Privacy Policy

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We value your privacy.

(Last updated 04 March 2020)

At Environmental Health Sciences, we are committed to protecting your privacy. You are not required to give us any personal information in order to view our websites, Environmental Health News and The Daily Climate. To ensure we are providing content that our visitors find useful, however, we do collect certain automatically generated information about your use of the site. This statement of privacy explains the collection and use of this data.

Data Collection

When you visit our website, our web server will request certain electronic information from your computer. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc, to gather anonymous statistics. For more information about Google Analytics, or to opt-out of Google Analytics, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-Out Settings page here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Use of This Information

We use this information for the sole purpose of evaluating how our website is used, in order to streamline future versions of the site. This information helps us create and deliver content most relevant to you. Environmental Health Sciences will disclose this 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 the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Environmental Health Sciences; or (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Environmental Health Sciences.

Use of Cookies

To further ensure we are publishing content our visitors want, Environmental Health Sciences collects site-visitation statistics using cookies. This helps us to provide you with a good experience while you browse and also allows us to improve the site. When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the visitor's machine (if the visitor accepts cookies) or is read if the visitor has viewed the site previously. If you choose to prohibit your browser from accepting cookies from EHS's website, your access to and ability to view the website will not be affected.

Voluntarily-provided Information

In using specific features, such as web forms, you may be asked to provide information, such as your name or email address, that will be used to contact you and subscribe to our updates. We use Mailchimp to manage newsletter subscriber and other identifiable user data. In such cases, we will not exchange or sell your email address and other provided personal information to third parties.

Changes to this Statement

Environmental Health Sciences will occasionally update this privacy statement. Please refer to the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement.

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