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Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date
AP 84-B Suspension of Access to AAPM website 10/17/2016 12/31/2021
Policy source
AAPM October 17, 2016 Executive Committee Minutes
Policy text
  1. Access to the AAPM website or any other AAPM run social media, apps or services, may be suspended if there is evidence of abuse including, but not limited to, systematic downloading of content, unauthorized commercial use of member information, and harassment.

  2. If a member is suspected of abuse, access may be suspended pending investigation of abuse.

  3. The EMCC will approve the general criteria for what constitutes abuse but will delegate to staff the authority to suspend access after abuse is detected.

  4. If access to the website or other property is suspended for any member of the AAPM for any reason, staff will notify that member [the member] within 24 hours by email [the email] and a copy of the email will be sent to the Website Editor, the Chair of the EMCC and to the Executive Director. The email will summarize the reason for suspension and the member will be invited to provide an explanation [the explanation], which will be shared with the Chair of the EMCC and the Executive Director.

  5. Upon receipt of a copy of the email, the Chair of the EMCC and the Executive Director will confer within 48 hours and may determine that access should be restored or may postpone their decision until receipt of the explanation or may refer the issue to the full EMCC for determination.

  6. If the issue is not resolved to the satisfaction of the member, the member may appeal to EXCOM. The decision of EXCOM will be final.
Policy version history
Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date Active?
AP 84-B Suspension of Access to AAPM website 10/17/2016 12/31/2021 Active
AP 84-A Policy on Systematically Downloading from AAPM web site 2/9/2011 10/16/2016 Inactive

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