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The Society for Technical Communication (STC) respects your privacy. This document outlines the ways that this STC Washington, DC - Metro Baltimore Chapter Web site may collect information from you.
Browsing the Site
Generally speaking, you can visit the pages of the Washington, DC - Metro Baltimore Chapter Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information.
There are portions of this STC Web site that do request personal information.
Web Form Pages
Some portions of the site require personal information in order for you to complete certain activities such as joining a discussion list, registering for an event, or sending feedback. These pages will ask you to enter personal information such as your name, member number, mailing address, phone numbers, and e-mail address. The information that you type in these forms is necessary to complete the action for processing the form. We do not sell or pass this information on to any third parties.
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We will inform you of any changes to our Web policies by posting a notice on our Web site. Those changes will go into effect on the date posted in the notice. The new policy will apply to everyone using our Web site and will replace any earlier policies.
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