Research Metrics Privacy Policy

Research Metrics LLC. believes in protecting your privacy. When we collect personal information from you through our services, Research Metrics complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce, regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the European Union Research Metrics LLC has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov.

Research Metrics LLC complies with the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from Switzerland. Research Metrics has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access, and Enforcement. If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles shall govern. To learn more about the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy and to view our certification page, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/

Research Metrics is subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

For the purposes of our policy, we use the following definition:

“Personal Information” (PI) is any information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person or that can be used with other sources to identify an individual. This includes but is not limited to: name, address, Phone number, E-mail address, race, nationality, ethnicity, origin, religious or political beliefs, age, gender, family status, etc.

The subject-matter of the collection, processing and/or use of personal data covers various categories of data, such as:

The personal data processed concern various categories of data subjects, such as:

These are the principles that Research Metrics LLC (“the Company”) follows while managing your Personal Information:

Cookies

Research Metrics LLC uses cookies to store user preferences. Cookies are also created to store session information and user settings.

External Links

Research Metrics LLC is not responsible for the content in external links on their website(s). Content and Privacy Policies are the responsibility of their respective owners.

IP Addresses and Logging

The Research Metrics platform uses logs extensively to help track processes in our system. Often times your IP address and account username are recorded in these logs. These logs may be kept for an indefinite amount of time.

E-mail

The Research Metrics Platform has automated E-mailing functionality. Research Metrics LLC and their clients may from time to time enable this feature sending messages that they believe may interest the Independent Contractors in the system. These E-mails may be personalized with the data submitted or calculated by the data submitted. Users will have the options to opt-out of certain E-mails.




ResearchMetrics is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the FTC