The Center for Santa Monica Bay Studies (CSMBS) respects your right to privacy 
This document describes our privacy policy for transactions conducted in person, via email, postal mail and through our website. Any changes to this policy will be posted at this location. We encourage you to read the entire policy.

Personal Information
We will not sell or distribute your name, address or phone number.

Financial Information
All submitted financial information is used only to complete the specified transactions. All paper documents containing personal financial information are regularly shredded. All electronically transmitted financial transactions are done via secure encrypted transmission. We will not sell, rent or trade your financial information.

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and we will not provide your personal information to any third party individual, government agency, or company at any time. We will use your e-mail address solely to communicate CSMBS information. CSMBS will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law. Please contact us at any time if you wish your e-mail address to be excluded from any future email mailings.

Web Site
Most of our web site is accessible without entering any personal information. However, some activities, such as all financial transactions and online Donations, require the submission of personal and/or financial information. Other activities may require the collection of your e-mail address. Personal information, financial information and e-mail addresses collected via our web site are governed by the relevant parts of this privacy policy. By visiting our web site (, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy.