SACNAS Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Website  

SACNAS believes that the privacy rights of its members and affiliates are of paramount importance and has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website located at the URL

In order to fully understand your rights we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy, as well as the Terms of Use Agreement for the site. SACNAS reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our site. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to SACNAS by emailing [email protected]. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Our account signup/membership/registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, physical address, discipline of study, interests, and similar information.

  • We do not store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.
  • We will not share your information with a third party without your consent.
  • We will not give your information to a third party for permanent use without your consent.


Email Correct/Update

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or make corrections, you may log in to your account at any time or contact us directly at [email protected].

Email Choice/Opt-Out

If you have registered to receive email communications from us and later change your mind, you may contact us to have your name removed from our distribution lists. You can send an email to: [email protected].

When you create an account with SACNAS you can opt to receive information from different affiliated organizations. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply use the unsubscribe features on these emails and/or contact us directly.


All information provided to SACNAS is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of SACNAS. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.

Other Websites

Our site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website for which SACNAS has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on all such sites as their policies may be different than ours.


Conference/Event Privacy

Registrants will be included in the 2014 SACNAS National Conference Membership Directory; our system features a state-of-the-art membership platform that allows organizations to contact our constituents without revealing their emails and other personal information. Registrants will also be included in the ‘2014 Attendee List’ to be distributed to exhibitors and sponsors in a digital format. The purpose of this list is to encourage networking and individual follow-up. This list is not to be used for unsolicited commercial or bulk-email purposes. The information on the list will be limited to name, organization, discipline of study, current level, and email. Registrants will have the opportunity to opt in to both the ‘2014 Membership Directory’ and the ‘2014 Attendee List’ during registration. If, at any time, you wish not to be included in this list, email [email protected].

Contacting SACNAS

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us by emailing: [email protected].