Privacy and Terms of Use

Privacy Notice

The Laboratory of Integrative Lifespan Research recognizes that your privacy is very important to you and that we are obligated to protect the integrity of your personal information.

Please note that this Privacy Notice applies only to the Volunteer Research Registry site and not to any other sites that are linked to the Volunteer Research Registry site or mentioned on the site.

Storage and security of your personal information

Our information systems and files are kept secured from unauthorized access in a password protected database located on secure servers. Access to information stored electronically is restricted to staff whose job purpose requires access. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect your personal information and use secure socket layer (SSL) technology. Although we will endeavor to protect your personal information, we are unable to guarantee that any information you transmit to us over the internet is 100% secure. Any information you transmit to us is conducted at your own risk.

Your role in protecting personal information

By keeping your personal information secure and being aware of security, you can play an important part in protecting your personal information. You are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your username and password. Always logoff from the Volunteer Research Registry after completing your session, and do not let other people use your Volunteer Research Registry account.

What if I want to check what personal information you hold about me?

Subject to any legal restrictions, we are happy to advise you what personal information we hold about you, should you request this. If you believe there are errors in our records about you, please let us know and we will be happy to investigate and correct any inaccuracies.

TERMS OF USE

  • Your registration as a Volunteer Research Registry user constitutes your agreement to terms of the Privacy Notice and the Terms of Use.
  • The information, material, logos and illustrations provided in the Volunteer Research Registry are the property of the Laboratory of Integrative Lifespan Research and may not be reproduced or distributed without permission.
  • You should always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
  • You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of information you have read on this site.
  • This website may contain links to third party websites. Those sites are not under the control of the Laboratory of Integrative Lifespan Research and the Laboratory of Integrative Lifespan Research is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of the links contained in those sites. You acknowledge that you enter any third party websites at your own risk.

Ability to Accept Terms of Use

You affirm that you are over the age of 18, as the Volunteer Research Registry is not intended for people under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use the Volunteer Research Registry.

Changes to our Information Statement and Terms of Use

We will review the Volunteer Research Registry Information Statement and Terms of Use from time to time to take account of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and to make sure it remains appropriate to the changing environment. The amended terms will be made available on this website. Not all changes to the Information Statement and Terms of Use will require your consent. We will notify you of any change to the Information Statement and Terms of Use that requires your consent before being implemented. If you do not want to agree to changes to the Information Statement and Terms of Use, you can withdraw your consent at any time.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask us. You can contact the Laboratory of Integrative Lifespan Research Volunteer Research Registry Administrator at iLife01@uvic.ca.