Our Commitment to Privacy
of our commitment to combine the highest-quality products and
services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our
customers. The Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how
we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide
to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our
site and our products and services. This statement will be
continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices
and our customers' needs.
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit ScienceEnthusiast.com you may provide us with two
types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to
disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use
information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse
- Personal Information You Choose to Provide
Credit Card Information
If you choose to purchase products from ScienceEnthusiast.com,
you may need to give personal information and authorization to
obtain information from various credit services. For example,
you may need to provide the following information:
Credit card number
Home and business phone number
In addition to providing the foregoing information to our
partners, if you choose to correspond further with us through
email, we may retain the content of your email messages together
with your email address and our responses. We provide the same
protections for these electronic communications that we employ
in the maintenance of information received by mail and
- Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, ScienceEnthusiast.com
utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation
below, "What Are Cookies?") and Web server logs to collect
information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered
through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and
time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at
ScienceEnthusiast.com, and the Web sites visited just before and
just after ScienceEnthusiast.com. This information is collected
on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated
with you as an individual.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of
administering our business activities, providing customer service
and making available other products and services to our customers
and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the
information we collect to notify you about important changes to
ScienceEnthusiast.com, new services and special offers we think you
will find valuable. The lists used to send you product and service
offers are developed and managed under our traditional corporate
standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our
customers' personal information. As a customer, you will be given
the opportunity, at least once annually, to notify us of your desire
not to receive these offers.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web
servers to recognize the computer used to access a Web site. Cookies
are small pieces of data that are stored by a user's Web browser on
the user's hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user
accesses on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with
that Web site by the same user or to use the information to
streamline the user's transactions on related Web pages. This makes
it easier for a user to move from Web page to Web page and to
complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should
make your online experience easier and more personalized.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
We use Web site browser software tools such as cookies and Web
server logs to gather information about ScienceEnthusiast.com users'
browsing activities, in order to constantly improve
ScienceEnthusiast.com and better serve our customers. This
information assists us to design and arrange our Web pages in the
most user-friendly manner and to continually improve
ScienceEnthusiast.com to better meet the needs of our customers and
prospective customers. Cookies help us collect important business
and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us
trace the paths followed by users to ScienceEnthusiast.com as they
move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how
many people visit ScienceEnthusiast.com and evaluate our visitor
capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your
individual email address or any personally identifying information
about you although they do permit us to send focused online banner
advertisements or other such responses to you.
Sharing Information with Affiliates
From time to time you may notice offers from outside companies
advertised on ScienceEnthusiast.com. We take measures to select
product or service providers that are responsible and afford privacy
protections to their customers. However, we cannot make any
representations about the practices and policies of these companies.
Sharing Information with Strategic Partners
We may enter into strategic marketing alliances or partnerships with
third parties who may be given access to personal information
including your name, address, telephone number and email for the
purpose of providing you information regarding products and services
that we think will be of interest to you. In connection with
strategic marketing alliances or partnerships, we will retain all
ownership rights to the information, and we will not share
information regarding your social security number or other personal
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify
you about important changes to ScienceEnthusiast.com, new services
and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our client,
you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to
receive these offers by clicking on a response box when you receive
such an offer or by sending us an email request at
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
Secure online ordering is provided by
Authorize.net. Your credit card
number or electronic check will be processed securely through their
servers and is not stored or even available to
Other email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we
advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your
transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do
not send confidential information such as Social Security or account
numbers to us through an unsecured email.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable
information that we collect online and maintain in our database by
Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties?
We may provide aggregate information about our customers, sales, Web
site traffic patterns and related Web site information to our
affiliates or reputable third parties, but this information will not
include personally identifying data, except as otherwise provided in
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in
other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires
it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to ScienceEnthusiast.com?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites
linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content
contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided
solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to
the users of ScienceEnthusiast.com.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from
longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other Web
site, including Web sites which have a link on
ScienceEnthusiast.com, is subject to that Web site's own rules and
policies. Please read over those rules and policies before
By using ScienceEnthusiast.com you consent to our collection and use
we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those
changes on ScienceEnthusiast.com to keep you aware of what
information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances
we may disclose it.