We respect your privacy! Any information you give to scba.org or The Suffolk County Bar Association website (SCBA) will be held with the utmost care and will not be used in ways that you have not consented to.
The following describes SCBA’s privacy practices, including its policy for information received from or about you during visits to the Web site. The amount and type of information received depends on how you use the Web site.
Confidentiality of Personal Information
The SCBA may collect and maintain member personal information to provide member benefits and services. The SCBA protects the confidentiality of, prohibits unlawful disclosure of, and limits access to such personal information.
The SCBA safeguards the data, computer files and documents containing such personal information from misuse by third parties, and destroys, erases or makes unreadable such data, computer files and documents prior to disposal. Documents containing personal information of employees and members are retained and then destroyed pursuant to the SCBA's document retention schedule.
In addition, the SCBA ensures that all vendors who have the need to know personal information of SCBA employees and/or members are trustworthy and adequately safeguard such personal information
Normal Web Site Usage
We may collect and store information during normal web site usage such as the name of your Internet service provider, the Web site that referred you to us, the pages you request, and the date and time of those requests. We may use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of customer visits. During normal Web site usage, we do not collect or store information that will individually identify you (such as name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, or Social Security number). We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly.
When linking to third party sites through SCBA Web pages, visitors become subject to those third party sites' privacy policies.
Advanced Web Site Usage – Completing and Submitting Online Forms
When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as ordering products, The SCBA may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities however, The SCBA may require that you provide us personal information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other personal identifying information. You may also be asked to provide a credit card number. Such information is collected, stored, and used consistent with all applicable laws and in a manner appropriate to the nature of your request and is used to fulfill it.
The SCBA uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its on line visitors. Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a purchase), we will take reasonable steps to protect it.
Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by The SCBA’s Web site through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small text files a Web site can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. A cookie is transferred to your browser by a Web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor’s system and damage files.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some Web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages).
Comments and Questions
The SCBA welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure. Due to the rapidly evolving technologies on the Internet, we may occasionally update this policy. All revisions will be posted to this site. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to email@example.com.
Disclaimer of Liability
The SCBA presents the information on this web site as a service to our members and other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. Moreover, due to the rapidly changing nature of the law and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link.
News & Events
On Friday, June 7, 2013, Dennis R. Chase will be inducted as as the Bar Association's 105th President. Officers and Directors who were elected at the May 6th Annual Meeting begin a new 2013-2014 administration. The SCBA has celebrated many achievements over the years and this year we rededicate ourselves to the programs, services and activities that make the Academy of Law, the Foundations and your Bar Association a great organization. We would be honored if you would consider attending this special event and taking an ad in our commemorative journal to honor the President, Officers, Directors and award recipients. Please register Here
June 15, 2013 - 5th Annual Dog Agility Expo & Pet Fair
The Suffolk County Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee and the Suffolk Academy of Law present its Fourth Annual “Dog Day Afternoon Agility Expo & Pet Fair” on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College, located at 155 West Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772, (in the quad). This family fun event includes agility demonstrations and shows throughout the day provided by “All Fur Fun Agility” a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting for the kids, vendors of all kinds and rescue groups of every type will all be in attendance with their animals for adoption and to see, enjoy and learn about! Bring your dog for fun and a run through the agility course!!!!! Come enjoy a fun filled day outdoors with animals, entertainment, food and lots of vendors! Admission is $10.00 per car! All dogs must be leashed and well behaved. If your furry friend does not play well with others leave them on the couch. Click here for further information.