Online Privacy Statement

This Online Privacy Statement applies to this website, which is published by the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational resources to physicians, allied health professionals, and other interested individuals. The SCC is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals. By choosing to continue to use this website, you agree that SCC may collect and use personal information and nonpersonal information as described in this document. This Online Privacy Statement governs the use and disclosure of information collected through this website only.

Collection of Information
The SCC automatically collects the following information:

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet.
  • The URL of the website from which you linked directly to the SCC website.
  • The date and time you accessed the SCC website.
  • The pages you visited, including the information requested through your browser, the response from your browser, the size of page you received in response to the request, and the email or web page that referred you to the page you visited.
  • The web browser and operating system you used to access the SCC website.

Additionally, the SCC may request that you provide certain personal information such as name, username, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, or social network account information. If you apply for an SCC membership through our website, you will be asked for additional information including, but not limited to, your current scope of practice in medicine, your primary state of licensure and license number(s) (if applicable), type of clinic or practice you participate in, your interest in joining the SCC, and credit card information for processing transactions or membership fees from the website.

Use of Information
The SCC will use your personal data on a lawful basis only to fulfill a legitimate interest of the SCC. The SCC may use information collected from your visit to this website to:

  • Manage and improve the user experience and preferences associated with this website and SCC communications.
  • Track how often people gain access to or read SCC content.
  • Foster further communications and manage your subscription(s) to publications related to SCC.
  • Invite and/or register you (upon your request) to events that might be of interest to you.
  • Optimize and personalize your online interactions with SCC.
  • Conduct surveys of users on a voluntary basis through, for example, user questionnaires.
  • Fulfill your online requests for goods or services.
  • Conduct online research, education, training, or surveys.
  • Exercise the SCC’s legal rights, defend against legal claims, or respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.

Additionally, some information you provide on the website may be shared with SCC agents under contract, such as customer service, product fulfillment, payment processing, and web administrative services. By contract, these third parties are forbidden from using your information for any other non-SCC purpose. The collection and use of personal information for any other purpose than described herein requires supplemental and more specific notification or consent. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the information you provide to us is protected against loss, misuse, alteration, destruction, or unauthorized access.

Collection Methods
The SCC may use various technologies such as cookies, applets, scripts, server logs, custom URL parameters, tracking images, information and correspondence, or web analytics to collect information. Depending on your browser, you may be able to disable certain collection methods. This might limit your ability to use some features of this website.

Non-SCC Websites
The SCC might provide links on this website to other websites. Your use of non-SCC websites is subject to the terms and conditions or privacy statements of the providers of those websites.

Children or Minors
The SCC does not knowingly collect personal information from children or minors as defined by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

For More Information
If your privacy-related question or concern was not addressed here, please contact
the Society of Cannabis Clinicians at

SCC reserves the right to modify or supplement this Online Privacy Statement at any time.

Updated March 23, 2019