Privacy Statement
The MySmartBio websites are comprised of various web pages owned and operated by Smart Sites, MySmartBio and/or its affiliates (collectively referred to as "MSB"). MSB is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement applies to the MSB websites and governs data collection and usage. By using the MSB website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
MSB collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. MSB also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the MSB websites. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by MSB for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MSB Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through MSB public message boards, such as, blog posts, bulletin boards or other, this information may be collected and used by others.

MSB encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from MSB so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. MSB is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the MSB and MSB family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
MSB collects and uses your personal information to operate the MSB Web site and deliver the services you have requested. MSB also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from MSB and its affiliates. MSB may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

MSB does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. MSB may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, MSB may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MSB, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

MSB does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. MSB keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within MSB in order to determine what MSB services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within MSB to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

MSB Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to applicable laws or comply with legal process served on MSB or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MSB; (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MSB or the public.
Use of Cookies
The MSB Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize MSB pages, or register with MSB site or services, a cookie helps MSB to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same MSB Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the MSB features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the MSB services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
To the best of its abilities, MSB secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. MSB secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
MSB will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. MSB encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how MSB is protecting your information.