NIH Toolbox App Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
THIS POLICY WAS LAST UPDATED: August 1, 2015.
 
This Privacy Policy sets out how NIH Toolbox uses and protects any information that you, the user, provide when you use this app. This Privacy Policy applies to all services offered by NIH Toolbox. 
 
NIH Toolbox is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this app, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.We will revise and update our Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure your privacy is protected and ensure compliance with all laws and self-regulating programs. All updates will be posted on this page and archived versions will be sent upon request.
 
All users are urged to read the Privacy Policy upon each use of this app to ensure they are aware of the most up to date Privacy Policy. NIH Toolbox may email users notifying them of material updates to the Privacy Policy.
 
Information Collection
We collect information in instances that include, but are not limited to, when you choose to participate in offers, sign up for newsletters, create an account, purchase products, or call or email us. The purpose of this information is to better serve you with targeted service and occasional promotions. Accordingly, we will only collect information relevant to serving you.
The following examples include the types of information we may collect: Name, email address, postal address, username and password, telephone number, date of birth, future communication preferences, IP address, links you click,  and demographic information collected though marketing surveys conducted by NIH Toolbox
 
Accessing and Updating Your Information
Registered users to this app may have access to and update their information by tapping Registration Information on the Settings screen.
 
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
Northwestern University is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, or information gathered from purchases or correspondences made in this app. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.  Additionally, we will only collect information that you provide to us and through your use on this app, as outlined in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect users’ information over time through users’ online activities across outside apps.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order. We will also share your information if necessary to satisfy applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental requests. Such requests will be given due consideration, and will be complied with if legally required.
We may use your information to contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. Users may opt out of receiving these mailings by contacting us and requesting your name to be removed from our marketing list.
 
 
What We Do With The Information We Gather
 
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
• We will never sell your information.
 
Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you enter sensitive information to this app, your information is protected both online and offline. We do not collect sensitive information. 
 
If you feel that we are not abiding by this Privacy Policy, you should contact us.
 
 

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