Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us, and this Privacy Policy is designed to make clear our intentions and approach to the collection and use of personal information in connection with our website and the choices you have.


What is collected and how it is used

If you provide us with your email address when making a request, such as a request for information or a document, we collect your email address for the purpose of fulfilling your request. We do not provide, sell, or rent, email addresses to anyone outside the organization, except as necessary to our website service providers or if it is required by law.

As you view the content of the website, our website service provider may collect information about your browsing, your device, time spent on the website, or your location (“Website User Information”), that is not personally-identifiable, which is collected for the purpose of understanding how our website is being used.

You may opt out of both types of information collecting at any time, through the “Do Not Track” option on your browser, through managing your cookie preferences, and through the Opt Out option at the end of this policy. The method for disabling Cookies may vary by device and browser, but can usually be found in preferences or security settings.


How we protect your information

We follow industry-standard practices to secure the information we collect to prevent the unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of any personal information we collect and maintain. These security practices include technical, administrative, and physical safeguards, which may vary, depending on the type and sensitivity of the information. Our website is hosted and maintained in the United States.


Your consent; Opting out

By using the website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using the website. Specifically, by using our website and submitting any personal information (as described above in “What is collected and how it is used,” to us, you consent and agree that we may collect, use, and disclose that information (including information which may be personally identifiable) in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and as permitted or required by law. You have the option of refraining from submitting personal information, or reviewing, updating, correcting and deleting personal information you

have submitted (by contacting us at [email protected]). You can also opt out of our collection of Website User Information by refraining from visiting our website or rejecting or deleting cookies.


Children’s Privacy

The website is intended for specific audiences and is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the website at any time or in any manner. If we learn that personally-identifiable information has been collected on the website from persons under 13 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under 13 years has sent us their email address, then you may alert us at [email protected] and request that we delete that child’s personally identifiable information from our systems.


Data Security

We use certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards that are designed to improve the integrity and security of your personally identifiable information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the website, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may post a notice through the website if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at [email protected].


Links to Other Sites

Our website contains links to other sites that are not controlled by us. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and read the privacy policies of every site you visit. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by our website.



We may amend this policy from time to time by posting updated policies on this website, without additional notice. Please review it periodically. Your continued use of the website after the date such updated policies are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.



This Privacy Policy will be interpreted under the laws of California and of the United States. To the extent you are accessing the website from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. If you are located outside the United States, you should be aware that your information will be transferred to the United States; the data protection laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country.



If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, or the practices of this website, you may contact us at [email protected]


October 6, 2022


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