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ISCB User Data Usage Policy

What information does ISCB collect about me?

ISCB collects basic information from you when you create an account, such as name, address, email address, organization and phone number. When registering for membership, you will also have the option to provide additional information such as highest degree, gender, career stage.  During the registration process for both membership and conferences, you will also have the option to disclose your research areas and select to be part of our Communities of Special Interest. Within the Career Center, if you register to be part of the recruiting portal, you will be asked to upload a CV/resume. We also use cookies and similar technologies on our websites and mobile applications to collect information about interactions and usage. See the Privacy Policy for more details about the specific type of information we may collect and your choices related to that data.

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How does ISCB use information about me?

We use information about you to deliver, improve, update and enhance the services we provide to you. For example, we use information about you to create your account, deliver our services related to the program for which you have registered (including websites and mobile applications), and to make sure we are delivering the top services to our members.

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Does ISCB share my data with third parties?

ISCB does not sell or otherwise disclose the information it collects to third parties, except as follows:

  1. If required to do so by law, or if requested/subpoenaed by law enforcement agencies
  2. Information may be disclosed to consultants for only internal business purposes
  3. ISCB may sell its mailing list to parties who provide products or services of interest the community. Members who wish to have their information shared must opt-in to mailing in their member/user profiles. Members have the ability to opt-out at any time

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How can I update my personal information?

You are in control of your personal information. You may update your data and preference at anytime via the My ISCB portal.

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