Legal Scope and Enforceability
This Policy applies to AboutNAD and any content delivered by AboutNAD through our website, or other web properties, apps, or similar information services (the “Sites”). Throughout this policy, “us,” “our,” and “we” refer to AboutNAD. “You” and “your” refers to any person using the Sites.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
User Provided Information
AboutNAD’s online content is free for your non-commercial use, and you are not required to have an account with us to access this content. If you choose to sign up for our newsletter or other email list to stay up to date on new developments at AboutNAD, and to receive notifications about upcoming events and educational programs, you must provide your email address. We may also collect personal information directly from you on the site or in communications with us.
Automatically Collected Information
We may also automatically collect other information from visitors about how they use the Sites. From time to time, we may technologies to help compile browser statistics, such as log file information (i.e., Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, browser language, pages viewed, and the date and time of a site visit).
We use third party retargeting and remarketing features on our website. These technologies allow us to address internet users who previously visited the site by personalized advertising on our partners’ websites. For this purpose the retargeting or remarketing provider will store a cookie on your hard drive. Based on the cookie technology, anonymous user details will be stored, for example the advertising you received from us or clicked, the products you viewed, whether you purchased anything. The anonymous data are not connected with your personal data at any time and serve the sole purpose of customizing our advertising to the user’s interests. You may stop the use of the retargeting and/or remarketing feature by accessing the third party providers’ cookie opt-out pages via the following links:
How We Use and Share Personal Information
Uses of Personal Information
We also work with Google to analyze your use of the Sites, including the time and duration of your use of the Sites or other information about your interaction with our online content. This data will not identify you personally; it is used to help us improve the functionality of the Sites.
Sharing of Personal Information
By joining our email list, you agree that we may share the personal information you provide with our affiliates and trusted third-party service providers or other third-party organizations helping to support our mission by collecting, storing, or sharing personal information on our behalf. We may also share your information in the event that it is necessary for any of the following reasons:
- To protect our rights or property or the safety of our employees or others;
- To comply with any court order, legal process, or respond to any governmental or regulatory request; or,
- To transfer information in the event of a merger, transfer of assets, or other organizational restructuring.
Your Choices Regarding the Personal Information We Collect
We will honor your choices concerning our collection, use, or sharing of personal information about you. For example, if you have requested email communications from us but do not wish to receive further information, you may “opt out” of receiving such by following the instructions contained in those email messages. At any time, you may also contact us as described below to request that we do any of the following:
- Update, correct, or delete personal information about you;
- Provide you with access to personal information about you;
- Withdraw your consent to communications; and
- Express any concerns with our privacy practices.
AboutNAD is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and we take reasonable security measures to protect your information, including the use of appropriate physical, technical, and administrative controls. Unfortunately no security system is impenetrable, and no transmission or electronic storage of information is guaranteed to be secure. We therefore urge you to always use caution when transmitting sensitive information over the Internet.
The Sites are not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under 16 years of age, unless provided by a parent, guardian, or other adult seeking our services on behalf of a child. If you are under 16 years of age, do not provide personal information to us and do not use the Sites.
We are based in the United States. The information you submit to us and that we automatically collect as a result of your using the Sites will be transferred to the United States, where the privacy and data protection rules may differ from those in your country. By using our Sites, you consent to the international transfer to, and storage of, your personal information in the United States.
Individuals in Europe may have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights may include the right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) the right to data portability. If you wish to exercise one of the above mentioned rights, please send us your request at the address below.
Please also let us know if you have any questions, concerns, disputes, or issues. We are always open to dialogue to resolve issues. If your concerns cannot be resolved, we can enter into appropriate third-party neutral dispute resolution. Individuals in Europe may also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority.
Your California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine The Light” law permits residents of California to annually request and obtain information free of charge about what personal information is disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year.
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for the third parties’ own direct marketing purposes.
AboutNAD is owned and administrated by ChromaDex Inc.