LIMSWiki:Privacy policy

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how LIMSwiki, which is owned by Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc., a Georgia corporation (LIMSwiki), may use information that you and/or the computer or device you are using gives LIMSwiki when you access this website.

Subject to Change

LIMSwiki may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes.

User Data

LIMSwiki’s user and other data is stored in the United States, and its servers may log some information whenever you access the website; information such as your IP address, the time of your visit, your browser type, your browser’s language setting and, if you are a registered user, your user name and other user information.

Some Information Public

In order to sign up as a registered user of LIMSwiki, you may be required to enter certain information, such as a user name, password, your name, email address and other information. Some of this information, such as username and email address, and other information, will become public information on the website if you submit Content (as defined in the Terms of Use). Any Content which is submitted under your user name will also be public information on the website and may be changed, modified, added or deleted by LIMSwiki and/or other users. As a wiki, LIMSwiki may collect all information you provide when you modify the content of a page or the website (such as making edits, uploading Content, etc.). An indicator that you provided that information may be left on a tab associated with the edited page or appropriate Content, on recent changes, add and change requests, in your user contributions, and in other areas of the website. User Content and contributions, and an aggregation of page history, may also be used by the website. Other Content and information may be publicly available as may be usual and customary for a wiki.

Cookies

A cookie is a file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about you.

LIMSwiki may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This may help LIMSwiki to analyze data about webpage traffic and improve the website in order to tailor it to user needs.

Overall, cookies can help LIMSwiki provide you and other users with a better website by enabling LIMSwiki to monitor which pages users find useful and which pages users do not find are useful.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

LIMSwiki and other users may provide links to other websites of interest. However, when you use these links to leave the LIMSwiki website, you should note that LIMSwiki has no control over that other website.

Communications

If you send a communication to LIMSwiki, LIMSwiki may hold onto the communication so that it can respond appropriately, and so that it can incorporate feedback to improve the website.

Other Sharing of Information

LIMSwiki will share your information with others as described in this Privacy Policy, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, contractors and vendors, as required by law, and when, in its sole judgment, it deems necessary to investigate a breach of security. If LIMSwiki becomes involved in a merger or acquisition or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, LIMSwiki will provide notice to you, by an update to this policy, of any personal information to be transferred and/or subject to a different policy.

Disclaimer

Notwithstanding this privacy policy, LIMSwiki cannot guarantee that user information will remain private. LIMSwiki acknowledges that determined individuals may still develop data-mining and other methods to uncover information and disclose it. Accordingly, LIMSwiki can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to information provided in the course of using or participating on the LIMSwiki website.