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Privacy Policy

Overview This privacy policy describes our data collection, usage, and dissemination practices and applies to our websites, apps, account system, plugins, and tools.

The section Privacy for OVID.tv explains our policies with respect to the information we collect and manage when you visit OVID.tv ("Site").

The section titled Cleeng explains the policies of our payment processor, Cleeng.

By using the Site, you consent to the practices described in this privacy policy.

We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy and safety of children. The Site and System are not intended for children under the age of 16 (who reside in the EU, the European Economic Area or Switzerland) and children under the age of 13 (who reside in the United States).

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time.

Privacy for OVID.tv

Information We May Collect

We may collect the following information about you:

  • Data submitted by you through a survey
  • IP address and device ID
  • Information about your computer hardware and software, such as computer type and screen resolution.
  • Web page analytics and usage information, such as web page activity, links clicked, and videos watched
  • Geolocation data Some of this information, including the IP address, is stored in our log files along with the date and time.


We may use cookies and related technologies to collect information about you, improve the site, communicate with you, and provide targeted information to you. Cookies help us to personalize your online experience. If you choose to decline cookies, you will not fully experience the features of the Site. Most Internet browsers have options for controlling, disabling, and deleting cookies on your computer. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by third parties.

Email Tracking

We may use tracking pixels and other technologies to track when emails have been opened and which links in an email have been clicked. This helps us to measure the performance of our email campaigns and provide you with more targeted information.


We may work with third parties to manage our advertising on third-party websites, which may include serving or tracking advertisements relating to the Site. Our third-party service providers may use cookies and other technologies to gather information about your activities on the Site and third-party sites in order to serve you targeted advertising. The privacy policies of those third parties will govern your interactions with those third-party websites or ad networks. Many ad networks have joined the Digital Advertising Alliance's self-regulatory program to provide a single opt-out. The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) provides a similar opt-out.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect and processes information about you and how you interact with the Site. You can opt out from Google's collection of information.

Do Not Track

The Site does not recognize your browser's "do not track" setting to indicate that you do not wish to be tracked.


We use organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal information under our control. When you submit information through a form on the Site, we encrypt the transmission of that information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Site, we do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit.

How We May Use Your Information

We may use your information in the following ways:

To fulfill your requests.

  • To communicate with you about the information you requested.
  • To contact you and send you emails that may be of interest to you.
  • To contact you via surveys about your opinion of current services or of potential new services.
  • To infer whether you are a good candidate for our products and services.
  • To remember information you entered on the Site.
  • To improve our websites, services, and products.
  • To customize the content you see.
  • To conduct research and provide anonymous statistical reporting.
  • How Your Information May Be Shared

We may work with ad networks that display targeted advertisements based on your information. These ad networks may make inferences based on this information in order to provide targeted ads. They may collect and aggregate information about you or make inferences based on your information to serve targeted ads to you.

How to Opt Out from Emails

If you do not want to receive emails from us, you can opt out or change your preferences any time.

Data Retention

We retain your information for the period of time appropriate for us to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or enforce our agreements, whichever is longer.

Right to Request Information

You may request, and we will provide you with, information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may request access to, or correction or deletion of your personal information, by contacting us at privacy@ovid.tv. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Rights

The following section applies to residents of the European Union, European Economic Area, or Switzerland who visit the Site.

OVID.tv processes data for the purposes as set forth in this privacy policy. Our lawful bases for the processing of personal data are: (i) consent and/or (ii) any other applicable lawful bases, such as our legitimate interest in engaging in commerce, offering products and services of value to the users of the Site, preventing fraud, ensuring information and network security, marketing and complying with industry practices.

Residents of applicable countries have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

  • To withdraw consent to processing, where consent is the basis of processing. You may withdraw your consent to processing by leaving the Site, suspending your account if you have registered on the Site, or requesting that we delete your personal information.
  • To access the personal information we have collected about you.
  • To demand rectification of inaccurate personal information about you.
  • To object to unlawful data processing.
  • To erasure of past information about you.
  • To demand that we restrict processing of your personal information, if you believe we have exceeded the legitimate basis for processing, processing is no longer necessary, or your personal information is inaccurate.
  • To receive the personal information we have collected about you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
  • To lodge a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority in your country.
  • To exercise any of the above-listed rights, please contact us at privacy@ovid.tv. We will process any requests in accordance with applicable law and within a reasonable period of time. We may need to verify your identity before processing your request.

To learn more about your rights under the GDPR you can visit the European Commission's page on Protection of Personal Data, at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/index_en.htm How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us by email at privacy@ovid.tv.


Who is Cleeng?

Our monetization partner Cleeng B.V. ("Cleeng") handles the management of access to content and/or subscriptions and payment and billing on our behalf. For this purpose, Cleeng will act as the merchant of record on our request. The services of Cleeng are subject to the terms and conditions of Cleeng, which are hereby incorporated. Please refer to the Cleeng user agreement.

Last updated March 19, 2019