Terms of Use

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by advertisers: amount of returning visits, browser, geographic location, mobile device, social networks our content was shared on, and time spent on different pages of the website.
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  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. If you wish to use any content which does not explicitly note “Creative Commons” – contact us prior to usage.
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  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how OSRS uses and protects any information that you give OSRS when you use this website.

OSRS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

OSRS may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective as of January 1, 2014.

  • How we collect: Google Analytics.
  • What we do with information collected: contact you via email, send you digital copies of your work, newsletters (if you signed up for this), and user experience surveys to get to know our global audience better so our experience with you is a personal experience and not just an automated voice.
  • Why Google Analytics? This service provides information regarding your geographic location, the time you spent on the website, what pages you visited, and what pages you entered and/or left from.
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting: Information collected is solely used to determine age, gender, and interests of our users to supply more content relevant to our users and enhance their experience.
  • Internal Collection: Any forms you may supply personal information in will be used solely for the stated purpose of the form. If you are submitting a Contact Request, basic information for replying to you will be required. If you are submitting an Article Proposal or Article For Publication, your name, title, address, email, social networks, website, and phone number may be required.
  • Why do we have internal collection? We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons: Internal record keeping; We may use the information to improve our products and services; We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided; We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests; We will not sell this information.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Your privacy is very important to us and we will never sell your information to anyone.

Links

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Copyright

This website and its content is copyright of Origins Scientific Research Society - © Origins Scientific Research Society 2009-2017. All content is licensed under Creative Commons By Attribution 4.0 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about Creative Commons Licensing. Content added to this website must adhere to this licensing. Exceptions may be made for images, graphics, etc. but OSRS is not responsible for misuse of copyrighted content post-publication by visitors on the website.

Redistribution & Reproduction

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following. You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for use outside of this website as long as OSRS is attributed and a link is provided back to the source. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content outside of the displayed license restrictions. All text, unless otherwise noted, may be republished as long as credit is given to the author with their short bio, a link to the original webpage, and the date it was originally published on. Redistribution and reproduction is entirely dependent on the license the content was originally assigned and this license must be adhered to.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you unless you choose to explicitly share it with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your web browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following way: If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected] We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to [email protected] with the Subject: DPA1998. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by OSRS and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of OSRS. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, OSRS takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

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