2. Collection of Information
The Service collects information from you in two ways: directly from your input and automatically from your use.
The types of personal information that the Service collects directly from you depends on how you interact with the Service and may include:
The Service also automatically collects information about how you use the Service and may include:
We may use and disclose information that does not reveal your identity or permit direct association with any specific individual, such as browser and device information, anonymous usage data and aggregated information, for any purpose, except where we are restricted by law. If we combine non-personal information with personal information, the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.
3. Use of Your Information
We may use your personal information to:
We may also match or combine the personal information that you provide with information that we obtain from other sources or that is already in our records, whether collected online or offline or by predecessor or affiliated group companies, for the purposes described above.
4. Sharing of Your Information
We may share your personal information with:
We also may share your personal information with our affiliates and with sponsors, joint venture partners and other non-affiliated third parties, including entities for which we are acting as an agent, licensee, application host or publisher, that wish to send you information about their products and services that may be of interest to you, as determined by your choices and communications preferences.
If you access the Service through an institution-sponsored subscription, your personal information and certain usage data gathered through the Service may be shared with your institution for the purposes of usage analysis, subscription management and compliance, cost attribution and departmental budgeting.
We also may disclose your personal information:
The Service may let you post and share personal information, comments, materials and other content. Any information you post or disclose publicly may be collected and used by others, may be indexable by search engines, and might not be able to be removed. Please be careful when disclosing personal information in these public areas.
5. Your Choices and Communications Preferences
You can manage your communications preferences when you register with the Service, by updating your account preferences, by using the “opt-out” or unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive, or by contacting us. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service whenever necessary.
6. Accessing and Updating Your Information
The Service may allow registered users to directly access the account information they provided and make corrections or updates to that information upon login at any time. The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user.
You may also request access to and correction of other personal information about you that you have directly provided to us through the Service. To protect your privacy and security, we may require you to verify your identity.
If you request to deactivate your account or delete your personal information, we will endeavor to fulfill your request in accordance with our policies but some personal information may persist in backup copies for a certain period of time and may be retained as necessary for legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
Access to personal information that LexisNexis may gather from public records and other sources is subject to applicable laws and our consumer and data access policies.
7. Children’s Privacy
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 or target the Service to children under 13.
8. Data Security
We use a variety of administrative, physical and technical security measures intended to safeguard your personal information.
9. Cross-Border Transfer
Your personal information may be transferred to, accessed from and stored in servers and facilities located in your region or another country. We take steps intended to ensure that the information continues to be protected wherever it is located.
Certain U.S. entities within the LexisNexis group of companies have certified certain of their services to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Please view these entities’ Privacy Shield Notice here. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view these entities’ certification, please visit www.privacyshield.gov.
Privacy Information Manager
P.O. Box 933
Dayton, Ohio 45401
Telephone (US toll free): 1-800-831-2578
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc.
1000 Alderman Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30005