We understand your concerns about privacy. We want you to understand what types of information we collect and what may happen to that information if you install the Prolific application, visit the Prolific.bio website or use any Prolific applications.
Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, service may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase service's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Service may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through service's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Service collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Service may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from service and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Service does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Service may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to service, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Service may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on service or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of service; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of service, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
Service may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within service, in order to determine what service services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within service to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Usage and Click Tracking In order to improove the services, the service may keep track of your usage of the services by observing your behavior on the service including clicks, scrolling, typing, and other activity you may perform on the service.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by service. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the service website.
The service may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize service pages, or register with service site or services, a cookie helps service to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same service website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the service features that you customized.
You can disable cookies within browsers Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies within your browser, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the service or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Information from the sites you visit and save
In order to provide our service, we collect information from websites that you save to the service. We collect information about the URLs, titles, content, and other information about web pages you save to the service. We collect and aggregate this information to create a shared resource by with you and others can search and discover web pages. And, to improve the service with additional services.
Security of your Personal Information
Service secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. service uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol for secure transmission of your data
- Password encryption for secure storage of your password
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the service cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
• Delete your personal information from our records; and
• Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
• Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
• Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
• Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
• Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
• Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
• Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
• Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
• Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
• Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
Children Under Thirteen
Service does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you are not authorized to use our service.
Aggregated and Anonymized Data
We may create aggregated, non-personal, or anonymized data. We may use this data to improve the service, to conduct research, to launch additional services, or to share with third parties. This information does not contain any personal information which can identify you or any other individual user, with third parties, including content providers, website operators, advertisers and publishers.
For example, we may display in our own service - or share with a content provider - a list of the most saved links to Sidebar based on an analysis of aggregated, anonymous user data, but we would not share any personal information.
From time to time, service may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from service or click on a link therein.
External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
External Technology Third Parties
We may use third parties to collect information about your usage in order to improve the service. We may also use third parties to manage and collect payment for services we offer. For example, if you choose to subscribe to our paid subscription service, our third party payment processors will collect and handle your credit card and related payment information. Such third party processors’ use of your personal information is governed by their respective privacy policies.
Changes to this Statement
We hope you enjoy our service and if you need to contact us, you can contact us here: Prolific, 18 Bartol Street, #1127, San Francisco, California 94133.
Prolific is a service provided to you by InnoEngine, LLC of California.
Effective as of December 13, 2021