Website and Privacy Policy

General

This Website and Privacy Policy outlines the parameters in which you may browse and use the website, DifferentiatedResearch.com (the “Site”), how we will process any personal data collected from you or that you provide when using the Site or its Services.  Please read the following Website and Privacy Policy carefully to understand how the personal information you provide to the Site will be used and protected.

By browsing the Site, you consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with this Website and Privacy Policy and are agreeing to be legally bound by these policies.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Differentiated Research or a designated service provider will collect any information that you voluntarily provide via the Site, on third party websites or applications, or in connection with your Differentiated Research subscription offline.  These items may include your name, physical address, e-mail address, billing information, credit card number, correspondence, etc.  This information is used to provide you with requested services or products and to communicate with you. Credit card information is used to process payment and fulfill your subscription order.  Differentiated Research may use personal information to provide you with relevant information on promotions, special offers or updates via various communication means, including email.

Differentiated Research may use your information for the following purposes in addition to those previously expressed above:

  • Upon reviewing bids in response to your bespoke request, Differentiated Research will use your information to connect you with the third-party provider of your choice.
  • To send marketing and general communications related to the Site and Services we provide to you
  • To provide customer service – to contact you regarding comments or complaints related to the use of the Site and/or to notify you of any change in service(s).
  • To improve the browsing and user experience of the Site

Differentiated Research may collect and provide information to designated service providers.  Information such as IP address, browser type, length of visit, geographical location, etc. may be used for numerous purposes including website optimization, administrative purposes, performance optimization, to enhance user experience, analytical reporting or for security purposes.  Please note, this information will be furnished on an anonymous level.  Individual users will not be disclosed or identifiable from this information.  In some instances, designated service providers may collect this information using cookies.

Use of Cookies

Differentiated Research uses cookies to collect statistical and other information about your use of the Site and other websites.

Some cookies are required for the Site to function properly and enable you to navigate the Site and utilize its features.  For example, cookies may be used to enable you to log in to the secure area of the Site or to provide tailored content in response to the information you voluntarily submitted in the registration process.

Other cookies may enhance performance, targeting, increase search speed, store your preferences, recognize you upon return to DifferentiatedResearch.com and allow us to further develop and customize the Site.

Differentiated Research and its designated service providers may place cookies, web server logs or other electronic tools to assist in collecting statistical information about your use of the Site and other websites.   Please see the Collection and Use of Personal Information section above referencing use cases for information provided to designated service providers.

Disclosure of Personal and Other Information

Differentiated Research abides by this Privacy policy and will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us in any means outside of this policy unless required by law.

Differentiated Research may disclose your personal information to the following:

  • Any person to whom disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect the legal rights, property or safety of Differentiated Research employees where such disclosure may be permitted or required by law
  • Third parties whom you have chosen to work with, who have submitted bids in response to your proposal submitted to the Differentiated Research bid platform
  • Third parties in response to marketing communications you requested or which may be of interest to you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes

Access to your personal information is limited to our employees who have reason to have said access.  All of Differentiated Research’s employees with access to personal information are expected to and are held to the utmost standards in respecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information.

User Rights

Users have the following rights pursuant to this privacy policy:

  • To know what data we have on file for you
  • To request updates or changes to the data we have on file
  • To request information be deleted

Differentiated Research will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your requests.  However, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable law.

If costs are incurred in gathering your collected data, we will inform you of applicable fees.  We may also require you to furnish us with the appropriate level of identification before executing said request.

You may request that Differentiated Research discontinue sending marketing information to you at any time.  Requests may be sent in writing to support@DifferentiatedResearch.com (put “Unsubscribe” in the Subject line) or by following any “Unsubscribe” links included in the Site’s marketing communications.

Security and Data Retention

While data transmitted over the internet is inherently insecure, Differentiated Research employs a reasonable level of operational, administrative, personnel, physical and technical security measures to protect against the unauthorized access or unlawful processing of personal information.  However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data sent over the internet.  To further help us protect your privacy, you should keep the login credentials you have set up in connection with the Site confidential.  Differentiated Research takes care in securely retaining your information for a reasonable period or for as long as the law otherwise permits.

Website Availability

Differentiated Research does not guarantee that the Site will always be uninterrupted, free from viruses, available or free from errors or omissions.

Website Access and Use

Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis.  We may suspend, discontinue or change all or any part of the Site without notice to you.

You must not knowingly misuse the Site by introducing viruses, or any other malicious or technologically harmful material.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any server, computer or database connected to the Site.

You must not attach the Site with a distributed denial-of-service attack or a denial-of-service attack.

Links

The Site may display links to other third-party websites and/or resources as a convenience to you.  We do not endorse, are not responsible or liable for, the content or operation of such third-party websites.  Various third-parties may provide links to this Site.  We have not reviewed any or all third-party websites linked to this Site and are not responsible for the content of any pages or any other websites linked to this Site.  Linking to this Site, off-site pages or other websites is at your own risk and may be done provided you do so in a way that is legal and does not damage or provide a detriment to our reputation.  You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any endorsements, approvals or associations with Differentiated Research where no such relationship exists.  Links to the Site in any website that is not owned by you is prohibited.  We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

IP Rights

Differentiated Research is the owner/licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site.  You may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site under the following provisions:

  • The material must not be modified in any way
  • The material may not be distributed or sold to any third party
  • If you copy or use any part of the Site in breach of this Website and Privacy Policy, you will immediately be prohibited from using the Site and must destroy all copies of materials created
  • The material must not be reproduced or included in any other work or published in any medium

Limited Liability

Differentiated Research is not liable to you for any unforeseeable loss or damage, such as loss of profits, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.

Unless prohibited by law, the maximum aggregate liability in connection with this Website and Privacy Policy whether in contract, tort, negligence, or otherwise, shall not exceed the amount of your current subscription. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for damages are not allowed, Differentiated Research’s liability will be limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Site Operation and Governing Law

Differentiated Research is controlled and operated from the United States of America and make no representation that any information, data or analysis contained on the Site or in the Service are appropriate for use in other locations.  If you use the Site from other locations, you are responsible to comply with local applicable law.

This Agreement and your use of the Site and Services will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, as applied to contracts entered into and between Texas residents and performed in Texas. Any dispute arising out of this Agreement or your use of the Site or the Service will be heard only in the state or federal courts located in Fort Bend County, Texas USA, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.

Pricing and Cancellations

Differentiated Research reserves the right to change pricing of any products, services or subscriptions.  Subscriptions will not automatically renew.  Subscriptions are non-refundable and may be canceled at any time.  Payments made to Differentiated Research are processed through a third party.  Differentiated Research is not liable for monies lost during the transaction process, non-payment issues or declination of any credit card.

Termination of Service

Differentiated Research or you may terminate this Agreement with or without cause at any time and effective immediately.  You may terminate the Agreement by doing the following:

  • Discontinue use of the Service
  • Destroy all materials obtained from the Site and/or Service

Differentiated Research will terminate this Agreement immediately and without notice if within Differentiated Research’s sole discretion, you fail to comply with any provision of this Agreement.  Copyrights, Trademarks, Disclaimers, Patents and Limitations of Liability provisions of this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

Updates to Website and Privacy Policy

Differentiated Research reserves the right to change this Website and Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions on the Site.  Such changes will be effective upon posting, and if material, we will notify you of changes by e-mail.  Your use of the Site will be subject to the most recent version of the Website and Privacy Policy posted on the Site.

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If any rights or enforcements are not brought against you at a particular time, it does not prevent us from exercising the right to enforce at a later time.

If any court or authority decides that any of the terms of this website and privacy policy are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.

Disclaimer

Differentiated Research does not provide investment advice and is not an investment manager. Differentiated Research is a conduit for research provider discovery and may periodically publish informational research from said providers.

Contact

If you would like to know what information we have on file for you or if you have other comments, complaints or questions regarding this Website and Privacy Policy, please email us at support@DifferentiatedResearch.com and put “Privacy” in the Subject line.  Alternatively, you may contact us at the following address and phone number:

Differentiated Research

9119 HWY 6, Suite 230-447

Missouri City, TX 77459

Phone: 832-592-7190