AJCC, through the services of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), uses various technologies to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of information volunteered or collected from all of its users. We do not require anyone to divulge any personally identifiable information to use our Web site. AJCC on occasion requires a user to register, when, for example, participating in collaborative work. AJCC will not collect personal information about you unless the information is provided voluntarily by you.
I. Information AJCC Collects
Information Collected From You
The personally identifiable information we request from you may include your: (i) country of residence, (ii) first, middle and last name, (iii) age and date of birth, (iv) highest level of education attained, (v) job title, (vi) home or office phone and fax numbers, (vii) employer's name and address, (viii) home or office address, (ix) home or office email address, (x) and AJCC identification number, user ID, and password.
Information Collected Through Technology
Information Is Not Collected On-Line From Children Under 13
AJCC does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information on-line from children under the age of 13.
II. How AJCC Uses That Information
AJCC uses the information collected to enable a user to: (i) receive AJCC newsletters and product and/or service announcements, and (ii) to participate in AJCC sponsored meetings, programs, and activities.
III. Security Measures Taken To Protect Personally Identifiable Information
AJCC uses firewalls, vulnerability scans and secure server encryption technology to protect personally identifiable information. AJCC also employs internal physical and technologic security measures to detect and block unauthorized intrusions to its computer systems.
IV. Information Sharing With Third Parties
No personally identifiable information we request from you is sold to third parties. Personally identifiable information (namely, your name and email) is occasionally shared with third parties (namely, AJCC member organizations and the publisher(s) of our educational materials) so that these parties can send you promotional material about goods and services offered by the AJCC or the third parties.
V. Updating Contact Information and Opt-Out Choices
AJCC enables users of its Web site and interactive educational tools to update contact information and to opt-out of the collection of personally identifiable information by email, telephone, or regular mail. Please use the contact information listed below.
VI. Questions or Comments
633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-3211