1. Information We Collect:
a. Personal Information: During the registration process, we collect certain personal information, such as your name, email address, professional affiliations, and other relevant details.
b. User Content: We may collect and store any content, including posts, comments, messages, and other information you choose to share or upload through the App.
c. Usage Data: We automatically collect certain information about your use of the App, including device information, IP address, browser type, access times, and pages visited.
2. Use of Information:
a. We use the collected information to provide and improve the App's functionality, personalize your experience, facilitate communication and collaboration among users, and analyze user trends and preferences.
b. Your personal information may also be used to send you updates, newsletters, or promotional materials related to the App or relevant academic and research opportunities. You can opt out of receiving such communications at any time.
3. Data Sharing and Disclosure:
a. We may share your personal information with other users of the App in accordance with your privacy settings and preferences.
b. We may disclose your information to trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating the App and delivering the services. These service providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.
c. We may share aggregated, non-personal information with research institutions, academic partners, or sponsors for statistical analysis, academic studies, or other research purposes.
4. Data Retention:
a. We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy or as required by law.
b. You may request the deletion of your personal information, subject to any legal obligations we may have to retain certain data.
5. Data Security:
a. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
b. Despite our efforts, no method of data transmission or storage can be guaranteed as 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the absolute security of your information.
6. Third-Party Links and Services:
a. The App may contain links to third-party websites or services. This Policy does not apply to those third-party platforms. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of any external sites or services you visit.
7. Children's Privacy:
a. The App is not intended for children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 18 years of age. If you become aware that a child has provided us with their personal information, please contact us immediately.
8. Changes to this Policy:
a. We may update this Policy from time to time. The most current version will be posted on the App. Your continued use of the App following any modifications to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
9. Contact Us:
a. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Policy or the App's privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org