Product and Services E-mail Notification

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. Following is a summary of our information gathering and dissemination practices for www.cns.org and all other CNS-affiliated websites (collectively, “website”).

General Principles:

  • We only use information collected on the website for CNS purposes.
  • We deploy technology designed to protect the information you send us.
  • Cookies are used to keep track of information to allow a better user experience. This information is kept confidential within the CNS.
  • We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website.

The CNS University of Neurosurgery and Annual Meeting Registration

The website incorporates forms for members and other customers to request information, products, and services and to register on-line for various programs, including the Annual Meeting. We collect visitors’ contact information (such as email addresses), financial information (such as accounts or credit card numbers), and demographic information (such as zip code, age, or income level). Contact information from order forms or surveys is used to send orders and information about the CNS to our members and other customers and to analyze website use. Financial information that is collected is used to check the users’ qualifications and bill the user for products and services.

Our website uses cookies to keep track of your shopping cart. We also use cookies to save and verify your password information if you choose to remain logged in over multiple visits.

Third Party websites 

The website contains links to other sites. In the event you choose to access such third party websites, the CNS and the website are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. You should review the applicable privacy policy of third parties before providing personally identifiable information to them, as their privacy policies may differ from our website’s policies.

CNS E-mail Privacy Policy 

The CNS endeavors to protect your e-mail address from inappropriate use. Users may opt-out of receiving future CNS emails by e-mailing that request to info@cns.org or filling out the form below.

Policies Governing the Use of CNS E-mail Addresses 

The CNS may grant permission to use CNS e-mail addresses to organizations, firms or individuals who agree to comply with the following conditions:

  1. The CNS determines if the use of e-mail addresses is of benefit to its members and/or their patients
  2. The content of e-mail correspondence is subject to advance approval by the CNS. A sample of each intended e-mail correspondence must be reviewed and approved by the CNS.
  3. Each set of CNS e-mail addresses is to be used only once and only for the purpose approved by the CNS.
  4. An entity other than the CNS cannot use CNS e-mail addresses to create or update its own database. The CNS e-mail address list is the property of the CNS and may not be duplicated or retransmitted or resold to a third party.
  5. Use of CNS e-mail addresses does not imply CNS endorsement, and no implication of endorsement will be made in any correspondence.
  6. CNS e-mail addresses will not be made available for any communication regarding drugs, medical equipment or devices involving the offer of a rebate, discount, or other remuneration, which in the sole judgment of the CNS might be illegal or unethical.
  7. CNS e-mail addresses will not be made available for any communication that, in the sole judgment of the CNS, would tend to mislead, misinform, or deceive.

Security 

The website maintains security measures designed to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Contacting the website 

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

IT Department 
10 North Martingale 
Suite 190 
Schaumburg, IL 60173 
info@cns.org

Choice/Opt-Out

  • This site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from www.cns.org at the point where we request information about the visitor.
  • This site gives visitors the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.
  • You can opt-out by filling out our form
    You can send an e-mail to info@cns.org.
    You can call the following telephone number: 847 240 2500.