Last updated: Nov 30, 2021
The Information We Collect
We collect information directly from individuals, from third parties, and automatically through the KBS Platform.
Account and Profile Information: When you create an account and profile on the KBS Platform, we collect your name, contact information, demographic information, and other information you provide, such as topics that you know about or find interesting. Your name, photo, and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing by the public and other users of the KBS Platform. Once you create a profile, others will be able to see in your profile certain information about your activity on the KBS Platform, such as the questions and answers you post, your followers and who you follow, topics of interest to you, the information you list as credentials, and your edits to your content. For more information about your choices for publicly displayed information, see the section below about Your Choices.
Your Content: We collect the information and content that you post to the KBS Platform, including your questions, answers, photos, and comments. Unless you have posted certain content anonymously, your content, date and time stamps, and all associated comments are publicly viewable on the KBS Platform, along with your name. This also may be indexed by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Internet in accordance with our Terms of Service. For more information about what you can change, see the below section on Your Choices.
When you communicate with us (via email, through the kb-sci.com web site, or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication.
When you make a purchase through kb-sci.com, we ask that you provide your name, email address, billing and shipping address, credit card information, and phone number. You can shop with confidence that your billing and personal information is only transmitted through secure servers.
If you provide KBS with personally identifiable information such as your name, address, and phone number, we will use it to contact you to provide you with the information that you request.
If you provide us with your email address, we may use it to communicate with you, for example, we may want to inform you about content relevant to your interests, about new features and material on our site, to request your opinion on matters concerning this site, and to make you aware of highlights in our products or services. You can opt out of receiving these communications from us at any time by writing to us through contact form.
When you visit the Website, KBS automatically receives and records information on its server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies information, and the page you request. Site usage information helps us to evaluate how our visitors use and navigate the web site on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of their visits.
KBS may use "cookies" to identify return visitors. A "cookie" is a small file that we save on your computer’s hard drive. It contains no personal information, like your name or email address, but "remembers" that your computer has visited this site before. In the future, this technology may be used to personalize your experience in visiting the Website. To accept cookies, go into your browser preferences and check that cookies are being accepted. You can also turn off the "cookie" function through most standard browsers though that may affect your use of this Website.
We may use the information that we collect in the following ways:
for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information;
to cross reference material in our database with your interests to send you customized announcements of content that is explicitly relevant to you interests;
to send you email notifications about products or services, the status of your order, or to otherwise contact you;
to enhance existing features or develop new features, products, or services;
to comply with requests or orders of federal and local governments agencies and bodies; and
in any other ways that are in compliance with this policy as it may be amended from time to time.