Privacy Policy

The American Ophthalmological Society (“AOS”) has created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for and all other American Ophthalmological Society-affiliated websites (collectively, “website”).

General Principles

  • We only use information collected on the website for American Ophthalmological Society purposes.
  • We deploy technology to protect the information you send us.
  • Cookies are used to keep track of information to allow a better user experience and this information is kept confidential within the American Ophthalmological Society.
  • We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website.

The American Ophthalmological Society Registration

The website incorporates forms for members to request information, products, and services. We collect members’ contact information (such as email addresses), and demographic information (such as postage/mailing code). Unique identifiers may be collected to verify the user's identity. Contact information from forms or surveys is used to send information about the American Ophthalmological Society our members and to analyze website use.

Our website uses cookies to keep track of your activity. We also use cookies to save and verify your password information if you choose to remain logged in over multiple visits.

Third Party Websites

The website contains links to other sites. In the event you choose to access such third-party websites, the American Ophthalmological Society and the website are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. We recommend that you check the applicable privacy policy of third parties before providing personally identifiable information to it, as its privacy policy may differ from our website’s policies.

American Ophthalmological Society Email Privacy Policy

The American Ophthalmological Society endeavors to protect your email address from inappropriate use. AOS will not share your email address with any other party. Users may opt-out of receiving future American Ophthalmological Society emails by emailing that request to

Policies Governing the Use of American Ophthalmological Society Email Addresses

The American Ophthalmological Society’s Director will not share your email address with any other organization.


The website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

American Ophthalmological Society
655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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