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Privacy Policy


The purpose of this statement is to inform users of this site (www.wx4pg.org) that personal information is contained within. Nothing herein should be construed to create, nor does it create, any new or different rights than those available under existing state and federal laws.

For purposes of this statement, "personal information" or "PII" refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.   "Personal information" includes names, addresses, telephone numbers, radio callsigns, and any other piece of information that can be directly correlated to any one individual.   In addition, The terms "PCCG", "our", "us", and "we" are used in this document as a reference to the Pickens County Communications Group, which is also known as the Pickens County Emergency Communications Group.   The phrase "Pickens County" in this document is a reference to Pickens County, South Carolina.

The Pickens County Emergency Communications Group (PCCG) is a private volunteer organization that is affiliated with the official Pickens County Emergency Management Office in support of the Pickens County, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

The Pickens County Emergency Communications Group is not an official department of any local City, County, State or Federal government.

All membership or contact information collected by the Pickens County Communications Group is treated as "Personal Identifying Information" or PII, and will not normally be shared with anyone outside of the Pickens Country Emergency Communications Group itself, and the official Pickens County Emergency Management Office staff.   Some Information may be shared with Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies while conducting routine background checks during the process of obtaining Official Credentials.

During a Communications Emergency, or during the course of normal business, some PII information may be shared with other Emergency Communications support organizations such as the South Carolina Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES), the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES), the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL), and other similiar organizations.

The State of South Carolina and the United States Federal Government have created privacy laws, with certain exceptions, to maintain an individual's privacy.   Information contained on www.wx4pg.org is subject to copying by the public.   In the event that there is a violation on www.wx4pg.org of any state or federal law, appropriate action will be taken to resolve the violation.   Information presented on www.wx4pg.org is collected, organized, and provided for the convenience of the user.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user.   Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.   Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates.   For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site.

Before using information obtained from this website, special attention should be given to the Date and Time of the data being displayed.   Portions of the information obtained from this site may be incorrect or not current.   Any person or entity who relies on any information obtained from this website does so at his or her own risk.   Data is provided "as is," and the Pickens County Emergency Communications Group disclaims any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including (without limitation) any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.   In no event will the Pickens County Emergency Communications Group be liable to you or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages or lost profit resulting from any use or misuse of this data.

The www.wx4pg.org site includes hyperlinks to other sites on the Internet World Wide Web that are not controlled, sponsored or endorsed by the Pickens County Communications Group.   We have included these links to give you access to other organizations with expertise that may be of value as an educational or reference tool or because they may be related to the mission of the Pickens County Communications Group.   The Pickens County Communications Group takes no responsibility for the views, content or accuracy of any information nor do we endorse any content or products that may be advertised or noted on these hyperlinked web sites.

The links contained within this site will let you leave the www.wx4pg.org site.   These linked sites are not under our control.   We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.   We have the sole discretion to include or exclude any and all links that we deem beneficial to the site.   We are providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of the site.

By using www.wx4pg.org, the user acknowledges and agrees to be bound by the terms of the above disclaimer.   If for some reason you believe that we have not adhered to these policies, please notify us by e-mail through one of the links located at the bottom of this page and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.


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