Privacy Policy for PubFacts recognizes that the privacy of your personal information is extremely important. This page lists information about what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit PubFacts, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Information We Collect: Registered Profiles

If you sign up for an Author profile page, we collect the information you provide when you register and when you use our website to administer the content of your profile page. This includes:
  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Primary Affiliation/Institution
  • Your photo
  • Your CV / Bio
  • Your medical specialty
  • Publications Authored
  • Work Experience
  • Education Experience
Your email address is not shared with any other parties, and is used as a means to contact you and send authorized email messages to you.

The other information listed above is used by PubFacts to display on your profile page to other website visitors. We do not share or sell your information with any other parties.

All personal information we have for registered author profiles is available within that author's profile administration page, but if you wish to have a record of all data on file for their profile, you may do so by logging into your account, clicking settings, and enter the request into the "Need Help?" submission field.

You can delete all entered profile information at any time by logging into your account, clicking settings, and pressing "Delete Account Page". All provided information will be completely removed from our website and database.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

If you create an account with PubFacts, we use cookies to store information to link your visit to your account information. This allows you to update your profile page, and have functionality on the site specific to your own personal preferences.

We may also use third party advertisements on PubFacts to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , and the browser you used to visit our site. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

National Center for Biotechnology Information Data

A great deal of scientific data and content on PubFacts is retrieved from the National Center for Biotechnology Information's PubMed and MEDLINE databases. In using this site, please comply by NCBI's Disclaimer and Copyright notice.