Privacy Issues, Intellectual Copyright, Governance & The Clinic
The client maintains ownership and copyright over all of your materials. Additionally, the Clinic does not require credit or acknowledgement beyond the fees for services rendered. Although, it is a commonly accepted practice for some writers to credit us as their professional editor and this is always very much appreciated.
Submission Confidentiality and Security
The Clinic takes all issues surrounding classified and confidential texts and intellectual copyright very seriously. Our editors and staff are the only persons who have access to your submission. Each member of our team has signed a Confidentiality Agreement ensuring they will not, under any circumstances, share your work with anyone outside of the Clinic. Therefore, we can offer a guarantee that no part of your text submitted for proofreading or editing will be compromised, disclosed, appropriated by or shared with anyone for any reason whatsoever. If you require a separate non-disclosure agreement, you may contact us via email. Due to our strict confidentiality policies, the Clinic does not release your information or the titles of edited materials to any third parties.
The security of your personal data is of utmost importance. The Clinic protects data from unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure by adhering to established industry standards to protect private information. The Clinic does not sell, trade, transfer, rent or share any personal information with any other party. The privacy policies of PayPal govern the collection and use of all personally identifiable information while on their site. The information collected is used only for billing purposes and order fulfillment.
The Dissertation Doctor’s Clinic website is part of the Book Hub Publishing Group. In accordance with international privacy standards, where information is transferred across borders, we take reasonable steps to uphold principles for fair handling of personal information.
Accuracy of Client Information
Clients are responsible for providing true and accurate information with respect to their name, address, phone number, email address and all payment details. Failure to provide correct and accurate information can result in refusal of service. You assume all responsibility for any errors or issues, as well as legal liability resulting from such false information. The Clinic maintains the accuracy of personal information, and takes action to correct inaccuracies where identified.
Anyone having an issue with the Clinic may contact our Client Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to state the details of the issue and proper contact information. The Clinic Management will investigate and correspond where necessary to resolve any issues.
Modification of Terms and Conditions
The Clinic reserves the right to modify, amend, alter, change, reorganize, rewrite or revoke the Terms and Conditions contained herein at any time, for any reason and without notice. Any material change to the Terms and Conditions on the website serves as due notification and becomes effective immediately. Any person’s continued use of this website following notification constitutes acceptance of all changes.
The Clinic is governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland. By accepting these Terms and Conditions all users submit to the jurisdiction of the courts.
Termination of Service and Contractual Obligations
In the event a client violates any of the Terms and Conditionscontained herein, the Clinic reserves the right to terminate all service and contractual obligations with the client. Furthermore, the Clinic may, at its discretion, discontinue or terminate operation of its website, services or trading name without notice at any time and for any reason.
Content of Submitted Materials
Clients are advised that plagiarism and breach of copyright are serious offenses. The Clinic reserves the right to decline service to anyone whose project involves plagiarized content. In situations where copyright infringement or plagiarism is discovered or suspected after texts have been accepted for editing, clients are advised of the serious nature of said offenses and editing will not proceed.
While recognizing the right to free speech, the Clinic reserves the right to refuse to proofread or edit any text that advocates or incites violence, hatred or discrimination in contravention of national and international laws.
The information contained in texts edited by this service may include opinions or views that are not those of the Clinic or any person associated with this company. the Clinic is not responsible or liable in relation to the use of any information contained in texts including misleading or defamatory statements, or the infringement of third-party copyright.
Users of the Clinic website are prohibited from posting or transmitting to the site any material that is virus-infected, unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or pornographic, as well as any other material that would violate national or international law.
As required by law, the Clinic reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information when that disclosure is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, legal process served and/or to protect the rights of the Dissertation Doctor’s Clinic.