Our Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement explains the types of personal information we may collect from website visitors and other individuals with whom we interact, whether online or offline, why we collect it, and with whom we may share it. It also describes how we protect your personal information and how you can contact us with any questions.


Our mission

Our mission is to map COVID-19 treatment and vaccine development. We use open sources to collect data and provide them to the public in hope that we contribute to accelerating research.

Scope

This Privacy Statement applies to websites and other online services that include an authorized link to it (each, a “Site”). It also applies to services we provide and interactions we have offline. This Privacy Statement also does not apply to any websites or other online services that link to a different privacy policy.

Information We Collect

Information you provide

You are welcome to make use of any content on the Site without providing certain personal information or without any payment. However, we collect personal information you choose to provide us. For example, if you choose to register to join our effort, request information or similar activities, you will need to provide certain personal information such as name, address, telephone number, email address or other descriptive information. We will delete immediately all your personal data should you ask us.

Information About Your Use of the Site

We collect information about how you use the Site should you give us permission. For example, we may collect device information, such as your IP address, other unique device identifiers, operating system version, browser type and settings, and settings of the device you use to access the Services. We also may collect usage information, such as the time and duration of your use of the Site and other information about your interaction with content offered through the Site, and any information stored using cookies, and similar technologies that we have set on your device. Such data are anonymous and we use them to optimize user experience. We will ask you for you permission to use such data once you visit our Site.

Information From Third Parties

We process information from available sources. Some personal information might be obtained in this way. However since our sources are public, those data are not subject to this Privacy Statement.

How We Use Personal Information

Any personal data that you send to us are only for your intended purposes. That could be join our effort by providing your knowledge or skills, or helps us be more efficient with communication. Another possibility is that you subscribe to our newsletter. Do not worry; we hate spam as much as you do. We will not send you a regular email newsletter that you have not subscribed to. You have always a choice to unsubscribe. We will not share your personal data with anyone else without your consent.

Tracking and Cookies

Like other websites, we and third parties collect information about visitors to our Site using cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies to facilitate administration and navigation on the Site, to better understand and improve the Site, and to provide you with a customized online experience. This may include information about your browser type, geographic location, IP address, and pages you visit. We and our third party service providers may use web beacons in email or other communications with you to assure proper operations of the Site or analyze our effectiveness, such as determining if a message to you was delivered or opened. We may also use cookies, web beacons, and/or third-party web analytic tools to analyze website traffic.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. Your browser or device may offer settings that allow you to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them. For example, you may be able to configure your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. For more information about whether these settings are available, what they do, and how they work, visit your browser help material. Please be aware that some features of the Site may not function properly or may be slower if you disable cookies.

We, along with third parties, also may use other tracking technologies. For example, we may use technologies called beacons (or “pixels”) that communicate information from your device to a server. Beacons can be embedded in online content, videos, and emails, and can allow a server to read certain types of information from your device, know when you have viewed particular content or a particular email message, determine the time and date on which you viewed the web beacon, and the IP address of your device. We and third parties use web beacons for a variety of purposes, including analyzing the use of our Services and (in conjunction with cookies).

Upon visiting our Site, you will be asked to accept our use of cookies and other tracking technologies, as described in this Privacy Statement.

Some web browsers have a “Do Not Track” feature that lets a user have the browser notify websites that the user does not want to have his or her online activities tracked. Our website does respond to such browser-initiated signals. Regarding any potential external tracking, please consult external website policies regarding their tracking practices and their responses to Do Not Track signals.

Social Plug-In Data

The Site may use interfaces with social media websites like Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, or others. If you use these to access interfaces to login or to share information about your experience on the Sites with others, we may collect information from these third-party services. In addition, the interfaces may allow the social media website to connect your visit of the Site to your personally identifiable information.

Links to Other Sites

We may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information, but we do not operate these websites and are not responsible for their privacy practices or content. Please review those websites' privacy policies and contact the operators of those websites directly if you have any questions about their practices.

Children

This Site is intended for use by adults. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18 years old, you may use this Site only if: (i) your use has been approved by your parent or legal guardian, (ii) you use the Site under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian, and (iii) your parent or legal guardian has agreed to accept full legal responsibility of that action. Under no circumstances may a minor under the age of 13 use the Site.

Protecting Personal Information

We are committed to maintaining the security of your personal information. Although it is not possible to guarantee that the security measures we employ will be fully sufficient to protect your personal information at all times, we use administrative, technical, and physical security measures intended to protect against loss, misuse, improper access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of personal information and we review our data security arrangements regularly.

Your Choices

If you would like to access or change information you have submitted to us, please email us at info@covid19-help.org or write to us at APEL, Dunajská 25, 811 08 Bratislava,Slovakia, ATTN: Privacy Officer.

If you would like to request the deletion of personal information you have previously submitted to us please email us at info@covid19-help.org or write to us at APEL, Dunajská 25, 811 08 Bratislava,Slovakia, ATTN: Privacy Officer.

Subject to applicable law and best practices, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete or suppress your personal information. Please be advised that we are required by law to retain certain records, such as donation and other records, for a period of time.

If you do not wish to receive further emails, postal mail, or other communications from AIM, you may use our email opt-out form, use the unsubscribe mechanism described in the communication you received, call us at +421 907 735 435, email us at info@covid19-help.org, or write to us at APEL, Dunajská 25, 811 08 Bratislava,Slovakia, ATTN: Communications.

Changes to This Notice

We may update this Privacy Statement at any time and, if so, we will post the new effective date below. If these changes would permit us to share your information more broadly than described above or use your information in a manner that is not described above, we would post an announcement on this Site and/or ask for your consent.

Your continued use of the Site after the effective date of the new Privacy Statement constitutes your consent to the new Privacy Statement.

Contact Us

We welcome your comments. If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Statement or our information practices, please contact the AIM Privacy Officer, Michal Ivantysyn, at info@covid19-help.org, or you may write to us at APEL, Dunajská 25, 811 08 Bratislava,Slovakia, ATTN: Privacy Officer.

Effective Date

The effective date of this Privacy Statement is March 23rd, 2020.