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Privacy Policy


The American Academy of Ophthalmology (“Academy”) has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination

General Principles:
  • We only use information collected on the Web Site for Academy purposes.
  • We deploy technology to protect the information you send us.
  • Cookies are used to keep track of information to allow a better user experience and this information is kept confidential within the Academy.
  • We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site.
The Academy Store

The Web Site incorporates forms for members and other customers to request information, products, and services. 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). Unique identifiers (such as social security numbers) are collected to verify the user's identity. Contact information from order forms or surveys is used to send orders and information about the Academy to our members and other customers and to analyze Web Site use. Financial information that is collected is used to check the users' qualifications and bill the user for products and services.

Our Web Site 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.