Science Exchange, Inc. Privacy Shield Notice
Last updated: April 10, 2017
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 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. To 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
Data transfers to third parties.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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
If you have any questions regarding this Notice or if you need to request access to or update, change or remove personal information that we control, you can do so by contacting us at email@example.com or by regular mail addressed to:
555 Bryant St., Ste. 939
Changes to this Notice
We reserve the right to amend this Notice from time to time consistent with the Privacy Shield's, requirements.