Privacy Policy

I. Introduction
The website, it's the owners and operators respect your privacy as a user of this Web site. Please read this Privacy Policy so that you can understand what information is collected on, how that information is used, with whom it is shared, and how it is protected against unauthorized access. To make this notice easy to locate, we make it available on our home page and throughout the site. Note that this Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. You should check it regularly to make certain that you are kept up to date. Questions about this Privacy Policy should be directed to:

II. What information is collected on
This section of the Privacy Policy describes the types of information collected on The information collected on falls into two categories:

(1) information that you provide when you register for the site, and
(2) information gathered when you place an order.

Information that you provide when registering on the site,  or enrolling as a member includes the following:

    * Name
    * Primary mailing address
    * Primary telephone number
    * E-mail address

When you place an order on, we may also collect additional shipping address, or someone's else to whom you wish to ship products. We do not share this information with outside parties. receives and stores certain types of information whenever you interact with us. may collect and log your IP address and your browser information to determine how to facilitate services online and administer the site. We may collect information on pages visited, frequency of visits, and length of time spent to make improvements that will enhance your experience with us. We also use "cookies" and collect passwords to facilitate your navigation through our site. Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. You can easily adjust your browser settings to prevent cookie data from being stored on your computer; however certain site functions may not operate if you do so. We do not allow third parties to use cookies on

III. How is the information you provide on used?
This section of the Privacy Policy describes how the information that you provide on is used. The information you provide is used for four purposes:

(1) to control access to the Web site
(2) to provide the products or services you purchase through
(3) to contact you, and
(4) to understand how you interact with the Web site so that the site may be improved to better meet your needs.

In addition, the name, address, e-mail, telephone you provide on may be used to send you periodicals, resource catalogs, information and news letters.

IV. With whom is the information you provide on shared?
This section of the Privacy Policy describes how the information you provide on may be shared with parties. There are two ways in which information that you provide on may be shared:

(1) With Postal Service which executes delivery of your orders.
(2) Credit cards processing company for security issues.

Name and address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information may be provided to third parties operating under contract with for such purposes as fulfilling product orders or handling meeting registrations. Contract terms specifically forbid these third parties from making any other use of your information. Credit card information provided on is not permanently stored in the website database, or the third parties that perform the functions listed in this paragraph.

E-mail addresses are not made available to any such third party. may disclose personally identifiable information in special cases if we find it necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the policies of or causing injury to or interference with, its users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. also may disclose personally identifiable information as is required or appropriate in order to comply with the law.

V. How we protect the information you provide on
This section of the Privacy Policy explains how the information that you provide when you register for, conduct transactions on, or enroll as an APhA member is protected against unauthorized use.

We will undertake procedures to help to ensure that the information you provide to us is protected against loss, misuse, alteration, destruction, or unauthorized access. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

The information stored in your profile and your account is protected by the user name and password that you were provided when your account was created. You may change your user name and password at any time by logging onto, clicking "My Account" then "Change Password." You are encouraged to change passwords periodically and to protect your user name and password as you would other personally sensitive information.
Whenever you are finished using the site, you are encouraged to log out by clicking the "log out" button located on the home page and most other pages within the site. To prevent others from accessing your personal account information, it is particularly important to log out if you are using a shared or publicly accessible computer.

All information that you provide on is stored in a database residing on servers that are secured against unauthorized access both by physical and software means. Physical access to the servers is tightly controlled.

Credit card and other personal information that you provide on is transmitted over the Internet using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection. SSL is the industry-standard method for protecting confidential Web communications, such as credit card numbers, online forms, and financial data, from interception and hacking.

In addition, you can do your part to protect the information collected on about you by securing your user name and password, as described above, and by logging out when you finish using the site. However, you should be aware that despite the security procedures that employs, no security system is impenetrable nor can we guarantee that the information you provide will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. You should particularly note that although it is illegal to intercept or disclose these messages under Federal law, Internet e-mail is not secure, so you should not send confidential or personally sensitive information via e-mail.

VI. How you can change information that you provide on provides users with 24-hour access to their personal information after it has been collected. You can access all of your personally identifiable information that we collect online (your "account") and maintain it by logging into the site and clicking on "Update my Account."

VII. Anonymous browsing
You are also given the option of visiting without offering any information about yourself. Please note that you will not be able to purchase certain products or visit certain areas of the site as an anonymous browser.

VIII. Acceptance of Privacy Policy by user
The use of this site and submission of personal data to constitute the User's acknowledgement that he or she has read, understood, and accepted this Privacy Policy, and agrees to its terms. reserves the right to modify or supplement this Privacy Policy statement at any time. If we make a material change, we will post a notice on our home page with a link to the updated Privacy Policy. Please read any such notice and the new Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after we post such notice will constitute your acceptance of the new terms and their application to your use of this Web site and the information disclosed for such use, including information previously furnished to us, as if they were the original terms. contains links to other Web sites. has no control over, and is not responsible for, the privacy policies or content of these sites.

IX. For additional information/questions/comments
Requests for additional information, questions, or comments about this Privacy Policy may be directed to