Welcome to sciencemama.co.uk (the “Site”).We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site. This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those all users of the Site (“Visitors”).
“Personally Identifiable Information”
refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to
whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number,
email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally
Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without
identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified
What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?
We collect basic user profile information (name, email) from Visitors who chose to sign-up to our mailing list or email us directly.
Our servers may also log IP addresses, browser types etc. of Visitors as part of normal operation.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?
We use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site and to offer occasional mailing list messages.
We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.
Technical information (IP addresses, browser types etc.) may be used to analyse usage and trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.
With whom may the information may be shared?
We do not share user profile data with anybody.
Technical information may be shared with Google to assist with site usage analytics.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?
Any Personally Identifiable Information collected is stored securely and not accessible to any third parties or persons not directly involved in using it for the purposes indicated above.
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?
Visitors who have signed up to our mailing list may opt out at any time by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
Are Cookies Used on the Site?
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?
All traffic to and from our site is encrypted using SSL. The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified persons who require a password in order to gain access to the information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. While we take all commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering, and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?
Visitors may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at email@example.com
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?
Yes, we provide Visitors with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
These are summarized rights that you have under data protection law
- The right to access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to object to processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to complain to a supervisory authority
- The right to withdraw consent
sciencemama.co.uk contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.