Privacy Policy

Online Privacy Notice

SMRP respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. The Society believes electronic commerce and online activities are to be used responsibly and appropriately. The following policy has been adopted to ensure online privacy of its users.

What Information Does SMRP Collect?
It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. Data SMRP collects is used to help better serve its members. SMRP and its direct subsidiaries use collected data to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

SMRP makes member contact information available through the SMRP Membership Directory to other members using its Web site and to those who register for its conferences. SMRP may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. Users may request SMRP refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties when they are providing such information. Additionally, users may contact SMRP at or 404-836-5599 to express their preferences and inquiries.

SMRP does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data, such as the number of hits per page, is collected. Such aggregate data is only used for internal and marketing purposes.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), SMRP or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the user when registering for its Web site. SMRP may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If the user resides in the European Union, consent is requested, allowing the volunteered, personal information to be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States.

SMRP does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, SMRP submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?
This Web site contains links to other web sites. SMRP has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

Adopted January 2007

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