Privacy policy

SciFacts (short use for www.scifacts.net) is the sole owner of the information collected on our website. The Website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you'll log into our system (via third party services) you'll be informed which data we will acquire, such as your full name. Optional information such as your age or gender may also be requested.

Our servers may also automatically collect information about your computer when you visit the Website, including without limitation the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the website that referred you, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Your IP address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university.

This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page, so check back often. Continued access of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Privacy Policy.

In addition to reviewing this Privacy Policy, please read our Rules (Terms of Use). Your use of the Website constitutes agreement to its terms and conditions as well.

Security

Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, Service Provider can not guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases, and by using the Website you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the Website. In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If notification is appropriate, we may notify you (provided we have your contact information).

Cookies

You may have read about "cookies" - pieces of information that are placed by a Website in a storage place on your own computer. We may use cookies to control the display of ads, to track usage patterns on the site, to deliver editorial content, and to record registration and personalization information. For example, if you log in on any part of the Website and are given the option to save your display name and password on your computer, we can provide this convenience to you by placing a cookie on your computer. Our cookies may contain personally identifiable information and such cookies may be shared with our affiliates and other companies.

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers.

For parents

There is no limit for the use of this website, but it is suggested that users must be at least 18 years old due to inappropriate content that may be provided by other users. Parents should decide on their own whether their kids should proceed with the use of this website. Parents are responsible for the actions of their kids on SciFacts.

If you’re worried about your children’s activities or their privacy on our site, we encourage you to contact us (info@scifacts.net).

Last update: 2011.01.20