Privacy Statement - Revised March 28, 2017
Revised March 28, 2017
PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT CAREFULLY
This Privacy Statement applies to our ES-1 Mobile Application (the “App”) and to our website located at www.elementscience.com (the “Website”). The App and Website are owned and operated by Element Science, Inc. (referred to herein as “Element Science”, “we,” “us,” or “our”).
This Privacy Statement describes how Element Science collects and uses the information that is gathered from your use of the App and Website. All of your Protected Health Information (PHI) maintained by Element Science, including information you provide on the App, is also subject to the Notice of Privacy Practices issued by us pursuant to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). By using the App you consent to the terms of the most recent versions of this Privacy Statement and the Notice of Privacy Practices.
Revisions to the Privacy Statement
We may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time as we add new features; modify the way in which we manage information; respond to changes in laws, regulations, or our products; or upon other reasonable justification. If we make material changes to our Privacy Statement, we will post notice of this on our Website and the Mobile Application prior to the changes becoming effective. Any revised Privacy Statement will apply both to information we already have about you at the time of the change, and any information created or received after the change takes effect. The revision date is printed at the top of this Privacy Statement. We encourage you to periodically reread this Privacy Statement, to see if there have been any changes to our policies that may affect you.
Non-personal information is information we collect through the Website or the App that does not identify you as an individual person.
What We Collect:
Element Science routinely gathers data on website and mobile application activity, such as how many people visit the site or mobile application, the web pages or mobile screens they visit, how long they stay, or the type of browser and operating system they use. The data is collected on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means that no personally identifiable information is associated with the data.
The App may also collect PHI information from the device that will be de-identified from you including:
- Geographic location;
- Birth date or age;
- Phone number;
- Email address;
- Medical record number;
- Account number;
- Device serial number;
- Biometric identifiers such as cardiac rhythms, Transthoracic Impedance (TTI), or number of shocks given;
- Device use information such as battery levels
How We Use it:
Website and mobile application use data helps us improve our content and overall usage. The information is not shared with other organizations for their independent use.
Device readings may be shared with your physician.
The de-identified data will be kept on a secure computer that is accessible only by Element Science and its researchers who will be analyzing the data.
Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is data that includes a personal identifier like your name, email or mailing address, medical record number, or other data that could reasonably be linked back to you.
What We Collect: Element Science collects the following PII from you:
- Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, and phone number;
- Device serial number(s);
- Date of birth;
- Biometric information;
- Medical information
How We Use it: Your PII will be kept private and not shared with any other parties, unless required by law.
Element Science may disclose your PII:
- as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
- to any person performing audit, legal, operational, or other services for us;
- to the US Food and Drug Administration and/or the Western Institutional Review Boards as part of their review of study records;
- when necessary to protect our rights, protect you or others from threats of imminent harm, investigate fraud or other activity in violation of the law, or respond to a government request;
- to protect the security and reliability of the Website and the App;
- in connection with the sale, merger, bankruptcy, sale of assets, or reorganization of our company. We will notify you if a different company will receive your PII and the promises in this Privacy Statement will apply to your data as transferred to the new entity.
We will use information which does not identify the individual for these activities whenever reasonably possible.
Neither the ES-1 Mobile Application nor the Element Science website is directed at children. Element Science does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. If you are aware of a user under the age of 18 using the Element science Website or App, please contact us at (415) 872-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Storage and Security of Personally Identifiable Information
Element Science will retain and use your PII information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Element Science uses a combination of technical and administrative security controls to maintain the security of your PII.If you have a security-related concern, please contact us at (415) 872-6500 or email@example.com.
Links to third party websites
The Website might include links to other websites whose privacy practices differ from those of Element Science. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements rather than this one. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.
PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT OR ABOUT ELEMENT SCIENCE’S TREATMENT OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
Element Science, Inc.
200 Kansas Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94103
Rev. March 31, 2017
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
No Medical Advice
THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY; IT DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. IF YOU THINK YOU OR SOMEONE YOU ARE TAKING CARE OF HAS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL 911 OR GO TO THE NEAREST HOSPITAL.
Read Our Privacy Statement
Uploads and Access
Through your use of the website you may enter or upload (“Transmit”) data or images (collectively “Materials”) to the website or to Element Science via the website (messaging or emails). Anything that entered or uploaded is subject to our Privacy Statement (see above). The following restrictions also apply to transmitted Materials:
- You may not intentionally Transmit viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other harmful computer code.
- You may not Transmit Materials that infringe or violate the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights of others.
- You may not Transmit Materials that are unlawful, obscene, defamatory, predatory of minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, or hateful to any person (including Element Science personnel) or entity as determined by Element Science in its sole discretion.
Additionally, you may not access material about others except to the extent that you are an authorized caretaker of such other.
Links or References
Accuracy and Completeness
Although we attempt to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the information on this website, we make no guarantees as to its correctness, completeness, or accuracy. The website may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies, or other errors or omissions. If you believe that information found on the website is inaccurate or unauthorized, please inform us by contacting (415) 872-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS WEBSITE, ITS LINKS AND CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ELEMENT SCIENCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR COMMON LAW INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ELEMENT SCIENCE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ALL WEBSITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY ELEMENT SCIENCE OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
Some states/provinces do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR THIRD PARTY WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITES AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.
Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
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