The San Diego City Employees' Retirement System (SDCERS) provides these pages as a service to its members, their beneficiaries and the public. SDCERS makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied with respect to the materials found at this site. It is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or a legal opinion.
SDCERS cannot and does not declare that the information on this server is current. While every effort has been made to offer the most current information possible, inadvertent errors can occur.
SDCERS is governed by the San Diego City Charter and the San Diego Municipal Code as well as the Internal Revenue Code, and various rules and regulations, all of which are complex and subject to change. In the event of any conflict between those governing authorities and the information on this web site, the governing authorities control.
By using this site, the site user agrees to release and hold SDCERS' agents and representatives harmless from any and all claims, demands, and causes of action of any kind now and in the future arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this site or the information provided herein.
Website Privacy Statement
The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) is legally required to protect your privacy. This Privacy Statement is consistent with our effort to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the principles of disclosure and informed consent. Because SDCERS wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices. SDCERS does not sell information.
Links to Other Web Sites
As a convenience for users, this web site contains links to other web sites created and maintained by other public and private entities. Please be aware that SDCERS is not responsible for the material found on any linked site or for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites because their privacy policies may differ from ours.
SDCERS logs Internet Provider (IP) addresses and user browser types for statistical and systems administration purposes only. These logs are analyzed to determine user interest in the various areas of our site, to identify system performance or problem areas, and to improve the value of the materials available on the web site. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user’s session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.
A "cookie" is a small amount of data sent by a web site server through the Internet and transferred to your hard drive. It allows a web site to monitor your use of the site, but cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept "cookies," but you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie so that you can decide whether or not to accept it. SDCERS does not enable "cookies" to collect information from users of its web site for any purpose.
Social Media Disclaimer and Terms of Agreement
SDCERS uses Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin to enhance communication with its Members, retirees, beneficiaries and the public. Participation is voluntary. These sites are not intended for posting personal information which should be kept confidential. Read SDCERS Social Media Disclaimer and Terms of Agreement here.
Submitting Confidential Information to SDCERS Via Email
If you wish to submit health forms and any attachments to SDCERS through email, you may do so by emailing SDCERS at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be advised that sending private information regarding your health insurance and health treatment via email is at your own risk and SDCERS cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit over the Internet. Once received by SDCERS, internal procedures do provide for proper security and confidentiality of all member information received.
When sending sensitive and confidential information through email, SDCERS recommends securing the information through a secure, password-protected program called WinZip. Members should provide the password for the encrypted email attachment in a separate email to SDCERS.