Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED

September 8, 2017

WELCOME

SciLocal, LLC (“We,” “Us” or “Our”) operates this Site, http://www.scilocal.com (the “Site”).  This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is applicable to you (“User,” “You” or “Your”).  Our mission is to make local scientific resources easily accessible.  Whether You represent a company or just yourself, We seek to provide access to scientific capabilities of all sizes within the United States.  Thus, this Privacy Policy is effective upon Your access and use of Our Site, and the terms that follow describe the type(s) of information that We may collect from You or that You may provide when You access and use this Site as well as Our practices of collecting, maintaining, using, disclosing, and protecting User information. 

All Users should read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Site.  By accessing and/or using the Site, You accept and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and Our “Terms of Use,” found at scilocal.com/terms.php, which are hereby incorporated by reference.  Please check this Privacy Policy for updates, and Your continued use of the Site after We have made changes to the terms is considered acceptance of those changes.

We value Your privacy and will protect it in accordance with Our compliance to the terms outlined herein. 

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT

We obtain information about Users of the Site in order to conduct business, to develop comprehensive Site statistics, to serve Our customers better, and for other business-related purposes. 

  • We collect information about Users, including but not limited to: (a) use of the Site that does not identify an individual User, (b) Internet connections, (c) computer equipment, (d) web browsers, (e) Sites visited before entering Site, (f) Sites visited after leaving Site, (g) IP addresses, and (f) other similar information about traffic and usage, collectively “Non-Personal Information.”
  • We collect information automatically, as You navigate to, through, and away from Our Site. The information We collect automatically may be aggregated with other Users’ information.  It may also be combined with associated Personal Information that You provide directly to Us [or that We receive from third parties].
  • We also collect information that You provide to Us through forms on this Site, for example, when You register to create an account; as well as correspondence that You provide to Us through standard mail, e-mail, and phone call(s). Information that You provide might include, but is not limited to the following: (a) first and last names, (b) demographic information,
    (c) mailing address, (d) e-mail address, (e) phone number, (f) credit card number, and (g) other information, collectively “Personal Information.”

 

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We also collect and process information about Users to inform and make available products and services that may be of interest to Users and to develop web statistics and User profiles.  For example, We might make use of User information to enhance, improve, operate, maintain, and update this Site (including but not limited to, programs, services, and systems).  We might utilize User information to prevent fraudulent use of this Site, or to maintain a record of Our relationship, interactions, and transactions with You.

The information Users provide will be used to contact Users from time to time, for example to notify a User about functionality changes to the Site or terms changes to this Privacy Policy, and to offer goods or services that Users may find helpful (provided the User has not opted out of receiving such notices).

We also use Your information to:

  • Deliver any products or services requested by You
  • Manage and attend to Our relationship with You
  • Research, analyze, study, and review Your use of Our products or services
  • Communicate with You
  • Develop and deliver select targeted advertisements to Users
  • Measure, assess, analyze, and review the efficacy of Our advertising, this Site’s content, Our services and products, and other related assessments
  • Perform Our obligations and enforce Our rights
  • Fulfill any other purpose for which You have consented and have provided information to Us

TECHNOLOGY RELATED TO INFORMATION COLLECTION

Cookies, Anonymous Identifiers, Web Beacons, and Other Internet Tracking Technology.  We utilize Cookies, Anonymous Identifiers, Web Beacons and other Internet tracking technology to collect information from Your computer about Your activities on the Internet. 

  • A “Cookie” is a data file that is created and stored on Your computer’s hard drive when You visit our Site. An “Anonymous Identifier” is a random string of characters that is used for similar reasons as Cookies. 
  • We use Cookies and Anonymous Identifiers to become more familiar with Users through the study of analytics. Some portions of this Site require the use of Cookies for proper function.  Anonymous Identifiers can be used where Cookie technology is not available.  You may refuse to accept Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on Your web browser.  If You select this setting, You may be unable to access certain parts of Our Site.  Unless You have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, We will issue Cookies when You direct Your browser to our Site.
  • A “Web Beacon” is an object embedded into a web page or an e-mail that collects various data. A Web Beacon is known by several common terms, such as a web bug, tag, page tag, tracking bug, tracking pixel, pixel tag, web pixel, targeting pixel, re-targeting pixel, and clear gif.  A Web Beacon functions similarly to a Cookie and can allow Us to learn more about a User’s behaviors, actions, and preferences.  When used within e-mail, for example, a Web Beacon can track whether a User opens a message, clicks on a link within the e-mail, and similar actions.  We also use other, similar Internet tracking technology to monitor a User’s actions coming to Our Site, moving through Our Site, and after leaving Our Site.

THIRD-PARTY SERVICES RELATED TO INFORMATION COLLECTION

Google Analytics.  We have enabled Google Analytics to collect data about Our traffic through the use of Google Advertising Cookies and other Anonymous Identifiers.   We use these tools to compile data to better understand Users and provide Users with a more tailored experience.  You can opt out of Google Analytics by vising Google’s Opt-Out Browser Add-on Site here.

Stripe.  We use Stripe to process Your Personal Information, together with Your payment information (including but not limited to, Your credit card number), through pages such as the “Become a Provider” form on this Site.  We do not collect or store Your payment information on this Site’s web server.  Stripe collects the information You enter and stores that information on its Site.  To learn more about Stripe’s policies, please visit the Stripe website.  

 

Other Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies.  In addition to the applications listed above, there might be other content or applications on this Site served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, social media Sites, content providers, and application providers.  These third parties may use Cookies alone or in conjunction with Web Beacons or other Internet tracking technologies to collect information about You when You use Our Site.  The information they collect may be associated with Your Non-Personal Information or they may collect information, including Personal Information, about Your online activities over time and across different Sites and other online services.  We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. 

DISCLOSURE AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION

We reserve the right to disclose Your information in accordance with our business standards and business judgment.  We may disclose aggregated information about You without restriction.   We may disclose Personal Information that We collect and/or that You provide to third-party contractors and service providers with whom We have contractual relationships, to other third parties that We hire to serve Our business’ interests, and/or to any buyer or successor in the event of a merger, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of title.  We may disclose any of Your information in order to comply with any court order, law, legal demand, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

Except as described within the terms of this Privacy Policy, We will not intentionally share, sell, barter, license, or rent Your Personal Information without Your permission.

DATA SECURITY

Although We use reasonable security measures designed to protect Your Personal Information, no data security measures are guaranteed to be completely effective.  We are not responsible for any circumvention of security or privacy measures deployed on this Site.  Furthermore, it is common knowledge that transmission of information via the Internet is not entirely secure, and We cannot guarantee the security of Your Personal Information transmitted to Our Site.  Any transmission of Personal Information is at Your own risk.  By continuing to use this Site, You acknowledge and accept these risks.

COPPA COMPLIANCE

This Site is intended as a general audience commercial Site that is not directed to children, who are not eligible to utilize the services within this Site.  We do not knowingly collect, nor do we seek nor intend to collect, any information personal, or otherwise, from children under the age of thirteen (13) years old in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) as well as our Terms of Use.  If We receive actual knowledge that we have collected such Personal Information without requisite, verifiable parental consent, We will delete that information from Our database as quickly as practical. 

CONTACT US

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy, You may contact Us at:

info@scilocal.com

 

 

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