Privacy Policy

Because your privacy is important to You and to AGOS, AOGS will operate the (“AOGS Web Site”) by the following principles. The principles apply to information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). BY CONSENTING TO THE TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT FOR THE AGOSONLINE.ORG WEB SITE, OR BY USING THE WEB SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

    1. Personal Information
      • *Your full name
      • *E-mail address
      • *Work and Home address (including state, city, ZIP code and country).
      • *Telephone (Work)
      • *Telephone (Fax)
      • *AGOS Web Site Unique ID
      • *AGOS Web Site Password

The portion of the AGOS Web Site accessible to the general public will not expressly ask for information that personally identifies You or that allows the AGOS Web Site to contact You. The Members Only portion of the AGOS Web Site (“Members Only Site”) will expressly ask for Your Web Site Unique ID and Your password to access the Members Only Site. The information that You provide to AGOS to become a Member during the AGOS Member registration or renewal process, including name, address, phone, together with any additional information You provide to AGOS and information regarding the manner in which You use Your AOGS Membership, will not be processed or disclosed by AGOS except as permitted by this Policy or as required or allowed by applicable law or legal process.

The following information is requested and or collected when You register to become a Member or update Your Membership with the AGOS Web Site:

Contact Information

Unique Identifiers

* Required Information

AGOS from time to time may delete or add to the personal information collected from You.

The AGOS Web Site is not designed to attract children under 13 years old, and Members are required to be 18 years of age or older. Accordingly, AGOS will not knowingly collect or maintain information at the AGOS Web Site from children.

    1. Accuracy of Personal Information
        1. E-mail
        2. Mail to the following postal address:


      AGOS Headquarters

      230 W. Monroe St., Ste. 710
      Chicago, IL 60606-4703

      1. Call the following telephone number: 312/676-3920
      2. Fax the following fax number: 312/235-4059

When possible, the AGOS Web Site will provide You with the means to make sure that Your Member information is correct and current. You may view Your name, address, phone number, facsimile number and e-mail address collected from You when becoming a Member or renewing Membership by entering the Members Only Site (using Your AGOS Web Site Unique ID and AGOS Web Site Password) and then reviewing Your information in the On-Line Membership Directory. For any other information not appearing in the On-Line Membership Directory, You must contact AGOS directly in one of the four ways listed below. To correct any factual inaccuracies, You must send AGOS a request that shows the error and the requested change. AGOS will make a good faith effort to process valid changes, but AGOS does not promise to do so within a particular time frame. AGOS will send You a confirmation e-mail once a change is affected.

The AGOS Web Site gives users the following options for contacting AGOS to change or modify information previously provided:

    1. Protection of Personal Information

AGOS endeavors to protect the security of data collected on the AGOS Web Site. The AGOS Web Site uses an encrypted connection when transferring sensitive Personal Information. AGOS also has put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information AGOS collects online in accordance with industry standards.

    1. Use of Personal Information & Opt-Out Policy

AGOS uses Your Personal Information to operate the AGOS Web Site, to contact You (including regular e-mail alerts and AGOS meeting or conference notices); to populate Your entry in AGOS’ Membership Directory; and to comply with applicable law.

AGOS uses “cookies” to save Your AGOSWeb Site Unique ID and AGOS Web Site Password so that You do not have to re-enter it each time You visit the AGOS Web Site.

The AGOS Web Site contains links to other sites. AGOS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites or of its cosponsors.

    1. Disclosure of Personal Information

The AGOS Web Site may store and disclose Personal Information as allowed or required by applicable law, including but not limited to making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) conform to legal or regulatory requirements or comply with legal process; and (b) protect the rights, safety or property of AGOS, the AGOS Web Site or others (including but not limited to other providers, suppliers and vendors), or the users of the AGOS Web Site or the public.

    1. Accountability

If at any time You believe that the AGOS Web Site has not adhered to these principles, please notify The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, 230 W. Monroe St., Ste. 710, Chicago, IL 60606-4703, and AGOS will use good faith efforts to determine and correct the problem.

    1. Freedom to Act

In addition to the above, AGOS may exercise all rights allowed by applicable law.

    1. Contacting AGOS Web Site

AGOS Headquarters
230 W. Monroe St., Ste. 710
Chicago, IL 60606-4703 as a Member.