Collection and Use of Information
Information Submitted to Quibble Genomics
In general, we collect both Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information that you submit to us voluntarily. We collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on our website. For example, our registration and login process requires you to provide us with your name, a valid email address and a password of your choice. When you personalize your profile, provide medical census data, and use the features of Quibble Genomics, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of Quibble Genomics, including such Non-Identifiable Information as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We also collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of Quibble Genomics, such as questions, responses, inquiries, reviews, ratings and other information you choose to submit.
If you send an e-mail to us, or fill out our "contact us" form on our website, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. When you finalize transactions on the Quibble Genomics platforms, you will need to submit your credit card or other payment information so that we can process your payment. If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your email address and all related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, or forums within the Quibble Genomics community.
Information Collected Via Technology
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. To assist us in targeting advertising to the right target, we, or our service providers, may track your IP Address when you access Quibble Genomics.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with Quibble Genomics. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. In order to use our services offered through Quibble Genomics, your web browser must accept Cookies. If you choose to disable Cookies, some aspects of Quibble Genomics may not work properly, and you will not be able to receive our services.
Additionally, we may use your Non-Identifiable Information in connection with compiling Aggregate Information about general site usage in order to perform statistical analysis to help us analyze patterns in the use of Quibble Genomics. Such Aggregate Information will not include your Personal Information.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Quibble Genomics' Use of Information
In general, both the Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information you submit to us is used to provide you access to Quibble Genomics, to improve our service, to better tailor the features, performance, and support of Quibble Genomics, and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us, our partners or our advertisers.
Quibble Genomics' Disclosure of Information
Mergers or Acquisitions/Change of Control
Responding to Legal Process and Related Disclosures
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with laws or to respond to subpoenas, court orders, warrants or other legal demands or to establish or defend Quibble Genomics from legal claims; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties from fraud, abuse or violations of the Terms of Service or illegal acts; or (c) to protect the safety or integrity of Quibble Genomics, its users, the public or other parties as it is deemed appropriate, in our sole discretion. You hereby consent to our sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.
The Ability of Others To View Your Information
Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use Quibble Genomics, certain information you post or provide through our website, such as your name, profile, comments and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of Quibble Genomics. However, we will not share information from your medical census. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through Quibble Genomics, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Quibble Genomics community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of Quibble Genomics available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others in public forums online or otherwise. We also share the information you publish with other third parties.
Third Party Sites and Advertising
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below).
You may change any of your profile information by editing it in the profile page. Please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request, only after we have fulfilled such requirements. When we delete Personal Information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives.
Our website is accessible around the world. By visiting the website and providing your information, you acknowledge and agree that your information can be stored for the purposes identified in this Policy. We process and store your information in North America and your information may be stored on servers located outside your residential jurisdiction and which may have less stringent privacy practices than your own. If you access the website from outside the United States, your usage of the website constitutes consent to the transfer of your data outside of your country and to North America.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry- standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks to Personal Information.
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