Privacy, Security & Legal Notices

Disclaimers 

MOSERS established this website to provide members with general information about benefits. It is not intended to cover every conceivable situation that could arise regarding the programs or benefits. Rights, benefits, and obligations regarding MOSERS are governed by the Revised Statutes of Missouri and the MOSERS Board Rules, which take precedence over any information on this website.

All information provided on this website and any benefit estimates or other financial calculations produced through this website are merely estimates and are not binding on MOSERS. All estimates, calculations, and the information they are based on are subject to final verification for accuracy by MOSERS prior to the payment of benefits. Further, such information does not constitute a guarantee of benefits, an admission of liability or a waiver of any legal rights or arguments in any pending or future legal proceeding.

While MOSERS makes every effort to ensure the information provided is reliable, human or mechanical error may occur. Therefore, MOSERS does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information and will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of the information contained in this website. MOSERS is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or problems that occur if access to any part of this website is not available to members when they need it. If you do not agree to the terms of use of this website, please do not use it.

Access to personal information is intended to be secure. However, there are risks inherent in providing personal information through any website. MOSERS has made reasonable efforts to minimize these risks and will not be responsible for unauthorized access to personal information or any damages arising from such unauthorized access.

The information provided on this website is not intended to serve as legal or financial advice. Users who have legal or financial questions are strongly encouraged to consult an appropriate professional. If you wish to receive a written estimate of your projected retirement benefits from MOSERS or if you have any questions regarding information contained in this website, please call us at (800) 827-1063.


Privacy and Security Notice

Please read the following notice carefully. By accessing the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System’s (MOSERS) website, you affirm that you have read and agree to adhere to the terms and conditions in this notice, the Disclaimers, the Social Media Policy, and the Copyright and Trademark Notice.

Introduction

MOSERS has created this notice as part of our commitment to the privacy of our members and other users of this website. This notice provides important information regarding MOSERS’ efforts to keep your information safe from disclosure as well as the responsibilities you have to ensure the privacy of your information. If you, as a visitor, choose to log in as a member, or otherwise submit personally identifiable information, you are consenting to MOSERS' use of such data in accordance with this notice. MOSERS does not collect any personal information through the use of our website unless the user provides that information voluntarily by sending an email to MOSERS or submitting information while in the logged‑in areas of our site.

When You Visit

MOSERS uses web analytics to create summary statistics about the use of the website. The summary statistics are used to help MOSERS understand how users are interacting with the website. It is used solely to help us improve our online services and is used exclusively by MOSERS.

In order to ensure that our website is as useful and effective as it can be, certain information about your visit is automatically collected and stored. We collect and analyze non-personally identifying information that groups visitors by categories such as the location of visitors (by domain, not by personal email address), device classes (such as tablets, smartphones, desktop computers), and browser types. We also measure, in the aggregate, indicators such as number of visits, average time spent on the site, and pages viewed. These statistics are used to improve site content and usability. This information does not personally identify you.

When You Email Us

If you do contact MOSERS via email, we may preserve the content of your message, your email address, and our response so that we can efficiently respond to questions you might have. While we collect this information for our own internal use, it is not used for commercial purposes, and MOSERS does not share your email address with any third party.

All internet users should keep in mind that email is an inherently insecure medium, and may be intercepted and read by unauthorized parties. MOSERS recommends that you never put personal information in emails. MOSERS is not responsible for any unauthorized access by third parties to personal information you reveal in your email messages.

MOSERS will not send any confidential information to you by email unless you specifically request it. We will also never send you an unsolicited email that requests confidential information from you, such as your Social Security number, your Member ID, Online ID, password, or other personal information.

However, we may send you email that encourages you to log in to your secure Member Homepage to view information specific to you. Such emails will direct you to visit www.mosers.org and to the secure login process.

When You Complete an Online Transaction

We provide our members with the ability to create a username (MOSERS “Online ID”) and a password so that they may have online access to their membership information. We require the entry of username, password, and use data encryption and in some cases use two-factor authentication to validate your identity. Accessing your membership information or registering for events online is voluntary. If you choose not to use your online Member Homepage, you will still be able to access other features on our public website.

Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Website

Any information collected through this website may be subject to disclosure under the Missouri Sunshine Law, Chapter 610, Revised Statutes of Missouri (RSMo), if such information is not protected from disclosure pursuant to Missouri state law or by MOSERS Board Rule (Add Reference and Link). MOSERS will collect personal information through this website only if the information is voluntarily provided by the user through email or the logged in areas of this site.

Links - Third Party Sites

MOSERS’ website contains links to other sites for your information and convenience. MOSERS does not control the privacy practices or the content of these sites. Please review the privacy information provided by these sites. The responsibility for the content and accuracy of information on sites accessed by linking from our website rests with the entities providing the information. MOSERS is not responsible for the content of any websites that choose to link to the MOSERS website, with or without our consent. This includes any responsibility for updating information upon which visitors may rely.

The inclusion of links from the MOSERS website to others does not imply any endorsement by MOSERS of any product, service, or vendor. Any mention of products, services, or vendors is for informational purposes only.

Surveys and Forms

You may be given the opportunity to provide information through online surveys and forms. We use this information to better understand member needs and to provide quality services. Please note that we generally do not collect identifying information about you but MOSERS reserves the right to collect such information if it is provided when you respond to a survey.

Changes to This Privacy and Security Notice

This Privacy and Security Notice is subject to change without notice and reflects current MOSERS practices.


MOSERS’ Social Media Policy

MOSERS’ social media platforms provide an opportunity for sharing information about MOSERS. Rights, benefits, and obligations regarding MOSERS are governed by the Revised Statutes of Missouri, and the MOSERS Board Rules, which take precedence over any information on to social media sites. We cannot and do not guarantee its applicability or accuracy in regards to your individual circumstances. If you are looking for the official source of information about MOSERS, please visit our homepage, www.mosers.org, or contact a benefit counselor at (800) 827-1063 or (573) 632-6100 or email us at mosers@mosers.org.

Communications made through social media and messaging systems will not constitute a legal or official notice or comment to MOSERS or any official or employee of MOSERS for any purpose. Information on these pages is not intended to provide retirement or financial advice.

We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium and your comments are welcome at any time. However, responding to and deleting comments will generally occur during normal business hours Monday through Friday. 

Social media platforms are open forums and MOSERS encourages participation, however, postings are screened in accordance with the MOSERS Social Media Policy. Postings will not be edited by MOSERS staff, but will be deleted if they do not comply with the guidelines below. In addition to deleting non-permissible content, MOSERS reserves the right to permanently ban those who post content that does not comply with this policy. Postings and comments may be subject to public records retention in accordance with Missouri state law.

  • We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit, or racial comments or submissions; nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful, or intended to defame anyone or any organization.
  • Please do not post personal information or ask specific, personal benefit-related questions on this platform. Those who post personally identifiable or sensitive personal information do so at their own risk. MOSERS is not responsible for any personally identifiable or sensitive personal information posted by social media users. MOSERS will endeavor to remove postings that contain personally identifiable information as soon as those postings are identified, but MOSERS is not responsible for any damages caused by delays in such removal.
  • We will not post any benefit information specifically related to any member. No personal benefit information will be shared on this platform.  We will remove any benefit information pertaining to a specific member.
  • We do not allow solicitation or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non‑governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial, or non-governmental agency.
  • We do not allow any comment or content that suggests or encourages illegal activity.
  • The comments and opinions expressed by users of this platform are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of MOSERS or its employees.
  • Public comments should be limited to the comments related to the posted topic.
  • We will remove any comment or information that, in the sole judgment of System staff, inaccurately describes benefits provided by MOSERS.

NOTE: This policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time to ensure its continued use is consistent with its intended purpose.


Copyright and Trademark Notice

This website is maintained by the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement Association (MOSERS). MOSERS and its licensors, own the copyright in the screen templates (including all design elements) and all content on the MOSERS website (“this website”). All rights reserved. You may download and copy any material on this website only for: (a) personal, non-commercial home use, or (b) for education purposes. You must not download or copy anything on this website for profit-making activities. You acknowledge and agree that all content on the MOSERS website contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, and is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patens, or other proprietary rights and laws.

Other than expressly provided above, you have no right to copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, retransmit, distribute, or create derivative works based on anything from this website without the prior written consent of MOSERS.

If you wish to use any of the copyrighted material other than as expressly provided in the first paragraph above, contact the MOSERS Media Contact. MOSERS reserves the right to deny any such request in its sole discretion. The MOSERS logo, any other logos on this website or in MOSERS publications are trademarks of MOSERS, registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. They may not be used for any purpose without the express permission of MOSERS.

This Copyright and Trademark Notice reflects current MOSERS business practices. It is subject to change without prior notice.