Information Collected and StoredIn order to operate this website, RSIC collects certain information to help us assess content usage and navigation patterns on the website. This information is stored and used in aggregate only and is not used to contact you personally.
- If you are using this website to read or download information: For statistical purposes, we may collect and store the following information:
- The IP address from which you access the website;
- The name of the domain from which you access the Internet;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access the website;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages, files, documents, and links you visit; and
- The website URL that referred you to this website (the address for the last website you visited before visiting this one).
- If you are using this website to send us an email:
Data You Provide to UsThis website only collects personally identifiable information if you voluntarily choose to identify yourself by sending us an e-mail. Be advised that our staff members may, in the performance of their job duties, access your information and your information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to applicable law, regulation, or a court order (e.g., subpoena, court order, or search warrant).
Data PrivacyRSIC will endeavor to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your information. However, in the course of performing their job duties, RSIC employees may be able to view, or have access to, the information you provide.
In addition, because RSIC is a public agency, information collected on this website may be subject to disclosure under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”). FOIA contains various exemptions, including an exemption that permits public bodies to withhold from disclosure certain types of information of a personal nature in order to preserve individuals’ privacy.
Data SecurityData maintained by RSIC will be protected using the security protocols established by the Division of Information Security (“DIS”). DIS’ policies and procedures can be found on the South Carolina Department of Administration’s website.
Data SharingRSIC does not rent, trade, or share your personal information with any other entity for marketing or other purposes, except that we may share your information with other governmental agencies, if doing so will assist us in responding to your inquiry or submission.
The Family Privacy Protection Act of 2002: This Act prohibits persons or private entities from using any personal information obtained from a state agency for commercial solicitation purposes. A person knowingly violating this prohibition is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to the penalties specified in South Carolina Code of Laws Section 30-2-50(D).
Per the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), 15 U.S.C. Section 6501, et seq., RSIC’s website is not geared towards children under 13 years of age. Younger visitors should always check with their parents or guardians before entering information on any website, and we encourage families to discuss their household guidelines regarding the online sharing of personal information.
Please note that RSIC may have an obligation to disclose information that you provide pursuant to applicable law, regulation, or a court order.
Links to Other WebsitesThis website contains links to other independently run websites, other government websites, and some private organizations. Once you leave RSIC’s website, you are subject to the privacy policies of the sites you are visiting. RSIC is not responsible for the contents of any off-site website. A link to a page does not constitute an endorsement.
Viewing My Personally Identifiable Information in RSIC’s RecordsFOIA gives you the right, with limited exceptions, to inspect any record containing personally identifiable information pertaining to you. You may submit a request to:
South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission
1201 Main Street, Suite 1510
Columbia, SC 29201
QuestionsIf you have any questions about this privacy statement, this websites' information collection and use practices, or other questions, please contact Communications.
Last Updated: August 2017