ScienceBuzz Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy addresses the information that we collect about you through your use of the ScienceBuzz Foundation (hereafter “ScienceBuzz”, “we”, “us” or “our”) website [the “Website”]  This Policy is part of and incorporated into ScienceBuzz’s Terms of Use, which govern your use of the Website.

If you are not comfortable with this Privacy Policy or ScienceBuzz’s Terms of Use, please do not provide us with personally identifying information (“PII”), or other information or content, and do not use the Website.

Information We Collect and Store

  • We collect information from you when you register for the Website. Information we request may include, without limitation, name, e-mail address, date of birth or other information. We need this information to verify our right to permit your use of this site, based upon your age and applicable law or to contact you to provide services or information you request, or as further described herein.  We may retain this information for other uses as more fully set forth below;
  • We collect the information that you upload to the Website. as described below and in the Terms of Use section referring to User Submitted Content;
  • We may record log data in connection with your use of the Website, including information from your device, its software and your activity on the Website;
  • We may use “cookies” or other persistent identifiers to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to or use of the Website. Your web browser can be set to notify you when a cookie is received so that you may choose whether to accept it.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services through the Website. We may retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Personally Identifying Information

Personally identifying information (“PII”) is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person.  Your submission of and our handling of PII is governed by this Privacy Policy and your submission of any such PII constitutes acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

We may use your PII for purposes such as responding to your requests, monitoring and providing the services inherent in the Website, maintaining your account, enforcing our rights and the rights of third parties, and investigating and ensuring compliance with the Science Buzz Terms of Use and to contact you, if necessary, in relation to any of the foregoing.

Required Disclosure of PII

We may disclose your information and any materials you upload, when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, respond to subpoenas, legal document requests or court orders, enforce our Terms of Use, or this Privacy Policy, protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety, or prevent fraud or abuse of the Website.

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