Last modified: January 2014

Protecting your private information is our priority. This statement of Privacy applies to the SSSR website and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to membership, conference registration, journal access, payments, paper submissions and email notices are included. By using the SSSR website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Information we collect

SSSR may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you. We may gather additional personal or non-personal informtation in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SSSR. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SSSR website.

SSSR encourages you to review the privacy policy statements of websites you choose to link to from SSSR so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. SSSR is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the SSSR website.

How we use information we collect

SSSR collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

SSSR may also use your personal identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SSSR and its affiliates. SSSR may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

SSSR does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

SSSR may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, phone) is transferred to the third party. SSSR may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to you, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SSSR may keep track of the websites and pages that our users visit with SSSR, in order to dertemine what services are the most popluar. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within SSSR to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

SSSR will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SSSR; (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SSSR or the public.

Security of your personal information

SSSR secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

SSSR does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you ask a parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Changes to this statement

SSSR will occasionaly update this statement of Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. SSSR encourages you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how SSSR is protecting your information.