CSHL Press Privacy Policy (updated June 4, 2018)

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.cshlpress.com. The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press) Website is committed to protecting consumer privacy online. We believe that greater protection of personal privacy on the web will not only protect consumers, but also increase consumer confidence and ultimately their participation in online activities. We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. We may change it from time to time to address new issues and reflect changes on our website, and as the need arises. All changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted here. Please refer to this Privacy Policy regularly.

  • What personally identifiable information of yours or third-party personal identification is collected from you through the website, and how is it used?

    The types of personal information that we collect will depend on how you use www.cshlpress.com. When you register to use www.cshlpress.com, details are collected such as your name, address, and email address. Some of this information is essential to accurately identify who is using the service and as such is mandatory. Other types of information are collected to help us profile who is using the services and what their interests are. Information of this type is often optional—you need only fill it in if you wish to do so.

    The personal information provided to us during registration is used for identification purposes and will assist you to subscribe to www.cshlpress.com services. In addition, the information gathered from your use of www.cshlpress.com enables us to provide better services that are tailored to your needs.

    We use cookies solely to track site use as a whole, and only for internal analysis. You can change your cookie settings at any time; it will not affect your ability to use this site.

  • What organization is collecting the information? With whom may the information be shared?

    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to other organizations in any manner different from what is disclosed in this statement. CSHL Press collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

    At the point of checkout, your purchase information will be shared with our fulfillment warehouse, a subsidiary of the Oxford University Press. This is transmitted via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information that you input, and is only used for fulfillment of your purchase.

  • How secure is my information?

    We keep your information secure during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information that you input.

  • To view the information you have provided to us:

    To register or sign-in to your CSHL Press account, please visit: https://cshlpress.com/login.tpl. When you are finished browsing or making a purchase on the website, please be sure to close your browser to protect your credentials. You will be automatically logged-out of your account when closing your browser.

    Additional access requests can also be made in writing to cshpress@cshl.edu, or by mail to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 500 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury NY 11797-2924.

  • How to contact us:

    If you would like to change any of the data you have supplied via the website, or if you no longer desire our service; please contact us via our website www.cshlpress.com, email: cshpress@cshl.edu, by mail at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 500 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury NY 11797-2924. Or alternatively by phone; the main CSHL Press phone number is 516-422-4100, or, toll-free, 1-800-843-4388.

  • What choices are available regarding collection, use, and distribution of the information?

    All information is strictly confidential. The CSHL Press website is required by law not to reveal, disclose, sell, distribute, rent, license, share, or pass on to any third parties, other than those who are contracted to www.cshlpress.com, any personal information unless we have your express consent to do so. Exceptions to this include; in the event there are reasonable grounds to believe that disclosure is necessary to prevent a threat to life or health, or if the website is required to provide information in response to subpoenas or warrants or other legal process.

    Please be careful and responsible when using the Internet and www.cshlpress.com .

  • What choices are available for dispute resolution, or if you believe we are not adhering to our Privacy Policy?

    If you think that our company is not abiding by its posted Privacy Policy, please contact us via our website www.cshlpress.com, email: cshpress@cshl.edu, by mail at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 500 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury NY 11797-2924. Or alternatively by phone; the main CSHL Press phone number is 516-422-4100, or, toll-free, 1-800-843-4388.

  • Procedures for notification of changes:

    If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post notice of those changes on our Home Page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you by way of an email. You will have a choice as to whether we use your information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected.

    We use email links located on the Home page to allow you to contact us directly with any questions or comments. We make an effort read every message sent and try to reply promptly. We then either file your comments to improve on our website, features, and programs or review and discard the messages.

    © 2018 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. All rights reserved. If you have questions or concerns regarding this CSHL Press privacy statement, please contact us at cironek@cshl.edu.