Mark2Cure intends to use your contributions to build a knowledgebase from biomedical research literature. If you contribute to Mark2Cure, you grant the Su Lab and its collaborators, permission to use your contributions however necessary in order to further this goal.
By submitting your contribution to Mark2Cure, you agree to grant the Su Lab a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable license to: use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution.
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Identifying information: A username, password, and your e-mail address is required in order to create an account with Mark2Cure. Your e-mail address will not be visible to other users; HOWEVER, your username and your contributions may be viewed by other users. For example, a proxy for your overall contributions (user level) may be displayed along with your contribution on a particular document to another user and used for scoring purposes.
Optional information: You have the option of supplying additional information (name, disease are of interest, etc.) which you may choose to display/share or hide (by adjusting your privacy settings).
Usage information: We may monitor how users, like yourself, use our website, and aggregate general statistics about users and traffic patterns as well as data about how users respond to various site features. Your username will be associated with the following information that we collect:
Usage information is collected to help us improve our website in particular for the following reasons:
We respect your privacy and will never release e-mail addresses to third parties without your explicit permission. We may share aggregated and anonymized data that we collected from you with researchers, or in scholarly work describing our research. For example, we might use your classifications to illustrate a point in a paper or blog publication, or publish statistics about user interaction. Your username, level, and contributions to a particular document will be shared with other users for comparison and scoring purposes.
Contributions you make to the Blog or Talk pages are widely available to others. Aside from the above, information is held as confidentially as is practical within our secured database. If you contribute to the blog or talk pages, you will hold the following additional responsibilities:
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Due to the way in which we archive data, it is generally not possible to completely remove your personal data from our systems. However, if you have specific concerns, please contact us and we will see what we can do.
If you register or sign up on our interest list, we will contact you by e-mail in the following circumstances:
You are unlikely to receive more than two messages per month.
Please contact the project team at firstname.lastname@example.org