Last updated on April 16, 2022
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1. Collection of Personal Information.
Some of the personal information collected by us is required for registration or business interaction purposes, and other information is voluntarily given by you when you interact with our Services. The type of personal information that the Company may collect and store may include without limitation the following:
- Your full name
- Your physical address
- Your telephone number
- Your email address
- Your areas of Services interest or Services preferences
- The progress and results of your use of the Services
- Any other information relating to you that you may provide to us
We collect information when you provide it to us, such as when you “contact us” by email or otherwise, or when you register to do business with us. We may also automatically collect certain information through means such as cookies or web beacons when you use our Services, such as information collected from your browser or device (e.g., the IP addresses and domain names of visitors, type or name of browser, page view history and other usage information about your use of our Services). We may collect this information for website administration and statistical purposes in order to help us improve our Services and create a better experience for all our customers. If you choose to provide the data to us, you are granting consent for us to use of this data for the purpose of the Services.
2. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may collect personal information for the purposes set forth below:
- To register individuals for Services use or use of the Services
- To provide our Services to you and our other customers
- To administer and improve the Services
- To facilitate the Company’s research activities
- To send you information about Services that may be of interest to you based on your preferences
- To prevent and detect fraud, or enforce our legal rights
3. SHARING INFORMATION
We do not sell or trade personal information. The Company may share your personal information with third parties, such as Services operators or technicians, contracted to assist us in providing services to you or to effectuate any of the purposes set forth in the list above. This means that individuals and organizations outside of the Company may sometimes have access to personal information held by the Company and may collect or use it from or on behalf of the Company. This may include, but is not limited to, independent contractors and consultants, website hosts, electronic database managers, event managers, academic institutions, research institutions and our researcher partners.
Such third party service providers are precluded in their contracts with the Company from keeping or using your personal information for any purpose other than to provide assistance to us in relation to the Services.
We may also disclose personal information to professional advisors of the Company, such as accountants, lawyers or insurance brokers or underwriters.
We also may disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed purchase, sale, merger, financing, restructuring or similar type of transaction involving the Company. We reserve the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party if required by law or pursuant to a court order or subpoena, or if necessary in the Company’s reasonable opinion to identify someone in order to enforce the Company’s legal rights.
Please note that this Policy is not intended to limit our ability to use, retain or disclose aggregated, pseudonymized, or anonymized data.
4. REMOVING PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will endeavor to honor a request to delete your personal information. If for whatever reason you wish to remove personal information obtained by the Company, we will endeavor to remove your personal information. If you would like your personal information deleted, please contact us at [email protected]
5. RETENTION OF INFORMATION
We will keep your personal information for the period of time that you are a registered user on the Services, and for TEN (10) years after you cancel your registration or cease use of the Services.
The security and protection of your personal information is important to us. The Company endeavors to use reasonable security procedures and practices to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. However, internet communications or transmissions are not totally secure, and you transmit your personal information to us at your own risk. The Company does not and cannot warrant total security. Our Services may contain links to websites of independent third parties, and in such events your use of such websites is at your own risk, and you should review their respective terms and conditions and privacy policies (including their terms governing security) prior to use.
The Services are directed toward and designed for use by persons aged 16 or older. We do not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. [Children under the age of 16 require a legal guardian’s consent to use the service.] If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal data to us without parental consent, please contact us using any of the methods described in the “Questions” section of this Policy, and we will endeavor to delete that data from our systems.
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