Privacy Policy

John Wiley and Sons and The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society the recognise the importance of protecting the information collected from website users in the operation of this website, and take reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By submitting your information to the Website you consent to the practices described herein.

We will seek to ensure that any identifiable personal information it collects during the registration and purchasing processes will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this website or any of the services operated hereunder and it will be kept accurate and up-to-date based on information provided. Except as expressly provided herein or, unless we have received your consent, we will not disclose any personal information identifying users to any third party except where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will be required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy. In addition, we may disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in order to comply with the law or requests by law enforcement agencies, to enforce our Terms and Conditions or to protect the rights, property or safety of our website, content, users or others. In the event that all or substantially all of the business or assets relating to this website are sold or otherwise assigned to another entity, personally identifiable information may be transferred to such entity. Personal information and any other communications or information supplied to us may be used for internal business and research purposes and to help enhance and develop our products and websites.

If you provide us with your address, you may receive periodic catalogues or other notices containing information about new products and services or upcoming events. On occasion, we may make our mailing address lists available to other companies who we believe may have products and services of interest to our customers. If you do not wish to receive mailings from us or our partners, please let us know via phone, fax, mail, or email (See Contact Us). Please provide us with your exact name and address and state which lists you wish to be removed from so that we can be sure your information is removed from those mailing lists.

If use of an electronic product, feature or service offered on this website requires a user to provide a name and password or other personally identifiable information, the user will have the option to opt in or out of providing such information and using the product, feature or service.

We may disclose to carefully chosen third parties navigational and transactional information in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics (including “page views” on this website and the products herein) and demographics but only in forms that do not reveal a user’s identity or confidential information, except as required by law, as needed in connection with legal proceedings, or unless we have received your consent.

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit.  Cookies may be used to remember information about your activities on the website and enable the operator of the site to customize your experience or to monitor usage of the website for analysis. An overview of the types of cookies we use on this website and information about how cookies can be deleted or disabled can be found at About Cookies.

Links may be provided from this website to other third party websites. In using such links, users should be aware that each third party website is subject to its own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by our privacy. In addition, we allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may be placing and reading cookies on your computer’s hard disk or using web beacons or other technologies to collect information in the course of ads being served on this website. More information can be found at About Cookies. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or follow the instructions for opting out provided in the third party ad servers’ privacy and data protection policies. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others, including without limitation, those of any partner or affiliate.

You should be aware that identifiable personal information–such as your name or e-mail address–that you voluntarily disclose that is accessible to other users (e.g. on bulletin boards or in chat areas) could be collected and disclosed by others. We cannot take any responsibility for such collection and disclosure. In addition, we may share information you voluntarily provide in response to an advertisement with the third party serving the advertisement.

Please note that this Privacy Policy is reviewed periodically. We reserve the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this website will be deemed conclusive acceptance of such modification. Any comments or questions concerning this policy should be addressed by entering your comments through our Contact Us page.

About Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit.  Cookies can be deleted or disabled at any time by using the privacy settings in your browser.  However, if you disable cookies completely this may mean that you will not be able to use some of the services offered by our websites.  Below is an overview of the types of cookies we use on Wiley’s websites. For more information about cookies, go to http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Session cookies and persistent cookies

Most of the cookies we use are session cookies.

Session cookies are stored only for as long as you stay on a site. When you leave, the cookie is removed from your computer. This type of cookie is usually placed as soon as you arrive on the site and is used to identify you uniquely as you navigate so that we can ensure that any choices you make are correctly applied to you.

Persistent cookies are placed on your computer and stay there when you leave a site. We use them to remember, for example, your login details for the site if you click ‘Remember me’, or any personalisation settings you make such as My Profile, or My Account.  You can delete or disable this type of cookie at any time by adjusting the privacy settings on your browser.

First-party cookies and third-party cookies

First-party cookies are those placed on your computer by the sites you visit. This type of cookie is set by Wiley and used for security services such as login and shopping carts, and additional functional services such as personal settings.

Third-party cookies are those placed by other websites or organisations when you visit a site. For example, if you visit website A, organisations B and C who provide services for website A and its users may place a cookie on your computer. This type of cookie is most commonly used for tracking and analysis – for example, to provide data back to the operator of website A about which pages are visited most frequently.  As you navigate a Wiley website you may receive third-party cookies such as those described below.

Analytics cookies are set by companies who give us specialised tracking data so that we can improve the way our websites work, and count the number of visitors or gauge the popularity of a particular feature.  These cookies do not collect personal information; they allocate a number to identify each individual user and the user’s navigation route through the site is recorded against that number.  These analytics cookies expire at the end of any session.

See the following for more information:

http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy/product

http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies

Some social networking and sharing sites such as AddThis may place cookies or web beacons on our sites to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our site.  These companies may use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to our sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you. To learn more about this sort of advertising practice visit:

http://www.networkadvertising.org

AddThis provides an opt out  – you can find details about this and about how AddThis uses cookies at http://www.addthis.com/privacy

We may also use a third party service to facilitate delivery of video to your browser; to support you in making comments or participating in discussions; or to help us make recommendations to you as you browse one of our sites. These third parties may have their own opt-out and privacy policies.

We use Google technologies to serve advertisements and to track and report on advertising response rates.  No personal information is collected or reported.  Information and opt-out tools can be found at:

http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/

We allow additional third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) when you visit our website. These companies may be placing and reading cookies in the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk or using web beacons or other technologies to collect information in the course of ads being served on this website. These companies may use such anonymous information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. There are a number of resources which provide more information about how these services operate and how to opt out.

http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/

You may also follow the instructions for opting out provided in the third party ad servers’ privacy and data protection policies. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy and data protection policies and is not covered by our privacy policy. Wiley does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others including, without limitation, those of any partner or affiliate.

To change your browser’s cookie and privacy settings

Your browser will enable you to customize your cookie settings. Typically, you will find the controls under the browser’s ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu. The exact level of customization will depend on your browser; refer to your browser’s help or to http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed instructions.

Changing your cookie settings may affect functionality of the site and your ability to use some of its features.

Terms & Conditions

The following Terms govern use of this website (the ‘Website’). Please read them carefully because by visiting or registering in order to provide comments or other content to the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Ownership

This Website is jointly owned by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd (Company No. 641132) whose registered office and principal place of business is at The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8SQ, UK and The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society whose registered office is at 13930 Gold Circle Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68144 (together “the Owners”).

Copyright

The entire content of the Website is protected by copyright (unless otherwise indicated). As a User, you have certain rights set forth below; all other rights are reserved.

Rules of Use

A. The following rules apply to all Users:

You may download, view, copy and save to hard disk or diskette and store or print out single copies of individual items for your own personal and non-commercial use, scholarly, educational or scientific research or study. You may transmit to a third party, in hard copy or electronically, a single item from the Website for that party’s own personal and non-commercial use or scholarly, educational, or scientific research or study. In addition, you have the right to use, with appropriate credit, brief excerpts from the Website content in your own work for the above purposes.

B. Except as provided in Paragraph (A) above, you may not copy, distribute, transmit or otherwise reproduce material from the Website or systematically store such material in any form or media in a retrieval system; or print out multiple copies of any item for inclusion in packs; or transmit any material from the Website directly or indirectly, for use in any paid service or for use by any information brokerage or for systematic distribution of material, whether or not to another User and whether for commercial or non-profit use or for a fee or free of charge. For any uses other than those permitted by Paragraph (A), permission should be sought from the Permissions Department at jrights@wiley.com or by written request to the address above.

In order to protect the integrity and attribution of the Website content, you agree not to remove or modify any copyright or proprietary notices, author attribution or disclaimer contained in the material or on any screen display, and not to integrate material from the Website with other material or otherwise create derivative works in any medium based on or including materials from the Website. This is not meant to prohibit the use of quotations from this Website for the purposes of comment, criticism or review in accordance with fair dealing law. Framing of the Website is prohibited. (If a link to the Website is directed to an area requiring registration, the link must be directed to the relevant registration page).

Finally, you may not do anything to restrict or inhibit any other User’s access to or use of the Website.

C. All trademarks, logos, get-up, product and company names are owned by the Owners or by third parties. No permission is given in respect of the use of any trademarks, logos, get-up, product or company names appearing on the Website where such use may infringe the holder’s rights.

D. If you refuse or fail to abide by these rules or violate any other terms or conditions of access, your access may be suspended or terminated immediately without notice, in addition to any other available remedies.

Additional Terms

All charges associated with accessing the Website including any computer equipment, telephone lines, or access software are the sole responsibility of the User.

Alterations to the Site

The content of the Website and these Terms of Use may be altered at any time and without notice. Any changes to these Terms of Use shall be posted on the Website. Your continued use of the Website following any such change shall signify that you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as amended.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website may provide links to third party websites. Where such links exist, the Owners of the Website disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of such third party websites. Users assume the sole responsibility for the accessing of third party websites and the use of any content appearing on such websites.

Registration

Registration may be required in order to submit content to the Website. Once you have registered, you shall be provided with a username and password and you should not share or disclose your password to any other User. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Owners reserve the right to deny Users access to the Website or any part of it without notice and to decline to provide access or services to any User who is in breach of these Terms of Use.

You will be asked to provide personal information to register.  Please refer to the Privacy Policy for more information about how and why we may use this information.  Please also see the section on Cookies below.

The Owners of the Website reserve the right to edit, remove or not to post in its sole discretion any material provided for posting on the Website. All comments, letters and discussion items will be attributed to the contributor in the form provided in the submission.

Privacy Policy

By submitting your personal information to this Website, you agree to its use in accordance with the Website’s Privacy Policy.

Cookies

This Website uses cookies and collects IP addresses. Please refer to About Cookies for more information.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a “device”) browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time.

An IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet). We use analysis software to look at IP addresses and cookies for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you and the log files are regularly purged.

Warranty Limitations and Exclusions of Liability

(i) This Website and its content is provided on an ‘as is’ basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to accuracy or completeness;

(ii) The use of the Website and any services provided is at the User’s own risk. Users should be aware that identifiable personal information, such as name or e-mail address, that is disclosed voluntarily on blogs that are accessible to other Users could be collected and disclosed by others and that no liability is accepted for such collection and disclosure;

(iii) The Owners do not warrant that access to the Website by users will be uninterrupted or error free;

(iv) No person or legal entity involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website shall be liable and liability is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by the law for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the User’s use of or inability to use the Website or any materials or information in it;

(v) The User accepts and agrees that the information on the Website is intended as general information only. No person or legal entity involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website shall be liable for any loss or damage occasioned to any person or property through using the information contained in the Website, or acting or refraining from acting as a result of such use

(vi) No person or legal entity involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website shall be liable for any failure to comply with any local legislation and codes of practice applicable outside of the United Kingdom. These Terms of Use shall be governed by English law as if made and wholly performed in England and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

No waiver. No failure in exercising any rights under these Terms of Use shall prejudice or restrict our rights or operate or be construed as a waiver thereof. Any single or partial exercise of any such rights shall not preclude other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right. No waiver of any breach of these Terms of Use shall be held to be a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

Force Majeure. No person or legal entity involved in the provision of the Website or its content shall be liable for any breach of these Terms of Use or any failure to provide or delay in provision of any services through this Website resulting from any event or circumstance beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, any Acts of God, strikes, lock outs and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, fire, flood, explosion or accident.

Severability. If any of these Terms of Use are or become or are declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such terms shall be severed from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms of Use.

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