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Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy explains how AFS SCIENCE CAREER SERVICES ("Company", "we", or "us"), a sole proprietorship incorporated in British Columbia, Canada, collects, uses, and discloses personal information when you use our paid newsletter service "TLDR Biotech" (the “Service"). We are committed to protecting your privacy and complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws, including Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Information We Collect When you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your email address which is classified as personal information. We may also collect other information that you voluntarily provide such as your name or job title, but this information is optional. We do not collect any payment or financial information from you. All payments for the newsletter subscription are processed securely by our third-party payment processor Stripe. We will share the information needed to process your payment with Stripe, but will not have access to or store your payment details. We do not collect any other sensitive personal information through the Service. How We Use Your Information We use the personal information we collect to: Send you the paid newsletter you subscribed to Analyze newsletter engagement and statistics Communicate with you about the Service Improve and optimize our Service We will never sell or rent your personal information to third parties. Data Retention We will retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with the Service, which may be until you cancel your paid subscription. We may also retain certain information as necessary for legitimate and essential business purposes, such as maintaining performance of the Service, making data-driven business decisions about new features, complying with our legal obligations, and resolving disputes. If you withdraw your consent and cancel your paid newsletter subscription, we will remove your personal information from our newsletter database after any outstanding billing cycles have completed. Your Rights and Choices You have certain rights regarding the personal information we collect and maintain about you. These include: Right to access and receive a copy of your data Right to request correction of inaccurate data Right to request deletion of your data Right to opt-out of sale of your data (we do not sell data) Right to non-discrimination for exercising your rights To exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided below. We provide ways for you to access, update or delete certain information through account settings or features like an "unsubscribe" link included in every newsletter. Data Security We implement reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, misuse or alteration. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We require Stripe to also maintain robust data security measures to protect any payment information they process on our behalf. Children's Privacy Our Service is not directed at children under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16, we will promptly delete it. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us using the details below. International Transfers If you are located outside the United States, please note that the personal information you provide will be transferred to the United States, which does not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection as those in your country. By using our Service and providing your personal information, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States. Third-Party Links and Services Our Service may contain links to other websites or online services operated by third parties. This Privacy Policy only applies to our Service. We do not exercise control over third-party websites, services or the information that they collect from you. These other websites and services may place their own cookies or other tracking technologies on your computer or device to collect information about you. Changes to this Policy We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy. Contact Us If you have any questions, concerns or requests relating to this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at: AFS SCIENCE CAREER SERVICES [email protected] Last updated: April 18th, 2024