Privacy Policy


Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to OARE. This privacy statement describes the OARE policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the OARE web site. It applies to all “OARE sites” – that is, all sites within the “oaresciences.org” and “oaresciences.net” domain names.

What information does OARE collect?

Normal web site usage

In general, you can browse the OARE site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personally identifiable information

If you register for access to OARE, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is secured in our OARE database.

What does OARE do with the information it collects?

Normal web site usage

The information gathered during general browsing of the “oaresciences.org” domain is used to analyse trends and usage of the OARE site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information.

Personally identifiable information

OARE may use the personal information you provide to:

What if I don’t want to provide personal information?

Providing personal information for access to the OARE fulltext journals and databases is not optional. However, no personal information is needed to access our informational site.

Opting out and changing your information

At any time, you can cancel or modify your information by emailing oare@oaresciences.org

Security

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information supplied via the OARE site to any third party. Any information provided to OARE by users of the OARE site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. OARE employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

The OARE site contains links to sites external to the oaresciences.org and oaresciences.net domains. OARE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Notification of changes

Changes to this privacy policy will be posted on the OARE home page at www.oaresciences.org

Contact

For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at oare@oaresciences.org