Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of all individuals and our Privacy Policy is in place to help ensure your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy sets forth the policy of INC Research/inVentiv Health, Inc., its successors, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and groups worldwide (“INC Research/inVentiv Health”, “we”, “us”, and/or “our”) with respect to personally identifiable data (“Personal Information”) and other information that INC Research/inVentiv Health collects in connection with visitors’ (“you”, “your”) use of our Web site (the “Site”).

INC Research/inVentiv Health is committed to collecting, maintaining, and securing Personal Information about you in accordance with this policy, as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected from our online resources and communications (e.g., web sites, email) that display a link to this policy. This policy does not apply to third-party online resources to which our websites may link.

Information Collected By INC Research/inVentiv Health Information that you provide:

INC Research/inVentiv Health collects and stores Personal Information and other data that you voluntarily submit into forms or data fields on our sites. This information may include but is not limited to contact information (e.g., name, email address, phone number) and professional information (e.g., company, professional title).

You may choose not to provide any Personal Information to us online by electing not to enter this information into a form or data field on the Site and by not using services provided by our online resources.

You are responsible for any Personal Information of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Site. By agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you confirm you have the third party's consent to provide the data to INC Research/inVentiv Health.

Information collected from your computer or electronic device:

INC Research/inVentiv Health may collect and store information about your use of the site. We may collect information about your computer or device. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, Internet Service Provider (ISP), browser type, the type of computer operating system application software, the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site, or other information provided by tracking technologies. Such information is collected passively using various technologies and is not intended to identify you specifically. We may store this information or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by INC Research/inVentiv Health. We use your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate our Site, enhance our Site and deliver advertising. We may share non-personal information with third parties for advertising, promotional and/or other purposes.

Information from public or third party sources:

Information obtained in connection with the Site may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Site, including both offline and online sources. For example, we may match information we collect from this Site with other sources of information we may have available to us through customer relationship management applications or similar tools in our possession. In these instances, such consolidated information will only be used consistent with the purposes identified and the standards outlined in this policy and other applicable privacy notices that may be provided.

How We Use Your Personal Information

INC Research/inVentiv Health may use the Personal Information we collect to contact you about our products and services. We will not sell your Personal Information to third parties or mass marketers. For example, we will not sell to another company your name or email address. Unless you consent to the disclosure of your Personal Information, only we and our clients, respective affiliates, technical consultants, third-party auditors and other third parties who make our Site available, enhance its functionality or provide associated services have access to this information, and we require them to agree that they are covered by this policy. Please note that we do reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of site assets.

INC Research/inVentiv Health may use the Personal Information and other information you provide in connection with your use of the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site and to better understand our users.

If at any time you wish to review your Personal Information or have your Personal Information deleted, please contact us at CommsInnovation@INC Research/inVentiv Healthhealth.com.

Who Will Have Access to Your Personal Information

INC Research/inVentiv Health Health, Inc., its successors, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and groups worldwide (including US) may have access to your Personal Information. Any uses or disclosures of Personal Information by external individuals and organizations acting on our behalf are governed by agreements that require information to be appropriately protected. Personal Information about you only will be used and disclosed by us in a manner consistent with this policy, other applicable privacy notices, and as permitted or required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.

We may be required to reveal Personal Information upon request of public authorities in connection with possible legal actions that arise from improper use of the Site.

Google Analytics

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) to help us analyze the traffic to our Site. Google uses the information collected to track and examine the use of this Site, to prepare reports on its activities and share with other Google services. Google may use the information collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. To learn more about Google Analytic privacy practices, please refer to https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

For more information on how Google uses data when we use Google’s partners’ sites or apps, click here.

Should you choose to prevent your information from being used by Google Analytics, you can opt-out through Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-On.

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file, typically a text file of letters and numbers that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your browser when you access the Site. Google Analytics uses cookies set by our Site to report on user interactions on our Site. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device and enable us to store small bits of information on your computer and retrieve that information at a later time. Any use of cookies or of other tracking tools, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify users and remember your preferences, for the sole purpose of providing service on the Site.

You can control how cookies are set directly through most web browsers. Please refer to the “help” section on your web browser toolbar for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please note that deleting cookies or disabling future cookies may make it impossible for this Site to provide its services as intended.

Opt Out/Opt In Procedures

You may choose to receive optional email and other communications from us by signing up for or subscribing to these communications on our Site or other online resources. If you do not wish to receive optional email communications, you have the option to opt out of receiving information from INC Research/inVentiv Health. This opt out messaging will appear at the bottom of every email that is sent out. INC Research/inVentiv Health also gives you the option to remove your information from its database completely. If you no longer wish to take advantage of this Site or to receive any form of direct contact from INC Research/inVentiv Health, whether it is email, newsletters, or other promotional offers or materials, or wish us to delete your personal information from our data records, send a request marked "Privacy-Urgent" to CommsInnovation@INC Research/inVentiv Healthhealth.com.

INC Research/inVentiv Health is not responsible for removing information from or updating information contained in third-party lists or databases of any kind.

Please note that we reserve the right to keep any personal or non-personal information submitted or collected until you delete or modify it or as long as needed for the specific business purpose or purposes for which it was collected.

Reviewing, Changing or Removing Your Information

In order to ensure that the information we maintain is accurate, INC Research/inVentiv Health gives users the option to change, modify or delete their previously provided information. If you would like to change your information currently in our database, or you would like to request removal of your Personal Information please send a request marked "Privacy-Urgent" to CommsInnovation@INC Research/inVentiv Healthhealth.com.

Security

We are committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of your information according to its sensitivity. We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put into place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to help safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us or information stored on the site or our servers, will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers, and your use of the Site demonstrates your assumption of this risk.

Retention of Personal Information

Except as may be required by law or regulation, we generally retain Personal Information for as long as needed for the specific business purpose or purposes for which it was collected. No later than ten years after our last direct contact with you, we will delete your information from our databases. Additionally, at any time you can request we remove your Personal Information. For more information, please refer to the Reviewing, Changing or Removing Your Information section of this Policy.

Protection for Children

This Site is not intended for users under the age of 13, and we have no intention of collecting Personal Information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). Where appropriate, we take reasonable measures to inform children not to submit such information to our Site or in response to advertisements. If a child has provided us with Personal Information that child's parent or guardian should send us a request marked "Privacy - Urgent" to CommsInnovation@INC Research/inVentiv Healthhealth.com if they would like the information submitted by the child deleted from our database. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Privacy Precaution Warning

Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit via our online services.

Copyright

This Site may contain links to external or third party websites. These links are provided solely for convenience. Links taken to other sites are done so at your own risk and INC Research/inVentiv Health accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. INC Research/inVentiv Health makes no warranties or representations, express or implied about such linked websites, the third parties they are owned and operated by, the information contained on them or the suitability or quality of any of their products or services. INC Research/inVentiv Health does not authorize the infringement of any intellectual property rights contained in material offered through these linked sites. Please refer to the use agreement and/or copyright statements of any external site you visit, or the terms and conditions of any externally provided website for instructions, restrictions, and guidelines. If you have a question, please contact the webmaster of the external site.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our information collection, use and disclosure practices, you can contact us at CommsInnovation@INC Research/inVentiv Healthhealth.com.

In addition, our mailing address is 450 West 15th Street, Suite 700, New York, NY 10011.

Policy Updates & Effective Date

We may update this policy periodically. We reserve the right to modify, add or remove portions of this privacy statement at our discretion and without prior notice. Any changes to this policy will be posted to this Site so you always will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

This Privacy Policy is currently effective and was last updated on May 8, 2017.