Privacy Policy

Biocom values the privacy of those that use this site and its services. To this end we are committed to keeping submitted information private between the submitter and Biocom. The following is intended to inform you on how and why we gather information when you use this site’s services.

Why We Gather Information

Biocom goals in gathering personally identifiable information are centered on providing efficient and outstanding customer service. The information that you submit to Biocom will be stored and used for your benefit each time you visit the site. For instance, once you have created a profile, that information will be used every time you login to the site. You will be able to visit certain areas of the site and order materials in a quick and efficient manner that would otherwise take a much longer time.

We also gather information that is non-personally identifiable. Examples of this kind of information would include information submitted through our polls and surveys. Biocom uses this information to analyze the use and interest in this site. This information will be eventually used to enhance and improve this site making it more appealing and user-friendly.

The following lists how we gather information and how that specific information may be used by us to better serve you:

  • Member Registration: We collect personally identifiable information when you register as a member with Biocom. We store this information in a secure database enabling you to efficiently use this site and allowing us to identify you as a registered member. This information will also be used to help you quickly order products and efficiently accomplish whatever business you might be conducting on this site.
  • Contact Information: When you contact us through this site we may ask for some personally identifiable information. This information will be used by Biocom to better serve you. We may keep a record of this contact information to help us help you.
  • Technical Support: We may ask for certain personally identifiable information when you seek technical support regarding this site. This information will be used to help us identify any problems you may be having with this site and to effectively relieve the issue.
  • Online Surveys and Polling: We may collect both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information through your completion of our online surveys and polls. This information will be used to analyze site content, use, and functionality. We will use this information to enhance the site and improve our services.
  • Surfing: We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit and browse through this site. This information will most likely be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. We will use this information to better evaluate the use of this site and improve site functionality. We may also use cookies on your computer to help store personally identifiable information you have submitted to us through this site.

Sharing Information

Biocom will not sell, trade or rent any personally identifiable information that you submit through this site. However, Biocom does reserve the right to disclose submitted information to any employee or third party to the extent that such information needs to be disclosed to perform services for Biocom.

In general, Biocom will not disclose to third parties any personally identifiable information submitted through this site unless we are required to do so (1) by law, (2) in order to comply with any criminal investigation or legal processes, and/or (3) in order to protect the rights and property of Biocom, its employees or technical equipment used to run this site or its network.

“Do Not Track” Signals

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children"). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@biocom.org.