Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the websites at didb.druginteractioninfo.org and gene.druginteractioninfo.org.

Only under unusual circumstances will information be revealed in violation of the policy. Release of confidential information would take place to comply with any legal process, protect or defend the University of Washington or other individuals or organizations involved with this project (including protecting the property of said parties), or to enforce University of Washington policies. Be aware that UW is an agency of the state of Washington and as such has obligations to maintain public records under RCW 42.18, which potentially requires us to provide website records if requested by anyone through the proper legal disclosure might also occur by a break-in to the site’s computers, either physical or electronic, and/or a UW employee, UW student, or other contractual partner who violates UW privacy rules.

Explanation of Type of Information Collected

Personal or Demographic Information: This notice applies to all information collected by or submitted to this website. Users may voluntarily submit their email address or other information to didbase@u.washington.edu. This information may include personal and/or demographic information, as explained below.

The personal information we request will only be used to verify your license, contact you about issues related to the license, contact you for user feedback regarding the site, or notify you of updates. It will never be given to any third parties, unless required of us by law. The personal information we request may include an email address.

The demographic information we collect or request will only be used as anonymous data for research purposes. It may be provided to third parties as anonymous research data as well, but will never be provided along with personal information that would allow you to be identified. The demographic information we collect or request may include these items: opinions or surveys about website usability and content.

System Logs

We work with our service provider to use certain information from system logs. The service provider collects the following information about your use of the Database: browser type, date and time, number of connections, company connecting, and IP address. Such data is used to improve the user experience and future information products.

Opt-Out Policy

When we collect or request information that may be used by us to contact you, or that may be provided to third parties, you will be given a choice as to whether or not you would like your information used for purposes not directly related to our site (“opt-in” or “opt-out”).

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that the Drug Interaction Database is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.