Privacy Policy

Rules and Regulations

General Privacy Philosophy

Privacy is important. While it is naive to believe that the internet is truly anonymous, ScienceofAcne.com is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of its users. ScienceofAcne.com does not intentionally collect and disseminate personally identifiable information. While ScienceofAcne.com does use tracking cookies to improve the user experience, this information is not sold or distributed. In attempt to preserve user privacy, ScienceofAcne.com periodically deletes user information that is no longer relevant to improving the quality of the website.

Information Collected by The Science of Acne

The Science of Acne collects information from user registration, communications and use of site features.
Users who register are asked to provide their name, e-mail address and other information. This information is not required for use of the site and pseudonyms are accepted. The Science of Acne does use Cookies to enhance the user experience and collect information about visits and visitors to the website. For more information about the use of cookies, see below.

The Use of Information Collected by ScienceofAcne.com

Information collected by ScienceofAcne.com may be used in several ways. Examples include personalization of a user’s site experience, improved service and topic relevance, research and surveys. The ScienceofAcne.com will comply with any user’s request that any information related to their account or use of the site be deleted.

Protection of User Information

ScienceofAcne.com does not attempt to collect information that is not directly related to the improving the user experience. For information that is collected, ScienceofAcne.com employs multiple security measures to maintain the safety of personal information. Personal information is contained within secured networks and access to that data is limited. It is the ScienceofAcne.com’s sincere desire to protect the privacy and confidentiality of its users.

The Use of Cookies

ScienceofAcne.com does use Cookies to track how users access and utilize the website. We may work with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. Users can configure their browser settings issue a warning each time a cookie is being sent. Disabling the cookie function does not preclude use of ScienceofAcne.com. However, disabling cookies may cause some features on the site to not function or function improperly.

Disclosure of Collected Information to Third Parties

The ScienceofAcne.com does not trade, sell or disseminate personal information that is collected on the site to third parties without advance notice and consent from the user. ScienceofAcne.com is not involved in the distribution of personal user information for commercial or marketing purposes. Some information related to site design and streamlining is shared with our website hosting partners and other parties who assist in operating the website. ScienceofAcne.com will comply with information requests from legitimate legal and governmental bodies, when presented with the appropriate documentation.

Links to Third Parties

The ScienceofAcne.com contains links to third party websites. Linked sites are separate from ScienceofAcne.com and adhere to independent privacy policies. The ScienceofAcne.com bears no liability or responsibility for the content, experience with or use of these linked sites. However, ScienceofAcne.com is interested in maintaining and improving the user experience, and welcomes input into the usefulness and/or appropriateness of third party linked sites.

User Consent

Use of ScienceofAcne.com implies consent to the published Privacy Policy, Site Disclaimer and User Agreement. ScienceofAcne.com expects that all users will also adhere to the standards outlined in these documents and will refrain from collecting and/or disseminating personal information about the visitors to ScienceofAcne.com. Any changes made to the privacy policy at ScienceofAcne.com will be reflected in updates on this page. Users who already have accounts with TheScienceofAcne.com will be notified by email of any changes. Date of most recent privacy policy update: Mar 21, 2016.