Who we are
IMHER has been created and maintained largely as a university-based research learning experience for Dartmouth College students. The IMHER research project and its associated website is effectively a volunteer effort in terms of staffing, with no sales revenue and with no donations to the project solicited or accepted.
With a strong commitment to open data and information accessibility in the development space, IMHER will never charge for access to the information that it has collected and/or curated on its website. Citation and links to IMHER as the information source is sufficient.
Limitations of Services Provided
To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, IMHER offers its websites and services as-is and makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the websites or services, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantibility, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement. IMHER does not warrant that the functions or content contained on the website or services will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that IMHER servers are free of viruses or other harmful components. IMHER does not warrant or make any representation regarding use or the result of use of the content in terms of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
Except to the extent required by applicable law and then only to that extent, in no event will IMHER, Dartmouth College, or the people working on and related to this website (“the IMHER parties” or “Dartmouth College”) be liable to you on any legal theory for any incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, actual, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages, including without limitation, loss of revenue or income, lost profits, pain and suffering, emotional distress, cost of substitute goods or services, or similar damages suffered or incurred by you or any third party that arise in connection with the websites or services (or the termination thereof for any reason), even if the IMHER parties or Dartmouth College have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
The IMHER parties and Dartmouth College shall not be responsible or liable whatsoever in any manner for any content posted on the websites or services (including claims of infringement relating to content posted on the websites or services, for your use of the websites and services, or for the conduct of third parties whether on the websites, in connection with the services or otherwise relating to the websites or services.
What personal data we collect & why
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
There is a crowd-sourcing element to some of the information on IMHER, and much of that information is gathered through the use of Airtable forms. Some of those forms involving collecting information about individual organizations, educational resources, research studies, etc., with the goal of placing that information on IMHER.net later. As such, information submitted through forms may be made publicly available, at IMHER’s discretion.
With reference to contact information, we will always redirect users to an organization’s homepage, contact page, and/or social media site; we will never post the email addresses, phone numbers, or other contact information of individuals on IMHER.net. Whenever we collect contact information, it is intended for the use of IMHER only, usually for follow-up to queries and comments.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, forms, databases, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
IMHER.net highly values the privacy of data which may be obtained through the viewing of our website. Cookie and tracking-related data is only used to assess website traffic and usage on an overall, rather than individual-level, basis.
Information submitted through forms, interviews, emails, or phone or text-based communications with IMHER may be made publicly available, at IMHER’s discretion. With reference to contact information, we typically redirect users to an organization’s homepage, contact page, and/or social media site. Whenever we collect unlisted contact information, it is intended for the use of IMHER only, usually for follow-up to queries and comments.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
Nearly all of the data that IMHER collects and/or shares is focused on organizations, rather than on individuals. You can, however, request that we erase any personal data IMHER may hold about you as an individual. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
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