Science Exchange, Inc. Privacy Shield Notice

Last updated: May 18, 2018

We, Science Exchange, Inc., are committed to protecting your privacy. This Notice sets out the privacy principles we follow with respect to transfers of personal information from the European Economic Area ("EEA") and Switzerland to the United States, including personal information we receive from individuals residing in the EEA and Switzerland who visit our web and mobile sites or apps and/or who use any of our services or otherwise interact with us ("you").

We adhere to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from the EEA and Switzerland. Science Exchange, Inc has certified adherence to and commits to apply the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement, and Liability.

For purposes of enforcing compliance with the Privacy Shield, we are subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the US Federal Trade Commission.

For more information about the Privacy Shield, see the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website located at: https://www.privacyshield.gov. o review our certification on the Privacy Shield list, see the US Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield self-certification list located at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.

Types of personal data we collect and use

Our online privacy policy located at (https://www.scienceexchange.com/privacy) describes the categories of personal information we may receive in the United States, as well as the purposes for which we use that personal information. We will only process personal information in ways that are compatible with the purpose we collected it for, or for the purposes you later authorize. Before we use your personal information for a purpose that is materially different than the purpose we collected it for or that you later authorized, we will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out. We maintain reasonable procedures to help ensure that personal information we collect and use is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.

Data transfers to third parties

Information about how we transfer personal information to third parties is described in our online privacy policy at (https://www.scienceexchange.com/privacy).

If we have received your personal information in the United States and subsequently transfer that information to a third-party agent or service provider for processing, and such third party agent or service provider processes your personal information in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, we remain responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles unless we can prove we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

Disclosures for national security or law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information in response to valid requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Security

We maintain reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction in accordance with the Privacy Shield.

Access rights

You may have the right to access personal information that we hold about you and request that we correct, amend, delete it if it is inaccurate or processed in violation of Privacy Shield. These access rights may not apply in some cases, including where providing access is unreasonably burdensome or expensive under the circumstances or where it would violate the rights of someone other than the individual requesting access. If you would like to request access to, correction, amendment, or deletion of your personal information, you can submit a written request to the contact information provided below. We may request specific information from you to confirm your identity. In some circumstances we may charge a reasonable fee for access to your information.

Your choices

You may choose to change personal information or cancel an account by contacting us using the contact details below. You can also unsubscribe from our marketing communications by following the instructions or unsubscribe mechanism in the e-mail message.

Questions or complaints

You can direct any questions or complaints about the use or disclosure of your personal information to us at [email protected]. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints or disputes regarding the use or disclosure of personal information within forty-five (45) days of receiving your complaint.

We have further committed to cooperate and comply with the panel of European data protection authorities (EU DPAs) and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner in the resolution of any Privacy Shield complaints. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact your local EU DPA or the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, as applicable. The contact details of the EU DPAs can be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.

Binding arbitration

You may have the option to select binding arbitration for the resolution of your complaint under certain circumstances. To find out more about the Privacy Shield's binding arbitration scheme please see https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction.

How to Contact Us Through Our Data Protection Representative

Science Exchange (Science Exchange, Inc. and subsidiary Science Exchange Limited), which processes the personal data of individuals in the European Union, in either the role of 'data controller' or 'data processor', has appointed DPR Group as its Data Protection Representative for the purposes of GDPR.

If Science Exchange has processed or is processing your personal data, you may be entitled to exercise your rights under GDPR in respect of that personal data. For more details on the rights you have in respect of your personal data, please refer to the European Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-protection-eu_en ) or the national Data Protection Authority in your country.

Science Exchange takes their clients' (and the customers of their clients) data protection seriously and has appointed DPR Group as their Data Protection Representative in the European Union so that you can contact them directly in your home country. DPR Group has locations in each of the 28 EU countries, so that Science Exchange's clients can always raise the questions they want with them.

If you want to raise a question to Science Exchange, or otherwise exercise your rights in respect of your personal data, you may do so by:

  • sending an email to DPR Group at [email protected] quoting <Science Exchange> in the subject line;
  • contacting DPR Group on the online web form at https://www.dpr.eu.com/datarequest; or
  • mailing your inquiry to DPR Group at the most convenient of the addresses in the subsequent pages.

PLEASE NOTE: when mailing inquiries, it is essential that you mark your letters for 'DPR Group' and not 'Science Exchange', or your inquiry may not reach DPR Group. Please refer clearly to Science Exchange in your correspondence. On receiving your correspondence, Science Exchange is likely to request evidence of your identity, to ensure your personal data and informationconnected with it is not provided to anyone other than you.

If you have any concerns over how DPR Group will handle the personal data we will require to undertake their services, please refer to DPR Group’s privacy notice at https://www.dpr.eu.com/legal-privacy


Please ensure post is addressed to ‘DPR Group’ and not ‘Science Exchange’

Country Address
Austria DPR Group, City Tower, Brückenkopfgasse 1/6. Stock, Graz, 8020, Austria
Belgium DPR Group, Place de L'Université 16, Louvain-La-Neuve, Waals Brabant, 1348, Belgium
Bulgaria DPR Group, 132 Mimi Balkanska Str., Sofia, 1540, Bulgaria
Croatia DPR Group, Ground & 9th Floor, Hoto Tower, Savska cesta 32, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia
Cyprus DPR Group, Victory House, 205 Archbishop Makarios Avenue, Limassol, 3030, Cyprus
Czech Republic DPR Group, IQ Ostrava Ground floor, 28. rijna 3346/91, Ostrava-mesto, Moravska, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Denmark DPR Group, Lautruphøj 1-3, Ballerup, 2750, Denmark
Estonia DPR Group, 2nd Floor, Tornimae 5, Tallinn, 10145, Estonia
Finland DPR Group, Luna House, 5.krs, Mannerheimintie 12 B, Helsinki, 00100, Finland
France DPR Group, 72 rue de Lessard, Rouen, 76100, France
Germany DPR Group, 3rd and 4th floor, Altmarkt 10 B/D, Dresden, 01067, Germany
Greece DPR Group, 24 Lagoumitzi str, Athens, 17671, Greece
Hungary DPR Group, EMKE Building, Rákóczi Út 42, Budapest, 1072, Hungary
Ireland DPR Group, Phoenix House, Monahan Road, Cork, T12 H1XY, Republic of Ireland
Italy DPR Group, BPM 335368, Via Roma 12, 10073 , Turin, Italy
Latvia DPR Group, 4th & 5th floors, 14 Terbatas Street, Riga, LV-1011, Latvia
Lithuania DPR Group, Vilniaus g.31, Vilnius, LT- 01402, Lithuania
Luxembourg DPR Group, BPM 335368, Banzelt 4 A, 6921, Roodt-sur-Syre, Luxembourg
Malta DPR Group, Tower Business Centre, 2nd floor, Tower Street, Swatar, BKR4013, Malta
Netherlands DPR Group, Cuserstraat 93, Floor 2 and 3, Amsterdam, 1081 CN, Netherlands
Poland DPR Group, Budynek Fronton ul Kamienna 21, Krakow, 31-403, Poland
Portugal DPR Group, Torre de Monsanto, Rua Afonso Praça 30, 7th floor, Algès, Lisbon, 1495-061, Portugal
Romania DPR Group, World Trade Centre, Piata Montreal no 10, Entrance F, 1st Floor, Sector 1, Bucharest, 11469, Romania
Slovakia DPR Group, Apollo Business Centre II, Block E / 9th floor, 4D Prievozska, Bratislava, 821 09, Slovakia
Slovenia DPR Group, Trg. Republike 3, Floor 3, Ljubljana, 1000, Slovenia
Spain DPR Group, Puerta de las Naciones, Ribera del Loira 46, Madrid, 28042, Spain
Sweden DPR Group, S:t Johannesgatan 2, 4th floor, Malmo, SE - 211 46, Sweden
United Kingdom DPR Group, BPM 335368, 372 Old Street, EC1V 9AU, London, United Kingdom

Changes to this Notice

We reserve the right to amend this Notice from time to time consistent with the Privacy Shield's requirements.