2. INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU.
When you use the Tools, several types of data may be collected from you, including: (1) Non-Personal Information; and (2) Personally Identifiable Information. Certain types of data are specifically NOT collected, including financial account information and personal information from children.
2.1. Non-Personal Information. We may automatically collect certain data regarding use of or access to the Tools, such as:
- The type of device you use to access the Tools;
- The date and time you access the Tools;
- The type of web browser you use to access the Site; and
- The sections within the Tools that you access.
We may also collect the IP address, user language, the operating system, the presence/absence of "flash" plug-ins, screen resolution, and connection type that you use to access the Tools.
Once you have logged in with your Google user account, we will ask certain screening questions, such as willingness to undergo certain medical tests like chest x-rays, to determine your eligibility to participate in the Study. You will be asked to create a Baseline profile by completing the enrollment survey described below. You will also have the option to sign-up for our mailing list to stay informed of future opportunities to participate in research studies, which requires you to provide your email address.
2.3. No Personal Information from Children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. Children are not permitted to use the Tools, and we request that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to through the Tools. Since information regarding children under the age of 13 is not collected, we do not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13. For additional information, please refer to the "Children and Parents" section below.
2.4. Other Information NOT Collected. Our services and your use of the Tools does not require you to disclose, nor require us to request or collect, any credit card or other financial account information. We do not request, solicit or intend to collect any such information and you should not disclose, enter or upload any such information through the Tools. If we discover that such information was disclosed by you, we may delete such information; however, we are not liable for any consequences relating to such disclosures of information.
3. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
The use and disclosure of certain information varies with respect to the type of information collected, including: (1) Non-Personal Information; and (2) Personally Identifiable Information.
3.1. Use of Non-Personal Information. We use the Non-Personal Information collected through the Tools for statistical and research purposes and for improving the functionality of the Tools. This information may also be used for administrative purposes including, without limitation, to troubleshoot and resolve problems with the Tools. We may rely on third-party partners to collect and analyze the Non-Personal Information.
3.2. Use of Personally Identifiable Information. As described above, the PII collected may be used for a variety of purposes, including responding to your requests for information, study eligibility screening, creation of your Baseline Profile and engagement with enrolled patients throughout the Study period. Your PII may be used to create a de-identified data set. We may share your PII with business partners or service providers we use to perform the various activities contemplated in the Study.
3.3 Additional Disclosures. Though we make every effort to preserve your privacy, disclosure of PII to third parties may occur in certain situations such as: (i) responding to a subpoena, court order or other such request; and (ii) responding to a law enforcement agency's request or as otherwise required by law. In all such instances, we will take the utmost care to disclose only that information which is necessary and appropriate under the circumstances.
5. LINKED SITES.
In addition to the third-party entities referenced above, we may provide links to other third-party websites through the Tools solely as a convenience to you. However, such linking does not mean, and should not be interpreted to mean, that Verily endorses, is affiliated with or makes any representations concerning such third-party websites. Verily neither reviews, nor controls, nor is responsible for these third-party sites or any content therein. By using such links, you will leave the Tools. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Tools, you do so entirely at your own risk. Verily shall not be liable for any consequences arising from use of any third-party websites to which the Tools link.
We strive to maintain the security of your information by using appropriate measures designed to protect our systems. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online. Consequently, we do not insure or warrant the security of any information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk.
7. CHILDREN AND PARENTS.
Use of the Tools is not offered to children. If you are under 13, you may not use the Tools. We do not intend to collect personal information from children. If your child has submitted personal information, please contact us to request that such information be removed. Once we are aware of information entered by a child, we will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to remove such information from our databases and storage areas; however, we are not liable for any consequences relating to such information.
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or the use of your information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective Date: March 16, 2017
Baseline Study LLC
c/o Verily Life Sciences LLC
269 East Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA, 94080