To use the Services, You will have to create an account that contains some personal data necessary for identification. You will also need to create Your username and password to log on to the platform and utilize the Services.
The data provided by You when creating an account can be accessed by ImagineRio at any time for the following purposes:
4.1 to safeguard the credibility, reliability and safety of the Services;
4.4. to adopt preventive measures to curb abusive or fraudulent acts;
4.5. to help users in legitimate requests for assistance
Some functionalities of the Services will require the use of some of Your personal data, such as your username, for example, when identifying Your comments on discussion forums or when identifying content You have uploaded to the platform.
Your username, comments and uploaded content will always be publicly available on the platform and anyone anywhere in the world will be able to search and access it.
Your personal data will never be sold by ImagineRio to third parties.
Your personal data and information may be shared by ImagineRio with associated entities such as affiliates, subsidiaries and other companies from the same group, as well as with other partners such as service providers and outside consultants, to improve the technologies applied to the platform, its security measures and/or user experience, whenever such data is not able to be deidentified from the content or posts shared for academic or research purposes.
If any third-party websites or links are included in the platform, YOU MUST READ AND AGREE TO THEIR RESPECTIVE PRIVACY POLICIES BEFORE USING THEIR SERVICES AND SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. IMAGINERIO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR OR LIABLE UNDER THE TERMS OF THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES PRIVACY POLICIES.
ACCESS AND APPROVAL OF PERSONAL DATA: Your personal data will be available in the “settings” option on Your profile and you will be able to generate reports on the data that has been collected which should always correspond with the information you have provided on Your profile, considering ImagineRio will not collect other personal information. These reports will allow You to transfer Your information to third parties, under Your discretion.
DELETION OF PERSONAL DATA: in the event You disagree with any data previously informed to use the Services, you will be able to delete your account.
OBJECTION TO DATA PROCESSING AND WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT: At any time, You may withdraw Your consent to the processing of personal data concerning the Services or request the complete of any processing previously authorized or identified during the Services by deleting Your account.
CONSEQUENCES IN REFUSING TO PROVIDE DATA: Since ImagineRio will collect solely those personal data necessary for the operation of Services the consequences in refusing to provide them would be the impossibility to use the Services.
The maximum extent of any information or reports made available to You will comply with the applicable legislation concerning ImagineRio’s trade secrets or confidential information as well as its partners and applicable third parties. ImagineRio reserves the right to not provide such information to You.
Your personal information, including the comments posted on discussion forums, will be retained for the time necessary to provide You with the Services, or for the longest period legally allowed.
The deletion of Your account will take place immediately after Your request. Your personal data, including comments posted on discussion forums, may be removed within 7 days, according to the applicable legislation.
ImagineRio may retain any personal data or comments after the end of the Services – always in an anonymous fashion – if it deems, in good faith, that such retention is necessary to prevent any legal liabilities, preserve rights and obey court orders or any other demands from the competent authorities.
As a condition necessary to provide the Services globally, the information collected by ImagineRio will be transferred to the United States of America and stored in servers located at Rice University in Texas.
For information related to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information provided to Rice University by individuals who are located in the European Economic Area please consult Rice University’s Data Protection Officer at [rice.edu/gdpr].
These safety measures are to be understood as the greatest possible efforts expected from ImagineRio to protect Your data and these measures may be revised, corrected or improved at any time. An example of such safety measures is that password fields do not store the value they are supplied. The value is run through the bcrypt algorithm to generate a hash which is stored instead.
Even if ImagineRio’s safety measures are adequate, the diffusion of information on the internet is never completely safe. THEREFORE, WHEN MAKING YOUR PERSONAL DATA AVAILABLE ON THE PLATFORM YOU ARE DELIBERATELY AND CONSCIOUSLY ASSUMING THE RESPECTIVE RISKS.
In the event of any security breach that may cause losses or jeopardize You or other users in any relevant way, ImagineRio will use commercially reasonable efforts to remedy, revert or mitigate such risks or losses, as well as inform the competent authorities, according to any applicable legislation, or other authorities ImagineRio considers necessary, in good faith, at its sole discretion, to remedy the situation.
ImagineRio shall maintain Your access log in confidentiality in a controlled and safe environment for a period of 6 (six) months.
Should You need any further clarification on the processing of Your personal data or in case You want to forward any related complaint, please contact ImagineRio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case You are resident in Brazil, whenever You need to address Your concerns related to data privacy, please contact Rice University’s Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.
The party responsible for the processing of Your data is Rice University.