PDAPS | Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System

Our terms

Except as expressly otherwise noted, all data, codebooks and protocols you download from PDAPS are made available to you in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) , as amended and updated by Creative Commons from time to time (“CC BY-4.0”), which is incorporated herein by this reference. The CC BY-4.0 License allows you to freely share and adapt PDAPS content for any purpose, even commercial ones, provided that you give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Appropriate Credit means, if supplied, you must provide the name of the creator and attribution parties, a copyright notice, a license notice, and a disclaimer notice. Notice: No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy or moral rights may limit how you use the material. Please consult the CC BY-4.0.
Updated: November 2017, Version 2.0

Our privacy policies


Thank you for using PDAPS. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy is a part of our Terms of Use. If you have any questions or comments, or if you want to update, delete, or change any personal information you have submitted on the Service, please e-mail Legal Science, LLC at info@legalscience.io. PDAPS is owned and operated by Legal Science, LLC at 401 Woodside Avenue, Narbeth, Pennsylvania, 19072. Legal Science, LLC will be referred to as “LS” under these Terms. PDAPS will be referred to as the “Service.” Users of this Service will be referred to “User” or “you” under these Terms. In the course of providing the Services, LS may collect Personal Information about a User. This Privacy Policy is effective with respect to any data LS has collected or will collect, about and/or from you, according to our Terms of Use. If there are any changes to this Privacy Policy, LS will post them on the Service. Any changes will be effective as of the last date we post on the Service. LS will not treat information of any open account differently from any other open account. If we ever change our Privacy Policy to expand our rights to use or disclose personal information for marketing purpose, you will be able to opt out without termination.

Information Collected

When you create an account to use the Service or send us an e-mail, you are giving us information that LS collects. That information may include your IP address, name, physical address, email address, phone number, credit card information, and other details like occupation and demographic information. Please be aware that if you create an account or log-in through Facebook, and other social media log-in methods, you agree to allow us to use any information publicly visible through that platform. By giving LS this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed, and stored by LS, only as described in our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Legal Science, LLC may get information about how and when you use the Service. This information may include your IP address, time, date, browser used, and actions taken by you within the Service. When you create an account to use the Service, LS stores cookies, or strings of code, on your computer. LS uses those cookies to collect information about when you visit our Service, your browser type and version, your operating system, and other similar information. You may disable cookies, but doing so may make the Service more difficult to use.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Legal Science, LLC may use and disclose your personal information only as follows: 1. To send you Service alert e-mails – we may e-mail you to inform you of any changes to our Services, including version updates, planned outages, or changes to our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. 2. To enforce compliance with our Terms of Use and applicable law to help prevent violations. 3. To provide customer support. 4. To protect our rights and safety as well as the rights and safety of other Users and third parties. 5. To meet legal requirements and provide information to representatives and advisors necessary to help LS comply with any legal, financial, or security requirements. 6. To communicate with you about your account. 7. To transfer your information in the event of a sale, merger, or acquisition. Any acquirer will be subject to our obligations under this Privacy Policy. You will be notified of the change by posting a notice on our Service. 8. To inquire about the use of the Service.

Public Information and Third Parties

Our Service includes links to other websites, whose privacy policies might be different than that of Legal Science, LLC. If you submit any personal information to any of those websites, your information will be governed by their privacy policies.

Notice of Breach of Security

If a security breach causes an unauthorized use of our system that materially affects you, Legal Science, LLC will notify you as soon as possible and report our actions in response.

Safeguarding Information

Accounts for the Service requires a username and password to log in. You are responsible for keeping your username and password secure. Do not disclose your username and password to a third party.

Accuracy of Data, Transparency, and Choice

If your account data changes, you are responsible for notifying LS of those changes. This includes switching to a new e-mail address. We only store data for as long as is reasonably required to fulfill the purposes that gave LS the right to access it in the first place. We will provide you with access to any personal information about you that we hold within 30 days of any request for that information you make by contacting us at info@legalscience.io. Unless prohibited by law, we will remove any personal information about you from our servers at your request.


We regularly review our compliance with this Privacy Policy.