The San Francisco Bay Area Interactive Group (sfBIG) is committed to protecting the privacy of our member's personal information. This Policy explains how we gather and use the information that we collect from the sfBIG website, located at This policy may change over time. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.


Collection & Use of Information

When users register on the site, the site collects several types of information. First, the site collects contact information such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone numbers. Second, the site collects information about the type of work you do (i.e. advertising, marketing research, student, etc.) and your marketing responsibilities.


This information is used to verify membership status, process new memberships and for communications by sfBIG to its members and prospective members if they have opted in to receive any.


sfBIG runs educational programs and events that may be of use to individual marketers to develop new skills or advance their careers. Information from registration is used to determine whom to contact, typically via e-mail, with an invitation to participate. Users can opt-out of such communications at any time.

Your personal information collected during site registration or when you sign up for a sfBIG membership will not be sold to third parties for e-mail marketing or telemarketing campaigns.


Credit card transactions with sfBIG to initiate or renew membership applications will be processed by PayPal, an eBay company, on their secure site. For PayPal's Privacy Policy, please visit No credit card information is collected, processed or stored on


We may use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website.


This website may make public chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to you from time to time. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.


This website contains links to other websites. sfBIG is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you want to know the privacy policies of the other websites, please refer to the organization sponsoring such website.


For any questions or concerns, please contact