The National Biomarker Development Alliance (NBDA) is committed to protecting the privacy of those that visit and use its website. The following summarizes NBDA policy relative to the type, management and potential use of information that may be collected through this NBDA website (http://nbdabiomarkers.org); including but not limited to information collected from persons visiting NBDA Web sites, signing up for NBDA publications and mailings, or entering into transactions with the NBDA. Information acquired through e-mail messages sent to the NBDA will be used only to respond to the e-mail and subsequently deleted.
Effective date of current Privacy Policies, July, 2014.
Information Collection and Use
Demographic Information is created anytime an individual visits a website, including the time/date, your IP address, geographic location and your Web browser. The NBDA will collect demographic information to track overall use and improve the content and navigability of its website. The NBDA will not disclose individual IP addresses.
Personal Information is defined as information that can be used to identify an individual including: personal and/or demographic information, transactional, and/or medical information. The NBDA will receive Personal Information on an individual only if provided by the individual. With the exception of public meetings and widely attended events, personal Information provided to the NBDA by an individual will only be used with permission of that individual. NBDA will not disclose personal information to any third party.
Transactional Information is information provided generally through value exchange transactions. The NBDA may as part of its normal membership and/or products/services activities collect transactional information through its membership and donor programs. All credit card and associated personal information is managed as encrypted transaction through an industry standard encrypted secure site.
While the NBDA uses its best efforts to maintain this level of security across all of our systems we cannot guarantee or warrant that our systems or our service providers are not vulnerable to viruses, hacking or other security threats. Individuals should also take steps to protect personal information, such as closing the Web browser when finished using.
Chat Rooms, Forums, Message Boards and News Groups
NBDA does not routinely retain logs or copies of chat rooms, forums, message boards or news groups available to its users. However, information disclosed in these areas is public. Academic chat rooms and discussions conducted in connection with NBDA webinars may be logged but may be treated as confidential educational records under FERPA.
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