This policy is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation
Updated by Andrea Devlin, 10th June 2022
Summary: The COMPANY provides various ways for you to add your personal information to their database. By clicking on “Submit” “Sign-up” “Buy now” “Purchase” and or any other button (or functionality) that has a similar meaning you are providing your explicit consent to be added to the COMPANY’s communication system. In the text below, the COMPANY outlines its methods of communicating with you based on the information you provide. You may opt-out of such communications at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button included on all email, messenger, and or currently available means of communication that the COMPANY has described below it may use to communicate with you.
SCIENCE EDITING EXPERTS (the “COMPANY”) respects the privacy concerns of the users of its website, www.ScienceEditingExperts.com and the services and or goods provided there (the “SITE”). The COMPANY provides this privacy statement to explain what information is gathered during a visit to the SITE and how such information may be used.
USE OF INFORMATION
As a general policy, no personally identifiable information (“PERSONAL DATA”), such as your name, address, or e-mail address, is automatically collected from your visit to the SITE. ANY PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED BY THE SITE MUST BE VOLUNTARILY ENTERED BY THE SUBSCRIBER.
Non-personal data is recorded by the standard operation of the COMPANY’S internet servers and the Google Analytics account for Science Editing Experts. Information such as the type of browser being used, its operating system, and your IP address is gathered in order to enhance your online experience.
PERSONAL DATA is information that specifically identifies you (name, email address, ship to/bill to address, phone number) and can be used to specifically locate you from within the COMPANY’S database and or filing system.
The SITE’S various mailing lists, downloads, special offers, contests, registration forms, and surveys may request that you give the COMPANY contact information such as your
Information submitted at the time of submission will be used by the COMPANY to:
- Email the SUBSCRIBER the information they specifically requested from the COMPANY;
- Email the SUBSCRIBER a regular newsletter (sent no more than once a week) from the COMPANY; we only send information that we think will be useful/educational
- Provide the SUBSCRIBER access to the content they requested from the COMPANY;
PERSONAL DATA submitted voluntarily by the SUBSCRIBER is held:
Within the COMPANY’S Systeme.io SITE and database;
[LIST MAINTENANCE] Until the SUBSCRIBER requests to be unsubscribed and/or up to two years from the time of submitting, whichever comes sooner. Before removal, the COMPANY will ask the SUBSCRIBER to confirm that he or she wants to remain within the database.
[Contractual] Based on the contractual relationship between the COMPANY and SUBSCRIBER, the COMPANY will delete and destroy the SUBSCRIBER information following the end or termination of the contractual period.
[Legal] The COMPANY will maintain any and all legal records for the time period required by law. For example: transactions required by tax laws must be kept for 7 years.
LEGAL BASIS FOR USE OF INFORMATION
The COMPANY is legally processing SUBSCRIBER’S PERSONAL DATA based on the following:
The SUBSCRIBER has given his or her explicit and voluntary consent to the COMPANY;
The COMPANY has a legitimate interest to process SUBSCRIBERS’ PERSONAL DATA;
USE OF PERSONAL DATA BY THIRD PARTIES
PERSONAL DATA is never sold, leased, or shared with any third parties. A third party is a COMPANY outside of the SUBSCRIBER - COMPANY relationship.
USE OF CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
The COMPANY does not store any credit card information it may receive in regard to a specific transaction and/or billing arrangement, except as necessary to complete and satisfy its rights and obligations with regard to such transaction, billing arrangement, and/or as otherwise authorized by a user.
All credit card information is handled by Stripe and/or PayPal.
USE - LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
The COMPANY may disclose SUBSCRIBER information in special cases when required by legal and or law enforcement and only when required by law.
If the COMPANY has reasonable reason(s) to believe that disclosing PERSONAL DATA held by the COMPANY is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with the COMPANY’S rights or property, other users of the SITE, and or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities, then the COMPANY will work with the appropriate and legitimate law enforcement and or legal authorities to make sure that the PERSONAL DATA is handled in accordance with the applicable laws.
As a subscriber and or user of the SITE, you have the following rights:
- Transparent information from the COMPANY regarding how they communicate and interact with the SUBSCRIBER;
- The right to hear back from the COMPANY regarding any inquiry into the SUBSCRIBER’S PERSONAL DATA;
- To request correction of PERSONAL DATA held by the COMPANY;
- Access to your SUBSCRIBER’S PERSONAL DATA, including knowing the purposes that the data is used for;
- To request erasure/deletion from the COMPANY’S records, provided that there are no overriding legal, public interest, or legitimate interests;
- To a restriction on the processing of the PERSONAL DATA;
- Data portability of PERSONAL DATA (having a record provided to you that is readable and commonly used that outlines the PERSONAL DATA the COMPANY has on you)
- To object to processing of PERSONAL DATA - the COMPANY shall no longer process the SUBSCRIBER’S PERSONAL DATA unless the COMPANY demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the SUBSCRIBER or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- To file a complaint with the supervisory authority;
- The right to unsubscribe at any time (withdraw consent)
PROFILING PERSONAL DATA
Profiling means any form of automated processing of PERSONAL DATA consisting of the use of PERSONAL DATA to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a SUBSCRIBER, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that SUBSCRIBER’S performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements;
The COMPANY DOES NOT ENGAGE IN ANY SORT OF PROFILING OF ITS SUBSCRIBERS BASED ON PERSONAL DATA.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
The COMPANY recognizes the special obligation to protect PERSONAL DATA obtained from children age 13 and under.
IF YOU ARE 13 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER, THE COMPANY REQUESTS THAT YOU NOT SUBMIT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE SITE OR TO THE COMPANY.
If the COMPANY discovers that a child age 13 or younger has signed up on the SITE and or provided the COMPANY with PERSONAL DATA, the COMPANY will delete that child’s PERSONAL DATA from our records.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make using the COMPANY’S SITE easier by saving your passwords and preferences for you.
These cookies are restricted for use only on COMPANY’S SITE, and do not transfer any PERSONAL DATA to any other party. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can, however, reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please consult the technical information relevant to your browser for instructions.
If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, some parts of the SITE may not function properly or may be considerably slower.
The COMPANY uses the following cookies on the SITE:
systeme_affiliate_systemeio: cookie to set affiliate_id
v: visitor Id: cookie to count unique page visits
systeme_session_id: session cookie
And Stripe payments-related cookies:
Neither the COMPANY nor the SITE knowingly permit the use of malware, spyware, viruses, and/or other similar types of software.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES
The COMPANY is not responsible for the content or practices of third-party websites that may be linked to the SITE.
The COMPANY is also not responsible for any information that you might share with such linked websites.
OPT OUT OR REMOVAL OF YOUR INFORMATION
The SITE provides the SUBSCRIBER the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from the COMPANY at the point(s) where PERSONAL DATA information is required to be voluntarily entered by the SUBSCRIBER.
The SUBSCRIBER always has the option of removing their PERSONAL DATA from any communications list in order to discontinue any such future communications.
In order to ensure immediate removal from any list, please follow the specific instructions set forth within the communications that you no longer wish to receive from the COMPANY.
If you are unsuccessful in completing the instructions specified in any such communication, please email the COMPANY at info@ScienceEditingExperts.com and simply request to:
Unsubscribe from all communications from the COMPANY
Unsubscribe from a specific set of communications from the COMPANY
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SCIENCE EDITING EXPERTS
If you have any complaints or concerns about Science Editing Experts, www.ScienceEditingExperts.com or about this privacy statement, please contact:
Andrea Devlin, Chief Editor and Owner of Science Editing Experts
Via email: andrea@ScienceEditingExperts.com
Via regular mail/post: 2 Drumgrannon Heights, Moy, BT71 7TW, United Kingdom
Information provided by you via general email inquiries to the COMPANY such as your email address is used only to respond to your inquiries in the ordinary course of business, and is never shared with third parties.
Security for all PERSONAL DATA is extremely important to the COMPANY.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
As a result, while the COMPANY strives to protect SUBSCRIBER’S PERSONAL DATA, the COMPANY cannot ensure or warrant the security of any PERSONAL DATA the SUBSCRIBER transmits via the internet. By transmitting any such information to the COMPANY, the SUBSCRIBER accepts that he or she does so at their own risk.
TRANSFER OF CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Customer lists and information are properly considered assets of a business. If COMPANY merges with another entity, or if it sells its assets to another entity, the COMPANY’S customer list and information would be included among the assets transferred.
SUBSCRIBER would be given the opportunity to unsubscribe both before and after the sale.
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