Acceliant is committed to protecting your personal and sensitive data by:
- Being Lawful (purpose description), Fair (consent) and Transparent (notice)
- Using the data for the intended purpose only
- Storing your (“data subject”) personal and sensitive information no longer than is necessary
- Protecting confidentiality, integrity and accuracy of the data captured
- Safeguarding anonymity of the personal and sensitive data through appropriate technology measures
- Ensuring data privacy rights of the data subjects are in accordance with legitimate business rights and data privacy regulations
- Holding ourselves accountable and compliant to the data privacy regulations
Key Definitions in EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Acceliant is a Controller - when we engage third-parties to process Acceliant’ data
- Acceliant is a Processor - when we process a client’s data
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Data Protection Officer
Vice President - Chief Assurance Officer - Corporate Data Protection
2350 Mission College Blvd., Suite 1250, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Last updated date: June 6th, 2018
We are pleased about your visit on our web pages and your interest in our offers. Protecting your personal data is an important concern for us. In this Privacy Statement, we explain how we collect your data, what we do with it, for what purposes we use it, how we keep it safe, and how you can exercise your data rights.
Acceliant, hereafter known as "us," "we," or "our," operates the acceliant.com website. Acceliant offers eClinical trials solutions to global contract research organizations, pharmaceutical and medical device enterprises.
Information Collection and Use
Types of Data Collected
During your visit to our website, you may be prompted to provide personal information such as contact details to identify or to reach out to you. This data may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Phone number
- Address, state, province, city, zip/ postal code
- Cookies and usage data
- Your business information
- Financial information
- Business and technology opinions
- Competition information
Collection and Usage of Data
We may track and collect information on how the website is being browsed and used (hereafter called as "Usage Data"). This information may include diagnostic data such as your browser application, browser version, pages visited, your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, date and time of visit, time spent on individual pages, and device accessed from.
We also collect data that you submit when filling forms on our website. This data may include the personal and sensitive information that you may provide when inquiring about our services, downloading collaterals, signing up for events, providing feedback, or when participating in our opinion surveys.
We also do not conduct any algorithmic or pattern-based analysis for profiling that would trace it back to the data subject, which may contribute to any form of discrimination.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small data sent to user’s computer system via an Internet browser. These files may include a unique anonymous identifier which enables our systems to learn about the traffic, your browsing preferences and interactions based on your current and previous activity on our website.
We use data from cookies and similar tracking technologies to offer better user experiences and tools in the future. You have an option to refuse all cookies via your web browser. You can also instruct your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. In case, you do not wish to accept the cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the website. Examples of cookies we use to aggregate data are 1) Session cookies -- to operate the website; 2) Preference cookies -- to remember your browser settings; and 3) Security cookies -- for security purposes.
We use the collected data for various purposes which include:
- Updating you on the trends and topics of your interest that you have opted in and consented to
- Customizing topics of interest based on your site visit preferences
- Detecting, preventing and addressing technical issues
- Monitoring the website performance and fine-tuning our offerings
- Analyzing information to improve the website
If you choose to share your personal and sensitive data to us through our website, we may collect, store, transfer (including cross-border, third party), process, report, retain and remove your personal and sensitive data at a location outside of your home country.
We may disclose your personal and sensitive data, only when necessary, to:
- Comply with a legal and regulatory obligations
- Comply with the legitimate business requirement as per applicable laws
- Investigate any possible misconduct in connection with the website
- Defend and protect the rights and properties of Acceliant
Security of your personal and sensitive data is important to us. We are compliant to ISO27001:2013, SOC1, SOC2 Trust Principles, and GDPR data privacy regulations. We leverage on these standards and control frameworks enabled by the technology to provide a secure environment for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of our internal systems’, clients’ and website visitors’ data.
We may engage with third-party service providers and other professional service organizations to keep our website current. These service providers may analyze website’s usage, performance, and other website-related activities on our behalf. All the third-parties are contractually bound by the terms of our DPA.
Links to Other Sites
Also, if you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party's website and Acceliant’ cookies will track your visit to the external websites. If you wish to opt out of being tracked, click on the opt-out cookie in your browser and your preference will be registered with the browser until you choose to opt-in again. Please note that an opt-out cookie only works in the browser in which it was set. If you delete the cookies or use a different browser or device, please opt-out again.
Analytics and Advertising Partners
You can access our website without providing your personal and sensitive data. We may use third-party Internet-based advertising service providers including Google, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to monitor, analyze and improve our website’s usage and associated social interactions.
When you visit our websites, these service providers with whom we have collaborated for remarketing, may introduce cookies into your browser. These cookies primarily allow us to monitor the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. Because of this, you may see our company advertisements when you are browsing the internet. You can set your browser preferences to opt out from viewing our advertisements.
If you use the following social websites, please be aware that you are explicitly bound by their respective privacy policies. Acceliant does not take any responsibility for any data breach you experience by choosing to provide your personal and sensitive information in these externally-hosted websites.
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Our website is not intended for anyone under the age of 13 ("Children"). If you get to know that your Children has provided their personal data to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will take necessary steps to remove the information.
We may add, change or update this document from time to time. Please review this page periodically. All the changes will become effective from the time they are posted on the website. The modified date will be mentioned at the top of this webpage, besides “Last updated date.” By continuing to use this website, you indicate that you agree to the changes.
How to Opt Out of Marketing Communications
To opt out of our updates completely and to discontinue receiving our emails or to report any data privacy concerns, please email us at email@example.com.
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