Privacy Policy

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LSI Privacy Policy:

The Linguistic Society of India is committed to protecting the privacy of its members and users of its services and has adopted the following policy about the gathering and dissemination of personal information at the LSI's network of websites, which includes but is not limited to:,

In general, you may visit the LSI websites without submitting any personal information. However, to provide certain services, the LSI may request personal information in one or more of the ways listed below. Users are told when information is to be collected, and you have the option not to submit this information.

Why We Collect Your Information:

Why We Collect Your Information: If you are an LSI member, an attendee at an Annual Meeting, a donor, a submitter of an article to an LSI publication, or a purchaser of an LSI product, we have some basic information about you. We understand that some of this information is private, which is why we collect personal information only for the following purposes:

  • To establish and maintain a responsible commercial relationship with you. For example, when you apply for membership, we collect information that allows us to confirm your identity so that we can accurately bill and collect for your membership dues.
  • To develop, enhance, market, or provide benefits to LSI members and meeting attendees.
  • To send you communications relating to your membership, meeting attendance, donation, purchase, subscription, or use of our publication services.
  • To meet legal requirements or obligations. For example, we may collect information in response to a court order or to satisfy a request by a government agency.

How We Use Your Information:

We use the information that we collect to operate and maintain our websites; to track membership, meeting attendance, authorship, and demographic trends in linguistics programs/departments; to send you communications relating to your membership, meeting attendance, donation, purchase, subscription, or use of our publication services; to respond to your questions and concerns; and to fulfill our contractual obligations.

Cookies Policy:

We may use cookies in order to customize the sites for return visitors. These cookies are not required for site functionality. Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube or Flickr may install cookies depending on their configuration. You are not required to accept any cookies to use our sites. You can disable cookies on your browser to prevent being recognized on return visits to the LSI websites.

How We Store Your Information

Your information collected through the LSI websites is stored and processed on servers in India. Our processors are compliant with the data protection laws and regulations of India. We take necessary measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information in accordance with the Indian policy for data protection.

Code of Conduct

LSI members will:
  • Treat fellow participants, students, volunteers, and any other members of the public with respect, dignity, impartiality, courtesy, and sensitivity.
  • Maintain a cooperative and collaborative approach to interpersonal relationships.
  • Respect the privacy of others.
  • Ensure that they do not become involved in or encourage discrimination against or harassment of participants, students, volunteers, or any other members of the public.