Refund and Privacy Statement

Refund Policy

Refunds for registration fees must be submitted by the specified due date for each meeting, as indicated on the meeting brochure. An attendee will receive a refund, minus Society processing fees. There shall be no refund of the registration fee for requests made after the specified date.

Privacy Statement

SBI is committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information from you unless you consent to provide that information. This privacy policy applies when you visit or use our websites. This policy may be supplemented by additional privacy statements, terms or notices provided to you.

SBI may share member information, including mailing address and email address, with trusted vendors and partners as necessary to conduct legitimate society business. This includes the distribution of journal issues and electronic notices from SBI’s publishing partner, Oxford University Press. You will have the opportunity to “opt out” of any electronic communications from SBI and/or SBI vendors and partners.

Information we collect
When visiting, we may collect your information in two ways: directly from your input and through cookies. Visit the SBI Privacy and Cookies statement.

The types of personal information that we collect directly from you may include, but not limited to:

  • Contact details, such as your name, email address and social media handle
  • Content you post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

We collect your information to help improve your user experience. More information about cookies can be found here:

For EU Residents
SBI uses your personal data in accordance with the EU data protection legislation, including national or international legislation implementing the EU Data Protection Directive (until superseded), the Privacy in Electronic Communications (“ePrivacy”) Directive (EU), and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”), as amended or superseded.

At any time, you may update your preferences or change your consent by notifying the Society's Membership Services Department at (703) 648-0686 ext. 4686 or