Atlas Co., Ltd (Hereinafter referred to as 'Atlas') receives various form of personal information of users who use Article Search Qross (Hereinafter referred to as 'this service').
Upon new user registration, users are required to provide personal information such as name, Email address, affiliation, birth year, sex, occupation, or their field of specialty.
We aggregate user’s activity information such as keywords on search, articles which a user viewed or bookmarked, advertisements which a user clicked, and user’s property information such as IP address or browser via which a user use our service.
Users are deemed to be understanding, without declaration of intention against it via email or other methods, that Atlas may send mails, as part of the service, to the users at times as newsletters on scholarly information and/or as requests to the users for feedback to the service in questionnaires.
We aggregate and analyze users’ information in order to know users’ tendency of activity on our service, to improve our service in terms of features or display of suitable advertisement.
Also we may utilize user’s names and contact information in order to contact users in reply to their inquiries. Additionally, we may publish or provide third parties with anonymous form (without name, mail address, or IP address) of users’ information as below after statistical processing.
If you decided to stop using your account, you can close your account anytime. After you close your account, you cannot see your personal information, bookmarks, or history or search.
After the closure of account, we retain the information for a certain period of time in case of investigation on suspicious misconduct such as violation of use policy.
This service includes many external links to web sites outside our service. However, we are not responsible or liable for the use of personal information on the sites. You are highly recommended to learn about privacy policies on the sites before you visit the sites from the links.
Meanwhile, Cookies are also used in the sites outside our service which can be accessed via external links or advertising banners of sponsors in our site. In this case, Cookies shall be used in compliance with their policy stipulated by the administrator of the sites.
Data Use Policy is subject to change as necessary. Important change shall be announced explicitly, for example, in the top page of our service.