San Diego Electric Railway Association, Inc. (d.b.a. National City Depot Museum -- also known as
SDERA), knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust
and want you to feel confident in our services and security as it relates to your personal information.
What Personal Information About Members and Visitors Does SDERA gather?
The information we learn from members and visitors helps us personalize and continually improve your
experience at our website. Here are the types of information we gather:
What About Cookies?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifier text files that we transfer to your computers hard drive through
your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as storage
of information during a visit. Cookies used by sdera.org are set to automatically expire within a few
hours of the end of a visit or immediately upon doing a "Log Out". Again, this is typically
used for accessing our internal applications.
Does sdera.org Share the Information It Receives?
We respect your privacy. we do not provide your contact information to any third party vendor,
associate or service provider. Additionally, specific membership information is only shared with those
with a very specific and appropriate need AND only with your direct approval.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
Any member information is stored in a database this is stored on an internal server at a secure site.
Information specific to members is available only to San Diego Electric Railway Association, Inc
(d.b.a. National City Depot Museum) staff with a specific and appropriate need and is secured by password
access in non-public areas. We maintain a mailing list for outreach and marketing purposes that contains
mailing and emailing information - typically for newsletter exchanges and courtesy information about
events. We store no information about general visitors to the site.
What About My Financial Information?
We do not store any financial information about members. For Credit Card / PayPal transactions,
information is processed though either Square, Inc or PayPal. Contact those providers directly for specific
privacy concerns. Use caution when providing your banking / credit information on ANY website since your
browser (Edge, Chrome, Frirefox, Safari, etc) may store information "to make transactions easier." If you
are concerned about maintaining strict privacy, decline to store your information using your browser. This
is a function of the individual browser on your computer, not our website.
Which Information Can I Access?
SDERA has not begun to offer member access to information at this time. No other information is
given without permission.
E-Mail Addresses Used on sdera.org
One technique by bulk mailers is to use "web spiders" to search websites for e-mail
addresses. sdera.org uses a special technique to store addresses in a form that is not easy to
identify. If you have questions about this technique, please contact the Webmaster.
If you choose to visit sdera.org, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this
of the law of the State of California. If you have any concern about privacy of your personal
information as used and collected within our website, please send us a thorough description by
clicking on the "About Us" link in the upper menu, and we will try to resolve it.
also. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about
you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change
our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past
without the consent of affected members.
For security purposes sdera.org sometimes collects and analyzes the Internet protocol (IP) address
used to connect your computer to the Internet, and to our website. While in our public areas (not
protected by a password), this information does not contain information that would be able to identify
an individual user. This is limited to browser type, region, and operating system. Users using the
login page will have data recorded to identify your system in the event of unauthorized attempts to
access this system.
be directed to our Webmaster clicking at