Privacy Policy

Southern York County Life takes your privacy seriously. Our privacy policy is simple: We will collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our web site or use our services unless you explicitly choose to provide that information to us.

What this Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy covers SYC Life’s treatment of personally identifiable information that we collect when you are on the SYC Life site. The SYC Life privacy policy does not describe information collection policies on other sites, including those linked to or from SYC Life.

Children’s Privacy Issues

Children under 13 years of age shall not use the web site or services offered by SYC Life to submit any individually identifiable information about themselves. If SYC Life becomes aware that such information has been received, we will delete it.

Information We Collect

SYC Life does not collect any personally identifiable information about you other than information that you affirmatively choose to submit to us, such as your e-mail address as required when you become a member.

SYC Life also automatically collects aggregate information about the use of our site, such as how frequently pages are viewed, how many visitors we receive, and how long visitors stay on each page.

How We Use the Information We Collect

The personally identifiable information we collect from and about you may be used to provide e-mail-based newsletters and other information to you as you request and to notify you from time to time about services offered by SYC Life or others. News articles, columns, events, etc., may contain personal information that is associated with the subject matter, and the author may be identified. Personal information gathered in this way is not used for other purposes.

With Whom We Share Information

We do not share personally identifiable information we collect about you with any third parties unless we have a good-faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of SYC Life or others.


A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer and they cannot be used to discover the identity of a user. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.  SYC Life may use cookies to “persist” a member session—that is, to maintain connection with a member as he or she moves through the web site. The purpose of cookies in this context is to provide member privileges such as allowing comments and maintaining localization preferences that require site membership.  The intent is to enhance your experience, and that is the only use SYC Life makes of cookies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

SYC Life may revise and update this privacy policy at any time by posting it at Your continued use of SYC Life will mean you accept those changes.

Last Update

This privacy policy was last updated on October 3, 2008.

Contact Information

Questions or comments regarding this privacy policy should be sent using the Contact form provided on the SYC Life website.