policies regarding treatment of information that may be considered to be
private and demonstrates our commitment to your data privacy; it governs both
our off-line and on-line data collections practices. We may change the content
or services found on the Web site at any time without notice, and consequently
this page regularly and your continued access to or use of the Web site will
mean that you agree to the changes.
Public areas. When using the public portion of the Web site, you can do
so anonymously. You are not required to provide us with any personal
information, and we do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable
information from you on your use of the public portions of the Web site. We may
track the number of users who visit areas of the site for internal use, such as
improving accessibility to Web site facilities and marketing, but this tracking
will not identify you. We may also record the location of your computer on the
Internet for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes and for
reporting aggregate information.
Use of personal information. We use the personal and professional
information that members provide when completing application forms, completing
questionnaires and surveys, and completing or updating your profiles, in order
meet our mission to disseminate information about the human factors/ergonomics
field and to serve the professional needs of our members,
provide notice of important events, activities, and proposals,
provide opportunities for networking and professional events,
provide a directory accessible to other members (members have the ability to
choose to list certain information), and
compile and provide mailing and attendance lists for and meetings.
HFES permits use of the list of members for purposes related and beneficial to
the profession, such as licensing the list to nonprofit associations in related
fields, providers of education, and providers of related products and services.
HFES does not provide members' e-mail addresses to third parties, other than
for cosponsored events approved by the HFES president and/or Executive Council.
Members may optout of having their information used for such purposes by
notifying HFES. Otherwise, HFES does not sell, lease, or provide to any person
or organization personal information except as specified above. HFES does not
disclose credit card account information, except to submit the necessary
information to the appropriate clearinghouse.
Your Queries. If you have any questions regarding privacy issues, would
like to change information that you have provided, or suspect that HFES has
please contact HFES at firstname.lastname@example.org.