The site is opened and operated by Genetic Nutrition Laboratories (GN Laboratories). Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At GN Laboratories , we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Information GN Laboratories Gathers and Tracks
GN Laboratories gathers two types if information about users.
Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend and form participation in polls and surveys.
Information that GN Laboratories gathers from aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
-Name contact information including email address
-Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
-Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
-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.
-From time to time, we may use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email.
-We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
Protection of Personal Information
Under no circumstance does GN Laboratories divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. GN Laboratories employs physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the personal information you provide to us.
Our website is not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under 18.
We retain your information as long as it is required for the purposes identified when you provided the information or for any new purposes identified by us and consented to by you, and for any appropriate time thereafter including a sufficient time following to permit you to ask any questions regarding its use. Certain information is retained for longer periods for our internal audit and quality control purposes.
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 analyse 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 analyse data about web page 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, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
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.
Facebook-Plugins Usage Policy
On our website, plug-ins of the social network facebook.com are used, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plug-ins are identifiable by a Facebook symbol (white “f” symbol on a blue background, “Thumbs up” symbol, “Like” symbol, “Share” symbol). A list of Facebook plug-ins can be viewed here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to relate your visit to our webpage to your Facebook account please log out of your Facebook account.
Google Analytics Usage Policy This webpage uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’. Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of this webpage. Information produced by these cookies about the use of this webpage will be sent to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information in order to evaluate the use of this website, to assort reports for webpage operators about webpage activities and to provide further services which are connected to the use of the website and the Internet. Furthermore, Google may pass these information to third parties provided that this is statutory or third parties process these data by order of Google. Google will by no means relate your IP address to other data of Google Inc.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. However, we indicate that you may not be able to fully use all functions of this webpage in this case. Moreover, you can prevent the transmission of information that has been compiled by the cookie and is related to your use of the website (incl. your IP-address) to Google, as well as the processing of the Data by Google by installing a browser-plugin that is available at:
Google AdSense Usage Policy
This webpage uses Google AdSense, which is a service for including advertisement of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of this webpage. Google AdSense also uses ‘Web Beacons’ (invisible graphics). They enable an analysis of information such as user traffic on these pages.
Information produced by these cookies and Web Beacons about the use of this webpage (including your IP-address) and delivery of advertisement formats will be sent to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. These information can be passed to contractual partners of Google by Google. However, Google will not relate your IP address to other stored data.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. However, we indicate that you may not be able to fully use all functions of this webpage in this case. With the use of this webpage you accept the processing of your data via Google in the manner and for the purpose described before.
Google +1 Usage Policy
Collection and dissemination of information:
By the means of the Google +1-Button users can publish information worldwide. With Google +1 you and other users get personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given a +1 for a certain content, as well as information about the respective page you have been viewing, when you clicked on the +1-button. Your +1 notes can be displayed along with your name and your profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on sites and ads that are displayed on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activity, in order to improve Google’s services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1-Button, you will need a worldwide visible public Google profile which must contain at least the name you chose for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute a different name that you used when sharing content with your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information you have. Using the information collected: In addition to the above described uses, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregate statistics on the activities of the user or provides these findings of +1 data to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.
There are functions of the “Twitter” service involved on our site. These functions are offered by the Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and function of “re-tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and are thus made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that we, as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your privacy preferences at Twitter, can be changed in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Information Correction or Removal
If you wish to correct, update or remove any information about you that may be in our records, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of your request. If you wish to contact us further please find complete contact information on our contact page.