Last Updated on Thursday, 08 November 2012 18:32
ZenScientist.com is designed to serve two functions: Subscription management & create a communication portal for members. The privacy for each of these is slightly different.
ZenScientist.com, LLC does not share or sell your information to anyone except as needed to manage your subscriptions. Mailing lists are not sold by ZenScientist.com. Individual societies may sell their membership lists. Please contact the society to find out their policy regarding their membership list.
Communication/Social Network: All subscribers through ZenScientist.com are automatically provided a profile page to facilitate communication with other registered members of the website. The default profile does not contain any personal information. Privacy settings are available to each registered user for any information you provide about yourself within your profile. These settings are within the tab to enter the information and can be set to allow all registered website users to view the information, only colleagues, specific colleague groups, or the privacy setting can be set to be invisible on your profile. It is the sole responsibility of the user to set the privacy settings for information provided within their own profile.
Advertisements and cookies: ZenScientist.com does allow limited advertising on the site. However, these ads, may only contain links to the product or company being advertized. We specifically try to avoid 'cookies' and internet use tracking programs. Any ads that appear on ZenScientist.com pages for one individual, will also appear for everyone else, no targeted ads will be allowed. The purpose of this policy is to eliminate junk ads, increase user privacy, and to provide a professional environment for ZenScientist.com users.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, or subscribe to one of our newsletters.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
• To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional news, updates, related subscription or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required toï¿½keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into the website and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
This policy was last modified on 21 October 2009
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84158