Privacy Policy for experciencia.com and experscience.com

Effective Date: November 1, 2010

At experCiencia.com and experScience.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here you have information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you visit the site, and how we safeguard your information. We will never sell your personal information to third parties.

The url www.experScience.com does not contain anything;  it only redirects to the english version of www.experciencia.com. So when we talk about the website, we refer to both, but knowing of course that contents are located at www.experciencia.com. Talking to contents, both webs contain then the same but in different languages. From now on, when we reference to www.experciencia.com or experCiencia, we are referring to both websites taking into account this language difference.

1. Introduction

1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY. experCiencia.com (“us,” “we,” or “Company”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of its customers, visitors, and other users of the Company Website (the “Site”). We created this Website Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to give you confidence as you visit and use the Site, and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. This Policy is only applicable to the Site, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy.

1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN

PLEASE NOTE: We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account. Anyway, you can check below the Responsibility Section to know more.

2. Information Collection Practises

2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT?

In operating the Site, Company may include newsletters, online commenting areas, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, e-mail addresses, and other contact information.

2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?

(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.

(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Web site. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Web site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

3. Use and Sharing of Information

3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?

(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We will use your information as a greater collection of data related to the site in traffic discussions in articles posted on the blog. No individual users visit, whether you or another visitor, are discussed. The aggregate data is used for education purposes only and no reader of the article will be able to identify you.

(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

(c) USE OF COOKIES. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests or for other purposes. Promotions or advertisements displayed on our site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our site.

(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Site, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.

(e) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Web site. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.

(f) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to the information that we collect about you, except that you may request that we remove all information about you from our database by contacting us in accordance with Section 6.1 below.

4. Security

The Site has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.

5. Website Areas Beyond Company’s Control

5.1. PUBLIC COMMENTS

The Site may include interactive sections such as commenting areas where visitors to the site can post comments. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

5.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Site contains links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we have no control over the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

6. Contact Information and Policy Updates

6.1. CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please feel contact us at the following:

info@experciencia.com

+34 629 80 75 49

experCiencia is property of Nukotrans Asociados SL, C/Rector Triadó, 08014 Barcelona, Spain.

6.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES

We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.

7. Responsibility

Any person accessing this site assumes the role of user commitment to the observance and enforcement of the provisions herein, and any other provision of law that may be applicable.

In the blog experciencia we give, among other content, simple instructions on how to perform experiments and other science activities to promote children’s interest in science and the natural environment. In any case, these experiments have ALWAYS carried out under the supervision of an ADULT. experciencia is not responsible for any injury or damage that may result from the implementation of activities and experiments discussed in the blog.

The provider disclaims any liability for the information posted on its website and by the lack of availability (falls) from the site which will also undertake periodic technical maintenance stops. In addition, the provider reserves the right to change any information that may appear on the website, without any forewarning or to inform users of such obligations, meaning enough with the publication on the website of the provider .

8. Anti-Spam Policy

The provider is declared completely against sending unsolicited commercial communications and any conduct or statement known as “spam”, also declares committed to the fight against this type of abuse.

Therefore, the provider ensures the user that under no circumstances the personal information collected on the website will be transferred, shared, transferred, or sold to any third party.

For the same reasons, the registration process should not be used to enter email addresses of outsiders without the express consent of those affected. experciencia implemented as practical countermeasure to this mailing list double opt-in type that needs explicit confirmation by the owner of the email account indicated as subscription address, prior to receiving email communications.

In the event that a user still receive communications from this site without being registered or without giving its consent to the register, you can unsubscribe from the links provided in the communication itself.

In addition, you can contact us via the contact form that is kept on the website, both to communicate what happened and to request the immediate removal of your data from our system.

9. Data Hosting

For technical reasons, quality of service, experciencia blog is hosted on servers Hostgator Company ( Privacy Policy ). Both companies are of U.S. origin with facilities that are located in the same country.

10. Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a statistical data analysis service provided by the company Google ( Privacy Policy ). experciencia use this service to track usage statistics thereof.

Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze statistical data on the use of the same (number of visits, pages viewed, etc..). The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information on our behalf in order to generate statistical information about the use of experciencia, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

You may refuse treatment of the data or information by rejecting the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, to do so, limit the full functionality of experciencia. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

11. Feedburner

experCiencia uses FeedBurner as feed subscriptions manager, under the privacy policy of Google above. Citizen uses FeedBurner to serve the user XML files that correspond to the content of the feed and display, where appropriate, AdSense ads on them. Feedburner treatment makes IP addresses during this process similar to that described above for the case of Google Analytics and AdSense whose details can be found at the privacy policy above.

12. Affiliate links

experScience occasionally uses some affiliate links for products and services useful to the users, Amazon and others among them. If the user buys using these links, experScience receives an small commision as an affiliate, while the uses pays exactly the same as if he was bought directly from the vendor.

experScience commits himself not to include arbitrary affiliate links to not recommendable products understanding that these type of practices would turn to be counterproductive for the website’s reputation.

13. Intellectual Property and use of content

experCiencia website, including, but not limited to programming, editing, compilation and other elements necessary for its operation, designs, logos, text and / or graphics are property of the provider or if you have a license or authorization by the authors.

Any use not previously authorized by the provider will be considered a serious breach of the rights of intellectual property of the author.

The designs, logos, text and / or graphics outside the provider, which may appear on the website belong to their respective owners, themselves responsible for any dispute that may arise in respect thereof. In any case, the lender has the express prior authorization of the same.

To make any comments concerning possible breaches of the rights of intellectual property, as well as any of the contents of the website, you can do so via the contact form that is kept on the website.

14. Your Consent

By using this site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

15. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS SL AND THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

b. NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS SL AND ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS, MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

e. A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE SERVICE. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE PREVIOUSLY UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS EVEN IN USERS WHO HAVE NO HISTORY OF PRIOR SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY. IF YOU, OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY, HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO USING THE SERVICE. IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING THE SERVICE: DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.

f. EXPERCIENCIA GIVES, AMONG OTHER CONTENT, SIMPLE INSTRUCTINS ON HOW TO PERFORM EXPERIMENTS AND OTHER SCIENCE ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE CHILDREN’S INTEREST IN SCIENCE AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT. IN ANY CASE, THESE EXPERIMENTS HAVE ALWAYS TO BE CARRIED OUT UNDER DIRECT SUPERVISION OF AN ADULT. IN ANY CASE, NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS SL AND THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS WILL NO BE RESPONSIBLE OF ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT FROM PERFORMING ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIMENTS DISCUSSED IN THE BLOG.

19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS, AND ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH LOSSES ARE REASONABLY FORESEEABLE OR NUKOTRANS ASOCIADOS SL HAS ACTUAL NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.