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Privacy Notice

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the Landman Report Card (LRC). We reserve the right to modify the information contained herein at anytime without prior notice. If we do make changes to our privacy policies, we will modify this page accordingly. Check this page periodically for amendments. This Site and all information and materials on it are provided to you "as is" without warranty of any kind.

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE (the “LRC Site” or the “Site”), OR YOUR PROVISION TO US OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGES TO THESE TERMS; DO NOT USE THE SITE OR PROVIDE INFORMATION IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS.

Normal Browsing

As with many websites, we collect certain information, even when you are not logged in. When you browse, read, or download information from the LRC, data is collected by the LRC, including but not limited to your IP address, URL request, browser type, and date and time of your request.

We analyze traffic to the LRC Site in various ways, including using a service called Google Analytics. (Google Analytics is subject to the privacy policy of Google, Inc., which you can find on their website.) We use this information to generate statistics and measure Site activity to improve the usefulness of the Site to our visitors. Unless you affirmatively provide additional information to us, we do not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, email address, phone number, or social security number.

We collect the IP addresses of visitors, time of access, browser type, and web pages visited. We collect this information on an aggregate basis only. For example, we track which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole. We do not track information on which pages an individual user visits. We do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission.

Information You Provide

LRC requests personally identifiable information when you register for an account. Information may be used or requested to perform research, improve usability of the Site, administer mailing lists or online communities, or other activities related to the LRC Site. This information may include, but is not limited to, personal names, e-mail addresses, location, and occupation.

  1. Profile information:

    When you register with LRC, you create your own profile and privacy settings. Profile information you provide is displayed on LRC, with the exception of your phone number and email address. The only information required to make a profile is a username and password, so you decide how much or how little information you wish to put on your profile. If you enter an email address we will be able to send you password reminders, and notify you if any of your report cards or flags are moved for any reason. We will also be able to forward messages to you from other LRC users directly. If you do not enter an email address you will have to log into LRC to receive any notifications from LRC or to collect any messages from other users. We may occasionally use your name, email address or phone number to contact you regarding your use of LRC for research purposes, or to leave you a message on LRC so you can opt to contact us.

    Profile information is used by LRC primarily to be presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to others. Other users will be able to contact you through your profile. If you provide an email address to LRC, then LRC will forward messages left on your profile to you. Other users will not be made aware of your email address when they send a message, and your email address will remain private unless you choose to contact them. If you do not enter an email into LRC, messages will be stored on the Site until you can pick them up at a later time.

  2. Reports:

    When you use LRC to make reports, your reports may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select and all such sharing of information is done at your risk. Therefore, please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your reports and elsewhere, this information may become publicly available.

    Report Privacy Settings:

    You can set the privacy level for each report you make on LRC. 1) You can choose to make a report publicly available. This means the report can be viewed by anyone visiting the site. 2) You can make the report private. A private report will appear only on your user profile. Private means that you are the only user who will be able to view the content of the report. Please be aware the report will still be figured into aggregate data about use of LRC, aggregate information about reviewed landmen and companies, as well as aggregate average grades. Also LRC retains the right to access the report for site maintenance and research purposes. Users visiting the site will be made aware that there is a private report about the landman or company, which they cannot access. 3) Finally you can share the report with users you trust. Please be aware LRC cannot guarantee the identity of any of it’s users. Therefore we strongly recommend that you only share reports with individuals whose username you can personally guarantee is accurate. LRC also cannot ensure that individuals with whom you choose to share reports will maintain their privacy.

  3. Materials Posted to LRC:

    When you post materials to LRC (including comments, messages, documents, photos, or videos) ("Materials"), those Materials and other personal information relating thereto may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select. Such sharing of Materials and information is done at your risk. Please keep in mind that Materials and personal information relating thereto may become publicly available.

    Privacy Settings with respect to Materials:

    You can set the privacy level with respect to Materials. You can make such Materials private even if you decide to make the report you associated them with public. 1) If you choose to make Materials publicly available, they will be accessible by anyone viewing your report as well as on your user profile. 2) If you choose make Materials private, you will be able to access them from your users profile. Please be aware that for the purpose of research and Site maintenance LRC reserves the right to access Materials that you submit privately.

    Legal Rights and Obligations with respect to Materials:

    If you have any questions about sharing of Materials, that you are uploading, consult a lawyer.

Disclosure of Information

Available log records, account information, and all data stored on our servers may be accessed by our system administrators. If you choose make a document or report private, you will be able to access them from your users profile. Please be aware that for the purpose of research and Site maintenance LRC reserves the right to access documents and reports you submit privately. If you have any questions about documents you are uploading, consult a lawyer.

We may use information you provide without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for research purposes, to evaluate and optimize LRC and other extrACT projects as well as to share information between other extrACT projects.

In the event that we are required by law (including a court order) to disclose the information you submit, we will provide you with notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made so that you may object to the disclosure. We will send this notice by email to the address you have given us. If you have not provided an email address then we will store the notification on your LRC user account for the next time you log in. We prefer to independently object to over-broad requests for access to information about users of our Site, but we cannot assure you that we will be able to do this in all cases. If you do not challenge the disclosure request yourself, we may be legally required to turn over your information.

Cookies

We may use session cookies when you visit our website while your browser is open, or while you are logged into our Site. Cookies are small files used by the server and browser to keep track of information about a user; they can be used to significantly increase the usability of a site. To facilitate our registration and login functions, we may use cookies to recognize when you return to our website. If you do not logout of your account, these cookies allow us to keep track of your username and password so that you do not have to resubmit the information to log into your account. If others will be using your computer, you should log out of your account so that your logon information is cleared.

We will not use tracking software other than cookies to determine state for each individual session.

Children's Privacy

This website's content is intended for adults and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who you believe has submitted personal information to this Site, please contact us immediately.

Posting

Posting or updating content is a public action, and all content may be publicly visible. Identification of all contributed content may include, but is not limited to, display of your account name or IP address. All content may be retained for restorative, archival, or research purposes by the LRC. Editing or deleting content may alter the displayed state of the content, but will not permanently delete the content from the website.

Security

The Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of the Site cannot be guaranteed by LRC. LRC shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of the Site or any information you transmitted to the Site.

Other Websites

Material on this website may link to independently run websites outside of the http://extract.media.mit.edu/lrc/ website domain. The LRC is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any websites you visit from this website.

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