Privacy Statement and Legal Notice

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatric (AAGP) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy governs data collection and usage by AAGP and applies to its website, other platforms used to facilitate management of the services provided to you (e.g., conference registration sites, abstract submission sites); and any additional means by which you share your information to AAGP. By using the AAGP website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

 

Collection of your Personal Information
AAGP collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address and/or telephone number, date of birth, gender, ethnicity, and work/residency background. We retain the Personal Information we collect from you for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we remove the data by contacting AAGP at membership@aagponline.org.

 

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by AAGP. This information may include: your IP address and date of submission. This information may be used by AAGP for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AAGP website.

 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AAGP listserv emails or other areas of the Members Only section where information may be provided that this information may be collected and used by others.

 

AAGP encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites to which you choose to link from AAGP so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AAGP is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AAGP and AAGP family of websites.

 

Use of your Personal Information
AAGP collects and uses your personal information to deliver the services you have requested, including, but not limited to membership, conferences, volunteer opportunities, surveys and AJGP journal.

 

AAGP may provide your data to third parties to arrange for deliveries and other benefits of membership such as, but not limited to, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AAGP, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

Through the Cookies of third party analytics providers such as Google Analytics, we can track your online activities over time and across the AAGP website by obtaining information through automated means. This information, along with information we gather when you log in, can be used to understand use across the AAGP website to help improve our services and remember your preferences.

 

AAGP websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AAGP or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AAGP; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AAGP, or the public.

 

If you would like to no longer receive information from AAGP, you would like to correct information, or if you would like to delete your data collected by AAGP, please contact AAGP at membership@aagponline.org.

 

Use of Cookies
The AAGP website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

 

The AAGP website uses Cookies to function effectively. For example, Cookies allow us to display relevant content, and enhance your online experience. In addition, Cookies can recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient such as by remembering your login status and user preferences.

 

You may stop Cookies from being downloaded to your device from the AAGP website at any time by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Most browsers will tell you how to change your browser settings to notify you when a Cookie is being set or updated, or to restrict or block certain types or all Cookies. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. Your device settings may also allow you to prohibit mobile app platforms (such as Apple or Google) from sharing certain information obtained by automated means with us.

 

For more information on managing Google Analytics Cookies, please use the following link:

Security of your Personal Information
AAGP secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. AAGP secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of industry-standard encryption. 

 

Changes to this Statement
AAGP will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. AAGP encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how AAGP is protecting your information.

 

Legal Notice and Disclaimer
All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and/or other entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited unless the AAGP or the copyright owner of the material has granted written consent. All other rights reserved.

 

Although the AAGP makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Internet site, the AAGP does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the AAGP.

 

The AAGP (including its employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or from use of the information obtained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. The AAGP is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by the AAGP with respect to such information.

 

Contact Information
AAGP welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that AAGP has not adhered to this Policy, please contact AAGP at main@aagponline.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

 

Or you may write to:
AAGP National Office
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
McLean, VA 22101

 

Please do not disclose any sensitive Personal Data (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, or trade union membership), social security numbers, or criminal background information when contacting us.


Effective May 25, 2018