Privacy Statement for the Synanon Website
(developed in accordance with public OECD guidelines)

Information about our website

We are based in the USA
Our principal activity is: Alumni Association
Our privacy policy covers the entire Synanon website

Organization:Unofficial Synanon Alumni Website
Webmaster:George Farnsworth (

The services and links of our website

Our website enables you to communicate with other Synanon alumni and post information to be accessed by other Synanon alumni.

Our website does not include links to third party web service providers.

Automatic Collection of Information

We automatically log your visits so that we can track our most and least visited sections. Statistical counts are maintained of total visits to the various pages. The date and time of each user's most recent visit is stored so that we can offer a selection of items that have changed since the previous visit.

We use "cookies" to keep track of who is logged on. We do not use cookies to store personal data nor do we link non-personal information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals.

Data Collection and Purpose Specification

We store the personal data and pictures that you may volunteer while using the site. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.

Children's Privacy

We do not collect personal data from children.

Disclosure and Visitor Choice

We do not disclose your personal data to other organizations.


We do not have an option for a secure transmission method to send us your data.

We have implemented security policies, rules, and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorized access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorized modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our people who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to government authorities except if required by law.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

  • By signing in, you can see, change, and erase most of your personal data and all your contributed pictures on the website without charge and without requesting permission.

  • Without signing in you can ask us by email ( whether we are keeping personal data about you.

  • Upon request, which you can indicate by email, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, although we may require proof of your identity. We will provide the information without any charge.

  • We allow you to change the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data:
    • erased
    • rectified or amended
    • completed

  • We do not reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy Compliance

There are no national laws or self-regulatory schemes applicable to our website or organization.

There are no global or regional regulatory or self-regulatory schemes applicable to our website or organization.

Privacy Support

If you have an inquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact: George Farnsworth at 703-304-3176 or at