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Disclaimer and Terms of Use


Disclaimer and Terms of Use


This website is intended for general information purposes only. The San Mateo County Employees’ Retirement Association (SamCERA), makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the materials found herein. The information within the site is limited and inadvertent errors can occur.

SamCERA is governed by the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 (Government Code Section 31450 et seq.) and by the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (Government Code Section 7522 et seq.) as they have been adopted and implemented by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and the SamCERA Board of Retirement, as well as by the Internal Revenue Code, and various rules and regulations, all of which are complex and subject to change. SamCERA cannot and does not represent the information on this site is current.  In the event of any conflict between those governing authorities and the information contained on this website, the governing authorities shall prevail. The information provided is not intended to serve as legal advice nor as legal opinion; site users are strongly encouraged to consult with a SamCERA staff member.

Terms of Use

The site user agrees to release and hold SamCERA, as well as agents and representatives thereof, harmless from any and all claims, demands, and causes of actions of any kind or nature whatsoever now and in the future arising out of or in connection with the use of this site or the information provided herein.

SamCERA Website Privacy Policy

SamCERA is committed to responsible information-handling practices. When you access or use our website, you agree to the terms and conditions published here. Please note that the privacy policies or statements of any websites linked to the SamCERA website may differ. SamCERA is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. 

To stay current, we reserve the right to update all of our User Policies, including this Website Privacy Policy as needed, and your use will be subject to the most current policy version. You should check these policies from time to time. SamCERA has a responsibility to protect its computing resources. If we believe an attempt is being made through the Internet to break into or otherwise abuse our computer systems or business information, we will use the information in our computer logs, and any other means available, to determine those responsible. As part of these legal efforts, we may share the information we gather with law enforcement agencies or other authorized entities. 

You have the responsibility to protect your computing resources. 

Information Collected During Your Visit to

General information collected when you use our websites or online services may include:

  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address. The IP address is the numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer.
  • The type of browser and operating system you use.
  • The date and time you visited.
  • The web pages or services you accessed.
  • The website you visited prior to coming to this site.

SamCERA does not collect or store any personal identifiable information of visitors to