Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Mecademic uses and protects information you give us when using our website. Mecademic strives to respect and protect the privacy of all visitors to this website. The company’s commitment to this objective is expressly stated in the terms of its privacy policy. By using our website, visitors are consenting to this policy, as well as agreeing to abide by the Terms of use of the website. The privacy policy may be modified by Mecademic at any time and without notice. We therefore recommend that visitors regularly refer to this policy to remain apprised of its terms. The specific terms of the policy are as follows.

Data automatically collected by our web server

Our website uses Google Analytics. This service, provided by Google, generates detailed data about visitors to this website. These data include the address of the webpage that redirected a visitor to our website, the duration of visits, and the approximate location of visitors. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information regarding Google Analytics is available here. Anyone can opt out of all Google Analytics tracking software by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser.

This site uses the Snitcher service. Snitcher complies with GDPR and operates under the basis of legitimate interest. For this purpose, an ‘SNID’ cookie is set, with a lifetime of 2 years, and with the purpose to distinguish users.

Our website also uses a HubSpot tracking code which uses cookies or similar technologies to track visitors of this website and gather demographic information about them. For more information about HubSpot’s Privacy Policy, click here.

Data you send to us voluntarily via our contact form

We also collect all the information you submit via the contact form on this web site, as well as well as the time you submitted this information. This contact form is provided by HubSpot.

Data gathered from newsletter subscribers

In addition, we collect information from subscribers to our newsletter. The e-mail address management and messaging service that we use is provided by HubSpot. The service makes it possible to manage a database of e-mail contacts to communicate with subscribers via e-mail. The service is used to collect data concerning the date and time when an e-mail is viewed by a subscriber, as well as when the subscriber interacts with incoming e-mail, such as by clicking on links included in the e-mail. We do not share our mailing list or any information regarding our subscribers with third parties. The place where these data are processed is in the USA. Subscribers may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by following the instructions provided by HubSpot.

How we use this data

Any of the information received is stored by Mecademic at its operating offices, in either print or electronic form. Under normal circumstances, Mecademic will not transmit this information to any third party. Furthermore, we restrict access to information about those who contact us to those Mecademic employees who need that information to respond to an inquiry or request. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Mecademic considers any information provided to the company as non-confidential, unless explicitly instructed to do otherwise by the owner of the information. Mecademic assumes that the information provided was with the permission of the owner of the information.

Links to web sites of third parties

Finally, our website provides links to websites of third parties. These websites are not under the control of Mecademic. We recommend that our visitors read the privacy policies of these websites before providing them with any personal information. Mecademic is in no way responsible for the content, security, or privacy policies of other websites.