We may collect "Personal Information" about you - such as your name, address, telephone number, email address or health information - in the following ways:
We may use information we collect about you to:
We may combine Personal and Non-Personal Information collected by ThinkGenetic about you, and may combine this information with information from external sources. Third parties may also use Non-Personal Information in order to display advertising that reflects the interests and preferences of our user community.
ThinkGenetic will not disclose any Personal Information about you unless specifically agreed to by you or:
ThinkGenetic does not make your Personal Information available to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.
We have put in place technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect the Personal Information that we collect.
You can also contact ThinkGenetic's Privacy Office at:
ThinkGenetic, Inc. Attn: Privacy Office 1834 Mount Vernon St Waynesboro, VA 22980
Emails You Send to ThinkGenetic
Even if you do not register with or provide any Personal Information to ThinkGenetic, we collect Non-Personal Information about your use of the ThinkGenetic Web Sites. "Non-Personal Information" means information that we cannot use to identify or contact you. We may also acquire Non-Personal Information about our users from external sources. While you may use some of the functionality of ThinkGenetic without registration, many of the specific tools and services on the ThinkGenetic Web Sites require that you register with ThinkGenetic.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Non-Personal Information Collected by Third Parties Not Acting on ThinkGenetic's Behalf
Updating/Removing Your Personal Information
If you have registered and desire to delete any of your Personal Information you have provided to us from our systems please contact us using the contact information listed below. Upon your request, we will delete your Personal Information from our active databases and where feasible from our back-up media. You should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to the ThinkGenetic Web Sites from our servers.
If you decide that you would prefer not to receive personalized email or secure electronic messages from the ThinkGenetic Profile tool, you may "Opt-out" of the service by clicking on the settings tab on your Profile home page and changing your email preference or following the unsubscribe instructions included in each promotional email. Emails that ThinkGenetic sends with opportunities from ThinkGenetic or with offers or informational materials from ThinkGenetic on behalf of our sponsors will contain an opportunity to unsubscribe from getting additional emails of that type in the future from ThinkGenetic unless you resubscribe.
Most browser software can be set to reject Cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies in the "Help" section of the toolbar. If you reject our Cookies, certain of the functions and conveniences of the ThinkGenetic Web Sites may not work properly but you do not have to accept our Cookies in order to productively use the ThinkGenetic Web Sites. It is important to note that in order to use the opt-out services described below, such as the Network Advertising Initiative and the TRUSTed Ads Program, you must not reject all Cookies because these opt-out procedures work by placing Cookies on your browser that enable these opt-out procedures to function. The "opt-out Cookies" are placed, for example, in order to help prevent the placement of Cookies used for the targeting of advertising.
Information collected by ThinkGenetic about you is used by ThinkGenetic to:
Send you personalized emails or secure electronic messages pertaining to your health interests, including news, announcements, reminders and opportunities from ThinkGenetic; or
Send you relevant offers and informational materials on behalf of our sponsors pertaining to your health interests.
ThinkGenetic may combine Personal and Non-Personal Information collected by ThinkGenetic about you, and may combine this information with information from external sources.
In addition to the emails described above that are made available to all registered ThinkGenetic visitors, users of the ThinkGenetic Profile tool can receive personalized emails or secure electronic messages based on Personal Information entered into the tool. The ThinkGenetic Profile email service requires an "opt-in" authorization from you.
Research and Measurement Activities
Information that ThinkGenetic collects about you may be combined by ThinkGenetic with other information available to ThinkGenetic through third parties for research and measurement purposes, including measuring the effectiveness of content, advertising or programs. This information from other sources may include age, gender, demographic, geographic, personal interests, product purchase activity or other information. We may report aggregate information, which is not able to be identified back to an individual user of the ThinkGenetic Web Sites, to our current or prospective advertisers and other business partners. We do not sell or share any Personal Information with any third parties, except contractors performing services on our behalf who agree not to use this information received from us for any purpose other than performing services on our behalf.
We take reasonable security measures to protect the security of your Personal Information. Despite ThinkGenetic's efforts to protect your Personal Information, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way around our security systems or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. When you enter Personal Information (including personal health information in various tools on our website), we encrypt the transmission of that information or use SSL connections (Secure Socket Layer) technology.
We will retain your Personal Information as long as your account is active or needed to provide you services. At any time you can remove your Personal Information or instruct us to remove it, but you should be aware that it is not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to ThinkGenetic from our servers. ThinkGenetic tools that collect and store Personal Information allow you to correct, update or review information you have submitted by going back to the specific tool, logging-in and making the desired changes. We will also retain your Personal Information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. The ThinkGenetic Web Sites are not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 13. The ThinkGenetic Web Sites do not collect Personal Information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13. A parent or guardian, however, may use ThinkGeneticProfile to establish a personal health record and a ThinkGeneticProfile home page for a minor. The parent or guardian is solely responsible for providing supervision of the minor's use of ThinkGeneticProfile. The parent or guardian assumes full responsibility for ensuring that the registration information is kept secure and that the information submitted is accurate. The parent or guardian also assumes full responsibility for the interpretation and use of any information or suggestions provided through ThinkGenetic Profile for the minor.
Effective Date: May 18, 2017