ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED TO PTEI FOR THE "TE DIRECTORY" ON THIS SITE WILL BE POSTED TO A PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE "SEARCHABLE DATABASE" THAT IS VIEWABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. THIS INCLUDES YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION. YOU SHOULD NOT REGISTER WITH THE "TE DIRECTORY" FOR THE "SEARCHABLE DATABASE" ON THIS SITE IF YOU ARE A MINOR UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN. PTEI WILL NOT KNOWINGLY POST INFORMATION TO THIS PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE DATABASE FROM MINORS. PTEI DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR POSTING INFORMATION THAT IS PROVIDED TO US WITH A FALSE AND/OR FRAUDULENT REPRESENTATION.
1. Collection and Use of Information.
You may choose to submit information about yourself or your organization for the Site's "TE Directory" by accessing "TE Directory." YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND, AND BY PROVIDING SUCH INFORMATION, THEREBY AGREE THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU WILL BE POSTED TO THE PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE "SEARCHABLE DATABASE" THAT IS VIEWABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU SHOULD ALSO UNDERSTAND, AND THROUGH THE SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF OR YOUR ORGANIZATION THROUGH "TE DIRECTORY," THEREBY AGREE, THAT YOU HAVE NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY IN THE INFORMATION PROVIDED.
You understand and hereby agree that PTEI may exercise its sole discretion in determining what content is displayed at the Site including, but not limited to, organizational or individual descriptive information submitted to the "TE Directory" for the "Searchable Database."
PTEI may, at its discretion, share information contained in its "TE Directory" and "Searchable Database" with third parties in the furtherance of the Tissue Engineering field.
Information provided to PTEI through "Contact Us," is not included in the publicly accessible searchable database on this Site. However, as explained in the "Security" section below, no personal medical information or data should be transmitted to or through this site.
From time to time, the Site may afford you the opportunity to submit comments, ideas, and other information that is to be shared with PTEI or other Users of the Site. You understand and agree, by sending Submission to us, that such Submissions shall not be subject to any obligation on our part, including, without limitation, any obligation of compensation, confidentiality, or retention and that PTEI shall not be liable for any use or disclosure (including publication in any medium) of any Submissions (including, but not limited to, comments, ideas and other information that is to be shared with PTEI or other users of the Site).
PTEI may use IP addresses to gather non-personally identifiable or aggregate information, such as how many users visited a certain part of the Site, but not to track a specific IP address or the identity of an individual user.
2. Use of Information; Opting Out.
After you have submitted information to "TE Directory" for the "Searchable Database," you may later choose to have it removed by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Access to Your Personally Identifiable Information; Your Ability to Correct.
To correct your personal or organization's information in the "TE Directory" and "Searchable Database," you can submit another profile form found on the "TE Directory".
4. Links to Third-Party Sites.
The Site provides links to Third-Party web sites that are not under our control. If you click on a live (external) link for more information about Third-Party web sites, a new browser window may open, and you may be transported to one of these Third-Party web sites. THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT APPLIES TO PTEI's SITE ONLY, AND IS NOT INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES WITH REGARD TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION; PTEI IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES. IF YOU CLICK ON A BANNER ADVERTISEMENT OR A LINK TO OR ON A THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE, YOU SHOULD REVIEW THE PRACTICES WITH REGARD TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. Any link on the Site to a Third-Party Web site does not imply relationship or an endorsement of such Third Party sites or their privacy practices by us, unless otherwise specifically stated herein, and no such Third-Party or Web site is authorized to make any representation or warranty on our behalf.
5. Security Information.
This Site is not encrypted. AS PREVIOUSLY STATED, NO PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION OR DATA SHOULD BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THIS SITE.
6. This Privacy Statement May Change.
This Privacy Statement may change from time to time. PTEI reserves the right to change it without notice, so you should review it periodically. You understand and agree that the Privacy Statement posted at the time of your visit is the effective and controlling version. If you believe that PTEI has in some way not complied with the policies outlined in this Privacy Statement, or if you have any other questions relating to privacy, please let us know by sending an e-mail message detailing your concern to email@example.com. Our regular mail and facsimile contact information is:
Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative, Inc.
100 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219