Information We Collect
The Service collects information from you in one way: directly from your input.
Information You Provide
The types of personal information that the Service collects directly from you may include:
-Contact details, such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number;
-Educational and professional background information;
-Usernames and passwords;
-Payment information, such as a credit or debit card number;
-Comments, feedback, posts and other content you submit to the Service; and
-Interests and communication preferences.
In order to access certain content and to make use of additional functionality and features of the Service, we ask you to register for an account by completing and submitting a registration form, which may request additional information.
Use of Your Information
We may use your personal information to:
-Provide the Service to you, such as allow access to or delivery of our products or services, process or fulfill an order or transaction, or administer surveys or promotional programs;
-Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
-Provide technical, product and other support and help keep the Service working, safe and secure;
-Offer you customized content and individualized personalization of the Service to make it more relevant to your interests and needs;
-Enhance, evaluate and improve the Service, its advertisements and promotional campaigns and our products and services and to develop new products and services;
-Identify and analyze usage trends, including for the purposes of research, audits, reporting and paying royalties and license fees to third-party content providers;
-Notify you about changes or updates to the Service and our products and services; and
-Provide you special offers, promotions, surveys and other information about the Service as well as products, events and services of ours, our affiliates and non-affiliated third parties such as societies and sponsors.
You can manage your communications preferences when you register with the Service, by updating your account preferences, by using the unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive from us or by contacting us. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service whenever necessary.
Access to and Accuracy of Your Information
The Service may allow registered users to access their account information and make corrections or updates upon log in at any time. The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user. You may also request access to other personal information about you that may be held in the Service. If you request to deactivate your account or delete your personal information, we will endeavor to fulfill your request but some personal information may persist in backup copies for a certain period of time and may be retained as necessary for legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations.