Privacy Policy

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals, Inc, DBA Out to Innovate, is committed to privacy of its members and users of is services. To that end, here is our privacy policy:

  • Our membership mailing list is for official organization use only, and not for sale or lease. From time to time, we may include another organization’s materials with our own mailing.
  • We might let our members in geographic clusters who organize events use an applicable subset of our membership mailing list.
  • We will not put you on the “member directory” (for members’ eyes only) unless you specifically direct us to.
  • If you are in the  “member directory”, you might be contacted by other members.
  • Your name, city, latest degree, techno/scientific specialty, alma mater, employer, job title, professional societies, personal URL are all listed in the member directory. Only dues-paying members may view this directory, and only dues-paying members may be listed in this directory. If your dues lapse, you will not be able to view the directory, and you will not be displayed in the directory.
  • You may opt out of being displayed in the member directory by changing your privacy options while logged into your membership account.
  • We do not collect or store your payment card information. That is all handled by PCI-compliant secure servers that belong to our payment card processor.
  • We might contact organization members by email, or by postal mail, or by phone, for organization business. Organization business includes activities/event announcements, news, solicitation of volunteers, solicitation of charitable contributions, and professional networking.
  • We acknowledge our larger benefactors publicly, in our newsletter and on our website. If you do not want to be publicly acknowledged, you must inform us when you make a donation.
  • We do not collect individual information about people visiting our website. We DO collect IP addresses, referrer headers, and information about pages visited for aggregate analysis of our web logs.