What Information Do We Collect?
Visitors to our Web site may browse content on our Web site without providing any personally identifiable information. However, in certain sections of our Web site, we may invite you to complete a registration form, make Contributions (defined below) to our Web site, contact us with questions or comments or request information, provide us with feedback or participate in surveys, questionnaires and/or contests. Due to the nature of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information from you as further described below.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
We use the personal information we collect through our Web site for the purposes of administering and monitoring the use of our Web site. In addition, we use the institutional IDs we collect for report archive creation. Occasionally, we may also use the personal information we collect to notify you about services or products that we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these promotional communications about our services or products from us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use the aggregate information that we collect from our Web site to analyze trends and statistics in the aggregate, administer our Web site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
What Are Cookies?
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We will not enter into alliances, partnerships or other business arrangements with third parties that require us to give your personal information including your name, address, telephone number or email for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services.
Your name and the name of the institution, firm or company with which you are affiliated, your affiliation department and your affiliation address will be shared with a third party only if you wish to do so under the following circumstances:
You may choose to disclose information, including personal information, about yourself in our blogs, comments sections or in similar forums on our Web site (collectively, “Public Forums”). Information that you disclose in any Public Forum is public information, and you agree that there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to such information. You should be aware that any personally identifiable information that you post in a Public Forum can be read, collected, or used by other users of the Public Forum, including, without limitation used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in a Public Forum.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. All of the information you may enter on our Web site may be transmitted securely via Secure Sockets Layer SSL, 128 bit encryption services. Pages utilizing this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may access and update your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database through the “Account” tab on your profile page of the Site.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
We recognize the privacy interests of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Our Web site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not target its services or our Web site to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
Processing of Personal Information