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SSPP Privacy Notice

Last updated: 2023-10-09

This privacy notice for the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SSPP) describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share your information when you use our services, such as when you:

  • Visit our website at southernsociety.org, or any website of ours that links to this privacy notice.
  • Create accounts, submit papers, apply for membership standing, and register for our annual meetings.
  • Engage with us in other ways, including through sales, marketing, or events.

Questions or Concerns?

Reading this notice will help you understand how SSPP collects and processes your information. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact one of our Webmasters or our Membership Coordinator.

General Information

We will never share your information with parties outside SSPP, unless we have explicitly made you aware that we will before you give it to us. We use services for payment processing, which requires sharing the transaction information with our service providers over a secure connection, under a legal agreement that controls its use and retention.

Specific information that SSPP collects and utilizes is described in the following paragraphs of this notice.

User Registration

Contact and identifying information (your name) are requested upon account creation and registration with SSPP. This information is used to confirm membership dues payments, meeting registrations, and paper submissions, and to distribute our news letter and other occasional announcements and promotions.

You may opt out of receiving our news letter and other promotional materials by contacting our Membership Coordinator.


We use the information that you provide in our account creation process to maintain membership records, document attendance at our meetings, and to maintain records of papers and other documents that you submit to us.

SSPP does not sell or distribute membership lists, or any documents that you submit to us, to third parties, except those documents submitted to us a part of a public academic peer review process.

Sales/Customer Information

All information related to financial transactions and member logins is handled through a secure connection. SSPP does not store any credit card or financial information on our servers.

Security Notice

We have organizational and technical processes and procedures in place to protect your information. However, no electronic transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information.

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