Privacy Statement


Thank you for visiting the City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Our privacy policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us.

Information & Use

By “personal information,” we mean data that is unique to an individual. We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:

If all you do during your visit is browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.  Only the following information is automatically collected and stored about your visit:  The Internet domain (for example, “” if you use a private Internet access account, or “” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website.

We use this information to help us maintain the site more useful and secure to visitors. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

You may decline participation in any activity that asks for information (i.e., surveys or emails). Your choice to not participate will have no effect on your ability to access information on our web sites.

If you send us personal information

If you choose to provide us with personal information — by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the website — we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We only share the information you give us with another government agency if your inquiry relates to that agency, or as otherwise required by law.  The City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust does not collect information for commercial marketing.

Public Disclosure

The State of Florida law requires that if requested, any information we collect must be disclosed to the requestor under section 119.07 of the Florida Statutes (Public Records Act).


Any claims arising due to this website and its content shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida.  Damages are limited as per Florida State statutes.


To better serve you, we occasionally use “cookies” to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser and they provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the web sites. Cookies created on your computer by using our web sites do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We use the cookie feature to store a randomly generated identifying tag on your computer. If you have further questions about cookies, the Computer Incident Advisory Capacity Unit that monitors computer problems for the U.S. Department of Energy issued a study on March 12, 1998, of the risks to users of cookies, titled “Information Bulletin 1-034: Internet Cookies“. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer at any time by using any one of a number of widely available methods. Your choice to refuse the cookie will not inhibit your access to any of the information available on the website. Your acceptance of the cookie will serve to provide you with additional functionality in choosing the information you wish to view on a regular basis.


In certain instances, you will have the opportunity to receive or create a password to access or submit personal information. You should not divulge your password to anyone and the Trust will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. When you are finished with those applications that are password protected, you should exit the page.

Site security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with State guidelines for records management and retention.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Links to other web sites

The website has links or references to third party websites, including governmental agencies and private organizations, which are not controlled or maintained by the City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust is not responsible for any damages or injuries arising from the contents of other sites.

Email Communication

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. See Sec. 668.6076, Florida Statutes.

Changes to Website Privacy Policy

The City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust reserves the right to change this Website Privacy Policy at any time and the use of the site in light of any future changes to the policy signifies your acceptance to the changes.


If you have any question about The City of Miami General Employees’ and Sanitation Employees’ Retirement Trust’s Website Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us.