If you are accessing, using or browsing this Site on behalf of an individual other than yourself, which may be either a natural person or an entity other than yourself you represent that you are authorized to engage in the activities that you conduct within the Site on behalf of that person or entity.
What Personal Information does Empirican collect?
You can access and browse the Site at any time without providing Personal Information that can be traced back to you.
To use some of its services and access certain areas of the Site, you must provide Personal Information that can be traced back to you, such as full name, e-mail, and any clinical studies you are or have participated in. We collect this Personal Information that you voluntarily provide through the use of on-line data entry, survey, and registration forms. Empirican gathers most of this Personal Information from you during the process of rating a research center on the Site. Empirican also occasionally asks you for Information at other times, including when you complete optional survey forms, fill out optional contact forms for additional information on particular products and services or use a particular service. Accordingly, you can determine to a large extent what Information you wish to submit on a voluntary basis to Empirican.
When you visit the Site, Empirican may also automatically collect with Cookies, and similar technology Information about your use of the Site. This technology Information cannot be traced back to You. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your web browser software on your computer's hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. Empirican also automatically collects the location of your computer on the Internet, known as your internet protocol address ("IP Address"), when you visit the Site.
Why does Empirican need Your Information?
What should You know about Cookies?
We may share data, such as technical identifiers derived from your registration information on our site with our trusted ad partners. This enables them to link your devices and provide you with a smooth experience across the different devices and environments you use.
You can learn more about Cookies at http://allaboutcookies.org/. Although most web browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies, if you prefer, you may decline the placement of a Cookie on your hard drive by using the appropriate feature(s) of your web browser software (if available) to delete the Cookie. But you should understand that certain areas within this Site may not function properly if the web browser will not accept Cookies.
Does Empirican disclose Your Personal Information to third parties?
What does Empirican do to keep Your Personal Information Secure?
On this Site and within Empirican, we seek to use appropriate administrative, technical and physical security measures to reasonably safeguard your Information under our control from unauthorized use, release or access. For example, Empirican grants access to any stored Information only to authorized personnel. Moreover, when you register on-line or accesses your account information through this Site, Empirican offers you the ability to use a secure server. The secure server encrypts all information that you input before it is sent to Empirican.
Please be advised, however, that although Empirican has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for its users, the confidentiality and security of any communication or material transmitted to or from Empirican via this Site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure at any time. When disclosing any Information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. Accordingly, you should consider carefully if you want to submit information that you would not want disclosed to the public and should recognize that your use of the Internet and this Site is solely at your risk. You, alone, are ultimately responsible for maintaining the secrecy for all your Information. Empirican has no responsibility or liability to anyone for the security of any of your Information transmitted via the Internet.
If you have any reason to believe that your interaction with Empirican through this Site is no longer secure, please immediately notify us of this problem as described in the "Further questions or comments?" section below.
What should You know about external web sites?
Can You opt-out of Empirican' use and disclosure of Your Personal Information?
Please note that if you opt-out as described above, Empirican will not be able to remove our Information from the databases of our affiliates or unaffiliated third parties with whom we have already shared your Information as of the date of your opt-out request. Please also note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related messages from us, Empirican may still send administrative messages to you. You cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages from Empirican.
Do You have the ability to access, change or remove Your Personal Information?
At any time, you may contact Empirican via e-mail to request: (i) a summary of any of our Personal Information retained by Empirican; (ii) a change to your Personal Information maintained by Empirican; or (iii) removal of our Personal Information from Empirican’s database.
You should send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event Empirican receives such a request, Empirican may require you to confirm or verify any change to your Personal Information.
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Further questions or comments?
Version Date: November 5, 2018