VABA of Southern California is a 501(c)(6) tax-exempt organization. Contributions or gifts to VABA of Southern California are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, membership dues may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses and contributions or gifts may be tax deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. This general statement may not apply to your specific situation; please consult your tax advisor.
The objectives of VABA of Southern California are to foster the exchange of ideas and information among and between Association members and other members of the legal profession, the judiciary and the community; to encourage and promote the professional growth of the members of the Association; to provide an opportunity for fellowship among the Association’s members; to provide coordinated service to the general and local community; to develop and encourage inter-cooperation with other organizations of minority attorneys; and to provide a vehicle and forum for the unified expression of opinions and positions by the Association upon current social, political, economic, legal or other matters or events of concern to the members of the Association.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Individuals who sign up to receive VABA of Southern California’s communications and/or who become paid members of VABA of Southern California voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone number) and professional information (such as organization, law school, year of graduation, bar number, areas of practice, profession, and interests). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes related to VABA of Southern California’s activities only. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our electronic mail messages.
VABA of Southern California does not collect or use data regarding your IP address when you visit VABA of Southern California’s website.
VABA of Southern California does not collect or use data gathered from “cookies” or similar technologies when you visit VABA of Southern California’s website.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to send communications to you; to respond to your communications with us; to process your membership application; to register you for our events; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.
VABA of Southern California does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses or other personal information to anyone outside of our organization.
VABA of Southern California’s website includes links to external websites only to the extent necessary to carry out VABA of Southern California’s activities, such as or . These links do not fall under the domain, and VABA of Southern California is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.