Privacy Policy/Terms of Use

An Important Note About our Members Privacy from AMSN

We do not make member or non-member email addresses available to any third-party sites, companies, or organizations. Any use of our member email and/or personal information, or solicitation of products/services to AMSN members is violation of AMSN Privacy Policy.


AMSN Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Terms of Sale

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate that you trust us to do so carefully and sensibly. AMSN has developed this statement on privacy to help AMSN Website users understand how any personal information we collect is used.

This is the website for the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board. By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Our postal address is:

East Holly Avenue, Box 56
Pitman, NJ, 08071-0056

We can be reached via email at amsn@amsn.org or you can reach us by telephone at 866-877-2676.

What information does AMSN collect from you?

AMSN collects the email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and other contact information of those who communicate with us via email, mail and/or phone. We also collect aggregate and/or individual information on what pages visitors access or visit, information volunteered by the visitor, including but not limited to account registrations, membership applications, conference registrations, product orders, email newsletter subscriptions, contact/information requests, events, links and job submissions.

Additionally, AMSN uses cookies to analyze website activity via Google Analytics in order to understand and improve use of AMSN's website. For information on how Google Analytics stores and uses this data, see www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

How do we use the information we collect?

The information we collect is used to:

  • improve the content of our website,
  • customize the content and/or layout of our site for each individual visitor,
  • notify visitors about updates to our website.

We also share the information with other reputable organizations to help them contact AMSN members for marketing purposes. AMSN uses the information collected from website visitors to market AMSN products and services.

With whom do we share your information?

Email - Newsletter Information
AMSN members and non-members may receive email from us with information regarding new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know by editing your user account or by calling, emailing, or writing us at the above contact information. Also, you may opt-out and/or opt-in to any of the AMSN newsletters available. Find this in your My Membership area.

WE DO NOT MAKE MEMBER OR NON-MEMBER EMAIL ADDRESSES AVAILABLE TO ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES, COMPANIES, OR ORGANIZATIONS. ANY USE OF OUR MEMBER EMAIL AND/OR PERSONAL INFORMATION, OR SOLICITATION OF PRODUCTS/SERVICES TO AMSN MEMBERS IS VIOLATION OF AMSN PRIVACY POLICY.

Postal Information
If you supply us with your postal address, AMSN members and non-members may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services, upcoming events, promotional materials and membership information. If you are not a AMSN member, do not wish to receive such mailings, and would like to be removed from our database, please let us know by calling or emailing us. If you are a AMSN member, we need to maintain your postal information in order to fulfill our obligation to you as a member and therefore will keep your information in our database until your membership expires.

AMSN members may receive mailings from other reputable companies. You can, however, choose to not have your information shared by Editing your User Account or by calling, email, or writing us at the above contact information.

We do not make non-member postal addresses available to any third-party sites, companies or organizations.

Telephone Information
AMSN members and non-members may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services, upcoming events, or to obtain your input on AMSN matters. If you are not a AMSN Member, do not wish to receive phone calls, and would like to be removed from our database, please let us know by emailing, calling or writing us at the above contact information. If you are a AMSN member we need to maintain your telephone information in order to fulfill our obligation to you as a member and are therefore will keep your information in our database until your membership expires.

We do not make member or non-member phone information available to any third-party sites, companies, or organizations.

Updating or correcting your information

Upon request, we can provide site visitors with access to information that we maintain on them. This includes unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password), transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts, and types of purchases), and contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number).

If you are a AMSN member or non-member, you can access and change/correct this information by editing your user account or by calling, emailing, or writing us at the above contact information.

AMSN Terms and Conditions of Sale

Contact information provided on AMSN.org and MSNCB.org

Contact information for our Board of Directors and other leaders (such as committee or task force chairs) is provided on this site for the purposes of making it possible for AMSN members and prospective members to contact these leaders.

USE OF THIS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR OTHER REASONS (E.G., COMPILING AN EMAILING LIST, SALES SOLICITATIONS, OTHER COMMERCIAL USE) IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Membership directory

The AMSN membership directory is provided as a service for members to connect with other members.

USE OF THIS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR OTHER REASONS (E.G., COMPILING AN EMAILING LIST, SALES SOLICITATIONS, OTHER COMMERCIAL USE) IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

If you are a member of AMSN and would like to not be included in the searchable membership directory, you can edit your web site account (uncheck the checkbox on the statement on the Personal Address Information page) or request to be removed from the directory by calling, emailing, or writing us at the above contact information.

The membership directory has been set up in such a way to deter users from accessing multiple records at once. If you are a leader in AMSN and need to compile a mailing list of other members in your area or for any other reason, please email the National Office, or use the contact information above.

Social media/third party information

AMSN participates in a number of social media sites, including but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. The terms of use on these sites govern the collection and/or disclosure of your information on these sites. Comments posted by individuals on AMSN social media sites do not necessarily reflect the views of AMSN or its members and AMSN is not responsible for this content. AMSN reserves the right to edit or delete posts, comments, and photos it deems inappropriate or offensive at any time without notice.

Information posted on AMSN social media sites should not be considered medical advice and should not replace a consultation with a health care professional.

In the interest of information sharing via social media sites, the AMSN Website, and email broadcasts, AMSN may "like” a third party site, share content from a third party site, or take other actions such as follow, subscribe to, list, or favorite a third party site. These actions do not imply AMSN's endorsement of the third party site's page or material. When clicking on such links, you will leave the AMSN Website and will be subject to the third party site's terms of use.

Care has been taken to confirm the accuracy and relevance of information presented on social media sites, the AMSN Website, and email broadcasts at the time of publication or posting. However, constant changes in information resulting from continuing research and clinical experience, reasonable differences in opinions among health care professionals, unique aspects of individual situations, and the possibility of human error require you to exercise individual judgment when making a clinical decision. AMSN is not responsible for changes and updates made to these third party sites after posting. Third party content may also be moved to a new url or removed from the site, and may not always be available. If you have concerns with any content shared or posted, please contact AMSN at amsn@amsn.org.

Privacy policy changes

From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated purposes not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. In the event of such changes, you will be notified with detailed information so that you may respond accordingly.

If you are a AMSN member or non-member, you may prevent your information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by editing your user account or by calling, emailing, or writing us at the above contact information.

Contacting AMSN about privacy questions or concerns

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please call, email, or write us at the above contact information.

Violation of terms of use

VIOLATION OF OUR TERMS OF USE MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF WEBSITE ACCOUNT ACCESS AND/OR TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP. AMSN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUSPEND WEBSITE ACCOUNT ACCESS WITHOUT WARNING IF WE HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THESE TERMS OF USE HAVE BEEN VIOLATED.

Modification

These terms and conditions are subject to modification at any time, and may also be subject to revision based upon local and national laws in effect at the time of purchase.