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This Privacy Policy and the privacy practices of AGU will be subject exclusively to the laws of the District of Columbia within the United States of America. AGU reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, but will notify you of significant policy changes. Thank you for being a part of the AGU community. Privacy: the state of being free from intrusion or disturbance in one's private life or affairs. AGU’s online Membership Directory contains basic contact information and membership data including Section and Focus Group affiliations. It is best practice to delete any header information, and put your response before the original posting. Any Roche employees who have access to anonymised data must not try to (re-)identify or cause identification of any individuals such anonymised data were derived from. For a stimulating, creative & safe working environment. AGU is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites. Users should review the Policy regularly to learn about other changes. If I have a question relating to data privacy, whom can I contact as subject matter expert? Use caution when discussing products. At Sanofi, protecting the personal data of our employees, patients, healthcare professionals and other business partners is critical. Never re-identify or attempt to re-identify anonymised data. Those not able to use a secure server may opt to place the order another way, via phone, fax, or postal mail. Any such addition, change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Copyright 2019 AGU Connect. This community is a supportive and inclusive space and the discussions and comments here are meant to stimulate conversation.

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Members may restrict the publication of all or selected elements of their personal information in the Membership Directory, and subscribers to any AGU online service can stop the service by sending an e-mail message to, Upon request via postal mail, email, or telephone, AGU will provide Members or users with a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by AGU regarding the Member or user. AGU does not sell or rent postal or e-mail lists. To preserve a climate that encourages both civil and fruitful dialogue, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate a participant’s ability to use AGUConnect if they violate these rules.

Members are asked to contact the legal officers at your home institution or organization, and to send a message to, If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or Privacy Principles, or the use of this Site in general, please contact us by e-mail at. Do not spam several lists or libraries with the same message. Comply with applicable laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we collect, store and use personal information. Comply with applicable laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we collect, store and use personal information. AGU makes no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other state or country. A link from the AGU website is not an endorsement of any company, organization, or individual.

If I use an external service provider to process data, do I still need to be concerned? For example, when a user returns to that AGU service, the cookie will identify the user as a previous visitor. Access to the Membership Directory is restricted to members and requires a personal log-in. We are committed to collecting and using data in a lawful, fair, legitimate and ethical way, and will always respect the privacy of individuals in order to earn and deserve their trust. If we determine the purpose and means of the data processing, we remain responsible for compliance with privacy laws by third parties. AGU reserves the right to reject any message for any reason. This website uses cookies to track its audience and improve its content.

Do not post administrative messages, such as remove me from the list. Such mailings and e-mails are subject to the review of staff members and/or AGU officers, depending on the nature of the message. Members should review the Policy regularly to learn about other changes. Further, any Roche employees who have access to pseudonymised data shall not try to identify any individuals to which pseudonymised data relate to unless it is necessary in order to comply with applicable law. Sensitive demographic information is stored in a separate, secure database that is not accessible via the Membership Directory. For example, we may send all new users a registration e-mail, and we will also occasionally send important notices or information. Click here for more information on cookies and to set your preferences. Message from the Global Compliance Officer, Preserving Health & Safety and protecting people and the environment, Protecting confidential and sensitive information, Protecting our image when using social media, Interacting with the scientific community. Roche employees with access to such personal data are expected to apply the privacy principles of lawful, fair and transparent data processing, respecting any purpose limitations, as well as the principles of data minimisation, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality.