Privacy Policy

What personally identifiable information is collected on this site?
Visitors may supply personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or telephone numbers) for various purposes on this site. These purposes include registering to receive email or newsletters, requesting further information about our services, or simply asking a question about SCMSDC. SCMSDC does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

How is it used?
When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information, manage online services, or apply for a job.

SCMSDC does not sell email addresses or other information provided with outside sources.

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by SCMSDC employees on a “need to know” basis. SCMSDC staff members and all Certification Committee Members are required to sign a confidentiality agreement. SCMSDC meets or exceeds all industry standards for the protection of personally identifiable information.

If you have registered to receive email communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. You have the following options to do this:

You can send the request by email to

You can send the request by post mail to the following address:
Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council
800 West 6th Street, Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA, 90017
United States

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the email and post mail address provided above.

What anonymous information is collected on this site?
Anonymous information is collected from every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are temporarily used to determine domain type and, in some cases, geographic region.

How does this site use cookies?
SCMSDC uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the SCMSDC site. Cookies allow SCMSDC to gather information and enable us to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through our website.

This site may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Email Links
We use email links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via email. We use the information provided in your email to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference. Your personal information is only shared with third parties with your permission.

Legal Disclaimer
We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SCMSDC.

For more information
If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please email