Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 17 February 2017


ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy explains how O4 Research handles personal information that you provide to us through this website and also describes the collection of certain other types of information. Without prejudice to your rights under applicable law, O4 Research reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy without prior notice to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes and good business practices. If O4 Research changes its privacy practices, an updated version of this Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and we will notify you of such changes by updating the effective date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

O4 Research is committed to respecting your personal privacy and most of its webpages will not ask you to share your personal information. However, O4 Research may need to have your personal data if you request some additional information from us. This may include individuals who complete the contact section of the website where their name, company name and email will be captured, individuals applying for a vacancy may upload their CV/ application or investigators who wish to register on the O4 Research database may provide their contact details and current role/qualifications.

O4 Research may use personal information to contact you about a service offer in support of our business needs or to conduct an online customer survey. If you choose not to have your personal data used to support our customer relationship, O4 Research will respect your choice and will not collect any personal data about you unless you voluntarily chose to provide us with it. Any personal data provided will only be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the specified purpose and for O4 Research to comply with any applicable legal obligation.

SHARING OF PERSONAL DATA

The information provided to O4 Research in the course of its business, including this website, will be available to O4 Research and any affiliates. The data may also need to be shared with business partners and third party suppliers. Access to personal data is restricted to appropriately trained and duly authorised parties having a legitimate business need to access this data. All of O4 Research’s business partners and third party suppliers are committed to protecting confidentiality of information shared with them by O4 Research.

Please be aware that your information may be processed and transferred to countries other than the country in which you are resident. The privacy and data protection laws in such countries may not be equivalent to the laws in your country of residence. By using this website or providing us with your information, you consent to this collection, transfer, storage and processing of information to and in such countries.

COLLECTION AND USE OF NON-PERSONAL DATA

As you access the O4 Research website, we may automatically collect non-personal data such as the internet browser used, domain name of website, number of visits and average time spent on the website. This data may be shared with our affiliates or partners to monitor the website performance and content.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

A ‘cookie’ is a file that our web server may send to your computer when you access the O4 Research web-site. This file is then stored on your computer. After you have entered personal information into a form or data field on the web-site, O4 Research may use cookies and certain other technologies to allow the web site to ‘remember’ your personal preferences, such as sections of the web-site that you visit frequently. You can learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

O4 Research uses web beacons which are transparent pixel images on a web page or in an email message that are used to track pages viewed or messages opened. Web beacons may be placed on online advertisements that bring people to our web site and on different pages of our site.

HOW TO CONTACT O4 RESEARCH

If you have questions about the use, amendment or deletion of personal information that you have provided to us, or if you would like to opt out of future communications from O4 Research, please contact us by clicking on Contact or access the contact us section of this web-site. Alternatively, you may send a letter to the address below. Using reasonable efforts, O4 Research will promptly respond to any queries or complaints regarding the protection of personal data.

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