American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Web Site Privacy Statement
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) values your privacy and the following privacy statement covers the collection and use of personal information that may be collected by ASNC when you visit our Web site or when you purchase ASNC products and services online. Please take a moment to read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.
ASNC collects personal information in order to deliver a superior level of customer service. In order to facilitate online transactions and allow user access to Members-Only features, ASNC collects certain information such as names, addresses, membership IDs, and credit card numbers. In addition, your personal information helps us keep you posted on the latest meetings, products, and events that you might like to hear about.
The ASNC Web site requires you to provide personally identifiable information in order to use certain functions of the site. By providing such information, you consent to ASNC’s collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement.
The information you provide may include information collected during the registration process, including contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address) and financial information (credit card number). This information will be used to process your order and, if necessary, to contact you regarding the status of your order.
ASNC will not ask your permission to collect or use aggregate information about Web site visitors or users of our products and services, since aggregate data does not identify you as a specific individual.
ASNC takes your privacy very seriously. Be assured that ASNC does not sell or rent your e-mail address to other companies. To help us provide superior service, we may share personal information with credit card processing companies, merchants, and any other third party that may need the information for your request to be processed. These organizations have their own privacy and collection practices, and ASNC is not responsible for these independent policies.
At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
In addition to these general provisions, ASNC may collect and use personal information in the following ways:
Donors: If you make a donation to the Nuclear Cardiology Foundation, you will be recognized by ASNC on our Web site and in our monthly newsletter. The specific amount of your donation will not be disclosed; you will be listed as a donor in a specific gift range.
Recipients of Fellowships and Grants: We may disclose award recipients’ personal information, including funding and project summary information, for the purpose of publicizing ASNC Awards. We deem that you have granted us your permission to do so when you submit an application for a fellowship, travel, or other grant to the Society.
How to Opt-Out of ASNC Electronic Communications
We may from time to time send you information about our programs, products, and services via e-mail messages. If you no longer wish to receive our e-mail newsletter or promotional messages, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in the e-mail message.
The ASNC Web site contains links to other sites. ASNC is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on our Web site.
ASNC will take every precaution to protect your personal information. All personal information collected on individuals will be kept confidential and in a secure environment. Access to personal information will be restricted to only those personnel with a legitimate business purpose.
You may correct or update any of the information you provide to us at any time by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 301-215-7575. ASNC welcomes your comments and questions about the Web site, your experience with our site and services, and our Privacy Statement.