FACSS is continuing to monitor developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we understand the circumstances may be impacting your decisions on attending or submitting an abstract. As of March 27, 2020, planning for SciX in October continues with the well-being of our attendees in mind. Any changes will be posted on the meeting website, and details and FAQs are available HERE. For the most up-to-date information regarding the virus and health travel advisories, please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website and the World Health Organization.
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MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FACSS reserves the right to make changes to this site and the disclaimers, terms and conditions herein at any time. Any amendments to these terms will posted on this site and will become effective when posted.
Effective Date: January 1, 2014 (revised FACSS location July 31, 2019)
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On occasion, aggregate information that does not identify any particular user may be compiled and shared with subsidiaries and affiliates of FACSS, strategic partners, merchants and advertisers.
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III. LINKS AND THIRD PARTIES' PRIVACY PRACTICES
This site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by FACSS.
FACSS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THE CONTENT OF SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING WEBSITES OPERATED BY AFFILIATED ENTITIES.
This site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personally identifiable information under its control. FACSS employs security measures consistent with standard industry practice to help protect against public access to personally identifiable and account activity information collected on and used by FACSS at this site.
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VII. CONTACTING FACSS
FACSS International Office:
19 Mantua Rd
Mount Royal, NJ 08061