ICON plc (formerly PRA Health Sciences), located at Van Swietenlaan 6, 9728 NZ Groningen, is responsible for the processing of personal data as set out in this privacy statement.
On this page you can read which data ICON processes and what ICON does with this data.
ICON only collects the data that is necessary for your registration for and participation in drug research. ICON processes your personal data because you use our services and because you have provided this data to us yourself when you registered for participation in a drug study or during correspondence or by telephone. We ask for your explicit consent to process your personal data. You can revoke this consent at any time.
Below you will find an overview of the personal data that we process when you register and during (potential) participation in drug research:
ICON processes the following special and/or sensitive personal data about you:
ICON processes the personal data you provide for the following purposes:
The basis for the aforementioned processing is the explicit consent you have given in the context of the agreement with ICON. This consent can be revoked at any time.
ICON also processes personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, such as data that we must provide to the tax authorities for your tax return.
ICON does not store your data longer than is necessary for the purpose of the processing. The retention of personal data may be necessary to properly perform our duties or to comply with legal obligations. ICON stores the data provided by you and the data obtained during the medical screening and drug research in its own databases for at least 25 years.
The data obtained by means of cookies and comparable techniques are kept for a shorter period of time. You can find more information about this later in this privacy statement.
ICON does not make decisions based on automated processing about matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. This concerns decisions that are taken by computer programs or systems, without involving a person (for example an ICON employee).
ICON does not sell your data to third parties and will only provide it if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation. In the case of companies that process your data on our behalf, we conclude a processor agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality of your data. ICON remains responsible for these processing operations.
Your data is stored on a server located abroad (United States). For the transfer of the data, ICON makes use of provisions established for this purpose within ICON. It also incorporates the standard data protection provisions adopted by the European Commission.
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An overview of cookies can be found here.
It is possible that some cookies on our website are not related to us or are not controlled by us. When you visit a page that includes content from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers can place their own cookies on your web browser. We have no control over the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way cookies work, as only the party that originally placed the cookies can access those cookies.
You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. In addition, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the data processing. You also have the right to data portability. This means that you can submit a request to us to send the personal data that we process about you in a computer file to you or another organization specified by you.
To exercise your rights outlined above please follow this link and complete the Data Subject Rights form or contact us at the address provided below.
We may request proof of identification to verify your identity. This is to protect your privacy. We will respond to your request within one month.
ICON would also like to point out that you have the opportunity to file a complaint with our Global Data Protection Officer and/or your national supervisory authority. Contact details of data protection authorities from around the world can be found at https://pdpecho.com.
Questions, comments or requests can be submitted to the ICON Global Data Protection Officer as follows:
Global Data Protection Officer
ICON plc South County Business Park
By Email: Data_Privacy_Officer@iconplc.com
ICON takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. ICON has taken the following measures to protect your personal data:
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