Our Privacy Policy

The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting Acumen Journal of Life Sciencesí Web site, or using any of our products or services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What does this Privacy Policy cover?
This Privacy Policy covers Acumen Journal of Life Sciencesí treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that Acumen Journal of Life Sciences gathers when you are accessing Acumen Journal of Life Sciencesí Web site and when you use Acumen Journal of Life Sciences products or services.

What personal information does Acumen Journal of Life Sciences collect?
The information we gather from customers enables us to personalize and improve our Web site, products, and services. We collect the following types of information from our customers.

Personal Information You Provide to Us:
We receive and store any information you enter on our site or provide to us in any other way. For example, we might ask for your contact information when you correspond with us, call us to make a purchase, or request service. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features. The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as responding to your requests for certain products and services, and communicating with you about specials and new products.

Personal Information Collected Automatically:
- We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our Web site or services. The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested.
- Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to our site and its components. The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences uses this data only in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to figure out how often customers use parts of the Web site or services, so that we can make the Web site appealing to as many customers as possible and improve those services.

Email Communications:
We often receive a confirmation when you open an email from Acumen Journal of Life Sciences if your computer supports this type of program. Also, in some of our email to you, we use a "click-through URL." When you click one of these URLs, you pass through our Web server before arriving at the Web site that is your destination. We use this information to help us determine your interest in particular topics and to measure the effectiveness of our customer communications.

Cookies:
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computerís hard drive through your browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences cookies do not collect Personal Information. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) for allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable you to take advantage of some of our Web siteís most attractive features.

Will the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences share any of the Personal Information it receives?
Personal Information about our customers is an integral part of our business. We share your Personal Information only with the business partners of the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences and as described below.

Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include fulfilling orders, sending mail and email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. Unless we tell you differently, the Acumen Journal of Life Sciencesí agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.

Business Transfers: If the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences or substantially all of its assets is acquired, or in the unlikely event that the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, customer information is one of the assets that would be transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Acumen Journal of Life Sciences may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.

Protection of the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences and Others: We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Acumen Journal of Life Sciences, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and you will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.

Is Personal Information about me secure?
We use industry-standard secure socket layer (SSL) software to protect the security of your Personal Information during transmission. This software encrypts all of the information you input.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Web site.

Questions or Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at Acumen Journal of Life Sciencesí site, please send us a detailed message to [email protected]. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.