Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Translational Microbiome Research Forum collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the http://www.translationalmicrobiome.org website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by The Translational Microbiome Research Forum.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

The Translational Microbiome Research Forum may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To send periodic emails:
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. “(“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We use Google Analytics only with IP anonymization enabled. This means that Google will reduce the IP address of users within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, which may exclude any personal relationship. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Disqus

The third-party service Disqus facilitates user comments on our posts. Their privacy policy can be found at this link: https://blog.disqus.com/update-on-privacy-and-gdpr-compliance

MailChimp

If you would like to receive our email newsletter we need your name and email address as mandatory information.

Please see MailChimp’s privacy policy for more information. https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

You can cancel the newsletter at any time via the unsubscribe link inserted in each newsletter. After your cancellation, your email address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately.

Social Media Plug-ins With 2-Click Solution

We use social media plug-ins on our website. We use the so-called two-click solution. This means that when you visit our site, no personal data is initially transmitted to the providers of the plug-ins. We offer you the possibility to communicate directly with the social media site via the plug-in. Only if you click on a social media button and thereby activate it will the plug-in provider receive any information that you have accessed on the Taconic website. In addition, further data, e.g. your IP address, will be transmitted and stored by the plug-in provider. Please refer to the individual plug-in providers privacy policy for more information.

The respective plug-in providers with their data protection information:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Changes to this privacy policy

The Translational Microbiome Research Forum has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

The Translational Microbiome Research Forum
C/O Taconic
5 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or via email at: admin@translationalmicrobiome.org

This document was last updated on May 25, 2018





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