Participation

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 6/7/2019
Next Certification Due Date: 7/18/2023
Data Collected: NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Purpose: to provide a variety of software-as-a-service offerings, both B-2-B and B-2-C, including associated support and consultancy related work. More particularly, these include: - an on-line tool that allows organisations to track the online attention for a specific piece of research, for example by tracking how often it is tweeted or blogged about, or mentioned in a newspaper article. Most of the data used in Altmetric is publicly available or supplied directly by the owners of the content. - an online repository which allow organisations to upload, preserve, share and manage their research outputs including figures, datasets, images, and videos. Users can decide to keep the uploaded information private, share it with specific contacts or make it publicly available. - an electronic information retrieval database containing (mostly aggregated publically available) information about scientific publications, grants, clinical trials and patent, which can be accessed and searched via an on-line search interface, but also other means. - an on-line tool, which can also be installed locally (e.g. on a computer or phone) that allows users to search for articles and publications, import them from various scholarly databases, and organize them within their accounts. - a locally installed software product that allows an institutions' researchers to record and report their research and further enable the institutions to track their scholarly activities. The customers’ data may be stored locally by the customers themselves or hosted on their behalf as part of the offering.

Privacy Policy

Non-HR Data

Description:

The privacy policy displayed on Altmetric’s information-only public website.

Effective Date: 1/14/2020
Description:

The Dimensions product’s privacy policy applicable to end users, website visitors and other data subjects, publicly available on its website.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Description:

The figshare privacy policy applicable to end users, website visitors and other data subjects, publicly available on its website.

Effective Date: 1/7/2020
Description:

The Readcube Papers product’s privacy policy applicable to end users, website visitors and other data subjects, publicly available on its website

Effective Date: 5/23/2019
Description:

The privacy policy displayed on Symplectic’s information-only public website.

Effective Date: 1/14/2020

Verification Method

Self-Assessment

Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Digital Science & Research Solutions Inc. at:

Paula del Campo
President
Digital Science & Research Solutions Inc.
MA
625 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Digital Science & Research Solutions Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


NON-HR RECOURSE MECHANISM



Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Digital Science & Research Solutions Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission