This policy describes how THE RESEARCH COLLAB handles personal information. It is consistent with the Australian Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles.
Your Privacy Matters
The purpose of this website is to help researchers make better research teams.
We achieve this by users signing up and then either posting a project or finding a project.
We therefore collect some personal data to help make research connections.
This website THE RESEARCH COLLAB is hosted by Wix and as such some of our privacy matters are dependent on Wix's policies.
Data THE RESEARCH COLLAB Collects
Data provided directly by the user: We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. This includes:
User data entered upon registration are collected to help connect researchers and to provide research suggestions for you. These include, researcher name, email, job position and research organisation affiliations.
Profile data users enter is considered truthful and accurate
Posting and Uploading
Posting of a project results in certain inputs being visible to other users and members.
Data obtained indirectly from the user:
We collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser. They are typically used to keep track of the settings users have selected and actions they have taken on a site.
To improve the experience for website visitors.
To identify your registered members of THE RESEARCH COLLAB.
To monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of Wix's platform.
To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use.
Further information about cookies can be found at: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Your Device and Location
Wix, the host of this website, has geo-location services in order to notify THE RESEARCH COLLAB of where users are logging in from
Wix has messaging capacity on the THE RESEARCH COLLAB website
This information in private messages will not be shared
How your data is stored
Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to connect researchers. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
How Your Data Is Used
The primary purpose of collecting your data is to establish THE RESEARCH COLLAB's online research project classifieds-style community
Your data is not sold to third parties.
THE RESEARCH COLLAB employees may contact Members during the course of their membership
Members give authority to have other Members contact them for a project they have posted on THE RESEARCH COLLAB
THE RESEARCH COLLAB does not use your information for advertising.
THE RESEARCH COLLAB is not currently marketing any other brands on its website
Developing Services and Research
THE RESEARCH COLLAB may request more information from users in the future to develop other services
Customer support may be available to deal with technical and service issues
Customer support may know your name and email when they make contact with you
Security and Investigations
THE RESEARCH COLLAB strives to keep your information secure
Profile information is only available to THE RESEARCH COLLAB administrators
Project information is visible to other users of THE RESEARCH COLLAB and is accessible by THE RESEARCH COLLAB administrators
Please notify us if you think your information has been breached
How We Share Information
THE RESEARCH COLLAB does not share your information with other organisations
Your Choices & Obligations
If members would like their THE RESEARCH COLLAB data erased, they may do so by requesting for this to be done.
Rights to Access and Control Your Personal Data
THE RESEARCH COLLAB is happy to inform users and members of what data we have collected and upon request, provide that data to the user.
Correction of Personal Information
It is assumed that the personal information disclosed by users to THE RESEARCH COLLAB is complete and accurate.
A user can correct any personal information by logging into their account or by a request in writing to THE RESEARCH COLLAB.
You have the right to close your account at any time.
We are run by clinicians, for clinicians, and we want to make your research life easier. We always want to improve COLLAB and add new features. We will endeavour to respond to you within 2 business days. We can't wait to hear from you!