Privacy policy

This policy defines the terms established by Science-Metrix for user privacy.

1. DEFINITION

Any information concerning an individual or allowing his or her identification is regarded as personal information with the exception of name, function, email address, and workplace address or telephone number. Information such as date of birth, residential address, social insurance number, financial information or medical details are considered personal information.

2. RESPONSIBILITY

Science-Metrix is responsible for personal information under its control. This includes personal information that could be disclosed to third parties for processing and administrative purposes.

3. CONSENT

Science-Metrix will not collect, communicate or use in any way the personal information of a person without his or her knowledge and without his or her consent, except in limited circumstances authorized by law.

4. LIMITS TO THE GATHERING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The collection of personal information by Science-Metrix is limited to that necessary for the purposes described at the time of collection. Science-Metrix always obtains personal information through fair and lawful means.  

5. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Science-Metrix is committed to ensure the confidentiality of information at all times.

6. TRANSPARENCY

This privacy policy for personal information is made available to individuals by Science-Metrix in the interests of transparency.