Privacy policy for Metronomia website

Our commitment to privacy

At Metronomia, we are strongly committed to protecting your privacy. You can navigate the majority of our site without giving us any personal information about yourself. However, sometimes we need additional information about you in order to provide the information or services you are requesting.
Your privacy is important to us. To protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The information we collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Metronomia website. We collect information in several ways, which are described below:

  1. On some pages, you may opt to provide us information about yourself if you are interested (a) in serving as an investigator in a clinical trial; or (b) in an employment opportunity at Metronomia. The information requested from you will be based on your area of interest.
  2. On some pages, you can register to receive access to restricted access areas open only to customers. This information is generally collected on "Contact" forms where you can ask a Metronomia representative to contact you in order to answer questions or provide specific information. The personal information you provide on these forms may include your name, title, company name, address, contact numbers, and email. However, only your name and email are required in order to meet your request.
  3. On some pages, you can choose to register to receive access to information on a specific Metronomia product or service. Generally, the personal information collected when you register to receive this type of information is your name, company, affiliation, and email address. This information is collected for qualification and aggregate measurement purposes only and generally collected on "Contact" forms (see above).
  4. On some pages, you may choose to enter personal information about yourself that may allow you access to specific Metronomia information or services. For example, qualified customers or physicians may enter identifying information that allows them to access their Metronomia project information, subscription services, or electronic products.

The way we use information

We store the information you provide about yourself in a secure database in order to provide you with the information, products, and/or services you request. The information is stored for the lifetime of the database unless you request that it be removed. The information you provide us about yourself will be shared with Metronomia employees to the extent necessary to accommodate your request. You must consent for us to share your identifiable information with third parties, who would be bound by a confidentiality agreement.
For example, if you provide your name, mailing address, telephone and email address and request more information about Metronomia' services, this information will be shared with appropriate Metronomia personnel to fulfill your request. This information will not be shared with any outside third parties without your consent.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information about the use of our website to improve the navigation, content, and design of our site. This information may include, for example, the most and least requested pages and the number of users.
Finally, unless otherwise excepted below, we would not use your personally identifiable information provided to us online for purposes other than those you requested without also providing you an opportunity to agree or otherwise limit such unrelated purposes.

Exceptions

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 website; (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.

Privacy Policy for use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Our commitment to data security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, Metronomia has issued a corporate policy for the protection of the confidentiality of individually identifiable information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, regardless of the nature, source or form of the information.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. You should carefully review the privacy policies and practices of other websites, as we cannot control or be responsible for their privacy practices.

Notification of changes

As we provide more services on our website and as privacy laws and regulations evolve, it may be necessary to revise or update our Privacy Policy without notice, but we will post those changes on our website's home page so our users are aware of what information we collect, use and disclose. However, we will continue to protect your identifiable information.

How to contact us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us at
+49-89-829265-100 or send an email to webmaster@metronomia.net
This privacy policy was last updated on Mai 14, 2012