State Fund is committed to protecting and respecting your private information. Private information is information that can be used to identify or describe you.
We follow Article 1, Section 1 of the California Constitution, the Information Practices Act of 1977, and other applicable California and federal law to protect your private information. This policy describes how we collect, use, store and disclose your private information.
We use your private information to provide you with goods and services related to your workers' compensation insurance needs. We limit the collection of private information to what is relevant and necessary to transact business.
We collect information about your visit to our Web site, such as information volunteered by you through our online forms and programs, email initiated by you to State Fund, site visit data, and information collection devices. During your visit to this website you may initiate a transaction, such as requesting a premium quote or registering for State Fund Online. The information you provide is used by State Fund to operate its programs, which may include provision of goods, services, and information.
We do not sell trade or transfer your private information to third parties for marketing purposes.
We may collect and provide information to third parties when required by law or regulation or when related to the transaction of workers’ compensation insurance business.
We provide some of our services through contractual arrangements with medical and legal service providers, brokers and other third parties (collectively, "service partners") including processing credit and debit card transactions. We only provide the minimum amount of private information necessary to complete the requested transaction. We do not allow third parties to use your private information for a different purpose.
When you enter private information such as credit or debit card information, we encrypt this data using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection.
Our service partners may use your private information to carryout work as agreed upon in our contract with them. They are required to keep your private information confidential.
We may transfer your private information to third parties when you provide us with consent to release the information.
We take reasonable precautions to protect your private information against loss, unauthorized access, and illegal use or disclosure. We have established technical, administrative, and physical security measures to provide this protection. We also review our security policies and procedures periodically to consider appropriate new technology and updated methods.
We strive to keep your private information accurate, complete, and up to date. We will provide you with reasonable access to your private information to have it corrected, amended, or deleted where it is inaccurate or inappropriate for the specified purposes of processing.
To request access to your private information, you may contact the Privacy Office at PrivacyOffice@scif.com or (888) 724-3237.
Cookies are pieces of data that a Web site transfers to a user’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage.
We use web beacons in connection with Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the site in order to optimize visitor experiences.
You can prevent cookies from being placed on your computer by accessing your browser’s preferences menu and deleting existing cookies. You can also opt out of being tracked by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/eula.html. Supporting browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 through 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. (Link and supported browser information current as of September 9, 2014.)
We honor your web browser’s “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal. If you have turned on your web browser’s DNT signal we do not track your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Whether or not your web browser’s “do not track” signal is turned on, we do not enable other websites to collect private information about your online activities overtime in connection with your visit to State Fund’s web site and online services.