Privacy Policy

New York ACEP respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. To protect online privacy, New York ACEP has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does New York ACEP Collect? Most data New York ACEP collects are used only to help us better serve our members and other web visitors. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members, customers and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, a notice of the changes will be placed on the web site.

From General Users. New York ACEP does not collect any personal information from users browsing its web site. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From New York ACEP’s Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on nyacep.org, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. New York ACEP asks users to provide their name, member number (for members), organization name, phone, mail and e-mail addresses. Similar information may be submitted to New York ACEP through membership applications, conference or seminar.

Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by New York ACEP to its members through its list servs and electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those email messages, New York ACEP will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user's "click,"name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. New York ACEP only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.

How Does New York ACEP Use Data Collected? New York ACEP uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

New York ACEP Member Services and Products. Generally, New York ACEP uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

Disclosures to Third Parties. On occasion, New York ACEP may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. These limited data include names, job titles, companies and preferred mailing addresses, but do not include business phone numbers, business fax numbers or e-mail addresses. Users may request New York ACEP refrain from disclosingcontact data to third parties by contacting New York ACEP at (585) 872-2417 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Account Information. New York ACEP does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, New York ACEP submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.  Credit card information submitted online is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us.

How Does New York ACEP Use Cookies? Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User's hard disk for use either during a particular session ("per-session" cookie) or for future use ("persistent" cookie). New York ACEP uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. Users may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a "persistent" cookie and rather accept only a "per-session" cookie, but will need to log in each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the User declines the attachment of any cookie, the User may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine members' interest areas and provide the most relevant information. Many consider the use of cookies to be an industry standard.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites? This web site contains links to other web sites. New York ACEP has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Means Of Redress Are Available? If any User suspects New York ACEP has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact New York ACEP at (585) 872-2417 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

New York ACEP Terms of Use and Copyright Notice

All images, text, programs, and other materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the New York American College of Emergency Physicians ("New York ACEP") and other individuals or entities and are protected by United States copyright laws. Any reproduction, retransmission, distribution or republication of all or part of any images, text, programs, and other materials found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless NEW YORK ACEP or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, transmit, or republish the material. All other rights reserved.

All trademarks, service marks and logos referred to or appearing on this site are the property of their respective owners. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of New York ACEP appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate New York ACEP's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without New York ACEP's prior express written permission.

Although New York ACEP's website includes samples, articles, and links providing direct access to other Internet sites, New York ACEP has not participated in the development of such materials or other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control, or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness, of such information.  Information on this site does not constitute or imply endorsement, agreement, recommendation, or favoring by New York ACEP of such information.  Use of any information posted on the New York ACEP's website or obtained from linked sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts.  New York ACEP is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.