Privacy Policy of the AE-PCOS Society

This is how to handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site.

If you visit our site to browse, or to read or download information like brochures or press releases:

We collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, or; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.

We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful. Generally, we delete this information after one year.

If you choose to identify yourself by sending us an email or when using our online forms:

We use personally-identifying information from visitors to our website in various ways to further our activities. If you contact us to order publications, we will use your information to fulfill your order or to contact you about your order. If you use one of our online forms, the information you provide is up to you. If you don't provide your name or other information, it may be impossible for us to refer or respond to your request.

Here's what you should know about the security of the information you provide to us:

We use secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of information you submit to us when you use our secure online forms. All the information you provide us through these forms is stored securely offline.

If you send us an email, you should know that email is not necessarily secure against interception. So, if your communication includes sensitive information like your charge card or social security number, and you prefer not to use one of our secure online forms, contact us by postal mail or telephone rather than email.

If you experience technical problems with the operation of this website, contact us at

This website links to documents located on websites maintained by various other organizations. Once you access an individual document that links you to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the website containing that document.