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Use of any Hyperlink
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What Laws Govern this Website?
Your use of this web site and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws, as well as general IGI policies.
In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
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The IGI (innovativegenomics.org) web site is owned and hosted by Innovative Genomics Institute, 2150 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
Use of the IGI web site is subject to all applicable state and federal laws, as well as general IGI policies. It is IGI’s usual practice not to share any personal information with those outside the IGI.
Server Log Information
IGI web servers generate logs that may contain information about computers or devices used to access the IGI web site, or about general activity on the IGI web site, such as the following:
This information is not shared with anyone beyond the web site support staff, except when required by law enforcement investigation, and is used only as a source of anonymous statistical information. We use the summary statistics to help us make our site more useful to visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest to visitors, and for other purposes such as determining the site’s technical design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.
We log visitor’s domain and IP address automatically; this information does not identify you as an individual, but only the computer that is being used to view the site. This data is used to see where the site is being used in the world to ensure coverage, and for click stream analysis to help better understand site usage, so that we can improve our service to you. We do not link information automatically logged by such means with personal data about specific individuals.
Data Collection and Use
When you request information through this site, we may need to know some personal information about you. When emailing us, or subscribing for free news or information we need your e-mail address, name and other limited personal identifiers, typically name and contact number. Your personal data will be processed to provide information, and services you request in the form that you require.
We also reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our web site.
Except as set out above, we will not pass your details to anyone else outside the IGI organization without your permission.
If we look to use your personal data for a new purpose, beyond what it was originally provided for, we will ask for your consent. You can choose to provide this consent in advance by indicating in the ‘opt-in’ box at the point that personal data is collected.
Data will be held for the lifetime your subscription is active for the purposes of contacting you effectively after which time it is depersonalized and non-identifiable. We do not collect any additional information about you other than that outlined above.
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You may unsubscribe or opt-out of services at any time, details of how to opt-out are outlined on the web site and generally, it is a simple process.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control that complies fully with data privacy & protection legislation appropriate to the jurisdiction applicable to the site. The security measures are designed to prevent unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification & unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
At present we do not give visitors to our web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data
Rules for Individuals Under Thirteen Years of Age
IGI is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Accordingly, if a user of the IGI web site is under the age of thirteen, such user is not authorized to provide IGI with personally identifying information, and the IGI will not use any such information in its database or other data collection activities. The IGI appreciates cooperation with this federally mandated requirement. Users under the age of thirteen and their parents or guardians are cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by unauthorized children online or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult until IGI becomes aware that the user is under the age of thirteen and such information may be subject to public access.
Changes to this Policy
IGI Resources from the App Store
The IGI develops educational resources for the public and disseminates these resources via the Apple App Store and Google Play. These third party sites may require personal information for downloading IGI resources. The IGI does not control these sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from IGI's. Privacy practices for these apps follow the guidelines and specifications outlined above.