About our privacy policy
This privacy policy applies to our websites, apps and other services, including programs and events, that refer or link to this privacy policy (each, a “Service”). This policy may be supplemented by additional privacy statements, terms or notices provided to you. IRABF that owns or administers the Service, as identified therein, is the primary controller of your personal information provided to, or collected by or for, the Service.

Information we collect
We collect information about you in three ways: directly from your input, from third-party sources, and through automated technologies.

Information you provide to us
The types of personal information that we collect directly from you depends on the content and features of the Service you use and how you otherwise interact with us and may include:
1. Contact details, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number and social media handle;
2. Account login credentials, such as usernames and passwords, password hints and similar security information;
3. Other account registration and profile information, including educational, professional and other background information, such as your field of study, current position, practice area and areas of interests ;
4. Content that you upload and share or store in your account, such as annotations, comments, contributions and replies;
5. Information that you communicate to us, such as questions or information you send to customer support;
6. Data that you provide to us as part of interacting with the Service, such as your favorites and search queries; and/or
7. Communications preferences, such as your preferred language and the frequency, type and format of the alerts you sign up to receive.

Data from your institution
We may obtain information about you from the institution with which you are employed or affiliated in order to activate and manage your access to and use of the institution’s subscription to the Service, including:
1. Contact details, such as your name and institutional email address, postal address and phone number;
2. Other account registration information, such as job title; and/or
3. Institutional user ID.

Data from other sources
We also may obtain contact details and other information about you from other entities within the from third parties, including:
1. Social networks when that you grant permission to the Service to access your data on one or more networks;
2. Service providers that help us determine a location in order to customize certain products to your location;
3. Partners with which we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities; and/or
4. Publicly -available sources and data suppliers from which we obtain data to validate or supplement the information we hold and to support the Service.

How we use your information
We are committed to delivering a relevant and useful experience to you. Depending on how you interact with us and the Service, we use your personal information to:
1. Provide, activate and manage your access to and use of the Service;
2. Process and fulfill a request, order, download, subscription or other transaction;
3. Offer you customized content and other personalization to make the Service more efficient for you and more relevant to your interests and geography;
4. Enhance and improve the Service, such as add new content and features;
5. Notify you about changes, updates and other announcements related to the Service.

We may also use your personal information to:
1. Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
2. Invite you to submit or review manuscripts or otherwise participate in our publishing programs;
3. Comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Sharing of your information
We share your personal information in the following ways and contexts.

Your institution
If you access the Service through a subscription administered by your institution, your personal information and certain usage data gathered through the Service, such as the number of items you downloaded, any fee-based items you accessed, and test scores, may be accessed by or shared with the administrators authorized by your institution for the purposes of usage analysis, subscription management, course management and testing and remediation.  If your institution is a corporation or other business entity, additional usage data, such as the types of records you viewed and the number of searches you ran, also may be shared for the purposes of cost attribution and departmental budgeting.
We may also disclose to your institution or other third parties non-personally identifiable information, such as anonymous usage data reports and aggregated information, subject to any applicable legal or contractual obligations.

Accessing and updating your information
The Service may allow registered users to directly access their account information and make corrections or updates at any time.
Keeping such information up to date is solely the responsibility of the user. Registered users may also close their account directly through the Service or by contacting the Service’s customer support.
You have the right under European and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as may be applicable, to request free of charge:
1. Access to and correction and deletion of your personal information;
2. Restriction of our processing of your personal information, or to object to our processing; and/or
3. Portability of your personal information.
4. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us through the contact address provided below. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable laws. To protect your privacy and security, we may require you to verify your identity.

Data retention
We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Service and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, maintaining business and financial records, resolving disputes, maintaining security, detecting and preventing fraud and abuse, and enforcing our agreements.

Data security
We take precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction through the use of appropriate technical and organizational measures.

If you have any questions, comments, complaints or requests regarding this privacy policy or our processing of your information, please contact: