Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SCVSAR) Personal Identifiable Information Collection and Use Policy
To define what Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SCVSAR) does with personal identifiable information (PII) that it collects.
Personal identifiable information (PII). Any representation of information that permits the identity of an individual to whom the information applies to be reasonably inferred by either direct or indirect means. Further, PII is defined as information: (i) that directly identifies an individual (e.g., name, address, social security number or other identifying number or code, telephone number, email address, etc.) or (ii) by which an agency intends to identify specific individuals in conjunction with other data elements, i.e., indirect identification. (These data elements may include a combination of gender, race, birth date, geographic indicator, and other descriptors). Additionally, information permitting the physical or online contacting of a specific individual is the same as personally identifiable information. This information can be maintained in either paper, electronic or other media.
- SCVSAR collects PII from applicants, members and include PII for the emergency contacts they identify. The PII is for personnel management and communications with membership. This information is shared with Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), and may be shared with vendors for the purpose of contacting or disseminating SCVSAR information or solicitations, as required by government regulations or as required by application for grants or donations from foundations and similar types of donor organizations. SCVSAR will not share any member’s PII with any other persons or entities.
- SCVSAR collects PII in the form of name, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses from donors. This information may be shared with vendors for the purpose of contacting or disseminating SCVSAR information or solicitations, as required by government regulations or as required by application for grants or donations from foundations and similar types of donor organizations. SCVSAR will not share donor’s PII with any other individuals or entities.
- Members may self-correct their existing PII in the SCVSAR website data base, by signing onto the restricted access section of www.SCVSAR.org, or contacting their unit’s membership coordinator. Donors may contact SCVSAR at Taylor’s Landing, 5506 Old Machias Road, Snohomish, WA 98290