American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
Collection of your Personal Information
AACT collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, primary and secondary address, e-mail address, telephone number, birthdate, gender, discipline, specialty, and biographical description. 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 AACT at the email or address detailed below
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by AACT. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. This information may be used by AACT for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AACT website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AACT discussion boards, interactive forums, or areas of the Members Only section where information may be provided, that this information may be collected and used by others.
AACT encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you choose to link from AACT, including the NACCT abstract submission and registration systems, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AACT is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AACT website.
Use of your Personal Information
AACT collects and uses your personal information to operate the AACT website and deliver the services you have requested. AACT also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AACT and its affiliates. AACT may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
AACT may provide your data to third parties to arrange for deliveries and other benefits of membership such as, but not limited to, Clinical Toxicology. All third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AACT, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Through the cookies of third party analytics providers such as Google Analytics, we can track your online activities over time and across the AACT website by obtaining information through automated means. This information, along with information we gather when you log in, can be used to understand use across the AACT website to help improve our services and remember your preferences.
AACT 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 AACT or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AACT; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AACT, or the public.
If you would like to no longer receive information from AACT or you would like to correct information that AACT has collected, please contact AACT at the email or address detailed below.
The AACT website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You may stop cookies from being downloaded to your device from the AACT website at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to change your browser settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to restrict or block certain types or all cookies. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. Your device settings may also allow you to prohibit mobile app platforms (such as Apple or Google) from sharing certain information obtained by automated means with us.
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Security of your Personal Information
AACT secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. AACT secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Or you may contact:
AACT Executive Office
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
McLean, VA 22101
Please do not disclose any sensitive Personal Data (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, or trade union membership), social security numbers, or criminal background information when contacting us.
Effective May 25, 2018