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QDS Internet Privacy Policy

Quality Data Services (QDS) respects the privacy of individuals who visit our website.  The purpose of this privacy policy is set out the governing our use of personal information which we may obtain from you.  You can navigate most of our website without giving us any personal information at all.  However, if you request additional information or services, QDS will need some personal information in order to fulfill your request, such as your name, address, phone number, email address, company name and position. QDS may also collect information that will usually not allow us to identify you, such as information gathered through “cookies”.   This notice explains our practices and about the way your personal information is collected. 

Cookies
QDS uses cookies, which are pieces of information that our web servers sends to your computer when you access our website.  Cookies enable the computers operating our website to differentiate between each visitor and to track patterns of activities engaged by different visitors.     Our Content Management System uses session cookies upon your arrival at our website to provide additional functionality.  QDS also uses Goggle Analytics to collect information about how many visitors we get, where they come from and how they use our website.  The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Goggle under their privacy policy:
Google:  http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
By continuing to use QDS’s website, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with the purposes described in this Notice.  You may be able to modify your browser preference to accept cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.  To find out how to manage cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org then select ‘How to Control/Delete Cookies’ and follow the instructions for your browser.  Please note that if you refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser that you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 

Safe Harbor Certification
Quality Data Services Inc. (QDS) complies with both the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Switzerland Safe Harbor Principles for the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland to our offices in the United States.  QDS certifies that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of Notice, Choice, Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity, Access and Enforcement for any personal data from customers, suppliers, and clinical research participants. 
You may learn more about Safe Harbor Certification Program by going to the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor website: www.export.gov/safeharbor/.  QDS’s Safe Harbor certification information may be accessed through the website as well.  You can contact QDS directly if you have any questions regarding our Safe Harbor Practices at: Privacy Policy, Quality Data Services Inc, 1000 Continental Drive, Suite 200, King of Prussia, PA 19406.  

Personal Information
When you request information from either our Business Development or Human Resource team, your personal information is placed into a database and used for a follow-up call regarding your request or interest about QDS.  This personal information will be made available to QDS employees to the extent necessary to respond to your request.  When you submit information to QDS as a potential investigator, the information provided will be processed and held within a database.  We may share this information with client sponsors of clinical studies during the process of selecting investigator for planned research.  When you submit an application or information as potential regional monitor,   the information provided will be processed and held within a database for access is restricted to those employees with QDS who are involved in the recruitment process for the position. 

The personal information will only be provided by and collected from you.  By choosing to submit your personal information, you are consenting to its collection and use in the manner described above.  You may unsubscribe from communications received by you at any time.   You may request your contact information be updated, corrected or blocked from further use at: info@qdservices.com or Privacy Policy, Quality Data Services Inc, 1000 Continental Drive, Suite 200, King of Prussia, PA 19406.