The Electrochemical Society
(ECS) is committed to the value of your privacy. As you use our web site,
you may be prompted to enter information when you:
Create a user name and password
Use personalization features
Purchase a product or service
Sign up for a free product or service
Participate in online forums or discussions
The data collected online from an ECS user is voluntary,
although some services are only accessible by registering user details.
Information collected may include your name, e-mail address, street address,
job title, society membership, or other related demographic information.
your information confidential. We focus on using the information as part
of ECS's service to you and its mission to advance the knowledge of electrochemical
and solid-state science and technology.
Notice to EU Users
The server for www.electrochem.org is located in the United States. By
entering information on this site, you are consenting to the transfer
of that information to the United States. Your information will be handled
collected information is used
The primary purpose of gathering information is to allow ECS to link a
name and contact information to a user ID or browsing experience. Once
you have provided appropriate information, you will be enabled to use
a variety of products or personalized services, and to access online help
or support. ECS has a policy to use or sell its customer lists only for
the delivery of information deemed of potential relevance or interest
to members of the physics community. ECS offers an option to remove your
information from any list that might be sold or given to another organization.
we work to keep information secure
ECS takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive
information via the website, we make commercially reasonable efforts to
protect your information both online and off-line. When our registration/order
form asks for sensitive information (such as a credit card number), we
use dedicated software designed to encrypt the information and protect
it. While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the
bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet
Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are
for European Union and other users
In accordance with EU and other guidelines, you may decline to provide
the information requested by ECS. Please be advised, however, that ECS
may be unable to provide certain services unless such information is provided
for security and identification purposes.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive that sometimes
links to personally identifiable information about the user. ECS occasionally
uses session cookies which are designed not to be permanent or persistent.
The session cookie is designed so that, once you close your browser, the
cookie will simply terminate. If you configure your browser to reject
cookies, you may still use some, but not all, portions of our site. For
example, accessing our online journals requires that your browser accept
cookies. We recommend closing browsers on publicly available machines
(such as those in libraries) after use.
of aggregated and other information
We use IP addresses and other user information to analyze trends, administer
the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use. We may share aggregated (i.e., non-individual) demographic
information with our partners and advertisers. We use one or more outside
credit card processing companies to bill users for goods and services
and we will disclose your personally identifiable information to these
companies as needed to process your orders and to respond to your requests
ECS sites contains links to other sites, and other sites have links to
ECS. Please be aware that ECS is not responsible for the privacy practices
(or other practices, goods, services, or content) of other sites. We encourage
you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements
of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. This
privacy statement applies solely to information collected by ECS.