It is AMSUS’s general policy not to collect user’s personal information from the website. However, when users join AMSUS as members, create a visitor account, donate to AMSUS, subscribe to AMSUS publications, access AMSUS online store, register to attend AMSUS events, or otherwise contact AMSUS by email or the website’s designated contact section, in order for AMSUS to respond, users may be asked to provide personal information from which you can be identified, such as your name, date of birth, postal and e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information. AMSUS only collects personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit to AMSUS.
When you terminate your membership, subscription, or AMSUS website account access, AMSUS may continue to share information about you according to our legal and regulatory requirements. We will use the information you provide us solely for the purpose of providing you with information that AMSUS believes may be of interest to you, providing you with information and materials you have requested, administering our relationship with you, and for internal business purposes such as AMSUS research and development projects.
SHARING AND DISCLOSING INFORMATION
AMSUS Membership List: AMSUS contracts with a third party marketing vendor, which makes AMSUS’ membership list available to organizations whose products and services may be of interest to our members. AMSUS members may opt-out of being included on the foregoing membership list.
AMSUS Conference and Meeting Attendee List: the list of conference and meeting registrants is provided for one-time use to authorized exhibitors for that one conference/meeting. Attendees may opt-out of being included on the foregoing list at the time of registration.
AMSUS Agents: your personal information may be used within AMSUS or by a company acting as an agent of AMSUS for operational support purposes, including but not limited to event registration, system maintenance, and mail processing. AMSUS may also use this information internally for performing marketing studies, research projects, and program development in support of AMSUS mission purposes.
AMSUS does not otherwise share your personal information with third parties for their promotional use or for marketing purposes.
Credit Card Information: AMSUS does not disclose credit card account information provided through the Website. When users choose to pay using their credit cards, AMSUS submits the information needed to the appropriate clearinghouse through secure sites to conduct the transactions.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, AMSUS may disclose your personal information as required by law or as needed in legal proceedings when AMSUS believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
In addition, in the event of a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets to a third party, we may also disclose your personal information to the third parties concerned or their professional advisors. In the event of such a transaction, the personal information held by AMSUS will be among the assets transferred to the buyer.
This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under AMSUS’s control. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) as part of the enrollment process, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
When you submit information to AMSUS through our website, you should be aware that your information is transmitted across the Internet and that no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Although we take reasonable security measures to protect your information when we receive it, you also need to ensure you take appropriate steps to protect your information.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM AMSUS
We will not send you promotional information without your prior consent and you can change your mind at any time by contacting us. If you no longer wish to receive AMSUS’s promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication or by contacting us at email@example.com
INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE ACCESS AND CROSS-BOARDER DATA TRANSFERS
ACCESS AND CORRECTION/NOTICE TO ALL USERS
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the website and visiting your account profile page. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire communications or information from AMSUS, you may correct, update, amend, or deactivate it by making the change by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may request a copy of the information AMSUS holds about you so you can correct or amend information that may be inaccurate or incomplete by writing to email@example.com In addition, we will ask you to provide sufficient evidence of your identity for your own protection so we can ensure that information is being released to the correct person. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
To request the deletion of your information, please contact us by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, our business requirements and legal obligations may prevent us from being able to delete your information. If we are unable to delete your information we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, if the User declines the attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of the Website. Registration enables the site to better determine members’ interest areas and provide the most relevant information.
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SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
The AMSUS website is intended for adults, such as AMSUS members and subscribers. AMSUS does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. Please contact AMSUS at email@example.com If you suspect that AMSUS has collected any such information. If AMSUS learns that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 without verifiable parental consent, AMSUS will take steps to delete the information as quickly as possible.
AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
Effective Date: May 2018