3.Information we collect a.The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information. We colloct your information in three way: straightly from your input, from third-party sources, and through automated technologies.
i.Your Input - information you supply to us: The types of personal information that we collect straightly from you depends on the content and features of the Service you use and how you otherwise interact with us and may include: ii.Contact details and informations, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number and social media handle; Account login credentials, such as usernames and passwords, password hints and similar security information; Other account registration and profile information, including educational, professional and other background information, such as your field of study, current position, practice area and areas of interests, and photo; iii.Information that you communicate to us, such as questions or information you send to [email protected] or post any comment or statement to commuinty and dicassion section. Data that you provide to us as part of interacting with the Service, such as your saved papers, email alerts, favorites and search queries; and/or Communications preferences, such as your preferred language and the frequency, type and format of the alerts you sign up to receive.
B.Third Party Sources: Data from other sources: We also may acquire contact details and other information about you from our, affiliates and subsidiaries as well as from third parties, including: (1) third party companies or individuals that help us process information and support the Services (“Third Party Providers”); and (2) publicly-available sources and data suppliers from which we acquire data to validate or supplement the information we hold.
If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.
c.We cannot control the activities of other users with whom you may choose to share your information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your information will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. You understand that when you use public areas of the Services, your information will be available to other users and in some cases may be publicly available. We strongly recommend you be cautious about seting out your personal information to others or sharing personal information in public areas, whether designated as public or private. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to share in these public areas or for the activities of any third parties with whom you share personal information.
i.Typically, Third Party Services are software that integrates with our Services, and User can allow its Authorized Users to enable and disable these integrations. Once enabled, the provider of a Third Party Service may share certain information with virascience. Authorized Users should check the privacy settings and notices in these Third Party Services to understand what data may be disclosed to virascience. When a Third Party Service is enabled, virascience is authorized to connect and access other information made available to virascience in accordance with our agreement with the Third Party Provider. We do not, however, receive or store passwords for any of these Third Party Services when connecting them to the Services.
4.Automated Technologies - Device and usage data The Service may also automatically collect information about how you and your device interact with the Service, such as: i.Computer, device and connection information, such as IP address, browser type and version, operating system and other software installed on your device, unique device identifier and other technical identifiers, error reports and performance data and your activity on the websites; ii.Usage data, such as the features you used, the settings you selected, URL click stream data, including date and time stamp and referring and exit pages, and pages you visited on the Service; iii.For educational Services, the course modules and test questions you view, answer or complete; and/or iv.For location-aware Services, the physical location of your device.
5.How we use the data we collect This Section describes how virascience may share and disclose information. We use the information we collect in various ways:
Manage the Service We use information to: a.Provide, operate, and maintain our website; b.Provide technical, product and other support and help to keep the c.Service working, safe and secure; d.Improve, personalize, and expand our website e.Understand and analyze how you use our website f.Develop new products, services, features, and functionality g.Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our h.partners, including for customer service, to provide you with i.updates and other information relating to the webste, and for j.marketing and promotional purposes k.Send you emails either for marketing or transactional purposes.
Manage Security a.We use information to enforce our rights, prevent fraud, and for safety and to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of virascience or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues, in the following ways: b.Provide technical, product and other support and help to keep the Service working, safe and secure; c.Investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse; d.Conduct and administer user testing and surveys; e.Prevent or address service errors; f.Address security or technical issues; and/or Contact you to inform you about changes in our Services, our Services offerings, and important Services-related notices, such as security and fraud notices. g.Legal and Corporate Compliance: We use information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements required by applicable law, legal process or regulation.
If information is aggregated or de-identified so it is no longer reasonably associated with an identified or identifiable natural person, virascience may use it for any business purpose. Users determine their own policies and practices for the sharing and disclosure of information, and virascience does not control how they or any other third parties choose to share or disclose information.
6.Log files virascience.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
7.Data security We work hard to protect information you provide from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. We take into account the sensitivity of the information we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your information, you can contact us at [email protected] Given the nature of communications and information processing technology, virascience cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where virascience has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone, and we urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the websites like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the websites.
9.Locations of processing Your information will be stored and processed by virascience in the Denmark. We take steps, including through contracts, to ensure that the information continues to be protected wherever it is located in a manner consistent with the standards of protection required under applicable law. Where personal information is transferred from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, we rely on appropriate safeguards such as the European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses and Privacy Shield Frameworks to transfer the data and/or as otherwise authorized by applicable law.
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12.Grounds for processing When we collect from you any personal information within the scope of European data protection laws, we do so: a.Where necessary to provide the Service, fulfill a transaction or otherwise perform a contract with you or at your request prior to entering into a contract; b.where necessary for our compliance with applicable law or other legal obligation; c.where necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest; d.where applicable, with your consent; e.as necessary to operate our business, protect the security of our systems and Users, detect or prevent fraud, or fulfill our other legitimate interests as described in the sections above, except where our interests are overridden by your privacy rights; and/or where necessary to complete scientific research where omitting such personal information would render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the specific scientific research purpose. Where we rely on your consent to process personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and where we rely on legitimate interests, you may have the right to object to our processing.
Children's Information Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. virascience.com does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.