Privacy Policy

The International Society of Microbiota (ISM) is committed to respecting your privacy.

Information collected on is for ISM purposes only, and we do not distribute this information to third parties.

Cookies are used to track information to enhance the user experience. This information is kept confidential within the ISM.

Your IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with the ISM server and to administer our website. was created and is hosted by in Japan. contains forms that may requires users to sign in or to provide contact information (eg, name and email address).
If visitors register for paid products and services, we may ask for financial information (eg, account or credit card numbers) and demographic information (eg, zip code, age, or income level). has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. contains links to other websites. The ISM is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites.

Email Addresses and E-communications
The ISM will use visitor contact information obtained from forms to send visitors mailings related to the ISM, microbiota studies and all microbiota related fields. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings.
Contact and demographic information from surveys or mailings are used to send information about the ISM and to analyse website use and mailing effectiveness. Information collected through surveys or forms may be used to enhance ISM services, such as conferences or other educational events.

Contacting the ISM
If you have any questions about the ISM privacy policy, the practices of the ISM website, or your interaction with the ISM website, you may contact:

International Society of Microbiota
Kanaya Bldg 4F, 4-11-3, Hatchobori Chuo-ku
104-0032 Tokyo, Japan

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