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Privacy Policy
Last Updated: November 2012

Introduction

Your privacy is important to Article One. We appreciate that you want to know what information we will collect about you and how we will store and use such information.

By using our website (Site) and providing us with your personal information (Information), you consent to our gathering, use, storage and processing of Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time, in which case, the updated Privacy Policy will be made available on this page. By using the Site you agree that no additional notice of any changes to this Privacy Policy are required beyond the posting of same on this Site.

What Information Do We Collect?

Article One will collect and process certain Information about you and your use of our Site, including:

• Information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, etc.

• If you register with us as a Researcher, we will require you to create an account with a username, password and other login details.

• If you register with us as a Researcher, we will collect additional Information about you, such as educational background, employer, eligibility to work on certain matters, banking information for payment processing, etc.

• Communications and Information that you submit to us, including responses to questions that we may pose to you from time to time.

• Information regarding your use of the Site, such as the frequency of your visits to the Site and use of resources provided on or through our Site.


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we are the data controller and retain all rights to the Information we collect. We may however utilize third party providers to collect and process Information and will require any such provider to adhere to this Privacy Policy. To the extent that such providers have access to it, your Information will not be used for commercial purposes, but for the sole purpose of supporting your relationship with us.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We will use the Information for the following purposes:

• To provide you with opportunities to participate in a Researcher relationship with us and for other services and information we may offer through our Site.

• To respond to requests you may make of us, so that we may better understand your needs and how we can improve our website, products and services.

• To contact you directly and to administer your account with us.

• To send you information that we think you may find interesting or useful which originates from us or from our partners.

• To pool your Information with that of others, such as to derive business statistics for our internal use.

• Any and all uses will comply with applicable laws.

You are under no obligation to provide Information to us. However, when registering on our Site, or from time to time during your relationship with us, you may opt in or out of certain types of communications that may affect the Information we gather. We reserve the right to inform you that such opting out may prevent you from enjoying the full benefits of our Site or from participating as a Researcher with us.

Cookies and Information Storage

Like other sites on the internet, our Site will use your Information and pool it with the information of others, such as tracking the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers.

Our Site uses a technology called “cookies,” which are pieces of information the computer hosting our site gives to your computer (more precisely to your browser) when you access a website. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site or help us analyze site usage more accurately.

Information that you provide to us may be stored, processed and transferred by us or by third parties. Currently, we store the Information that you submit through our Site on secure servers located in the United States. Article One reserves the right to store, process or transfer your Information as needed, including to offices or third parties residing or working outside of the United States. By submitting your Information through our Site, you agree, with a waiver of any future notice, to the storing, processing and transferring of your Information by us.

Information Security

We have adopted reasonable security measures, including the use of industry standard secure socket layer encryption (SSL), to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Information under our control. You should confirm that your browser supports encryption protection. Even with appropriate security precautions, the secure submission of information over the internet can never be guaranteed. Any submissions of Information you make are at your own risk and we encourage you to take all precautions that you can to protect the confidentiality of your Information.

Links to Third Parties

Our Site may contain links to a number of external sites that we believe may offer useful information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to other sites and you should contact any external sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection and distribution policies. We are not responsible for the content or use of any information provided on any external sites.

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions or comments you have regarding our Privacy Policy or your Information at [email protected] so that we may promptly address your concerns.