Last updated: 2017-12-09
Florian Kopp ("us", "we", or "our") operates the SwitchCounter website (www.switchcounter.science and https://immense-earth-84018.herokuapp.com/ ) (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information a) for providing and improving the Site and b) for gathering anonymous data for research purposes. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your e-mail adress ("Personal Information").
We will not share personally identifiable information with third parties, unless we are legally obligated to.
You may opt in to provide anonymous, non-personally identifiable data about your site usage for the purpose of research, including but not limited to psychological research on tulpamancy and other forms of multiplicity.
By opting in you consent that your data may be collected into a dataset with other users and made available to third parties for the purpose of research.
Your user name and e-mail address will never be shared with third parties for research purposes.
Currently data about your switches are collected, including start and end times and duration.
Your system and members are represented in scientific datasets only by randomly generated, persistent identifiers (scienceids).
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data").
This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with information about site upgrades and offers for participation in research. Your personal information will not be shared with any third parties for that purpose.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.