Privacy Policy

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SRA Privacy Policy

 

The Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and values your privacy and recognizes the sensitivity of your personal information. Our employees share the same concerns. Together, we work towards protecting your privacy. We have carefully crafted our Privacy Policy to address any concerns you might have, and to assure you that your personal information, if provided to us, will be treated carefully and appropriately.

Basic Confidentiality Policy
Where personal information is required for use of the website or in interacting with the website; it is SRA policy that information, such as your name, postal and e-mail address or telephone number, is private and confidential. The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by appropriate staff and members, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information, such as to reply to your request or to send you requested materials.

No Release of Information to Third Parties
Personal information collected as a function of this website will not be released to third parties except to further the purpose for which you provide the information or if such release is required by law. Note, the membership roster is available to members and affiliates of SRA in the members-only section. The roster is compiled from information provided by members for reference uses such as searching for and contacting colleagues or for making referrals, etc.

Collection and Use of Information
The SRA site requires you to provide certain personally identifiable information in order to use certain "Members Only" features and functions of the site. By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Policy.

The information you provide may include information provided during the registration process, including contact information, (such as your name, address and e-mail address) and financial information, such as a credit card number, if you order products or services through the site. Credit card numbers are not stored. This information will be used to process your order and if necessary, to contact you regarding the status of your order. You agree and acknowledge that your order may be processed, fulfilled or serviced by third parties other than SRA and you understand that such third parties are not limited by SRA in their use of the information provided to them to process, fulfill or service your order. Therefore, in order to process, fulfill or service your order, you expressly consent to our sharing your information with any necessary third parties.

SRA may use your contact information to get in touch with you regarding the status of your membership, registration or any orders you may place, for instance. You may also be contacted by us or our agents regarding additional services and features or we may request your feedback about your experience with SRA. We also reserve the right to make your contact information available to third parties whose products and services you may find useful.

Third Party Websites
SRA may provide you with links to the websites of third parties, although we do not necessarily advise that you are linking to another website. In the event you choose to access such websites, SRA is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. Further, please note that the third party's privacy policy and security practices may differ from SRA standards. SRA assumes no responsibility nor does it control, endorse or guarantee any aspect of your use of the linked site. We recommend that you check the applicable privacy policy of such party before providing personally identifiable information to it, as its privacy policy may differ from SRA’s.

Changes in our Privacy Policy
Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of our policies. We may also contact you by e-mail with any changes.

SRA Website Security

SRA utilizes website security measures, consistent with current information practices, to protect its website, e-mail, and mailing list servers. These measures include technical, procedural, monitoring and tracking steps intended to protect data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction.

*Adapted with permission from the American Psychological Association (APA), Privacy Policy, © Copyright 2010 APA. http://www.apa.org/about/privacy.aspx. No further reproduction or distribution is permitted without written permission from the APA.