ARTICLE 1 - COLLECTED INFORMATION
A. Information Collected by CogniCheck:
1. In General: CogniCheck is the sole owner of the information collected on CogniCheck.com. CogniCheck collects information from our users at several different points on our Web Site. Personally Identifiable Information (PII or Personal Information) is information that can be used to identify or contact you. When you visit our Web Site, CogniCheck collects only the Personal Information you provide to us. We collect the Personal Information that you provide to us in two general and distinct ways: (1) when you register for a memory screening, purchase a memory screening report, and/or when you update your profile; and (2) when you choose to use various CogniCheck Interactive Tools and Services or participate in surveys or send e-mails to CogniCheck. We also collect non-personal information from you and about your use of our Web Site and web sites of selected sponsors and advertisers. For example, CogniCheck may use "cookies" or "web beacons" to collect non-personal information about your use of our site and/or selected sponsors' sites. CogniCheck does not store any Personal Information in any cookies on your computer. CogniCheck does not use web beacons to collect any Personal Information from or about you or to track your activities across web sites generally. All of these are described in more detail below.
4. Cookies: CogniCheck collects anonymous, non-personal information about your use of CogniCheck's site. For example, through the use of "cookies," CogniCheck collects non-personal information about your use of its site and your use of the sites of selected sponsors and advertisers. Cookies are small computer files that CogniCheck transfers to your computer's hard drive that allows CogniCheck to know the activities conducted while on the site. The cookies used by Cognicheck are known as "session cookies." "Session Cookies" last only as long as your web browser stays running on your computer. As soon as you exit your browser, all information stored in a session cookie is discarded.
Your browser software can be set to reject all cookies, including session cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. However, if you reject our session cookie, you will not be able to utilize the testing functions of the Cognicheck site because such cookies are necessary for the proper operation of the testing function.
While it may be possible to link non-personal cookie information to Personal Information collected in other ways, CogniCheck will not, without your consent, link the cookie information it collects to Personal Information you provide to CogniCheck on its site.
5. Web Beacons: CogniCheck also may use "Web Beacons" to collect anonymous, non-personal information about your use of CogniCheck's web site and the sites of selected sponsors and advertisers. Web beacons are tiny graphic image files imbedded in a web page or e-mail that provide a presence on the web page or e-mail and send back to its home server information from the users' browsers. The information collected by web beacons allows CogniCheck to monitor how many people are using its site and selected sponsors' and advertisers' sites, and for what purposes. CogniCheck web beacons are not used to track your activity across web sites generally. While it may be possible to link non-personal web beacon information to Personal Information collected in other ways, CogniCheck will not, without your consent, link the web beacon information it collects to Personal Information you provide to CogniCheck on its site.
B. Information Collected by Third Parties Not Acting on CogniCheck's Behalf:
CogniCheck is committed to protecting the privacy of children. This Web Site is not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 18, and CogniCheck does not collect Personal Information from any person it knows is under the age of 18.
D. Correspondence to CogniCheck:
ARTICLE 2 - DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Except as set forth in this Article or as specifically agreed to by you, CogniCheck will not disclose any Personal Information it gathers from you on our Web Site. We may release Personal Information to third parties: (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others.
A. Disclosure to CogniCheck Subsidiaries and/or Affiliates:
B. Disclosure to CogniCheck Operations and Maintenance Contractors:
CogniCheck operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your Personal Information in the course of providing products or services to CogniCheck. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and/or content related to better operation and maintenance of our Web Site. These contractors also may have access to your e-mail address to send newsletters or special promotions to you on our behalf or to send e-mails to you for purposes such as conducting market research on our behalf. Access to your Personal Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary in order for the contractor to perform its limited function for CogniCheck.
C. Disclosure to Linked Sites:
D. Disclosure of Aggregate Information:
CogniCheck may provide to third parties non-personal information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the non-personal information of other users ("Aggregate Information"). For example, CogniCheck might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. CogniCheck may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. CogniCheck may or may not limit the third parties' use of the Aggregate Information.
E. Use of Information for Scientific, Research and/or Educational Purposes:
CogniCheck may use the information collected on its Web Site for scientific, research and/or educational purposes. In the event CogniCheck uses the information for any such purposes, all identifying information will be deleted.
ARTICLE 3 - YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES
This privacy statement applies only to the CogniCheck Web Site. The CogniCheck site may contain links to other sites. Once you enter another web site (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that CogniCheck is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every web site that you visit through a link or advertisement on CogniCheck's site or any site that collects Personal Information from you.
ARTICLE 4 - UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
AND CONTACTING CogniCheck
You can always contact us in order to inquire about the Personal Information that you have provided to us, and to change your preferences with respect to marketing contacts or other activities, by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Such changes will not have any effect on other information that CogniCheck maintains. If you have a complaint or problem you may e-mail us at email@example.com. We try to answer e-mails in a timely manner but are not always able to do so. If you do not receive adequate resolution of a privacy-related problem, you may write to CogniCheck at:
P.O. Box 11901
Lynchburg, Virginia 24506
You should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to CogniCheck from our servers. The need to back-up our systems to protect information from inadvertent loss means that a copy of your Personal Information may exist in a non-erasable form that will be difficult or impossible for us to locate. In addition, CogniCheck may be required by law or professional rules to maintain certain records for a certain period of time.