Privacy Policy

This website collects some personal data from its users.

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, Inc. (“CASW”) is the owner of this site and controller of any data collected. Contact:

Types of data collected

In order to provide and continually improve services to users, the CASW Showcase website may collect usage data, by itself or through third parties.

This website will only collect personal data that you provide in connection with external social networks and platforms (Facebook and Twitter) or through your use of the calendar, suggestion box, or voluntary participation in user surveys. You are responsible for any personal data obtained, published or shared by third parties through this website.

A cookie is a tiny text file that resides on your computer, mobile phone, or other device, and allows a site to recognize you as a user when you return using the same computer and web browser. CASW does not store cookies from Showcase visitors and does not track individual users. To determine whether any of the third-party services we use honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

How we will use and process the data

CASW will use information about users and their behavior only in an anonymous and aggregated form for the purpose of analysis and evaluation. Data may also be used by third parties to enable interaction with external social networks and platforms. In some cases personal data may be accessible to certain persons involved with the operation of the site or external parties such as a server administrator or third-party technical service provider. A list of parties with access to site data may be requested from CASW at any time.

The rights of users

You have the right, at any time, to know whether your personal data has been stored. You may contact CASW to verify what data are stored, to request corrections and deletions, and to oppose any use of your data.

Changes to this privacy policy

CASW reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice on this page. We suggest you check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. Please contact us if you object to any of the changes to the policy. Otherwise, your continued use of the site indicates acceptance of the current policy.

If you have any concerns, questions or thoughts on how we can improve our privacy policy, please let us know by writing to


June 21, 2016

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, Inc.