S.C.V.M.A. Privacy Statement

The Southern California Veterinary Medical Association respects the privacy of all SCVMA.org website visitors. This website does not collect any information from visitors without their prior approval. The following document details our commitment to website privacy.

Membership applications

Applications for SCVMA membership can be submitted through this website. These transactions are made via a secure server that utilizes data encryption.

SCVMA occasionally agrees to provide mailing labels of member names and postal addresses to third parties. The Board of Trustees approves the requests prior to providing one time mailing labels. SCVMA approves all promotional mailings from third parties to ensure the information is applicable and of general interest to SCVMA members. The email addresses, phone numbers and fax numbers of SCVMA members are not sold to third parties.

Online purchase of products/services

Orders for SCVMA products and services, including books, brochures, videos, magazine subscriptions, and meeting registrations, can be placed through this website. These online transactions are made via a secure server that utilizes data encryption. Purchasing information, including email addresses, is not shared with any third parties. User purchasing information that is collected is used to check the user's qualifications and bill the user for products and services. The SCVMA also uses the information to send the user information about SCVMA.


SCVMA regularly distributes informational newsletter via email to SCVMA members. The association also may occasionally send email announcements to SCVMA members regarding new SCVMA products, services and information. These email messages may be sent to website visitors that have provided an email address and have indicated a desire to receive such announcements.

All broadcast e-newsletters and email messages give individuals the ability to discontinue receiving similar future SCVMA email announcements. Email addresses collected from members and/or through SCVMA.org are not sold to third parties.

Service Announcements

It may be necessary for SCVMA to send users a service-related announcement for situations such as a temporary suspension of service. Generally, users may not decline receipt of these communications.


SCVMA uses cookie technology for certain features of this website. The site includes session cookies for the Members Only as well as for the sections where SCVMA products and services are offered for sale. These session cookies are temporary files that self-terminate either when the user closes the web browser, or upon expiration date.

Visitors also have the option to set a permanent cookie, which allows entry to the Members Only section without the input of a username and password. To access the Members Only section, the member's browser must be set to accept cookies.

Log files

In order to improve the functionality of the SCVMA.org website, SCVMA collects personally non-identifiable log files from visitors and analyzes this aggregate data. SCVMA may share basic website traffic information, such as the number of page views, hits, and unique visitors with sponsors and/or advertisers.


The SCVMA.org website includes links to other websites. SCVMA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the SCVMA.org.


SCVMA reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time. Such changes will be posted on SCVMA.org.


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VCA West Coast Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital
Advanced Veterinary Specialty Group
Southern California Veterinary Speciality Hospital

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