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This information is provided to explain our online information practices and the choices you have in the way information is collected and used on this Web site. This page is provided by East Bay Intergroup as a service to the community. It is neither reviewed nor endorsed by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. It is our attempt to provide information and support to those suffering from alcoholism in the East Bay community. Linking to another service or website is in no way an endorsement by Alcoholics Anonymous or East Bay Intergroup. Our Website address is https://eastbayaa.org
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITES.
We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature. When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, or other information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. We do not, however, store credit card information. Like many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the “Do we use ‘cookies’?” section below for information about cookies and how we use them.
You should, and we provide you with the opportunity to, update your previously provided personal information, and you may delete such information.
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
When you use the Sites, East Bay Intergroup may also collect certain information that does not identify you individually (“Anonymous Information”). For example, East Bay Intergroup may collect information about your computer, mobile device, or other device that you use to access the Sites (which may include, for example, IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information) and about your use of our website (which may include, for example, a reading history of the pages you view).
East Bay Intergroup collects geolocation data for purposes of offering relevant content, in particular meeting information. Geolocation data consists of general location information based on latitude and longitude (if the user has enabled location services for an application on the user’s mobile device), or based on the IP address of the user’s computer or mobile device. By using any of the Sites, you consent to East Bay Intergroup collection of this geolocation information.
Service Providers: East Bay Intergroup occasionally has third-party contractors and agents that provide services to East Bay Intergroup, such as credit card processing, order fulfillment, marketing, database hosting, web analytics, and providing customer service. These entities may have access to Personal Information in order to perform their functions. We do not authorize them to use the information we share with them for any other purpose.
Legally Compelled Disclosures: East Bay Intergroup may disclose Personal Information to government authorities, and to other third parties when compelled to do so under law (including under a reasonable interpretation of the law), including, without limitation, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
Emergency Situations: East Bay Intergroup may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to applicable law; (b) protect and defend its rights or property, the Sites or its Users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of East Bay Intergroup, its Users, and others.
Affiliated Entities: We may disclose Personal Information and other information collected from you to our parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates.
When you request services or products, you may receive emails from us to process your requests or to contact you regarding such. When and if you opt-in (as provided on the Sites) to receive email updates or other notices from us, your address will be used for that purpose only, or to contact you regarding your participation in user surveys, to ask for feedback with respect to the Sites or existing or prospective services. If you wish to be removed from our email list, you can contact us directly through our email address at email@example.com or reply to the most recent monthly email and request that your email address be removed.
“Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, media, radio and films.“
We respectfully ask that AA speakers and AA members not be photographed, videoed, or identified by full name on all media platforms or in any published reports of our meetings, including those reports on public media platforms.