Demos.science is an initiative of researchers and scientists based at Mahidol Oxford Research Unit in Bangkok Thailand. Established in 2020, Demos.science seeks to create a collaborative platform to support and facilitate crowd-sourced randomized research on questions of everyday concern to the public.
Demos.science is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for users to share personal information, access its products and services and upload data. To do this, it has formulated a data protection policy that seeks to be transparent, easy to understand and responsive to the evolving needs for its community.
This document ("Data Protection Policy") is intended to provide information on how Demos.science ("Demos", "we", "our" or "us") collects, uses, discloses, manages and handles personal data which is subject to the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 ("the Act"). Please read this Data Protection Policy carefully.
By accessing our website, using any services provided by Demos, signing up for any products and services provided by Demos (including participating in any experiment or study), submitting any information to us, or otherwise showing your agreement thereon, you will be deemed to have agreed and consented to the terms of this Data Protection Policy.
Demos reserves the right to amend, alter, change or modify this Data Protection Policy at any time without prior notice. Any amendment, alteration, changes or modification will be posted from time to time on our website. Subject to your rights under any applicable laws, you agree or shall be deemed to agree to be bound by any of such amended, altered, changed or modified Data Protection Policy by continuing to access our website, using any services provided by Demos, signing up for any p products and services provided by Demos, submitting information to us, or otherwise showing your agreement thereon.
Unless otherwise allowed via written agreement with Demos, an account must represent an individual -- your personal data, or someone for whom you are a legal guardian.
In this Data Protection Policy, "Personal Data" means any information pertaining to a natural person, which enables the identification of such person, whether directly or indirectly but does not include the specific information of the decreased.
Examples of Personal Data that you may provide to us include (depending on the nature of your interaction with Demos) your name, passport or other identification number, telephone number(s), mailing address, email address, network data, scientific and/or experimental data and any other information relating to any individuals which you have provided us in any forms you may have submitted to us, or via other forms of interaction with you.
Demos may collect your Personal Data in several different ways. Please take care when submitting information to us, in particular when completing free text fields or uploading documents and other materials. Some of our services are automated and we may not recognize that you have accidentally provided us with incorrect or sensitive information.
Whenever you interact with Demos, you may or may be asked to provide us your Personal Data For example:
In relation to particular services or in your interactions with us, we may also have
specifically notified you of other purposes for which we collect, use or disclose your Personal Data. If so, we will collect, use and disclose your Personal Data for these additional purposes as well, unless we have specifically notified you otherwise.
Generally, Demos collects, uses and discloses your Personal Data for the following purposes:
Demos will take appropriate and commercially reasonable technical, physical, and administrative measures to protect any Personal Data it possesses or controls from misuse or accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, acquisition or access in accordance with the Act.
Once you have created an account, you may import data from a variety of sources, such as research studies you've participated in. You can choose to share this data with third-party researchers, other Demos members, or the general public. Only the recipients you've selected will be granted access to your Personal Data.
Before you choose to share data with third parties, please review the terms of their studies or other projects so that you understand what data they'll access and how they'll use, share, store, and safeguard it. Please understand that while we expect researchers/users/participants to follow our Demos Guidelines, Demos can't control and isn't responsible for the data handling practices of others.
We may also share aggregate information with others -- for instance, with our funders, to help them understand our community and how it uses our service.
Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, your Personal Data may be disclosed, for the purposes listed above (where applicable), to the following:
business asset transactions (which may extend to any merger, acquisition or asset sale) involving any of Demos's related corporations or affiliates;
You consent and agree to Demos transferring your Personal Data outside of Thailand for any of the purposes as listed herein.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line DATA PROTECTION
Write in to: Yoel Lubell, Data Protection Officer
Demos.science, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, 420/6 Rajvithi Road, Tungphyathai, Bangkok 10400
Demos will generally be able to respond to such queries and/or requests within 30 days after receipt of your request.
If you withdraw your consent to any or all use of your Personal Data, depending on the nature of your request, Demos may not be able to continue to provide its products and/or services to you.
You may disable your Demos account at any time. This means your user profile will no longer be visible on our site, and other Demos users will no longer have access on our site to the Personal Data you have shared with them.
Demos may also continue to display some information you have made publicly available through Demos (comments, for example).