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Privacy Statement

The American Trauma Society (ATS) is committed to the privacy and security of its web site users. By accessing or using our web site users are agreeing to our privacy and security policies detailed below.

User's Personal Information

The ATS web site provides the opportunity for users to engage in activities on this site that require users complete online forms containing personal information. These forms are all optional and participation is at the user's discretion. When using the Join Online, Register for Courses, Register for Conference and Catalog section of the site, user's may be required to give a credit card number. All purchasing transactions on the ATS web site occur in a secure environment. Users should look for the yellow lock in the browser's status bar to ensure the browser is secure.. The ATS does not save our user's credit card numbers beyond the specific purchase requirements; it is not saved on our server with other user information. The ATS collects user's information to record and support participation in the activities stated on the web site. If you order a product, for example, we use the information to fulfill your order only. If you are joining online, we use the information to keep a record of your online transaction, give you access to discounts and other member benefits. Any information that user's provide while visiting the ATS website will be used by the ATS only. We will not share your information with any other organization.


When you visit the ATS website, you can browse the site anonymously. To recognize you, to improve our service to you on subsequent visits, and for web tracking purposes, we use cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that a Web server transfers to your browser and can only be read by that server. We do not use cookies to obtain personal identification information or data from your computer's hard drive. Cookies cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially configured to accept cookies. You can set your browser to let you know you when you receive a cookie or even prevent your browser from receiving all cookies. However, if your browser cannot receive cookies, you may limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our site.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to documents and information available from this site, the ATS its affiliated employees, directors, agents and any other parties involved in the creation, production or delivery of the site are not liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the site. The ATS is providing this site and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. The ATS disclaims all such representations and warranties, including for example warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Likewise, the ATS disclaims any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, procedure, method, apparatus, product, or process posted on the site. Neither the ATS, nor its employees, or associates assumes any responsibility for loss or damages resulting from the use of information contained on this site.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Any reference made on the site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not indicate or imply that the ATS endorses, recommends, or favors the item mentioned.

Proprietary Rights

The text and images of people or places displayed on the site are the property of either the ATS or a third party. The use of these images and/or text by you, or anyone authorized by you, is prohibited unless you obtain the express, written permission of the ATS. Any unauthorized use of these images and/or text may violate copyright laws, trademark and service mark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the Trademarks") displayed on the site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of the ATS and others. No Trademark displayed on the site may be used without the written permission of the party that owns that Trademark.

Other Sites

The ATS has not reviewed in detail all of the sites linked to the ATS site, and is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the site. The ATS expressly disclaims all liability for images, content, and opinion expressed on other sites that may be accessed through links on the ATS site. Likewise, the ATS disclaims all liability for images, content, and opinion expressed on outside sites that choose to link to the ATS site.

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