What information does Lean Library and The Extension NOT obtain?
Your security and privacy is our biggest priority. We are only interested in information or data that can help us deliver the best experience possible in saving you time while and optimizing your academic research. Therefore, The Extension does not store any information for other browsing activity such as activity on non-database webpage urls. Furthermore, we do not collect information from your bank or credit card accounts, or information from your email account. We do not record any personal information that you have not provided to us directly, or have explicitly given us permission to record. Do we give third parties access or the ability to see any of the information that The Extension obtains? We may disclose the information we obtain:
- As required by law.
- When we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to protect your safety, the safety of others, to investigate fraud, to protect our rights, or to respond to a government request.
- If Lean Library is involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of all or a portion of its assets. Please note that you will be notified by either email or a prominent notice on our website of any changes in ownership or uses of this information.
- In aggregate with other data in such as way so that no personally identifying information can be disclosed. For example, we may disclose this aggregate data with Databases or Libraries who have partnered with us. This is so that these parties can use the information that we analyze and/or collect, or a portion of it, to enhance the access and search process to academic materials. Please note that any information that we disclose to these Databases and Libraries will remain anonymous.
Data Retention Policy
Lean Library will retain the information that we have obtained for as long as you have The Extension installed, and for a reasonable time thereafter. Please note that some of the information that we have obtained may be required in order for our service to function.
Lean Library utilizes physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the information that we process and maintain, such as limiting access to only authorized employees and contractors who need access to operate, develop and improve The Extension. However, whilst we endeavor to provide reasonable security for the information that we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
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