Privacy Policy


The Society for Technical Communication (STC) provides the STC website as a service to its members, to those interested in the arts and sciences of technical communication, and to the public, in furtherance of STC's mission as a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporation.


STC is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the STC website. While the information contained within the site is updated periodically, no guarantee is given that the information provided on the STC website is correct, complete, and up-to-date. The names and contact information on the STC website are published to facilitate contact with those listed for STC purposes only. It is not intended, and we request that it not be used for commercial purposes.

Reference on the STC website to any specific commercial firm, commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favor by STC, the members of the STC Board of Directors or administrative councils, the STC electronic media committee, or the individual Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of STC.

Discussion: Applicability

The opinions expressed by contributors to the STC Chapter and SIG websites and opinions expressed by contributors through discussion on the various listserves sponsored by STC are solely those of individual writers and do not reflect the opinions of STC, the members of the STC administrative council, the STC electronic media committee volunteers, or the individual chapters of STC.

Although the STC website may include links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including websites, STC has not participated in the development and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites. STC is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in those sites.

Links from STC to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by STC of the parties or their products and services. The appearance on the website of advertisements and product or service information does not constitute an endorsement by STC. STC has not investigated the claims made by any advertiser. Product information is based solely on material received from suppliers.

Email Privacy

STC considers email information to be confidential and does not share or rent email addresses to outside entities. The Society will, for a fee, send reviewed messages from outside companies. These fees help support the Society.