Last Revision: November 30, 2016

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

FluoroFinder LLC (“FluoroFinder,” “we,” “our” or “us”) is committed to respecting the privacy and security of your personal information. The following U.S. online privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the information we collect and how we use it. By using this website, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

We may periodically update this Privacy Policy to reflect material changes in how we collect, use, share or store your personal information.  We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current Privacy Policy.  You consent to any changes we make to this Privacy Policy if you continue to use the FluoroFinder service after receiving a notice of the change or upon our posting of the new Privacy Policy on this website.

COLLECTING INFORMATION

Like many websites, we gather information about how visitors use our website. In general, you can visit many of our web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track your visit for trends and statistics, but you will remain anonymous unless you tell us who you are. Once you choose to give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. For more information, see the “Navigation” section of this Privacy Policy below.

We request information from you which may include your name, password, institution, research field, address, telephone number, email address, services purchased or subscribed to, as well as any contact information or other information you choose to provide, for example, when you:

  • Register or set up an account
  • Request to receive communications
  • Modify your account or profile
  • Use the interactive features of FluoroFinder

We retain information that you post or store through your account and/or on our website, including without limitation, comments, and notes.  If you exchange any messages through our site or through our service, we may store those as well. When you post your name, data, messages, questions, comments, articles or photos on our website or to our service, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and other users may be able to see it.

We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you are employed by a research facility, we may receive information about you from such research facility or other users of FluoroFinder’s interactive services.

We may also collect identifying information about your areas of expertise and level of expertise.  We may also collect non-identifying information like browser type, access times, search term queries through a log of all traffic on our web site.  This information includes, without limitation, characters you type, your search and browsing history, experiments you create, and pages you view. In order to better understand your preferences and better serve you, we may combine information you give us online with other information from FluoroFinder sources, transactions and communications. This may include data from FluoroFinder stores, direct mail, events, or online marketing. We may also combine that information with data that is publicly available and data that we receive from other reputable sources. This data may include postal address updates and demographic data. All data combined and stored with online data is protected by this Privacy Policy.

We also use Cookies (as defined below) and navigational data to gather information regarding the date and time and duration of your visit and the solutions and information for which you searched and which you viewed.  This information includes, without limitation, characters you type, your search and browsing history, articles you click, and pages you view.  Like most Internet services, we automatically gather this information and store it in log files each time you visit our website or access your account on our network.  “Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a web site.  We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our website.  Persistent Cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.  If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of our website or service may not work properly.  We may also collect precise location information in order to enhance your use of the services.

We use Google Analytics and other analytic services on our site. Google Analytics, like others used, is a web analytics service provided by Google etc. They use cookies to collect anonymous traffic data to help use analyze how users use the website. The information generated by a cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by the 3rd parties on servers in the United States. They will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the site, compiling reports on site activity for us and providing other services relating to site activity and internet usage. They may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by them in the manner and for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

We do not respond to browser-based “do not track” signals. However, some third party sites who push content to our site do keep track of your browsing activities over time and across different websites when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you.

USING INFORMATION

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Customize and/or personalize your communications experience
  • Better respond to your customer service inquiries
  • Communicate with you about your purchase, account information, or customer service needs
  • Notify of new features, answer questions from contact or feedback pages
  • Improve our business
  • In order to help us rank the importance of future items to build into the Services

We may use your personal information to advertise or communicate promotional offers, directly or indirectly, using direct mail marketing or telemarketing, unless you opt-out of such communications.

We may extend any of our rights under this Privacy Policy to third parties performing services on our behalf.

We may create anonymous data records from information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you.  We use this anonymous data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our services and improve site navigation.  We reserve the right to use and disclose anonymous data to third party companies for any purpose in its discretion.

SHARING INFORMATION

For the purpose of operating our business, we may transfer information between FluoroFinder and our preferred service providers who use that information only to conduct FluoroFinder business. For example, they may handle our data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis and promotions management.  We provide our preferred service providers with the information they need to perform their services and work with them to respect and protect your information.

We may provide your information to our current or future wholly-owned companies and affiliates, which may be outside the United States.  We may also sell or transfer your personal information to third parties in connection with any merger, acquisition, reorganization, change in capital structure or sale of all or substantially all of the assets of FluoroFinder.

We may share information with third parties with whom you are affiliated.  For example, if you are employed by a research facility, we may share information about you with such research facility.

We may provide information to other companies for purposes such as reporting and marketing.  We may sell or transfer non-individualized information to third parties, including summary or aggregated anonymous information about all or sub-groups of users of our site. We reserve the right to use and disclose anonymous data to third party companies for any purpose in our discretion.

On rare occasions, we may disclose specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing or commercial purposes.

PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

We use a variety of security measures, including sophisticated encryption and authentication tools to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secure networks and is only accessible to a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. Regardless of these efforts, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

We may link to or frame third party websites. Our provision of a link to or frame of any other website or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other website or location or its contents.  When you click on such a link, you will leave our site and go to another site.  If we display third party websites through a frame, you are on another site.  During this process, another entity may collect information from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content.  Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content, or framed websites, or to any collection of data after you click on links to such outside websites.

HOW TO REVIEW, MODIFY OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION

If you prefer not to receive promotional and marketing communications from us or would like to update or change your personal information or preferences, follow the instructions below to review, modify or delete your personal information.

To modify the information you have provided during registration, please login and update your personal settings.

To unsubscribe from an email, please follow the instructions in any email you receive.

If you request your registration information be deleted or if you unsubscribe from communications, we may maintain information about sales transactions or service inquiries for future service and record keeping purposes.

You may request deletion of your information by us, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements).  When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. Our service offers publicly accessible community services. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. Your posts may remain even after you cancel your account.

QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy.  Please contact us by mail or email at:

FluoroFinder LLC

John Allen

2000 Central Ave. #100

Boulder, CO 80301

Email:  info@fluorofinder.com

COMPLAINTS

If you have a data privacy complaint, please contact us by mail or email at:

info@fluorofinder.com

A Note About Children. 

We do not intentionally gather information about visitors who are under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 you should not use our site or service.

A Note to Users Outside of the United States. 

Your information may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

 

TERMS OF USE

Please also visit our Terms of Use that explain other terms governing the use of our site.