Cadence Research & Consulting Online Privacy Statement
At Cadence Research & Consulting, we are committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and personal information, including personal data relating to clients, staff, personnel, agents, personnel, job applicants, patients or professionals within the medical, health, pharmaceutical, biotech or other business sectors within or external to Cadence Research & Consulting.
This Privacy Statement is based on privacy and data protection principles that apply to meet our over-arching obligations to comply with the law, and commitments to preserve confidential information in the countries where we operate according to the Safe Harbor Framework established by the United States Department of Commerce.
This Privacy Statement is intended to summarize generally Cadence Research & Consulting’s data protection practices, and to advise our clients, job applicants, website visitors, and other third parties about our privacy polices that may apply to them.
This Privacy Statement applies to data that Cadence Research & Consulting may collect through its Website and services, and is addressed specifically to parties outside Cadence Research & Consulting who provide personal information to Cadence Research & Consulting, or who visit or use Cadence Research & Consulting’s Website. It does not apply to those Cadence Research & Consulting sites, services and products which do not display or link to this Privacy Statement or that may have their own privacy statements.
Important: If you submit personal data to Cadence Research & Consulting and/or by using this website, you give your consent that all personal data that you submit may be processed by Cadence Research & Consulting in the manner and for the purposes described below.
Collection and Use of Personal Data
Cadence Research & Consulting does not collect from visitors to its website any personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, job description, email or mailing addresses, (“Personal Data”) that is not provided voluntarily. You do not have to submit any personal data in order to use this website. If you do provide Personal Data, we may combine such Personal Data with other publically available data about you and use that data for the following purposes:
We may contact you from time to time to inform you of new products and services we will be providing.
We may send you regular updates on issues we think my interest you.
We may send you requested information on our products and services.
We may use your Personal Data for marketing purposes and market research.
We may, when we act as a Data Processor for third parties, process your data strictly in accordance with the instructions of that third party.
We may use your Personal Data internally to administer this website and to help us improve our services.
We may use your Personal Data when processing your job application to Cadence Research & Consulting, which may include evaluation of your application for other positions within Cadence Research & Consulting for which you may be qualified or interested.
We may, if you are or become a client of Cadence Research & Consulting, provide you with services, and/or deal with requests or inquiries you ask of us.
We may use your Personal Data to enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds.
We may use your Personal Data to comply with applicable laws or regulations in a country. If you do not wish to receive emails or mail from us for these purposes, please let us know by contacting us as described below.
If you do not wish to receive emails or mail from us for these purposes, please let us know by contacting us as described below.
The content of this site is intended to be informative and is not professional or business advice.
Confidentiality of Client Information
It has always been Cadence Research & Consulting’s policy to exercise the utmost discretion regarding the information our clients entrust to us. Cadence Research & Consulting accepts and processes confidential client information always subject to the client’s direction and control, and Cadence Research & Consulting maintains reasonable and appropriate, although not infallible, security precautions. Operating internationally, we operate systems that may make data related to your matters accessible from our various offices around the world and often transfer client data between our offices. We never trade, sell or share your information with any unrelated parties except as necessary or appropriate to conduct Cadence Research & Consulting’ business activities, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or to further your interests or as permitted or required by law or as authorized or directed by you. Please feel free to raise any questions, concerns or specific directions you may have regarding the privacy and security of your information to the Cadence Research & Consulting principal who is handling your matter or to: email@example.com
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data
We do not share, sell, or distribute your Personal Data to unrelated third parties outside of Cadence Research & Consulting, except to our agents or data processors or other contractors acting on our behalf and at our direction, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or where we believe it necessary to provide a service which you have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you, including and under these limited circumstances:
Personal Data may occasionally be transferred or shared with or among Cadence Research & Consulting’ direct or indirect affiliates for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which such Personal Data was originally collected. We may also share your Personal Data with third parties who we use to support our business. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to support our information technology or to handle mailings on our behalf or for validation services within the context of recruitment.
Where you have consented, we may also share your Personal Data with or among Cadence Research & Consulting’ direct or indirect affiliates or with other businesses who may contact you about their products or services that may interest you.
We may also share your personal information with other companies within our group of companies or disclose your personal information to other businesses may wish to receive and use research data about you. Where we do so we will anonymize your information as far as possible, so that you cannot be identified.
We may share, transfer or disclose the information in our databases and server logs to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, interacting with anti-fraud databases, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of our sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. We will inform you of any such transfer or disclosure as required by law.
Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data and to comply with applicable law.
We may transfer your Personal Data to other affiliated offices of Cadence Research & Consulting for the purposes set out for use of Personal Data in this Privacy Statement. Such transfers may involve the transfer of your information between jurisdictions and outside of the jurisdiction in which you submitted your information, including to jurisdictions the European Union may not deem to provide “adequate” data protection. Please do not provide us any information that you do not wish to be transferred between our offices.
Cadence Research & Development’s use of personally identifiable information may be governed by additional requirements described below:
Personally identifiable information obtained from or relating to clients or former clients of Cadence Research & Consulting is also subject to the terms of any applicable contractual client agreements, laws and/or professional standards
Certain websites maintained by Cadence Research & Consulting may have their own privacy policies, accessible on their respective websites, regarding the collection of personally identifiable information on those sites
If you are an individual, you may have certain rights under applicable data protection legislation. This includes the right for you to review and correct Personal Data we hold about you. We may charge you a fee to receive a copy of this data. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that you inform us is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. Requests to delete Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations that are legally required of us. To receive a copy of or reasonable access to your Personal Data, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
We do not intend to seek or collect any sensitive information through our Website unless it is legally required for recruiting purposes. All references to “sensitive information” are to the various categories of personal data identified by applicable data privacy laws as requiring special treatment. These categories can include data relating to age, gender, ethnic origin or race, marital status, political opinions or affiliations, trade union membership, religious beliefs, physical or mental health, disability, sexual orientation or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this type to us. If you do provide any sensitive information to us, you explicitly consent by doing so to allow us to use such sensitive information as Personal Data in the ways described in this Privacy Statement, subject to applicable laws.
Anonymous Data Collected through this Website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology that automatically collects anonymous information about the use of our Website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our Website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally; it only enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website, which we may use, for example, to improve our website. Our Website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. As stated above, this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
Data Collected through Tools and Surveys on this Website
You may voluntarily participate in a survey or other tool available on this website. Cadence Research & Consulting compiles data collected from its online surveys and tools to produce benchmark reports for respondents, Cadence Research Clients, and other third parties. Any information you provide provided by you when responding to our online surveys or tools will be anonymized and aggregated before being shared with a third party. The data you provide will becomes the property of Cadence Research & Consulting and may be used by Cadence Research & Consulting.
We may use the data we collect through survey or tool results to provide you with feedback, to provide industry information to others, and/or to help us provide and improve our overall services.
Authentication and authorization cookies (i.e., strictly necessary cookies) allow access to secure areas and specific functionality of the website. These are strictly necessary for the proper operation of our website and the service we provide to you.
Personalization cookies (i.e. functionality cookies) allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features or may be used to provide services in the way you have specified, such as collating data in a report.
Tracking cookies (i.e. performance cookies) collect information about how you use our website; what pages you visit and how often. We use this information to improve our website and the services we provide to you. We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website and to improve the services we offer to you. An IP address is the numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the Internet. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information. We may also perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (i.e., aol.com, yourcompany.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.
In connection with our marketing activities, information from these types of cookies and technologies or about your website usage may be combined with identifiable information provided by you via the website (e.g. when you request a white paper or more information), and publically available information about you from third party sources. By using our website you agree that we may place these types of cookies on your device.
Non-Anonymous Data Provided through this Website
Your access to and use of this website, if through an identification code or password, is monitored by us, and the data provided by you is ascribed to you.
Links to Other Websites
Transfer of Data Abroad
If you are visiting this website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located (currently the United States), the various communications will result by necessity in transferring information across international boundaries.
Because Cadence Research & Consulting has legal entities operating components of our website worldwide, transfers of your personal information may be to countries which provide varying levels of protection of personal data. By visiting this Website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to the processing and transfer of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Statement.
To respect the privacy of children online, Cadence Research & Consulting does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Data submitted by children under the age of 13.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Data provided by a visitor to this Website. We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect, Cadence Research & Consulting will post it on this website.
We like to keep our clients, personnel and other interested parties informed of events and news of interest to them. If you do not want to receive publications or details of events or seminars that we consider may be of interest to you, please let us know by sending an email with your instructions to email@example.com
Contractors, Suppliers and Vendors
In order to support its provision of services to its clients, from time to time, Cadence Research & Consulting may maintain business information about prospective or ongoing contractors, suppliers, and vendors. We use this information for internal purposes and do not share this data with unrelated third parties.
We expect contractors, suppliers, and vendors to maintain data protections consistent with reasonable and appropriate obligations of data processors including, where applicable, the European Union’s Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). Any prospective contractors, suppliers, or vendors with questions about our policies and expectations should contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Controlling “Spam” or Unsolicited E-mail
Cadence Research & Consulting is concerned about controlling unsolicited commercial e-mail, or “spam.” Cadence Research & Consulting prohibits the use of its website or services linked to send spam. There is no currently available technology that will totally prevent the sending and receiving of unsolicited email. Using junk email tools and being cautious about the sharing of your email address while online will help reduce the amount of unsolicited email you receive.
Cadence Research & Consulting welcomes comments about this Privacy Statement. If you have any questions about this Statement or any part of our service, you may contact at:
Cadence Research & Consulting, Inc.
References in this Website and this Privacy Statement to “Cadence Research & Consulting”, “we”, “us”, and “our” are references to Cadence Research & Consulting and its direct or indirect affiliates.
When referring to Cadence Research & Consulting in this website and this Privacy Statement as a “firm”, we are referring collectively to Cadence Research & Consulting.
The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in this Privacy Statement mean any user of this website.
The terms “Data Processor” and “Data Controller” have the following meanings ascribed to them in the Data Protection Directive (EU Directive 95/46/EC):
The term “Data Processor” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body that processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller.
The term “Data Controller” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data; where the purposes and means of processing are determined by natural or Community laws or regulations, the Controller or specific criteria for his nomination may be designated by national or Community law.
The U.S. – EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor Framework shall have the meaning found at the following links: U.S. – EU Safe Harbor FrameworkU.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor Framework The term “website” shall mean all Cadence Research & Consulting’s websites linked to this Online Privacy Statement.
Last Updated: 12/08/2013 © 2013 Cadence Research & Consulting