Effective January 1, 2013
Who We Are
AMATYC values individual privacy and we want to give our website visitors the opportunity to know what information we collect about them and how they can limit the use of personally-identifiable information beyond the purposes for which they first provided it. At all times, however, AMATYC reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), to protect AMATYC’s rights or property, including without limitation in the event of a transfer of control of AMATYC or substantially all of its assets, or during emergencies when safety is at risk.
Data We Collect and How We Use It
Personally Identifiable Information
We collect your email address if you communicate with us by email, as well as other information that you might supply voluntarily, such as survey information. If you purchase a product or service at our site, we will also ask for your credit card number or other account number you wish to be charged. All credit card payments are processed electronically through PayPal which adheres to international PCI (payment card industry) compliance standards for data security. No personal credit card information is retained on any AMATYC computers.
We may use this information to respond to an email or other inquiry or request, to help improve our website and our services, to customize your experience at our website, or to send updates or notices about our organization and professional development opportunities (including webinars and conferences) we offer that we think maybe of interest to you. We may also combine this information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify visitors’ preferences or interests.
A combined membership list is available on the AMATYC website. If a member prefers not to be listed on the website, his or her name will not appear. Further, with the members’ express approval, AMATYC may occasionally provide, sell, or rent limited data to third parties, including companies that offer products and services for sale to AMATYC’s members.This limited data includes name, companies/organizations, and business addresses or email address, but do not include job titles, business phone numbers or business fax numbers.
AMATYCs website is intended for adults. AMATYC does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If AMATYC obtains knowledge that it has personally identifiable information about a child under 13 in retrievable form in its files, AMATYC will delete that information from our existing files.
Cookies& Computer-Related Information
AMATYC does not enable "cookies” on our website with one exception. A cookie is used in website system administration to keep track of movement of an individual user from one screen to another. This information maybe used by our staff to detect and resolve website problems and to assist with customer support. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about site visitors in this process.
We collect information from your computer and navigation patterns when you visit our site, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the computer’s operating system,the type of browser you use, and the specific web pages visited during your connection. We may also track data such as the total number of visits to our website and the number of visitors to each page of our website. We may use this information, in aggregate form, for system maintenance and to better understand how our visitors use our site and services so that we can make them better.
How You Can Control and Update Data about You
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date information about you in our records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your contact information needs to be updated, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to correct or update your contact information.You may choose at any time to remove your name, telephone and fax numbers, and postal and email addresses from the lists we use to send notices or updates and elect not to receive correspondence from us by emailing at email@example.com.
Users may request that AMATYC refrain from disclosing to third parties the data it collects on its membership application form or any other form.
Other Internet sites you visit — including those linked from the AMATYC website — may have their own privacy policies or no policy at all. Other websites might use personal information differently than our policy permits. We strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of any site before providing any personal information.
Data Integrity and Security