Welcome to MO River Recovery, where your privacy matters to us. This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, handle, and utilize the personal information we gather from our website users.

Types of Personal Information We Collect

Our collection of personal information may vary from person to person but generally includes:

  1. Basic Contact Information: This includes your name, user name, residential or business address, institutional affiliation, phone number, email address, and social media contact details.
  2. Technical Data: We gather your IP address and unique device identifier.
  3. Usage Data: We collect data like date and time stamps, referring and exit pages, and the pages you visit when you interact with our website.
  4. Product Preferences: Information about your interests, such as book, journal, and newsletter topics.
  5. Search History: If you’ve created a personal profile related to any of our products or services, we may store your search history.
  6. Analytical Information: Aggregated data regarding web visitor activity and email marketing interactions.

How We Collect Your Personal Information

We acquire your information in several ways:

  • Directly from you when you provide information for purchasing our publications, services, or marketing materials, or when you engage with our web pages.
  • Through our servers, using technologies like cookies, web beacons, and similar tools. You have control over these technologies through your browser settings, but please note that adjusting these settings may affect your site experience.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Fulfilling orders and subscriptions for our publications.
  • Sending you announcements and promotional information about MO River Recovery’s books, journals, and products.
  • Conducting surveys.
  • Analyzing website usage to enhance our site, user experience, and products and services.

If you have any concerns about these purposes, please reach out to us at [email protected].

Sharing Your Personal Information

To accomplish the above functions, we may need to share your personal information confidentially and, where feasible, in anonymized or pseudonymized form, with third-party software or service providers. We may also share your information with scholarly societies or collaborators involved in publishing projects if you are a subscriber or authorized user.

Data Storage and Security

MO River Recovery employs reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security measures to safeguard your information against loss, misuse, or alteration. However, please be aware that no online transmission or electronic storage is entirely secure.

Correcting or Deleting Your Information

You can request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete personal information in our records or ask for deletion. However, some conditions apply:

  • Deleting your information may affect our ability to provide products or services you’ve paid for or are eligible to receive.
  • We’ll retain a core set of data to prevent inadvertent future contact.
  • We’ll keep data necessary for archival purposes.
  • Information will be retained as long as needed to comply with legal obligations.
  • In the case of actual or potential legal claims, we may retain your data for dispute resolution.

Rights for Individuals in the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom

In addition to other rights outlined in this Policy Statement, you have the right in certain situations to access your personal information, restrict processing, and object to communications or profiling. You may also file complaints with your national or regional data protection authority. If you wish to exercise these rights or have concerns, we’re here to discuss them with you. To protect your personal information, we may request further verification when you exercise these rights.

By providing personal information to us, you consent to the transfer of that data outside the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom to the United States. You understand that U.S. laws and regulations may not provide the same level of data protection as EEA and UK laws.

While you’re under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide personal data, not providing requested data may hinder your ability to obtain goods or services from us.

The controller for your personal information is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. If you’re in the EEA or UK and wish to assert your GDPR rights, please contact [email protected].