We take your privacy seriously


The American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA) regards your online privacy very seriously, and will collect and use information through this site only in the ways disclosed in this statement. The organization endeavors to take any measures it may deem appropriate and effective to protect users’ privacy and security.


Information Collection and Usage 

AAPPSPA collects basic user information through voluntary completion of forms, such as membership applications, renewal forms, events registration forms and contact forms. The information collected by AAPPSPA is for internal use only, related to membership activities and events. The organization will never sell personal information to any third party, share it with a third party, nor use it for any undisclosed purpose without the prior consent of the user or member. 
AAPPSPA may use member-provided email addresses to contact members on an individual basis. Registered members may receive occasional announcements from us regarding events or membership, but are free to opt out of such communications at any time. 
Cookies are used on this site, enabling AAPPSPA to deliver customized content to members. A cookie is a small text file residing on a member's computer hard drive or memory as a unique identifier, and our cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information. Any member may choose to delete or block cookies, but in so doing, some of the site functionality may no longer work as intended, and may not work at all. 
This site offers a chat area and message boards, and both areas are closed to non-members. However, they are open to other members, and information posted in these venues not only becomes the property of AAPPSPA, but also becomes public knowledge to the other members.


Links to Other Sites 

AAPPSPA offers links to external sites not related to nor under the control of AAPPSPA. When you visit external sites through a link found here, please check that site’s own privacy policies. AAPPSPA is not responsible for the privacy policies and information practices of any linked site.


Updates to Member Profiles 

We encourage members to review their profiles periodically to ensure that the information posted there remains accurate. AAPPSPA members are able to edit their own personal information through their profiles page. Should you find yourself unable to access or edit any of the information in your profile, please contact us for assistance.


Privacy Statement Updates 

Any time AAPPSPA updates the Privacy Statement, the organization will post the revised version and its effective date at this page: Privacy Policy.


Problem Resolution 

Members experiencing privacy issues or concerns are urged to contact AAPPSPA by using the online contact form. We also welcome you to use the online form to contact us with any questions, feedback or suggestions you may have on the topic of website privacy. 

The effective date of this privacy policy is July 15, 2006.