Register Details

Data controller
  • American Geosciences Institute
  • 4220 King Street
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22302 USA
  • Phone: +1 (703) 379-2480
Data protection officer
  • John Rasanen
  • American Geosciences Institute
  • 4220 King Street
  • Alexandria, Virginia 22302 USA
  • Phone: +1 (703) 379-2480
  • Email: privacy@americangeosciences.org
Data sources

Personal information is received from the user upon creation of an account. For personalized functions, the information must be recorded and saved by the users themselves.

Disclosure of information

No information is disclosed to third parties.

Name of the register

User register for the Cold Regions Bibliography Project search portal

Purpose of the register

This register has been established to maintain the unambiguity of user identities.

Use of personal data

The register is used to identify users in order to enable personalized services, such as the ability to save custom searches.

Data types included in a user's file

Basic user information

  • Name
  • Email
  • Username

Data collected for personalized services

  • Personal settings
  • Favorites
  • Tags
  • Comments
Principles of data security

The information is recorded exclusively in an electronic format. Only system administrators, authenticated by username and password, may access the information.

Length of time personal information is stored

Personal information will be stored on the service for 12 months from the date of the last login.

Right to inspect the data file

Users may contact the data protection officer to review their personal information stored on the server.

Rectifying inaccurate information

If the user account information is inaccurate, the user should contact the data protection officer.