Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2017-03-23

About This Policy

This privacy policy is here to inform you about the information this website collects and the way that information is used. The policy only applies to the Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Sigma website,, other websites related to Alpha Phi Omega are separate and have their own policies.

Any changes to this policy will be indicated a change in the "Last updated" date and will be effective immediately.

Information We Collect

Information From Web Browsers

When browsing the website, we may collect the date and time of each visit and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.


Why Do We Collect This?

This information is used to monitor and protect the website, and may be stored for up to 365 days.

Information From Accounts

When registering for an account, we collect the following information:

  • Username
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Date and time

Every account has a profile for each user to optionally submit information such as his/her real name, contact information, biographical information, and a profile picture. A nickname and email address is required for every account, but only the email address will be accessible by the website administrators.

Why Do We Collect This?

Your information is necessary for us to provide you with an account, and for us to identify you. Your email address may be used to communicate with you in case there are any issues regarding this website, your account, or your usage of this website. New accounts will have their email address added to the Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Sigma mailing lists, and you may request to have your email address removed from our mailing lists at any time by contacting the webmasters at

Information From Signup Sheets

When signing up for an event, we ask for personally identifiable information such as your name and email address.

Why Do We Collect This?

This information is used to identify who has signed up for an event and your name will be publicly listed on the signup sheet. Event chairs and Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Sigma officers will use this information to keep track of who signed up for an event.

How We Share The Information We Collect

Your account information may be shared among the Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Sigma officers for the purposes of identifying or contacting you.

This website makes use of Google Analytics. To learn more about how Google uses your data and how to control what is sent to Google, visit

reCAPTCHA V2 is used to prevent automated software, commonly known as bots, from attacking our website. reCAPTCHA collects your hardware and software information and sends that to Google for analysis in order to determine whether or not a user is a bot or a human.

Malicious Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or IP addresses that unsuccessfully attempt to log in too many times in a short period of time, are sent to Cerber Laboratory servers for analyzation. To learn more about Cerber Laboratory, visit

Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Sigma operates in the jurisdiction of California, United States of America and will share your information whenever the laws in our jurisdiction requires us to do so. You will be notified when your information is being shared with law enforcement unless we are legally prohibited from doing so.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies to keep you logged in and to remember your preferences.

Google Analytics may create and read cookies in your web browser in order to help us understand our visitors and how visitors interact with our website.

Some pages on our site may set third party cookies, such as pages with embedded videos and images.

Do Not Track (DNT)

Many web browsers offer a Do Not Track (DNT) setting that will request websites to not track users. Because we do not track you across other websites and online services, though Google and Cerber Laboratory may, we do not respond differently to DNT settings.

Information Security

This website runs on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) located in a data center operated by DigitalOcean in San Francisco, United States of America. Our VPS's operating system is frequently and automatically patched against security exploits. WordPress and any plugins we use are usually updated within one week after release of new updates.

Data is transmitted over TLS 1.2 using modern key exchanges and cipher suites that support forward secrecy.

Children Under 13

We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are a child and are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to have or use an account on this website.

How to Access and Control Information We Collect

Users may change or remove optional profile information by editing their profile. If you would like to delete your account, contact the webmasters at

How to Contact Us

Questions, comments, or concerns regarding this privacy policy should be sent to with CC'd.