Privacy Notification
The American Physiological Society (APS) is a community that champions the discipline of physiology. We are committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you a secure and valuable online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to websites owned and operated by the APS (hereafter referred to as APS)—and governs data collection and usage when you visit third party websites hosting APS publications pages. By using these websites, you consent to the data practices described in this statement and any modification thereof.

Personal information will be kept for the purpose for which it was collected or to provide you with the services you requested. This means that, unless information must be retained for legal or archival purposes, personal information will be securely destroyed, put beyond use or erased from APS systems when it is no longer required or, where applicable, following a request from you to destroy or erase your personal information.
Please review the full Privacy Policy that describes how the APS collects and uses the personal information you provide, the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.
Marketing Usage
APS may collect personal information from you when it is needed for services such as signing up for membership or content alerts, registering for meetings, applying for awards, or accessing and purchasing journal and book content. APS collects and uses your personal information in the performance of any contract we enter into with you, to comply with legal obligations, or where APS has a legitimate business interest in using your information to enhance the services and products we provide. Legitimate business purposes include but are not limited to:

  • Providing direct marketing and assessing the effectiveness of promotions and advertising (i.e. meeting information, member communications).
  • Modifying, improving or personalizing our services, products and communications;

APS Related Marketing

In addition to using your information for legitimate business, we may use your information (after obtaining your consent, if required) to provide you with information about other products, events and services we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or inquired about or related to entirely new products, events, and services. All APS related marketing will include an option for you to opt-out of future communications or you can update your preferences to receive APS related marketing at any time by updating your account settings.

APS Third Party Marketing

APS does not sell, rent or lease your information to third parties. We will not disclose or share your personal information with any unaffiliated third party except as described in our privacy policy. Third parties that are affiliated with the APS may reach out to you to share information that they think would be of interest to you (e.g. FASEB for events like EB). You may manage your preferences for third-party related marketing at any time by updating your account settings.

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