Last Updated March 20, 2020
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These are the different types of Cookies we and our service providers may use on our Sites:
Some of our Cookies operate from the time you visit a Science 37 Site to the end of that particular web-browsing session. These Cookies expire and are automatically deleted when you close your internet browser. These Cookies are called “session” Cookies.
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Cookies may be placed on your device by Science 37 as the Site operator. These Cookies are called “first party” Cookies.Some Cookies may be placed on your device by a party other than Science 37. These Cookies are called “third party” Cookies. For example, a Science 37 partner or sponsor may place a third-party cookie to enable relevant information exchange.
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We engage in interest-based advertising to deliver advertisements and personalized content that we believe will be of interest to you. To the extent third party vendors are using Cookies to perform these services for Science 37, Science 37 does not control the use of this technology or the resulting information and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.
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It is important to know that Science 37 adheres to all applicable Cookie regulations and data protection laws. As data protection laws change around the world, Science 37 changes our policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and directives.
Science 37 is committed to compliance with all applicable country-specific laws regardless where our corporate headquarters is located. We take the privacy of our employees, customers, prospects, participants, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and any other visitor to our Sites very seriously and ensure that we have put in place the necessary policies, procedures and processes to ensure we meet our legal obligations and protect the privacy of all data subjects. Where required by law, we require an explicit opt-in from you before placing any Cookies on your devices. If local law does not require an explicit opt-in, we offer you the opportunity to opt-out.
We may change this Policy at any time. Any changes to this Policy will become effective when we make the revised Policy available on or through the Sites.