See below for a quick guide to the policies of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) regarding members, privacy, publications, purchases, and personnel. 

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Refund Policy
Information about getting your money back on any purchase from SEG.

Shipping and Payment Policy
SEG’s shipping policies and accepted forms of payment for book purchases.

Claims Policy
How to file claims if you are subscribed to SEG journals in print but haven’t received a copy in the mail.


Open-Access Policy
For authors wishing to learn about open-access publishing options.

Data Policy
For the preservation of scientific data to advance geophysical research.

Ethical Guidelines
Principles that SEG Publications require of any author publishing with us.


Privacy Policy
All you need to know about how SEG protects your privacy.

Cookie Policy
All about our use of “cookies” on the SEG website.

Terms of Use

Anti-Harassment Policy

Participants in Society activities should enjoy an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Anti-Harassment Policy (PDF)
Harassment Complaint Form (PDF)

SEG Meetings Code of Conduct

SEG is dedicated to providing a harassment-free meeting experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of workshop participants in any form.

SEG Meetings Code of Conduct

Antitrust Policy

It is SEG’s firm and resolute policy, to which no exception is made, that all SEG activities shall be conducted in strict conformity with applicable antitrust laws.

Antitrust Compliance Policy

Social Media Policy

This policy applies to the Board, committees, members, staff, and volunteers of SEG and third parties who participate in social-media activities with or on behalf of SEG or when speaking as Board, committee members, members, staff, and volunteers of SEG.

Download Social Media Policy (PDF)

Leadership Code of Conduct

SEG expects its leaders to conduct themselves ethically and in a businesslike manner, individually and collectively. The Leadership Code of Conduct applies to members of the Board of Directors, members of the Council, and chairs and other leaders of SEG committees and other components.

SEG Leadership Code of Conduct

Code of Ethics

It is our duty as geophysicists to maintain the dignity of our profession. SEG has established principles of professional ethics for its members to follow.

SEG Code of Ethics Policy

HSSE Policy

SEG is committed to prioritizing HSSE in all society-managed and sponsored activities to ensure the health, safety, and security of our members, employees, customers, and communities, while protecting the environment.


Whistleblower Policy

Toward maintaining a workplace environment and business philosophy that embrace the highest levels of ethical conduct, honesty and professional integrity, the SEG will maintain a whistleblower program that will enable members, vendors, and members of the staff to report breaches in such. Please reach out to [email protected] for more information.