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Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 7, 2024


The Adhesion Society respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the information you provide to us. The information below summarizes our privacy policy.

Information Adhesion Society Collects
By using www.adhesionsociety.org, we may request that you provide personal information, including your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number and other generalized background information. We also get information from your use of our services including how you use them.

Mailing Lists
Adhesion Society collects and utilizes different kinds of information voluntarily disclosed to Adhesion Society either online or in writing through publication order forms, meeting registration forms, surveys, and relevant emails to enable the processing of the order or registration.

We use personal information provided to improve the services we offer. This information is kept confidential by the Adhesion Society and is used for internal purposes. We do not sell our email lists to third parties.

The Adhesion Society utilizes SurveyMonkey to conduct surveys, such as to gauge attendee satisfaction with the Annual Meeting and Short Course. Their privacy policy may be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/?ut_source=footer.

Opt Out
You may opt out of receiving additional communications from the Adhesion Society by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our email communications or by emailing adhesionsociety@ascouncil.org to have your name removed from our lists.

Credit Cards
The Society does not disclose credit card account information provided by our members or customers other than to credit card processors to process your purchase orders, registration, or donations. If you pay for registrations and/or products with a credit card, we collect your credit card number (employing industry standard security and encryption technologies), billing information and e-mail address to process your payment.

How We Uses Your Information
We use the information we gather on www.adhesionsociety.org, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving www.adhesionsociety.org, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. We additionally may employ Internet tracking and analytic tools such as Google Analytics to better understand and deliver a user experience. Such information may also be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin.

We use the information mentioned above in a number of ways, such as:

·       Processing purchase transactions, meeting registrations, and donations;

·       Periodic marketing messages;

·       Verifying your identity, such as when using the Adhesion Society Members-Only portions of our website;

·       Responding to your requests and communicating with you;

·       Performing analytics from surveys on the quality of the Adhesion Society programs and events;

·       Tallying ballot responses; and/or

·       Complying with applicable legal requirements.

Security of the Personal Information
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. We restrict access to personal information to the Adhesion Society volunteers, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

Updating Your Information
You are entitled to change or update your personal information at any time by logging into www.adhesionsociety.org or by emailing adhesionsociety@ascouncil.org, or contacting us at the telephone number or address below for assistance.

Updates to the Adhesion Society Privacy Policy
If we decide to materially change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.

Contact Information
www.adhesionsociety.org operates under the control of the Adhesion Society with its principal place of business at 510 King Street, Suite 418, Alexandria, VA. You may also contact us at 301.986.9700.

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The Adhesion Society, 510 King Street, Suite 418, Alexandria, VA 22314

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