The Division is committed to the privacy and security of personal information you provide to us through the use of

This Online Privacy Statement (“Statement”) informs you of the information practices for this Site of the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology (TOXI), including the type of personal information we collect from your use of, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. The TOXI will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the information you provide remains private, and is used only for the purposes stated below.

By using our Site, you agree that your use is subject to the terms of this Statement and you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by the Division in accordance with this Statement. TOXI may change this Statement at any time and will display the changes here on this Site. Because your use of this Site after changes have been posted indicates your agreement with those changes, we encourage you to visit this Statement on a regular basis. If you are not comfortable with using this Site in accordance with this Statement, please exit the Site immediately.

This Statement is effective January 1, 2006.

Collected Information

We collect information about the users of our site. This information helps us determine which parts of the site visitors find most valuable as well as how we can continually improve the services we provide. User identities remain anonymous unless the User provides this information as a part of registration.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our Website.

Users may use without registering but registration must occur in order to use any of the posting services. The contact information is used to contact users when necessary.

Links to Other Sites may contain links to third-party Websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to users and not as an endorsement by TOXI of the contents on such third-party Websites. TOXI is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Websites. Links to third-party Websites are performed at your own risk.

TOXI does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. The user acknowledges that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at the User’s risk.

E-mail messages communicates with its users by e-mail for specific Web-related functions. Because these messages are critical to site use, users will not be able to opt out of receiving such messages.


At, we use a feature on your Internet browser called a “cookie”. A cookie is a small file that your Web browser places on your computer’s hard drive to identify you as a user. does not use cookies to collect any personal information about users, nor do we sell or make them available to other organizations.

You may disable the cookie function on your browser or erase the contents in your cookies file. To do this, consult the help features on your browser. However, please bear in mind that doing this prevents the Website from recognizing you as a previous user of this Website and may prevent you from using some features on the site. You must have cookies enabled to create an account.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Children’s Guidelines meets the guidelines of TRUSTe’s Children’s program.

Feedback encourages visitors to submit feedback. Any feedback that is submitted becomes the property of and we may use this feedback for marketing purposes, or to contact visitors for more information.

Privacy Policy Updates

Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted here so that visitors will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about’s privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, contact us at:

ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology
Thomas E. Spratt
Pennsylvania State University
College of Medicine
Cancer Institute
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Mail Code H171, Room C5711B
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033