Thank you for entrusting Science Boffins with your contact and personal information. Holding onto your personal information is a serious responsibility and we want you to know that we’re handling it properly and lawfully. This privacy statement explains when and why we collect personal information about individuals, how this information is used, the conditions under which it may be disclosed to others and how it is kept secure. We are committed to fully comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation brought into effect on 25th May 2018.
How We Collect, Use, Share and Protect Your Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information from you through our website except as described below. Personal information is any information that personally identifies you or from which you are identifiable such as your name, postal address, email address, or credit card information.
We do not control any cookies, web beacons or other similar devices that may be placed on our website by third parties.
The provision of personal information by you may be necessary where we have a legitimate interest to carry out the following purposes: (i) to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; (ii) for business administration, including statistical analysis; (iii) to personalise your visit to the website and to assist you while you use the website; (iv) to improve the website by helping us understand who uses the website; and (v) to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice.
We may use service providers to facilitate our services and perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and email, and providing technical, analytical and hosting functions for our website. We may also share your personal information with affiliates of Science Boffins and with advisers of Science Boffins. These companies and individuals may have access to your personal information we collect through our website, as permitted by law and as needed to perform their functions in compliance with the privacy practices and policies of Science Boffins, but may not use it for any other purpose. We require that these companies and individuals otherwise keep this information confidential. Science Boffins reserves the right to transfer any and all information that we collect from users or that we otherwise collect in connection with the website including, but without limitation to, third parties in the event of any liquidation or dissolution, or a sale or transfer of assets or of any portion of our business. We will not otherwise share your personal information, except as required by law, requested by governmental entity or law enforcement authority, court order or discovery request, or when we otherwise believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate in connection with any activity that violates the law (including relating to intellectual property, fraud, contracts and privacy) or may expose us to liability. We can (and if you authorise us to) disclose any of your information in such circumstances.
The security of your information is important to us. We employ several different technical, administrative and physical security measures to protect any personal information you provide through our website from unauthorised access or use. You should be aware however that “perfect security” does not exist on the internet and there is always the risk that unauthorised persons may access or use your personal information. You use our website and send us such information at your own risk. Science Boffins retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which such personal information was collected. In the event of you not wishing to pursue your enquiry or website submission with Science Boffins your personal information is retained for a period of five years and in compliance with applicable laws.
Individuals in the EEA (“European Economic Area”) have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights include the: (i) right to request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal information; (ii) right to obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal information; and (iii) the right to data portability. Individuals in the EU also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal information with their local data protection authority.
You are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and website access.
Effective Date: 25/05/2018
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