ASBS Privacy Policy and Legal Notices

Privacy Policy

 Information Collection

The Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc (ASBS) collects demographic and other descriptive data about its members. These data are collected from the membership for such publications as the ASBS Newsletter, Journal of the Social and Behavioral Sciences as well as the Membership Application. With the exception of the required contact information, members have control over the information they choose to provide. 

 Information Uses

ASBS uses these data to communicate directly with the membership and to better serve it. Contact information is also made available to other ASBS members for such events as Annual Conference planning. However, members continue to have control over the information is made available as a result of what is provided for ASBS publication. ASBS does not provide the names and addresses (electronic and postal) to third parties. This information, however, is published on the ASBS website for Executive Committee members. 

 Member's Control

Each member may elect not to have their name and address information made available to others by requesting not to be included any Association publications.  

Credit Card Information

 ASBS is not currently setup to use credit cards.  However, when it incorporates this feature, credit card information will only be used to process payments authorized by the individual user. Additionally, the ASBS website will use encryption technology to protect the personal information of the user during data transport.

Legal Notices

The contents of all material available on this Internet site are the property of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as part of that person's official duties.  All rights are reserved by ASBS and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of ASBS, or as indicated.


Members of ASBS may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of the organization; however, no part of such content - text or graphic - may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, including placement on another website, except with the prior written permission of and with express attribution to ASBS.  Such an infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties.