Diaceutics and its subdivisions understands that your privacy is important to you and is committed to protecting the privacy of your personally identifiable (“PI”) information as you use this site. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the scope of this privacy policy. By submitting information, you agree to Diaceutics use of such information as described herein. Please see our terms of use for more information about our on-line terms and policies in general. 

Diaceutics may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from April 2012.

What personally identifiable information is collected?

Diaceutics collects PI information on certain areas of the site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys). The PI information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. For recruiting purposes, the information collected may include any other PI information that you include on your resume. In addition, Diaceutics collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by Diaceutics. (Q: Does Pardot and/or our system do all of this? Revise as relevant)

How may Diaceutics use my PI information?

Diaceutics and its subdivisions use your PI information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your PI information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting or other purposes. Diaceutics also uses PI information, collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below, to perform standard statistical analyses of user behavior on our website in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our website in order to improve your user experience. By signing up for any of our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from Diaceutics and/or its subdivisions. 

How are cookies used?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, allowing the web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs and preferences. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. (Q: is this pertinent for our site?)

To administer our web site and for research purposes, Diaceutics has also contracted with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, to manage our site content, and to track visitor behavior. (Q: Is this Pardot or no?)

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

Diaceutics shall not intentionally disclose or transfer, and shall take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of, your PI information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of Diaceutics and/or its subdivisions) without your consent, except as follows. Diaceutics may provide access to your PI information to third party vendors engaged by Diaceutics to provide services related to the site; provided that such vendors will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information. Diaceutics may also be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities without express user consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the Terms of Use of or any other terms on this site, including but not limited to a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this site, Diaceutics may disclose personal user information to affected parties and legal authorities. (But we certainly hope it would never come to that)

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest, however, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your PI information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

Surveys

If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.

Blogs and/or User Forums

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that you may disclose that may appear to other users on this site. You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. Diaceutics is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such blogs and /or user forums on this site.