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PRIVACY POLICY

Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation's Memory Strings ("Memory Strings") is committed to protecting your privacy. The Memory Strings website (community.memorystrings.org) is designed so that visitors ("Users") can visit the website without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information.

You can decide what information you choose to share with Memory Strings. When registering with Memory String, You may choose to provide personally identifiable information including your name, year of birth, zip code and your email address which Memory Strings can use to identify or contact you. You may delete your personal information or request to have your personal information removed from Memory Strings at any time. Any information you give Memory Strings will remain confidential and will not be shared with any third parties, unless you specifically authorize Memory Strings to share your information.

A. Information We Collect

a. Automatically Collected Information

Some information is automatically received and sometimes collected from you when you visit the website. This information may include some or all of the following items: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, including the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using and the IP address of your Internet Service Provider; the type and version of Internet browser software you use and your operating system; the type and version of your media player(s); the date and time you access our site, the length of your stay and the specific pages, images, video or forms that you access while visiting the site; the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our site, and if applicable, the search engine that referred you and any search strings or phrases that you entered into the search engine to find this site; and the country of origin of your computer IP address and the language(s) used by it. We use this information to monitor the usage of our site, assess its performance, ensure technological compatibility with your computer, and understand the relative importance of the information provided on our site. We may also use this data to conduct statistical analyses on Users and Registered Members usage patterns and other aggregated data.

b. Information Collected via Cookies

Memory Strings uses cookies on this website. A "cookie" is a tiny text file that we store on Users computers to customize your experience and support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better under how users use this website. Our cookies contain no Personal Information and are neither shared nor revealed to other websites. Memory Strings does not look for or at other websites' cookies on your computer.

Users also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you can among other options, accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies (for more information on how to block or filter cookies, see http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq).

c. Personal Information

Memory Strings collects Personal information only if you voluntarily submit it. At this time, the information collected by Memory Strings is not Personal Health Information as defined under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and its implementing regulations. However, Memory Strings will use similar patient privacy laws as a guide in protecting any User's Personal Information submitted to us. Memory Strings will use personal information only for the purposes for which the information was submitted.

B. Use of Collected Information

Generally, the personal information you provide to Memory Strings will only be used for the purpose for which it was collected. Memory Strings may send email alerts about Alzheimer's research opportunities, resources to help fight Alzheimer's and ways to connect communities of people to advance Alzheimer's research, prevention and cure. When it comes to participating in research opportunities, you must "opt-in" in order for Memory Strings to share your personal information with any of Memory Strings' research partners. Additionally, some research opportunities might require you to complete an online consent form in order to proceed with the research opportunity.

The personal information that you provide may also be used by Memory Strings in a de-identified form, i.e. a form through which individuals are not identifiable and cannot be contacted, for Memory Strings planning and administrative activities. Any information that you provide may also be collected for statistical purposes. Memory Strings may perform analyses on user behavior from time to time to measure user interest in various areas of this website.

Memory Strings may also be required by law to disclose information, including personal information. Although Memory Strings makes every effort to preserve your privacy, Memory Strings hereby notifies all users that Memory Strings will disclose information collected on the website if required by law to do so.

Consent to Disclosure: By providing your personal information to Memory Strings, you understand and consent to the collection, processing, transfer and use of information for the purposes set forth by Memory Strings as described under this Policy.

C. Links

When you click on links on this website that take you to third-party web sites, you will be subject to the third parties' privacy policies. While Memory Strings supports the protection of privacy on the Internet, Memory Strings cannot be responsible for the actions of any third-party web sites. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of any website you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own.

D. "Opt-Out"/ Correcting/ Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

If you have provided information to Memory Strings and decide that you no longer desire to use this website, you may "opt-out", delete or deactivate your account by following the "opt-out" links at the bottom of the emails that Memory Strings sends.

You may also update or correct your personal information by emailing us at info@globalalzplatform.org. Updated information will promptly be updated in Memory Strings' database. The information you provide will not be sold or given to any third party.

E. Updates to Privacy Policy

Memory Strings may in its sole discretion, update this Policy at any time and will post any amended Policy on this website. THE AMENDED POLICY SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON POSTING AND ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE FOLLOWING AN UPDATE SHALL BE DEEMED CONSENT TO THE REVISED POLICY. Memory Strings encourages you to visit this page regularly and especially prior to providing or updating any personal information. This Policy may not be otherwise amended without the written consent of Memory Strings.

F. Disclaimer

While Memory Strings will exercise all due caution to protect your privacy, Memory Strings will not be held responsible for parties who attempt to illegally access this website and intercept or access transmissions or private communications.

G. Agreement

By visiting or using Memory Strings, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

H. Further Inquiry

Please direct any questions you may have about this Policy to: info@globalalzplatform.org

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