Privacy Policy for Decompanion

Last updated: April 2024

At Decompanion, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and safeguard your information when you visit our website and use our services. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.

1. Information We Collect

  • Personal Information: When you register on Decompanion, we collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, including your name, professional or academic email address, and affiliation. This information is used to verify your identity and eligibility to access the services.
  • Usage Data: We automatically collect information about how you use our site, such as the pages you view and the features you use. This helps us improve our platform, provide a better user experience and inform research.
  • Cookies and Tracking Technologies: Decompanion uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our platform and store certain information. These are used to enhance the functionality and usability of our site, including preferences and session management.

2. How We Use Your Information

  • To Provide and Manage Services: We use your information to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of Decompanion, as well as to communicate with you, including to respond to your inquiries and provide customer support.
  • For Research and Development: We use the data collected to understand usage trends and preferences, which helps us improve our platform, develop new features and services and inform research.
  • To Ensure Security: We use your information to enhance the security of our platform, including detecting and preventing fraudulent use of Decompanion.

3. Sharing Your Information

  • Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as hosting, data analysis, information technology, and customer service. These service providers are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities, such as a court or a government agency.
  • Consent: We may disclose your information for any other purpose with your consent.

4. Data Security

  • Safeguards: We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
  • Data Retention: We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide the services you have requested and thereafter for a variety of legitimate legal or business purposes. These might include retention periods mandated by law, contract, or similar obligations.

5. Your Rights

  • Access and Control: You have the right to access, correct, or delete any personal information that we hold about you. You can also object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
  • Consent Withdrawal: Where we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

6. Changes to This Privacy Policy

  • Updates: We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

7. Contact Us If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

By using Decompanion, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.