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Privacy Policy


The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website:

Personal Information

The forms used on this website require visitors and participants to provide contact, biographic, demographic and payment information when applying for membership, renewing membership or otherwise participating in the SFS website. Participants' contact information is used to contact the participants when necessary. Please be aware that due to the nature of this scientific meeting website, personal information (most usually contact information for papers, presentations and organizers) is likely to appear in the day-to-day functioning of this site such as well as corollary publications.

Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites. The Society for Freshwater Science is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Online access to membership records, including address information, is available to the Society for Freshwater Science and Utah State University and is password-protected via encrypted, secure internet connections.


This site gives members the following options for removing their information from the mailing/contact list. The same contacts can be used to change or modify information previously provided.