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Privacy Policy

This privacy statement explains the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website and demonstrates our firm commitment to privacy. This statement applies to all information solicited or gathered on any website hosted on IP address 129.41.23.194. This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

This privacy statement describes:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website
  • The organization collecting the information
  • How the information is used
  • With whom the information may be shared
  • What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information

If you have any questions about this policy, or believe that the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) is not abiding by its posted privacy policy, you should contact us through the form located here.

Information Collection and Use

ASP is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. Neither ASP nor its employees and contractors will sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from those specified in this statement. ASP collects information from its users at several different points on its website.

Log Files

Each time you visit any website hosted on IP address 129.41.23.194 we make a record of the following information:

  • the IP address you connect from
  • the list of pages you visit
  • the time each page is visited
  • the page from which you were referred to the current page
  • the user agent (browser) used

ASP does not link this information to any individual user. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our server and to gather broad demographic information with which to improve the administration of our site. These files may be maintained indefinitely. 

User Profiles 

We also collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, or subscribe to Issue Alerts. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. 

In compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their Profile and going to the ‘Account info’ tab.

Online Issue Alert

Use of the Online Issue Alert service is voluntary. The only information collected is your email address and the list of titles you select. You may unsubscribe at any time by visiting the Issue Alert tab in your profile. Your email address will not be used to send you any information other than the alert service you have requested. If at any point ASP chooses to use this information in a different manner, we will notify users by email.

Choice/Opt-Out

If you receive communications from ASP based on personal information that you have supplied, you may opt out of these communications at any time. Please unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email or go to the Issue Alerts page and unsubscribe to be removed from our email list.

Cookies

ASP sets a cookie for certain users who access this site via the username/password system. The cookie is temporary, and stores only the given username and password data during the browser session. It is not used to track what other sites the user has visited or to look at or store any personal or confidential information about the user. Further information about cookies can be found here.

Security

All Pay-Per-View payments occur through PayPal and are subject to their privacy policy and security measures. These can be reviewed here.

Information Sharing

ASP may share or publish aggregated usage and demographic information. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify an individual person, and the anonymity of individual users and the confidentiality of their searches will be fully protected.

Neither ASP nor its employees or contractors will sell, lease, or give information on individual users taken from the Online Issue Alert functions.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that ASP is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Notification of Changes

If ASP changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes on our homepage to keep users aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Please also visit our Terms & Conditions for information on use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

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