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Privacy Policy

uBio Privacy Policy

Version 04/02/05

At uBio, we recognize that privacy is important, and we design and operate our services with protecting your privacy in mind. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information we gather when you use uBio's services, and some of the steps we take to protect it.

The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. "Personally identifying information" is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, physical address or email address.

Data collection
  • uBio collects limited non-personally identifying information when you access our data. This information includes your Internet Protocol address and the date and time of your query.
  • Some of our services require you to register for an account. uBio asks you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name and email address) and we will use that information to provide the service.
  • When we require personally identifying information, we will inform you about the types of information we collect and how we use it. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing your personal information with us.
Information sharing
  • We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals, unless we have your consent. We may share such information in any of the following limited circumstances:
    • We have your consent.
    • The information is limited to anonymous, aggregate information.
    • We provide such information to trusted businesses or persons for the sole purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf. When this is done, it is subject to agreements that oblige those parties to process such information only on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
    • We conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of uBio, its users or the public.
  • If you have an account, we may share the information submitted under your account among all of our services in order to provide you with a seamless experience and to improve the quality of our services. We will not disclose your account information to other people or non-affiliated companies, except in the limited circumstances described in this Policy or with your consent.
  • We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States or any other country in which uBio or its agents maintain facilities. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country.
Information security
  • We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  • We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Updating your information
  • We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information for many of our services. For more information, please see the help pages for each service
Changes to this Policy

Please note this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice. Each version will be noted at the top of the page.

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