Information Battelle Collects
Battelle collects no personally identifiable information about you when you visit our Website unless you choose to provide this information to us. Personally identifiable information will be collected only to the extent that Battelle deems reasonably necessary to serve a legitimate business purpose. Visitors will be notified (usually at the point where personally identifiable information is collected) about how Battelle may use the personally identifiable information that is collected from them.
We do collect and store certain other information automatically that does not identify you personally. We automatically collect:
- the Internet domain. For example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain;
- the Internet Protocol (IP) address. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer you are using whenever you access the Internet (e.g., 123.456.789.012), whether it is yours individually or provided as a proxy by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) through which you access our Website;
- the type of browser and operating system used to access our Website;
- the date and time you access our Website;
- the pages on our Website that you access; and
- the address of a referring Website (if you linked to our site from another Website).
We use this information in the form of summary statistics to help us make our Website more useful to our clients and visitors, such as assessing what information is of most and least interest, and for other purposes such as determining the Website's design specifications and identifying system performance or problem areas.
Children's Personal Information
Battelle’s Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you should not provide personal information to us. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete that child's information.
Sending Battelle Personal or Confidential Information
If you choose to provide Battelle with personally identifiable information by sending us an e-mail message or by filling out an online form and submitting it to us through our Website, we may use the information to improve our service to you, respond to your request, or send you relevant marketing information. Your message could be saved in an electronic database or forwarded, in print or as e-mail, to others within Battelle or its affiliates and subsidiaries who may be better able to help you. Except as required by law, we do not share our e-mail with outside organizations.
Please note that e-mail is not secure from interception, so senders cannot expect privacy. Also, this applies to sending online forms, unless the form is secure. If you would rather not submit information by email, you may wish to send it by traditional mail or courier instead to the following address:
Battelle Memorial Institute
505 King Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201-2693
How Battelle Uses Your Information
Information Sharing with Third Parties
Battelle may disclose your personally identifiable information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of events, information about our services, and other important information; (iv) for other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected; or (v) when legally required to do so.
How Battelle Collects Information
Battelle is an international organization and your data might be transferred to our international offices, some of which are in countries outside the United States. This Website is hosted by servers located in the United States.
Links to Other Sites
The security of your personal information is important to us. Battelle strives to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information. However, we can not guarantee its security because no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure.
Changes to this Policy and Opting Out
Battelle may revise this Policy at any time by posting the revised Policy on the Website and you agree that your use of the Website after such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If you prefer not to receive any further communications, please click here.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Agreement, please contact us.