The Brain Info/ Info Cerveau Initiative intends to connect the community to students or to members associated with Integrated Program in Neuroscience at McGill University to provide information and resources regarding neuroscientific questions. The BrainInfoCerveau.ca website is therefore provided as a means to inform and share on the latest updates and developments regarding the initiative, or its members, as well as a platform to receive questions to be answered.
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The Site also hosts the link to the questionnaire for neuroscientific questions. This questionnaire collects information regarding a) demographics (optional), b) your neuroscience question, and c) your name and email address. This information will be stored on a private server at McGill University and will only be accessible to a limited number of authorized students and faculty members within the Integrated Program in Neuroscience.
Information regarding demographics is entirely optional to provide and will be used by Brain Info/Info Cerveau solely for internal statistical purposes, i.e., to better understand the public targeted by the Brain Info/ Info Cerveau initiative. As a result, the source data will only be shared with a limited number of Brain Info/Info Cerveau team members. The anonymized and summarized information regarding the demographics of the population asking questions to the initiative may be shared with third parties, but the source data will not be redistributed. The source data will be accessible to less than 10 authorized students and faculty members within the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, who will need to use their university credentials in order to access the information. Anyone with access will be made aware of the confidential nature of data and that it cannot be transferred elsewhere or shared.
b) Neuroscience questions
The questions submitted by you and answers provided by our volunteers will not be made public unless you consent to us sharing this information in your question submission form. Information about the desired length and complexity of the response to your question will be used by our volunteers to adjust the response accordingly. The volunteers will need to use their university credentials to access this information.
c) Name and email address
The name and email address provided will only be used for the purposes of sending the response to the submitted question. This information will be accessible to less than 10 authorized students and faculty members within the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, who will need to use their university credentials in order to access the information. Anyone with access will be made aware of the confidential nature of data and that it cannot be transferred elsewhere or shared.