MTS Privacy Policy

Marine Technology Society Privacy Statement
Last Updated 01/01/2013

Information Collection, Disclosure, and Use:

This privacy statement demonstrates the Marine Technology Society's ("MTS") commitment to your right to privacy and explains the privacy policy governing the MTS web site and related online services (the Web site). It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.

Areas of our site may require you to provide contact or other personally identifiable information, such as your name or e-mail address, which would only be used as described below. Unless otherwise provided, we may use the personal information we collect from you to ensure that our community is protected against unauthorized access, to use e-mail to diagnose problems with the server or to administer the Web Site, and to contact you when necessary. In addition, MTS does not sell, lease or otherwise provide the contact information you give in the membership application to third parties for industry-related goods and services.

If our privacy policy changes, we will notify all users by a special announcement on the Web Site.

Minors:

Minors, as defined by the jurisdiction from you are accessing this Web Site, are not permitted to subscribe to or use the Web Site.

Cookies:

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on your hard disk for future use. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about you over the Internet or to analyze any information that you have knowingly or unknowingly provided. This Web Site uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity and to enable the server to recognize your computer.

Links:

This Web Site contains links to other web sites. We have no control over and are not responsible for the content, privacy policies or reliability of such sites.

Public Forums:

We may make various public forums and functions available to you. Any information you choose to share when using any of these forums or functions becomes public information. It is incumbent upon you to exercise caution in deciding whether to disclose any personal information.

Integrity/Security:

We use encryption and other technology to store personal information gathered online in an attempt to provide a secure environment that is protected from unauthorized third party access, alteration, theft, or misuse.

Corrections/Updates:

You may change or modify information that you have already provided via phone 1-202-717-8705 or by logging into the MTS web site and modifying your account profile.

Redress/Contact:

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Web Site, or your dealings with the Web Site, you can contact the MTS office.

The Marine Technology Society
1100 H Street, NW - Suite LL-100
Washington, DC 20005
membership@mtsociety.org


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