Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. Privacy is an important issue for our visitors, and is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Statement describes’s information handling practices. This Privacy Statement only applies to information collected through (the "Site"). may contain links to other websites. is not responsible for the information practices or the content of such other websites. encourages you to review the privacy statements of other websites to understand their information practices.

Collection of Information

When visitors access the site, may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information about them through commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies. Such information may include, but is not limited to, the links visitors used to arrive at the site, the domain and host from which visitors access the Internet, the type of web browser that visitors uses, the type of operating system in use, IP address, and the number and frequency of visitors who visit various pages of the site. uses cookies to make interactions with the site easy and meaningful for visitors. When you visit, servers send a cookie to your computer. On its own, a cookie does not personally identify a visitor. Cookies may be used to provide better service and a more effective site, facilitate interaction with the visitors' web browsers, collect non-personally identifiable information, and recognize visitors when they return. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. Visitors are always free to decline cookies by adjusting their browser settings, but in doing so, visitors may not be able to use certain features.

Use and Sharing of Information Collected may use non-personally identifiable information collected from visitors to the site for internal purposes such as to conduct reviews of the site, guide decisions about the development of the Site, provide an enhanced online experience for visitors, or identify, on an aggregate basis, general trends that may assist in providing services and offerings to visitors.

Personally identifiable information collected from visitors may be used to answer visitors' questions, provide services, newsletters, and other information that visitors request or register for through the site, or for internal business purposes. may use visitor information for marketing purposes, such as to inform visitors of meetings, newsletters and other offerings provided by that may be of interest to visitors. may share visitor information with’s agents so that these agents can contact visitors who have provided contact information on’s behalf. does not sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes. reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information of visitors to the site if required by law or if reasonably believes that disclosure is necessary to protect’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

Communications Preferences

Visitors to the site who create an online profile can control whether, and how, they receive information from may send visitors email communications, such as meeting announcements, call for papers, and notices to committee members, or newsletters. Visitors may be automatically subscribed for select newsletters by becoming a member of the committee for which the newsletter applies. Visitors can manage their receipt of email communications and newsletters through an "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each email communication and newsletters. Additionally, visitors can manage their receipt of email communications and newsletters by editing their interests in Manage Profile, or by contacting at [email protected]

Security uses robust security measures to protect visitors' personally identifiable information. Although strives to provide a high standard of security and privacy, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information transmitted by visitors over the Internet.

Changes reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. will provide notification of the change through the site at least thirty (30) days prior to the change taking effect.

Contact Us

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the site should be directed to [email protected]