BM-Science - Brain & Mind Technologies Research Centre (referred to as "BM-Science" in this document), operates this web site, www.bm-science.com. The site is designed to present its research activity, consulting services or products and other information that may be relevant within the field of activity of the research centre.
Some of our web-pages also enable individuals and qualified professionals to access our products based on consulting in science or scientific research. Whether you are an individual person, a healthcare provider, investor, journalist, customer, or job applicant, the respect for the privacy of your personal information is very important to us.
BM-Science, through this policy hereby commits to collect, maintain, and secure your personal information in strict accordance with the principles described below.
You have choices about the collection and use of your information.
You do not need to provide any information that identifies you ("personally identifiable information") in order to visit our website or to obtain information from most of the features of our website.
We collect personally identifiable information from you only when you voluntarily choose to register for or use special personalized services that we offer on our website. The web pages offering these services provide specific explanations of the purposes for which your information is collected.
Our primary purpose in collecting and processing your personally identifiable information is to provide you with the services you request. In some cases, we may also request to use your personally identifiable information for the purposes of providing you with additional information about our products and services, or to send information to you on other products and services that may be of interest to you. BM-Science will use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. BM-Science will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
BM-Science stores the information that you provide in our databases in the Finland.
For some personal registration features, where permitted by law, we use cookie technology to remember your selections. We DO NOT store personally identifiable information in cookie files.
Disclosure of information
The personally identifiable information that you provide will be available to BM-Science in Finland. Your information may also be available to BM-Science affiliates, or companies working as agents on behalf of BM-Science (such as companies that collect and process your information for us as well as companies that fulfill your requests for more information about our products or other services). BM-Science has sought assurances by contract from these companies that they will only use this information at BM-Science's direction, in a manner that is consistent with this policy. These companies are also required to sign a confidentiality agreement that prohibits them from sharing, selling, or in any way providing this information to anyone else. BM-Science will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any parties other than these companies, except whereas required by law, or where we otherwise have obtained your consent to the disclosure.
An Individual ordering BM-Science consulting services, either directly or through a medical professional, give BM-Science the right to partially or fully report the results of the analysis or evaluation only to the licensed medical professional appointed by the individual and not to the individual him/herself - the cases for the need of confidentiality from the individual/patient are rare, and they occur in the best interest of the individual.
Some of our web pages contain links to non-agent third-party website sources. This policy does not cover the practices of those websites. Accessing those sources requires that you leave BM-Science website. BM-Science does not control the content of those linked websites, and is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies on each website that you visit.
Use of non-personally identifiable information
Our website routinely collects non-personally identifiable information. This information permits BM-Science to determine the general preferences of our online visitors anonymously.
BM-Science also can use non-personally identifiable information, such as medical/health data for its scientific research and reports in the form of scientific articles.
Children's online privacy
In general, our website is not directed at children and most of the services offered on this site are designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. We require that any individual who requests information about a service that is indicated for use for children must be 18 years of age or older.
We will only use children's personal information to provide the requested service, and will not use, distribute, or disclose any child's personal information to third parties without prior parental consent. If, at any time, a parent withdraws his or her consent to our use or maintenance of personal information collected from his or her child, we will promptly remove such information from our database.
Accessing and correcting your information
If you are interested in accessing or correcting the personal information that BM-Science has collected from you through its website, you may contact us online or you may write to us. In addition, certain BM-Science services may also enable you to access and update your profile or other pieces of personal information online.
When you contact us, please note the name of the web page where you provided the information, as well as the contact information (e.g., user name, e-mail address, postal address) that you provided at that time.
We will use reasonable efforts to promptly respond to any requests, questions or concerns you may have regarding our use of your personal information.
Security of your information
BM-Science will take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
The submission of sensitive information is done through web pages using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.
Changes and questions
BM-Science may periodically update this policy based on its need to address issues raised by new technologies, by the development of website, or by changes in applicable laws. BM-Science reserves the right to modify, add or remove portions of this privacy statement at its discretion. If this policy changes, we will post the changes at this web site.
If you have any questions about this statement, the practices of this web site, or your experience with this it, you may contact us online or you may write to us at our address listed above.
What is non-personally identifiable information? Any information that, by itself, cannot be directly associated with you. This may include gender, age, ZIP code, or statistical data from the web site logs such as IP addresses, the number of visitors, the most frequently viewed pages, the average time spent per visit, and other anonymous "click stream" information related to the use of sites (when they are dissociated with any personal information). The individually unidentifiable health data of each person is also considered non-personally identifiable information.
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