Personal information identifies or describes a person or can be directly linked to a specific individual. Examples of personal information include, but are not limited to, a person’s name, mailing address, billing address, telephone number, email address, credit or debit card number and expiration date, and information related to a user’s device and location.
We may request personal information when you request for a service(s), agreement or set up an order with BioScience Writers or when you participate in a survey, poll, or comment section. You may also be asked to provide information when subscribing to an email newsletter, email alerts, or purchasing services online. For example, you may be asked to provide an email address and name if you’d like BioScience Writers to respond to a special request for services. The personal information you voluntarily provide will be used to respond to your request and analyze trends. BioScience Writers may use this information to inform you of service information, promotions, or other news of value to you. This information will not be disclosed to a third party unless you affirmatively consent to its release or unless it is required to perform the services requested, required by law, court order, or as legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings. BioScience Writers does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to anyone.
BioScience Writers is committed to keeping customer personal information safe. BioScience Writers stores the personal information provided by BioScience Writers customers on computer servers that are located in secure, controlled facilities. These servers are designed with software, hardware and physical security measures in place intended to prevent unauthorized access. Access to personal information is controlled through administrative, technical, and physical security measures and is regularly audited.
We use aggregate information for the analysis of our service standards, and to improve the quality of our work. Aggregate information is not shared with any third parties.
Aggregate data is statistical information that is derived from collective data that relates to a group or category of persons. Aggregate data reflects the characteristics of a large group of anonymous people. BioScience Writers may use aggregate data and provide aggregate data to others to generate statistical reports for the purpose of managing BioScience Writers operations.
BioScience Writers tracks activity and function of the Services in the form of log files on web servers. The data gathered is used to better organize information contained on the Sites and to improve the user experience for our customers. These files merely log visitors to the Sites—usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the Sites, track users’ movement around the Sites, and gather demographic information.
BioScience Writers, LLC is the sole owner of the information collected on our website. BioScience Writers, LLC collects information at several different points on our website.
Information is collected for the purpose of communications related to BioScience Writers services, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your BioScience Writers account. We collect clickstream information (internet protocol address, date/time stamp); http protocol information (URLs requested and browser type); unique identifiers (login ID); transaction information (account transactions); user's name; user's login information; user's employer, organization, and department; user's home contact information; user's business contact information; and business/organization name, department/division of business/organization, and contact information for the business/organization. We use this information to complete the current transaction, provide accurate billing statements, and maintain the security of our site. We retain this information (company retention policy) to help us better tailor our services to your specific needs and provide a higher level of service.
BioScience Writers provides links to other websites to our customers. BioScience Writers provides links to external sites for services provided by BioScience Writers contractors, such as publication journals, government resources, or e-commerce sites. We also provide links to selected sites not associated with BioScience Writers, such as social media sites. If you follow these links, you are leaving the BioScience Writers site and are subject to the privacy policies of those sites. BioScience Writers takes no responsibility for outside sites’ content or policies.
The Sites or App may integrate with social sharing features and other related tools which let you share actions you take using the Services with other applications, websites, or media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the social sharing service. Please refer to the privacy policies of those social sharing services for more information about how they handle the data you provide to or share through them.
Your information is only shared with those involved in providing the services that you requested.
We never sell or provide your information to third parties for marketing or advertising.
All of our employees and contractors sign legally binding non-disclosure agreements.
As scientists, we understand the importance of protecting your propietary research and information.
We often sign non-disclosure agreements with clients prior to receiving any documents or information.
Legal Disclaimer Although we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order, or legal process served on our website.
The BioScience Writers, LLC website contains links to other sites. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. We (BioScience Writers, LLC) are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
BioScience Writers, LLC has physical security in our facilities to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of information. Our company uses secure encryption technology (secure socket connection) for all sensitive financial data transmitted on our site. We will not accept any health or medical data that requires HIPPA compliance, and therefore never store such sensitive information.
BioScience Writers strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children. In line with this belief, we do not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information on our Site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access this Site at any time or in any manner. We will take appropriate steps to delete any Personally Identifiable Information of persons less than 13 years of age that has been collected on our Site without verified parental consent upon learning of the existence of such Personally Identifiable Information.
Under California’s "Shine the Light" law, California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of customer information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g. requests made in 2012 will receive information regarding 2011 sharing activities).
To obtain this information, please send an email message to the email address listed below with "Request for California Privacy Information" on the subject line and in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you at your e-mail address in response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the "Shine the Light" requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.
You have certain rights in relation to your Personally Identifiable Information. You can access your Personally Identifiable Information and confirm that it remains correct and up-to-date or choose whether or not you wish to receive material from us or some of our partners by logging into the Site and visiting your user account page.
If you would like further information in relation to your rights or would like to exercise any of them, you may also contact us via the contact information provided below. If you reside or are located in the EEA, you have the right to request that we:
We try to answer every email promptly where possible and provide our response within the time period stated by applicable law. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your Personally Identifiable Information. Please also note that certain Personally Identifiable Information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing your Personally Identifiable Information to comply with a legal obligation.
When you email us with a request, we may ask that you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity.
|BioScience Writers, LLC|
|3701 Kirby Drive, Suite 1166|
|Houston, TX 77098-3924|
Last Updated: April 27, 2019