collect may include:
- First and last name
- Physical address
- E-mail address
From time to time, we will send you email announcements of interest to members of our community. We never make any personal data available to a third party.
When you visit any of our websites, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our websites and individual sections and pages within them.
Non-Personal Information may include the browser name, the type of device and technical information transmitted, language preferences, geographic location, time stamps and visited pages, operating systems and other similar information. We may also collect IP addresses which would be irrevocably anonymized.
How Secure Is Information about Me?
All computers that receive or store personal information are secured by firewalls and other security measures. Additionally, sensitive data is encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.
How Do We Collect Your Information?
We collect personal data if and when online users provide WSSM with details when contacting us or signing up for our e=newsletters. When you submit a form, the process may collect information about your visit such as your IP address.
A “cookie” is a small piece of information that a website assigns to your device while you are viewing a website. Cookies are very helpful and can be used for various different purposes, which include allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and making the interaction between you and our services quicker and easier. These cookies do not automatically collect personal data during your visit, nor are they used to supply personal data to us. To learn more information about cookies you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
What Do We Do With the Information We Gather?
We may use the information that you provide and that we gather for the following purposes:
- To Provide Services To You: We use your information to fulfill membership requests, to enable you to view the content on our website, and to otherwise interact with all of the features and services available on our site. We also may use your non-personal information to send and process connection requests.
- For Customer-Service Purposes: When we communicate with you, we may do so through the e-mail address that you provide to us, notices to your inbox, and other means available.
- For Informational Purposes: WSSM may use your information, such as your e-mail address, to send you news and newsletters to provide information we think may interest you.
What Types of Communication Will You Receive?
Occasionally we may send announcements about local events, action notices and other information of interest to our local community to the mailing list. We do not rent or sell our e-mail lists., nor do we share the list with any other party
With Whom We Share Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent user personal information with any other parties. We may share personal Information with our trusted service providers only to the extent required to fulfill purposes outlined above, such as our email service provider.
How We Use Information We Collect
We may use personal data to provide and improve our Services; for example, to analyze and improve the website functionality and services, such as technical or security purposes.
Notice About Minors
The WSSM website is not directed toward, and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen.
Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party sites. Any access to and use of such links are not governed by this policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third-party websites. WSSM is not responsible for the information practices of such third-party sites.
We use industry standard security tools and measures, as well as internal guidelines and organizational procedures to prevent information misuse and data leakage. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means and procedures to protect the information, which considerably reduce the risks of data misuse, we cannot guarantee that our systems will be absolutely safe. If you become aware of any security vulnerability or potential data breach, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we can take the appropriate measures to address such incident.
Conditions of Use and Revisions
You may contact us if you have any questions about the privacy aspects of our Services
Our postal address is:
Westwood South of Santa Monica Blvd. Homeowners’ Association
P.O. Box 64213
Los Angeles, CA 90064
We can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com
Effective date: December 31, 2019