Privacy policy

By using this site, you agree to be bound by and comply with the Privacy Policy set forth below. 

SECTION 1 - WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER AND WHAT DO WE DO WITH IT?

 

When you comment on posts, write us emails through the website, and / or use the “sign up” feature on the News page of the site, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, email address and country and that available on your public profile. 

 

If you ask to become a Member and we accept you, your name will appear on our member page, along with the date you have joined. From there, you have the ability to create a profile with additional information about yourself.

 

We also use cookies, web beacons and other tools that collect information in order to provide the services and features offered on our website and to improve the user experience.

 

By subscribing to our site and providing us with your email address, you are giving us permission to send you emails when posts are added and/or updated. You have the opportunity to unsubscribe from these emails at any time by either (a) clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included at the bottom of each email or (b) by logging in to our Members page, clicking your image then “Settings” and “Unsubscribe”

 

How we use your information. In general, we use the information we collect primarily to provide, maintain, protect and improve our current site. We use personal information collected through our site as described below and described elsewhere in this Policy to:

 

Identify you as a user in our system;

 

Improve our site and how we operate;

 

Understand and enhance your experience using our site;

 

Respond to your comments or questions;

 

Send you related information, including technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages; and

Communicate with you about upcoming events and news about or suggested by Dr. Gruber.

 

 

SECTION 2 - CONSENT

 

How do you get my consent?

 

By providing us with personal information when you comment on posts, write us emails through the website, and / or use the “sign up” feature on the News page.

 

How do I withdraw my consent? 

 

You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included at the bottom of each email, or by logging in to our Members page , clicking your image then “Settings” and “Unsubscribe” or contacting us at brainstudy@mclean.harvard.edu

 

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

 

We do not share your personal information with third parties without your consent other than with the following:

 

Third Party Service Providers. With third parties who work on our behalf, provided that such third parties provide at least the same level of privacy protection as required by this Privacy Policy;

 

Lawful Requests. To comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process (provided that we will endeavor to notify you at the address you have given us if we have received a lawful request for your information);

 

Protection of Rights and Property. To protect the rights and property of Dr. Gruber, our agents, users, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms included in this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service;

 

Emergency. In an emergency, including to protect the personal safety of any person; and

 

Corporate Restructuring. For the purposes of a business deal (or negotiation of a business deal) involving a sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets (business deals may include, for example, any merger, financing, acquisition, divestiture or dissolution transaction or proceeding). In the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, personal information may also be transferred as a business asset. If another company acquires our company, business or assets, that company will also acquire and possess the personal information collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your personal information as described in this Policy.

 

 

SECTION 4 – PAYMENT PROCESSING

 

We do not sell anything thus we never collect any financial information.

 

 

SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

 

Our Policy does not cover any third party services. To learn about those third parties' privacy practices, please read their privacy policies.

 

Links

 

When you click on links to sites that host articles about or suggested by Dr. Gruber, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy policies.

 

 

SECTION 6 - SECURITY

 

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow generally accepted industry practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

 

 

SECTION 7 – U.S. LAW APPLIES

 

This site is intended for users located in the United States. By sending us your Personal Information from outside the U.S., you consent to the application of U.S. law and to the use and disclosure of your personal information consistent with this Privacy Policy. You access this site at your own risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and treaties.

 

 

SECTION 8 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

 

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. We encourage visitors to check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. 

 

 

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

 

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you (other than that information automatically generated by your use of our site), register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our team at brainstudy@mclean.harvard.edu.

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