The policy came into effect since Jan 2009.
Why we collect personal data
From time to time MakroGroup may collect personal data for specific and limited purposes which we explain to you when you provide it voluntarily or when we request the information. This information is collected in several ways. On some Web pages, you can register to receive customized information. In order to provide this customized information, MakroGroup requests certain personal data. For example, if you are an investigator, MakroGroup requests your personal data to identify and contact individual investigators to determine their interest and expertise in participating in clinical trials. If you are interested in an employment opportunity at MakroGroup, then we request and process your personal data to match your qualifications with open positions and to contact you regarding your interest. Investigators selected to conduct clinical trials may need to provide additional information so they may be compensated for their participation..
How we use this information
The information provided by you is stored in a database in order to provide you with the information you requested. This information will only be shared with employees of MakroGroup and only to the extent necessary to accommodate your request. MakroGroup does not share your information with outside third parties without your explicit consent. MakroGroup is a global company with offices and databases throughout the world. MakroGroup may transfer your data to one of its databases or offices which is outside your country of domicile. MakroGroup takes measures to protect data that is so transferred.
You have right to:
•request a copy of your data that you have provided to MakroGroup
Except as described above, we will not otherwise use or disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except to the extent reasonably necessary: (i) to correct technical problems and malfunctions and to technically process your information; (ii) to protect the security and integrity of our Web site; (iii) to protect our rights and property and the rights and property of others; (iv) to take precautions against liability; (v) to the extent required by law or to respond to judicial process; or (vii) to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information to law enforcement agencies or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety, as applicable.
How we protect your data
MakroGroup has put into place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect and secure the information collected online and to prevent unauthorized access. All active clients are notified by a letter if any changes are made to the policy.
Currently, we are not using cookies but may offer this option in the future in order to allow site visitors to personalize their experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the hard drive of your computer. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target your interests to enhance the experience on our site. We receive IP addresses in the normal course of the operation of our Web site. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. Although we do receive IP addresses, we do not use them to personally identify you or disclose them to others.
Children's online privacy protection
Protecting children's privacy is important to MakroGroup. Accordingly, we do not collect or maintain information from our Web site from individuals we know are under the age of 13. Additionally, no part of MakroGroup.com is structured to attract anyone under 13 years.
EU/US Safe Harbor
MakroGroup adheres to the EU/US Safe Harbor principles in connection with the export of personal data from the European Union to the United States. If you feel that MakroGroup may not have abided by the EU/US Safe Harbor principles, you may contact MakroGroup or the US Federal Trade Commission.
No representation/no liability
MakroGroup makes no representations about the content of the information found on this Web site. The information presented on this Web site is provided to you "AS IS," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESSED, INCLUDING BY WAY OF EXAMPLE BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR OTHERWISE.
Under no circumstances shall MakroGroup assume liability for the use or interpretation by you of information found on this Web site; rather, this will be your responsibility.
MakroGroup expressly disclaims liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of your visit to this Web site and/or the information contained on this Web site, even if MakroGroup is proven negligent.
No payments are being taken on this site.
How we protect your privacy
We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.
Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone for their promotional use without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you e-mails based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.
Use of Web Beacons
When we send you e-mails, we may include a Web Beacon to allow us to determine the number of people who open our e-mails. When you click on a link in an e-mail, we may record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you. Web Beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides (the URL).
Web Beacons can be refused when delivered via e-mail. If you do not wish to receive Web Beacons via e-mail, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) e-mails via your e-mail software.
How to contact us
All communications, questions or concerns about these privacy policies should be addressed to Information Privacy Office, MakroGroup, 650 College Road East, Suite 3600, Princeton, NJ 08540.