Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

Understanding that privacy online is important to visitors and users of [Domain] (“the JoSS Site”), JoSS operates according to the following policies:
Personal Information
Limited basic user profile information, including names, affiliations, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses, may be collected for subscriptions and related communications or transactions. JoSS takes precautions to protect your individual information from unauthorized use. We may make internal use of your contact information to inform you of situations, events, products, or services that may interest you.
The data we collect from you are not released to outside organizations, except when a vendor performs a service for JoSS under our supervision.
JoSS Site visitors may change and update their information, opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at 757-766-7880 or
We use Cookies for security purposes and to improve services. Information supplied through a JoSS Site cookie is used only by JoSS, and is not shared with others.

Server Logs

When visiting the JoSS website, our servers log information about your session. Information logged includes items such as your IP address, what browser you are using, the time and date you visited, how long your session lasted, and what pages you visited. We use this information from our server logs primarily to learn about our visitors as a group. It helps us to improve services on the site and plan for future needs so that we can assure continuity of service. Systematic (“robotic”) downloads of journal material are not permitted, and an individual log may be examined and/or access terminated when this activity is observed. Or, we may check an individual log for editorial purposes or when an individual has reported trouble accessing a JoSS system.

Future Changes to this Privacy Policy

JoSS reserves the right to change this policy in any manner at any time without prior notice. If we make material changes to our privacy policy, these changes will be posted on this page.

Our website contains links to other web sites that we do not control. Such links are in no way a JoSS endorsement of any company or organization. JoSS is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency or material contained on any other website. We encourage you to be aware that you are going to a different website, and to read the privacy statements of these linked sites, as their privacy policies may differ from ours.
We take measures to protect our website but there is no guaranty that the JoSS website will be free from infection by viruses or any other contaminating or destructive properties. The user accepts sole responsibility and risk associated with the use and results of JoSS website materials, irrespective of the purpose to which such use or results are applied.