Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

Our Mission Statement: The Great Basin Anthropological Association (GBAA) promotes the study of the peoples and cultures of the Great Basin of the western United States and its relationship to adjacent regions.

The Association serves:

  • As the coordinator of the biennial Great Basin Anthroplogical Conference (GBAC);
  • To enhance communication within the anthropological community in the Great Basin and with the greater anthropological community;
  • To exchange ideas to help promote teaching, research and service in the area of Great Basin anthropology;
  • To improve communication among individual practitioners whether they work in government service, the private sector, education, or other organizations; and
  • To review and make recommendations on government policies, regulations, and laws deemed to be in accord with the subject matter of the Association.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect emails of those interested in receiving updates about our board and the conference. We also collect personal information on the registration form for the conference. A database is maintained in order to make communications and registration easy. You, the visitor, can unsubscribe from our newsletter and request deletion of your personal information at any time. Please contact our webmaster to delete your information from the database. For the newsletter, you may use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you use our contact form, we will collect the information you enter for the sole purpose of addressing your comments or questions. Your information will not be added to any lists.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your data from this website.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. We keep this information 2 years.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

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