If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us. Open Access Academy (“OAA”) operates a Website at oaacademy.org. It is OAA policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Web sites.
Like most website operators, OAA collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.OAA purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how OAA visitors use its website. From time to time,OAA may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
OAA also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our site. OAA only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators.
Certain visitors to OAA Websites choose to interact with OAA in ways that require OAA to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that OAA gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, OAA operates a permission-based email communication system, which allows us to collect personal information and send emails to people who want to receive them. In each case, OAA collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with OAA. OAA does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website-related activities.
OAA may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. OAA may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, OAA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
OAA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on OAA behalf or to provide services available at OAA websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using OAA websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. OAA will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, OAA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when OAA believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of OAA, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an OAA website and have supplied your email address, OAA may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on withOAA and our products. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. OAA takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If OAA, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that OAA goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of OAA may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
This policy is based on the one developed by Automattic.com and eLife and made available under a CC-SA license.