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Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy was last updated on 29 August 2022. Please read these carefully before proceeding to use our website.

Society of Medical Research (SOMR) is committed to protecting your privacy and has implemented the measures below to protect the personal data we process about you (“Personal Data”).

This Privacy Policy applies to all users of our Services including without limitation, site visitors, account holders and registered users.

Any information that is collected via our Services is covered by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected. We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we’ll notify you of those changes by posting them within the Services or by sending you an email or other notification, and we’ll update the “Last Updated” date above to indicate when those changes become effective.


When you visit our website, we may collect the following information about you.

  • Contact details, such as name, social media handle, job title and employer, email address, mailing address, phone number, and emergency contact information.
  • Professional credentials, such as your specialty, educational and professional history, and institutional affiliations.
  • Financial information, such as payment card information, bank account number, or tax identification number.
  • Usage information, such as information about how you use the services and interact with us.
  • Communications that we exchange when you contact us.
  • Publicly available information, including information that you or others publish on social media and in publications, such as tweets, comments, news articles, or video or audio content.
  • Device identifiers, including information about the device you are using to visit connect to our websites or applications, such as your device operating system type and version number, manufacturer and model, and device identifier (such as the Google Advertising ID or Apple ID for Advertising), browser type, screen resolution, IP address, and other device identifiers.
  • Online activity data, including browsing history, search history, clickstream data, and other information about your interactions with our services, websites, applications, social media pages, and email communications
  • Interaction Data: We also collect information relating to the actions that you perform while logged into your account, such as page views, time spent on certain content and features, and buttons clicked.
Your Choices

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your Personal Data and we’ll respect the choices you make. Please note that if you decide not to provide us with the Personal Data that we request, you may not be able to access all of the features of the Services.

  • Opt-Out of our Emails: We may periodically send you free newsletters and emails that directly promote our Services. When you receive such promotional communications from us, you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” (by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive). We do need to send you certain communications regarding the Services and you will not be able to opt out of those communications – e.g., communications regarding updates to our Terms of Service or this Privacy Policy or information about billing.
  • Modifying Your Information: You can access and modify the Personal Data associated with your account by sending an email to: If you want us to delete your Personal Data or your account, please contact us at the same address (above) with your request. We’ll take steps to delete your information as soon as we can, but some information may remain in archived/backup copies for our records or as otherwise required by law.
The Security of Your Information

We use reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards that are designed to protect your Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. When you enter sensitive information on our forms, we encrypt this data using SSL or other technologies. Please be aware, however, that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information. By using our Services or providing Personal Data to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our Services. If we learn of a security system breach, we may attempt to notify you by posting a notice on our website immediately.


“Cookies” are text files that a website can send to your device through your browser, which is then used to identify your device by the website. Cookies can be both “session level” (stored only for until you close your web browser), which help you efficiently navigate our Sources during a visit, and “persistent” (stored for a longer period, even after you close your browser), which remember relevant information such as your language preference. SOMR may use both session level and persistent cookies.

Cookies may also be “first-party cookies,” which are cookies that are placed by the website owner on a website, or “third-party cookies,” which are cookies belonging to one party that are placed on another party’s website. We may use both first- and third- party cookies on the Sources. Some of the third-party cookies we use relate to Tracking Technologies we have licensed from third parties, including Adobe Experience Cloud and Google Analytics. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on, and how long you are on our sites.

If you would like more information about cookies, including how to manage them, please see All About Cookies.

Privacy Questions and Requests

We know issues of privacy and data protection are complex. But we’re here to help in any way we can. So please contact us, via email, if you have any questions about your Personal Data, our data practices, or this Privacy Policy.