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Marin County Association
  of Retired Employees


At Marin County Association of Retired Employees, we respect and protect the privacy of those who visit or use our website. We want you to know how your information is used. To demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices, we have adopted these privacy guidelines.

We subscribe to these principles:

Notice - We post our privacy statement which fully discloses what information is collected, how it is used and with whom it is shared. We will make every effort to inform our visitors when our privacy statement has been modified.

Choice - We give our visitors the option of providing information other than what is necessary to complete a form.

Security - We make reasonable efforts to protect personal information from outside access.

This privacy statement defines privacy aspects specific to the Marin County Association of Retired Employees website.

It is the policy of the Marin County Association of Retired Employees (MCARE) not to publish for general public use any personal data. MCARE strives to protect the rights and privacy of our members.

Our Member’s information is restricted to current MCARE Members who must login to access the information. These files are restricted in their access and dissemination to MCARE members and are NOT published for general public use.

Our Philosophy and Practices

We want to give you the comfort and confidence you need to fully participate in our website so that we can better serve your needs. Therefore, here are the principles governing our information practices and other privacy aspects of our website:

The Marin County Association of Retired Employees does not share (except when necessary to provide services to its members), give away or sell any personal information about its members or website visitors to any person or company. When sharing is necessary to provide services to its members, MCARE will secure appropriate confidentiality agreements.

We provide you notice of our website information practices.

We give you choices about how the personally identifiable information that you provide us may be used.

We work to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration.

We provide methods for you to contact us about our information practices and other aspects of privacy.


To maximize the value of our services, we may request information from you when you visit our website. When we collect information from you, we'll tell you what is being collected, how it is collected, by whom it is being collected, why it's being collected, and to whom it may be disclosed. We also add your personal information to a membership database that you provide to MCARE when you join our organization.

Here is how and why we collect and use information from you:

Membership Database.

• Your contact information - name, spouse's name, address, telephone, e-mail address and agency from which you retired.

• Your MCARE membership information – organization, year you retired, terms of use, consent to use your information, MCARE number, and additional information for MCARE internal purposes (nickname, mail newsletter, etc.).

• Type of Membership information - which type of membership that you have selected (new or renewal), the date you first joined the Marin County Association of Retired Employees and your dues.

Feedback, Query and other Forms. We offer you the opportunity to provide us with feedback on the Marin County Association of Retired Employees website, submit a question to us or to submit other forms to help you with your experience here at the website. We request optional information such as name and e-mail address as part of these forms. All submissions through these forms are treated as confidential and proprietary, and are used by the Marin County Association of Retired Employees to help us improve the website and to process your question or other information you submit.


Questions regarding the Marin County Association of Retired Employees website's privacy statement, our online privacy policy, our information practices or other aspects of privacy on our website should be directed to our webmaster or to our President.

Updated: March 8, 2018

Approved by MCARE, Inc. Board on March 20, 2018


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