Welcome to the Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., website. The following Privacy Policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices. Social & Scientific Systems respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website, and we want you to understand the information we will collect and how we will use it.

The Privacy Policy may change at any time. We will endeavor to post changes on this page. Should you have additional questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us:

Postal address:
Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
Communications Group
8757 Georgia Avenue, 12th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910

E-Mail address:


Personal Information

Social & Scientific Systems will exercise reasonable precautions to maintain the confidentiality of information you provide as you access this website. When you submit personal information to us via this website for a specific purpose, Social & Scientific Systems uses that information only for the specific purpose for which it is submitted. For example, if you apply for employment, the information collected is used for employment consideration only and is maintained in our databases for a short period of time for future consideration.

Social & Scientific Systems will not sell, rent, or trade personal information about you to any third party. The only time that Social & Scientific Systems can foresee that it may disclose personal information is in special instances such as the following:

  • When we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Social & Scientific Systems’ rights, obligations, or property
  • When, after good faith research, we believe that applicable law requires disclosure or it is necessary to protect the property or safety of Social & Scientific Systems, its employees, or others
  • To Social & Scientific Systems’ business associates, as necessary, to provide the service or information to you that you have requested


When you browse any website, certain personal information about you can be collected. We will collect and temporarily store information about your visit such as:

  • The name of the domain and of the Internet Protocol (IP) address you use to access the Internet (for example, gmail.com, if you are using a Google account, or stanford.edu, if you are connecting from the Stanford University domain)
  • The date and time of your visit
  • The page(s) you visited
  • The address of the website you come from when you visit this site

Social & Scientific Systems collects and uses this information for statistical purposes and to help make our site more useful to visitors. We also may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server. Note that this information is not personally identifiable.


For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Social & Scientific Systems employs software programs to monitor access to the site and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, to gain unauthorized access, or otherwise to cause damage. Information from these sources may be presented to law enforcement or legal personnel in connection with an investigation or pursuant to any required legal process in order to help identify a wrongdoer.

Links to Other Websites

This Privacy Policy applies only to www.s-3.com. You should be aware that, through links on this site, you may be directed to other websites, which Social & Scientific Systems does not control. Social & Scientific Systems has no control over the privacy policies or practices of such other sites, nor is Social & Scientific Systems responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the websites to which we link or which we list, rank, or identify by means of a search. Social & Scientific Systems takes no responsibility for the products, services, policies or actions of third parties or the content of third party websites. We encourage you to be aware when you are leaving our site and to read the privacy policies of each website you visit.