Privacy Policy

BioProcess International would like to thank you for visiting our web site. This on-line privacy policy is designed to tell you about the collection and uses of information from this site so that you can make an informed choice about using this site.

By using this web site, you understand and agree as follows:

1. The information collected from this site could be stored indefinitely.

2. BioProcess International, its parent Informa Group and its agents may store, access, and use the information in any jurisdiction, including jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction.

3. BioProcess International its parent Informa Group and its agents may use your information for a variety of purposes, including direct marketing (unless you opt out of receiving marketing solicitations).

4. BioProcess International and its parent Informa Group may share your information with other selected companies (unless you opt out of having your information shared).

Most of our publications are available free of charge or may be subscribed to at reduced rates because they are supported by our advertisers. Qualification and registration questionnaires and other processes ensure that our advertisers reach their intended audiences. We may use the information we collect from you individually or aggregated with other users’ information to improve our publications, to customize these publications, and to notify you about updates or new features. In addition, we may use information we collect to notify you of third-party products and services in which you may be interested.

Visiting Our Web Site

When you visit this web site, some information, such as your IP address or the time and date of your visit, may be collected automatically. On some occasions, such as when you request information or services, order our products, or enter contests from our web site, you may be asked to register and provide certain personally identifying information.

The Use of Personal Information

The personal information collected from this web site is used for a variety of purposes including identification, registration, authentication, on-line transactions, and marketing. We may use the information you provide to inform you of special offers, and other Informa products and services that may be of special interest to you. For example, when you tell us about yourself, your profession, etc. we are able to suggest products and services that may benefit you. In addition, unless you opt out, we may also selectively share your information with BioProcess International partners or other companies and organizations whose products or services we think may be of interest to you.

If you do not want the information you provide to us to be shared with BioProcess International partners or other carefully selected companies or organizations, or if you do not want to receive information from BioProcess International, its parent, partners, or other companies or organizations, you will be given the opportunity to “opt out” at the time you are asked to submit personal information. We will respect your wishes regarding this “opt out”.

The personal data of customers and web site visitors may be stored indefinitely and may be collected and processed in one or more data bases maintained directly or indirectly by BioProcess International. By providing personal information to BioProcess International, you agree and understand that BioProcess International and its agents may access, store and use this information for a variety of purposes including identification, authentication, on-line transactions, and marketing (unless you have opted out of receiving marketing solicitations) in any of the countries in which BioProcess International, its parent Informa Group and its agents maintain offices, including the United States.

You should also be aware that BioProcess International will disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process; (2) respond to any claims; or (3) protect the rights, property or personal safety of BioProcess International, our customers or the public.

BioProcess International Respects and Protects Your Personal Information

BioProcess International will take reasonable measures to protect the information you share with us. Whenever you give us sensitive information (such as when you order products on-line and provide credit card information) BioProcess International will take commercially reasonable steps to establish a secure connection with your web browser. We will only use credit card numbers for payment processing and will not use the numbers for marketing purposes.

“Opting Out”

If you did not “opt out” of receiving information from BioProcess International, its parent Informa Group, its partners or other companies or organizations at the time you submitted personal information, and you would like to stop receiving information from BioProcess International, you may notify us at any time by sending us an e-mail message or a written notification to the email or postal address indicated in the next paragraph. Please include your name, address (including country), and/or e-mail address when you contact us. If you notify us that you wish to “opt out” after you initially provided us with personal information, we will no longer share your personal information with other companies and organizations subsequent to your “opt out” notification. However, any information we provided to other companies or organizations prior to receiving your “opt-out” request will not be recalled.

Updating, Reviewing, and Deleting Your Information

You can help BioProcess International to maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any change to your address, phone number, e-mail address or other information by sending us an e-mail message at circ@bioprocessintl.com or by notifying us in writing at BioProcess International (Attention: Database Manager), One Research Drive, Suite 400A, Westborough, MA 01581. To make a request to review, update or delete personal information, you may send your request to circ@bioprocessintl.com or to the postal address indicated above.

Links to Other Sites

BioProcess International is not responsible for the privacy practices of non-BioProcess International sites to which any BioProcess International web site may link. We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of these sites before you provide them with personal information.

Poster Hall

Viewing full-size posters requires that you enter data into a registration form, specifically your name, job title, company name, and email address. By clicking “Submit” you are granting BioTechniques permission to send this information to a third-party as well as granting that third-party permission to contact you regarding their product. In order to “opt-out” from receiving information from this third party after the initial contact, you must notify that company directly in accordance with their removal instructions and/or privacy policy. BioTechniques is not responsible for the maintenance of the data sent after your initial information request.

Third-Party Analytics

BioTechniques.com uses two third-party services to collect analytical data about website traffic through the use of cookies and web beacons. These services do not collect any personal information on our readership. For further information, please read the privacy policies of Google Analytics and Nielsen//NetRatings SiteCensus.

Questions or Concerns

BioProcess International welcomes your questions and concerns regarding this policy. If you believe that BioProcess International has not adhered to this policy please notify us by e-mail at circ@bioprocessintl.com or in writing at BioProcess International (Attention: Database Manager), One Research Drive, Suite 400A, Westborough, MA 01581 and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify and remedy the problem.

Changes to this Policy

We may from time to time update this policy at our own discretion.

By using this site, you agree to the terms of BioProcess International on-line privacy policy. Please do not use this site if you do not agree to these terms.

Last updated

This policy was last updated October 1, 2010, to add information about the Poster Hall and Thurd Party Analytics.

For more information, please email circ@bioprocessintl.com.