Headwater Research uses the information you provide or that we collect to develop, operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the Headwater Research Site now and in the future, including the following:
Headwater Research is not in the business of selling your information. We may, however, disclose your personally identifiable information in a variety of circumstances in connection with developing, providing, and maintaining the Headwater Research Site and operating our business, including:
In the event that all or a portion of Headwater Research or its assets are acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from users, including personal information and User Data in connection with such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
We will retain your data for as long as needed to provide you services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Where possible (and subject to the foregoing), we generally remove your data from active user databases promptly upon request, but a longer period may be required to delete other copies stored on our servers. Note that we do not delete from our servers files that you have in common with other users, and that we may retain archival copies of all of your data stored in connection with routine information technology backups.
The Headwater Research Site may contain links to Web sites and services provided by third parties. Any personally identifiable information you provide on third party sites or services is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party's policies, if any, governing privacy and security. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third party sites or services to which links are displayed on the Headwater Research Site. We encourage you to learn about third parties' privacy and security policies before providing them with personally identifiable information.
Headwater Research employs certain physical, technical, and managerial safeguards to help protect the integrity and security of your personally identifiable information. Nevertheless, no physical or technical system, process, transmission, or storage mechanism is 100% secure or immune from outages, losses, attacks, and human error. Therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant that information you transmit to Headwater Research will not be lost or compromised.
If Headwater Research learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically, such as by posting a notice through the Headwater Research Site, or sending an email to the address we have on file for you, so that you can take appropriate protective steps. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach, or if you believe you have identified a security breach or exploit, you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The technology systems underlying the Headwater Research Site are located within the United States and other jurisdictions, and the Terms are governed by United States law. If you choose to use the Headwater Research Site from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you are transferring your personally identifiable information outside of those regions to the United States and other jurisdictions for storage and processing, and by providing your personally identifiable information on the Headwater Research Site you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.