Collection of your Personal Information
APS collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, primary address, e-mail address, telephone number, birth year, gender, race, ethnicity, discipline and areas of professional interest. We retain the Personal Information provided by you for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we remove the data by contacting APS at the email, address or telephone number of the APS headquarters (6728 Old McLean Village Drive, McLean, VA 22101 USA, 703-556-9222, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through APS discussion boards, interactive forums, or areas of the where information may be provided, that this information may be collected and used by others.
APS encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you choose to link from APS, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. APS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the APS website.
Use of your Personal Information
APS collects and uses your personal information to operate the APS website and deliver the services you have requested. APS also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from APS and its affiliates. APS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
APS may provide your data to third parties to arrange for delivery of certain member benefits such as Psychosomatic Medicine. All third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to APS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
APS websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on APS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of APS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of APS, or the public.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that we feel is relevant to your interests.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.