Privacy Policy

R Biomedical respects the privacy of its employees, its patient volunteers, collaborators and visitors to its websites. We recognise that when personal information is shared with us, we are trusted to deal with it in a responsible manner. As a result, R Biomedical is committed to ensuring that personal information that is shared with us is treated appropriately.

R Biomedical makes reasonable efforts to protect personal information. In dealing with personal information, R Biomedical adheres to a variety of mandatory protections in accordance with the EU Data Protection Directive (EUDP).


Choice
R biomedical will offer you the opportunity to choose whether your personal information is to be (a) disclosed to a third party or (b) used for a purpose that is incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorised by you. If your personal information is defined as sensitive personal information by applicable law, we will provide you with a further opportunity to consent to additional disclosures to it or if it is to be used for another purpose.

Transfer to Third Parties
When transferring personal information to third parties, R Biomedical applies the notice and choice principles. Before transferring personal information to a third party that is acting as an agent, R Biomedical will seek agreements obligating the third party to safeguard the personal information consistent with this policy and applicable laws (the EU Data Protection Directive by the third party, or by being subject to another European Commission adequacy finding). Alternatively, R Biomedical may enter into a written agreement with the third party requiring that the third party provide at least the same level of privacy protection as required by the relevant principles of this policy. Where R Biomedical has knowledge that ana gent is using or disclosing Personal Information contrary to this policy, R Biomedical will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure.

Security
R Biomedical will take reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Data Integrity
R Biomedical will not process your Personal Information in a way that is incompatible with the purposes for which it has been collected or subsequently authorised by you. To the extent necessary for those purposes, R Biomedical will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant for its intended use, accurate, complete and current.

Access
R Biomedical will provide you with reasonable access to your personal information that it holds and will undertake reasonable steps to permit you to correct, amend or delete personal information, which is shown to be inaccurate or incomplete.

Enforcement, Verification and Dispute Resolution
R Biomedical will regularly review its privacy compliance posture and will seek to verify adherence to this policy. R Biomedical implements a self-assessment approach to verify its compliance with these principles. Any employee that R biomedical determines is in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action. Any data subject who believes they are affected by R Biomedical’s non-compliance with this policy is urged to report the non-compliance to info[@]rbiomedical.com.

Any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of personal information should be directed to the R biomedical Group General Counsel at info[@]rbiomedical.com. R Biomedical will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints regarding use and disclosure of personali nformation in accordance with the principles contained in this policy. For complaints that cannot be resolved between you and R biomedical, R Biomedical has agreed to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of the panel established by the European data protection authorities.

Limitation on Scope of Privacy Principles
Adherence by R Biomedical to these privacy principles may be limited to the extent required to meet a legal, governmental, national security or public interest obligation.

INFORMATION COLLECTED AND SUBMITTED ON THE WEBSITE
R Biomedical may collect information through its websites that can identify you (but only if openly requested from and provided by you), such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, company name and position. R Biomedical may use this information to respond to your requests for information, products or services. R Biomedical may also collect non-identifying information, such as information gathered through web logs and web browser “cookies”. When you browse our websites, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously indicated that you wish R biomedical to remember your login and password. We do not automatically collect personal information, including your email address. We may log your Internet Protocol (IP) address to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to any personal information.

Server Log Files
Our server log files are stored in a secure location, and can only be accessed by specified employees of R biomedical. This information may be kept indefinitely for historical purposes. This information is used to analyse trends, administer the site, track user movement in the aggregate and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Database Storage
We make use of multiple databases to record and retrieve information sent to us through web forms (such as contact information, products and services requested and any billing/payment information, etc.). This information may be kept indefinitely for historical purposes.

Web Browser Cookies
When You use our sites, R Biomedical may assign cookie files to You, which are a small amount of data we send to your web browser. Cookies enable the computers operating our websites to differentiate between visitors and to track the patterns of activities engaged in by different visitors. By tracking such activities, the computers operating our websites can recognise a visitor and customise certain features for that visitor. We may also use aggregated, non-identifiable data regarding persons who visit our site in order to learn more about the use of the site and how we can improve it.

Information Submitted Through the Website
In some areas of our websites you may be offered the opportunity to submit personal information.

Medical Investigators who have an interest in working with R Biomedical in clinical studies may submit information to become part of our Investigator Database. If you submit your name as a potential Medical Investigator, we may assess your qualifications for such work and conduct an audit of your site by sending a questionnaire for You to complete. By completing this questionnaire, You agree that You may become part of our Investigator Database and You consent to have this information shared with our clients (Sponsors of clinical trials) who are interested in conducting clinical studies in the therapeutic areas described by the registering Medical Investigator.

Clinical Trial Subjects participating in a study managed by R Biomedical, or those acting on their behalf, who submit unsolicited information to a R Biomedical website, including Personal Information, may expect that we will share that information with our client who is responsible for the study, the Medical Investigator supervising the Clinical Trial Subject’s participation in the study, the Institutional Review Board or Ethics Committee supervising the study and others who may have an interest in that particular Clinical Trial Subject’s experience in the clinical study. If a Clinical Trial Subject sends an unsolicited email to our website regarding a clinical study, we reserve the right to use or disclose the information contained in the email to third parties without seeking any additional consent from the Clinical Trial Subject.

Our websites also contain forms for completion and submission, such as on our ‘Contact Us’ page. Information submitted via these forms will be used for the purposes described on the page containing the form. You may expect that information submitted will be shared with the appropriate R biomedical employees and Agents necessary to take action on the information or request submitted. For example, resumes or curriculum vitaes and information related to those seeking employment will be shared with the R Biomedical staff of  involved in the hiring process.

Information Security
R Biomedical takes reasonable precautions to protect data subjects’ information, whether collected online or otherwise. When data subjects submit sensitive personal Information via a website, their information is protected both online and offline.

Web Practices and Children
R Biomedical's web sites are not intended or designed to attract children. We do not collect information or data on our website from children under the age of 13 nor do we desire to receive any information or data from children who visit our website.

Updating Personal Information on the Website
If a data subject's personal information changes (such as postcode, phone, email or postal address), we provide contact details to arrange the update of data subjects' personal information.

SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Legal Disclaimer
R biomedical will not transfer any personal information to third parties without your consent, except under limited conditions. Though we make every effort to preserve data subject privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process. R Biomedical works in a global manner; your personal information may be shared with other R Biomedical offices subsidiaries or affliates around the world. All such entities are governed by this privacy policy or are bound by the appropriate confidentiality and data transfer agreements.

Business Transitions
In the event R Biomedical goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, data subjects' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. data subjects will be notified via a notice on our website prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information. If as a result of the business transition, the data subjects' personal information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes section.

CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have have any questions about this policy, contact us at:
Registered office: 71 Inveresk Road Musselburgh EH21 7BG
Email: info@rbiomedical.com

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