Effective: April 16, 2021
Thank you for visiting the website of Somers National Golf Club (owned and operated by Somers Pointe GC Corp.). We recognize that those who use our Website must be confident that their privacy is protected when they visit our website.
For purposes of this policy, "personal information" means any information concerning an individual which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that person. Somers National Golf Club does not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or by initiating an online transaction, including, but not limited to, registering for events, requesting additional information or membership documents.
Information collected automatically when you visit this Website
When visiting this website, Somers National Golf Club automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer;
- The type of browser and operating system you used;
- The date and time you visited this site;
- The web pages or services you accessed at this site;
- The website you visited prior to coming to this website;
- The website you visit as you leave this website; and
- If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.
None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information. The information that is collected automatically is used to improve this website's content and to help us understand how users are interacting with the website. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users, and to improve the utility of the material available on the website. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and Somers National Golf Club is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from the website for commercial marketing purposes.
Information collected when you e-mail this Website or initiate an online transaction
During your visit to this Website you may send an e-mail to one or more department/individual. Your e-mail address and the contents of your message including text characters, audio, video, and graphic information formats will be collected. Your e-mail address and the information included in your message will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to improve this Website, or to forward your message to another individual for appropriate action. Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial purposes.
Somers National Golf Club does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this Website. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an e-mail will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult, and may, unless exempted from access by federal or State law, be subject to public access. Somers National Golf Club strongly encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children’s Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children are asked to provide personal information online.
During your visit to this Website, you may initiate a transaction such as submission or inquiry for an event, membership or lessons. The information, including personal information, volunteered by you in initiating the transaction is used to operate various departmental programs, which include the provision of goods, services, and information. The information collected by our departments may be disclosed for those purposes that may be reasonably ascertained from the nature and terms of the transaction in connection with which the information was submitted.
During your visit to this Website, you may wish to join one or more e-mail lists to receive important news or public alerts on a variety of subjects. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease the addresses on our lists to anyone. In addition, our list servers are configured so they do not divulge the e-mail addresses of our list subscribers. Members of any list may un-subscribe automatically by following the instructions provided within emails sent to a list.
Information and choice
As noted above, Somers National Golf Club does not collect any personal information about you during your visit to this Website unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or initiating an online transaction. You may choose not to send us an e-mail or submit data via an online transaction. While your choice not to contact us or submit documents to Somers National Golf Club may limit your ability to receive specific services through this Website, it will not prevent you from requesting services from Somers National Golf Club by other means and should not have an impact on your ability to take advantage of other features of the Website, including browsing or downloading certain publicly available information except in instances when using an online application is required by law.
Disclosure of information collected through this Website
Somers National Golf Club will only collect personal information through this Website or disclose personal information collected through this Website if the user has consented to the collection or disclosure of such personal information, except as otherwise provided below. The voluntary disclosure of personal information to Somers National Golf Club by the user, whether solicited or unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information by Somers National Golf Club for the purposes for which the user disclosed the information to Somers National Golf Club, as was reasonably ascertainable from the nature and terms of the disclosure.
However, Somers National Golf Club may collect or disclose personal information without user consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) necessary to perform the statutory duties of Somers National Golf Club, or necessary for Somers National Golf Club to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by county, state or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or by law; (3) for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.
Somers National Golf Club may disclose personal information to law enforcement authorities to enforce Somers National Golf Club’s rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to Somers National Golf Club’s information technology assets.
Retention of information collected through this Website
The information collected through this Website is retained by Somers National Golf Club in accordance with the records retention and disposition requirements of New York State Law. Information, including personal information, that you submit in an e-mail or when you initiate an online transaction such as submission of an application for a civil service exam or the filing of a court record is retained in accordance with the records retention and disposition schedule established for the records of the program unit to which you submitted the information.
Confidentiality and integrity of personal information collected through this Website
Somers National Golf Club is strongly committed to protecting personal information collected through this Website against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Consequently, Somers National Golf Club limits county employee access to personal information collected through this Website to only those employees who need access to the information in the performance of their official duties. Employees who have access to this information are required to follow appropriate procedures in connection with any disclosures of personal information.
In addition, Somers National Golf Club has implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity of its information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. These security procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this Website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For Website security purposes and to maintain the availability of the Website for all users, Somers National Golf Club employs software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise damage this Website.
Information provided on this Website is intended to allow the public an alternative form of access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, Somers National Golf Club recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, Somers National Golf Club makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or suitability of the information provided by this website, and denies any expressed and implied warranty as to the same.
Links to other sites
This Website contains links to other sites. Somers National Golf Club is not responsible for the privacy practices of such Websites. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint or accuracy of such Websites.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.