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DISCLAIMERS AND PRIVACY STATEMENT:

DISCLAIMER

The Orange County Employees Retirement System (“OCERS”) provides this Web site for information purposes only for its members, their beneficiaries, and the general public.  OCERS makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the materials found on the Web site.

While OCERS makes every effort to provide the most current and accurate information available, inadvertent errors or omissions may occur.  OCERS does not represent that the information on this Web site is the most current information available.  Some Web site pages display modification dates.  These dates may be used as an indication of whether the data contained on the page is current.

OCERS is governed by the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937, other portions of the California Government Code, the Internal Revenue Code, and various statutes, rules and regulations.  These statutes, rules, and regulations are complex and subject to change.  In the event of a conflict between the statutes, rules, and regulations governing OCERS and the information contained on this Web site, the statutes, rules, and regulations shall control.

The information provided on this Web site is not intended to serve as legal or financial advice.  Users who have legal or financial questions are strongly encouraged to consult an appropriate professional.  Users who have questions regarding retirement benefits are encouraged to consult with an OCERS Retirement Program Specialist.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS DISCLAIMER

This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").

 

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Web site analyze how users use the site.   The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Web site, compiling reports on Web site activity for Web site operators and providing other services relating to Web site activity and Internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.  However please note that if you refuse the use of cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Web site.

By using this Web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

OCERS takes the privacy of its members very seriously.  Accordingly, OCERS has taken steps to protect your private information. 

OCERS uses encryption software to protect passwords and sensitive private data such as Social Security numbers.

OCERS collects personal member information for the sole purpose of assisting members.  No information is collected without member consent.  OCERS is the sole owner of any personal information collected and does not sell, share, or otherwise distribute any personal member information without prior written consent by the member or a court order.

OCERS is subject to the California Public Records Act (CPRA). Under the CPRA and cases interpreting the CPRA, OCERS is required to disclose certain member information upon written request. You may review OCERS’ Public Records Request Policy for additional details.

Email, live chat, and instant messaging are not secure platforms.  Information transmitted via email, live chat, and instant messaging may be intercepted by third parties.  Therefore, you should not transmit personal information (e.g. Social Security number, account numbers, banking information, etc.) via email, live chat, or instant messages.

The OCERS Web site may contain links to Web sites created and maintained by other public and private entities.  OCERS is not responsible for any material found on any linked Web site or for the privacy practices of other Web sites.  OCERS encourages Web site users to review the privacy statements of liked Web sites.  Those privacy policies may differ from OCERS’.

TERMS OF USE

Users of this Web site agree to hold OCERS, its Board members, employees, agents, and representatives harmless from any and all claims, demands, and causes of action of any kind or nature now and in the future that may arise out of or in connection with the use of this Web site or the information contained in this Web site.

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