Privacy Policy

General Privacy Philosophy

Privacy is important. While it is naive to believe that the internet is truly anonymous, is dedicated to maintaining the privacy of its users. does not intentionally collect and disseminate personally identifiable information. In attempt to preserve user privacy, periodically deletes user information that is no longer relevant to improving the quality of the website.

Information Collected by The Science of Acne

The Science of Acne collects information from user registration, communications and use of site features. Users who register are asked to provide their name, e-mail address and other information. This information is not required for use of the site and pseudonyms are accepted.

The Use of Information Collected by

Information collected by may be used in several ways. Examples include personalization of a user’s site experience, improved service and topic relevance, research and surveys. The will comply with any user’s request that any information related to their account or use of the site be deleted.

Protection of User Information does not attempt to collect information that is not directly related to the improving the user experience. For information that is collected, employs multiple security measures to maintain the safety of personal information. Personal information is contained within secured networks and access to that data is limited. It is the’s sincere desire to protect the privacy and confidentiality of its users.

The Use of Cookies may use Cookies to track how users access and utilize the website. We may work with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. Users can configure their browser settings issue a warning each time a cookie is being sent. Disabling the cookie function does not preclude use of However, disabling cookies may cause some features on the site to not function or function improperly.

Disclosure of Collected Information to Third Parties

The does not trade, sell or disseminate personal information that is collected on the site to third parties without advance notice and consent from the user. is not involved in the distribution of personal user information for commercial or marketing purposes. Some information related to site design and streamlining is shared with our website hosting partners and other parties who assist in operating the website. will comply with information requests from legitimate legal and governmental bodies, when presented with the appropriate documentation.

Links to Third Parties

The contains links to third party websites. Linked sites are separate from and adhere to independent privacy policies. The bears no liability or responsibility for the content, experience with or use of these linked sites. However, is interested in maintaining and improving the user experience, and welcomes input into the usefulness and/or appropriateness of third party linked sites.

User Consent

Use of implies consent to the published Privacy Policy, Site Disclaimer and User Agreement. expects that all users will also adhere to the standards outlined in these documents and will refrain from collecting and/or disseminating personal information about the visitors to Any changes made to the privacy policy at will be reflected in updates on this page. Users who already have accounts with will be notified by email of any changes. Date of most recent privacy policy update: Mar 21, 2016.