Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 25, 2022 (GPR)

This privacy policy applies to Koi Club of San Diego (KCSD) sites and sub sites, affiliated social sites,  mobile apps, and services. KCSD has a firm commitment to safeguarding the privacy of our customers' personal information. 

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. Publicly available information, such as directory listing of your name, address, telephone number, or email address, is not considered to be personal information if the user elects to make it public.

Personal information can be added to KCSD databases by site administrators, or by elected members and other contacts through self-service portals. Personal information processed through and/or stored via our sites will also be held by us in accordance with this privacy policy.


What information do we collect?

When you register for membership, we ask for information such as your name, phone, address, and email address. We also collect the email addresses and other personal information provided during account sign-ups, from email inquiries, event forms, forum registrations and forum postings, and from blog comments. 

Where is this information stored?

Information we collect is stored on computer servers that we use to operate our sites. These servers may be located outside of Canada, or the information may pass through jurisdictions outside of Canada in the course of the operation or maintenance of the sites through our service provider.

Why do we collect this information?

The personal information we collect is used to deliver our products and services, for billing, for identification and authentication, for the general operation and improvement of our service, and to respond to inquiries.

It is not used, shared with or sold to other organizations, except: 
  • to law enforcement agencies, in emergencies, for internal security matters, or where required by court order or search warrant
  • when we have your permission. 
Our service provider that powers this website may also record your computer's IP address and browser details for a variety of reasons, including: 
  • to collect usage information
  • to fight spam
  • to troubleshooting geographically-localized access problems
  • to share with financial institutions or law enforcement authorities if we detect or are notified of fraudulent credit card use
What happens to this information when an membership is cancelled?

If you choose to cancel your membership or not renew, we will retain your data for a period of no more then 1 year and as short as 90 days and will be in accordance with Local statues and datacenter policy on data retention.  


A cookie is a small amount of data – typically stored as text file – that is placed on your computer or other device when you visit a particular website. Cookies do not store personal information about you, just information identifying your device. 

To access some portions of KCSD sites and service,  you may need to enable cookies within your browser settings for certain features to proper function.  


The security of your personal information is important to us. Our service has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We follow generally accepted industry practices to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.  We are maintain all applicable security requirements in accordance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can email us at the address below.


You may keep your registration information current by visiting the account area of your KCSD site. If you wish to change or update any of your personal information and are unable to do so, please contact us at the address below.


By accessing KCSD sites, apps, services; you agree that you permit the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this privacy policy. From time to time, we may make changes to our privacy policy. Your continued use of our sites or apps following the effective date of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.


You can contact us with any questions about this Privacy Policy at

Please bear with us as we update our website.                                     Jerry

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