Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

The Long Island Physics Teachers’ Association (LIPTA) respects the privacy of members, users of its services, and visitors to its various websites. LIPTA operates according to the following policies.

Personal Information

Some personal information including addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and other demographic information is collected for membership, meeting registrations, and other similar transactions. LIPTA has put into place reasonable technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data collected by LIPTA. LIPTA may make internal use of your contact information to inform you of situations or services that may interest you.

Personal information is not, and has never been, released to outside organizations.

Personal data may be retained by LIPTA for so long as necessary or useful to pursue the legitimate interest of LIPTA. Individuals generally have the right to access their own personal data and to request that LIPTA correct any errors or incompleteness in their own personal data. There is also a limited right to request deletion of personal data. Such requests can be made by contacting LIPTA.

When you submit credit card transaction information to our site online, we use a secure server with commercial encryption software.


A “cookie” is a file a Web site places in your computer for future reference. LIPTA does not, at the time of writing, use cookies. If, in future, cookies are used, information supplied through a LIPTA cookie will used only by LIPTA and will not be shared with others. Changes to the use of cookies will be posted on this page.

Server Logs

As you travel through the LIPTA 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 (we plan to use) information from our server logs primarily to learn about our visitors as a group. It helps (we hope it will help) us to improve services on the site and plan for future needs so that we can assure continuity of service. Or, we may check an individual log when an individual has reported trouble accessing the LIPTA system.

Future Changes

LIPTA 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.


LIPTA encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. The LIPTA website provides links to other websites which are not controlled by LIPTA. A link from the LIPTA website is not a LIPTA endorsement for any company or organization. LITPA is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained on any other website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

We take measures to protect our website but there is no guarantee that the LIPTA website will be free of infection by viruses or any other contaminating or destructive properties. The user accepts sole responsibility and risk associated with the use and results of LIPTA website materials, irrespective of the purpose to which such use or results are applied.