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Privacy Policy

Quorum Review, Inc. (“Quorum”) is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and of our customers. We have policies, procedures and other safeguards to help protect information obtained through our website located at www.quorumreview.com and the OnQ™ Portal located at https://onq.quorumreview.com (collectively, the “Website”) from improper use and disclosure. The following Privacy Policy describes the kinds of information that we may collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances and to whom it will be disclosed. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates, as your continued use of the Website signifies your acceptance of any changed items.

Information You Provide

This Website contains forms which allow users to provide personally identifiable information in order to submit feedback or inquiries to Quorum, sign up for our email list, or download information. When a user provides personally identifiable information (such as name, email address, and/or phone number), Quorum may use this information to respond to your inquiry or to provide additional information that we feel may be of interest to you.

We will not share your information without your permission unless required by federal, state, and local law, rule, and regulation. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We may contact you via email in the future to tell you about upcoming training opportunities, new services, or changes to this privacy policy. However, you may opt out from receiving email notifications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in the email.

Additionally, the user may enter information into the restricted, secured areas of the Website (including the OnQ™ Portal), which we store in our secure servers.

Information Automatically Collected
We automatically receive and collect certain types of information whenever you visit the Website. For example, like many Websites, we collect non-personally identifiable user information, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, date, time and navigation history of visitors to the Website. This information is used for system management and improving the content and navigation of the site. The Website also uses “cookies,” which are pieces of data that are stored on the user’s hard drive and which contain information about the user such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether you have been to the Website before and what site referred you to our Website. The cookies used by Quorum serve the purpose of authentication when users login into the secure portions of the Website. Additionally, cookies are used for Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google and it helps Quorum understand how visitors engage with Quorum’s website. Quorum uses Google Analytics to process cookie and usage data. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of www.quorumreview.com, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the aggregated, de-identified data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Quorum does not use Google Analytics to track, collect or upload any data that personally identifies an individual (such as a name, email address or billing information), or other data which can be reasonably linked to such information by Google.

Google’s privacy policy may be found at: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

Use of Information

We will use the information you submit to improve the Website and to better provide content on the Website that may be of interest to you. From time to time, Quorum may match personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information. In other words, we may link personal information (name, etc.) with visit information, such as pages visited or files downloaded. Requests for service, support or information may be forwarded as needed to best respond to a specific request. We may retain e-mails and other information sent to us for our internal administrative purposes and to help us serve customers better. To the extent you submit information or documents to us through the Website for use in connection with Quorum’s providing services to you, Quorum will use that information or those documents only to assist in providing such services.

Warranty Regarding Disclosure of Information to Quorum

By submitting information regarding third parties to us you represent and warrant that you have obtained all necessary, appropriate and valid authorizations, consents and/or permissions to transmit such material.

Disclosure of Information to Third Persons

Any information you submit to us is for the exclusive use of Quorum and its agents or contractors. It will not be shared with any other party unless required by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation or by order or request of a regulatory agency. We do not sell, trade or rent personal information about our users.

Website Security

Quorum maintains security measures to protect against unauthorized access to individual and client information. These measures include physical and information technology security systems to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information contained on or obtained through the Website. Quorum uses sophisticated encryption and authentication tools to protect the security of your personal information that you share with us. We use strict security measures to safeguard online transactions through the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) with 128-bit encryption. Any connection between your web browser and an https-protected page on our site uses this level of encryption (including the Portal).

Additionally, Quorum restricts access to client information to its officers, employees, IRB Board members, and IRB consultants who need to know such information and who are required to protect confidential information. As internet security cannot be completely guaranteed, however, Internet transmission to or receipt of information from the Website by the user will be undertaken at the user’s own risk. Quorum provides no warranty as to the absolute security of information users transmit to or receive from the Website, but we will utilize reasonable best efforts to protect such information on our systems.

Links to Other Web Sites

The Website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any other website. For your own protection, read the privacy policy of each website that you visit.

Your Consent
By using our Website, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify or amend this policy at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by e-mail, or by means of a notice on our homepage so that you are always aware of the information that we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Unless we clearly state otherwise, the changes to our Privacy Policy will affect only the information we collect after the effective date of the change.

Copyright © 1999-2015 Quorum Review, Inc, 1501 Fourth Avenue, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98101, U.S.A.

This was last updated on January 30, 2015.

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Terms of Use

This Website Terms of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”) governs your use of the Quorum Review, Inc. (“Quorum”) Website located at www.quorumreview.com (collectively, the “Website”) and pertains the portions of the Quorum website that are publicly available. By using the Quorum Website you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates, as your continued use of the Website signifies your acceptance of any changed items.

Our Intellectual Property

The Quorum Review name and mark are registered or common law trademarks of Quorum. All rights reserved.

Our Website and all of its content (articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, forms, sample consent forms for study participants, Quorum’s written policies and procedures, information regarding pricing for Quorum’s services, any graphics, webinars and presentations, and software) is referred to in this agreement as the “QR Intellectual Property.” QR Intellectual Property is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The intellectual property is owned by Quorum, and the Website itself is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation.

No portion of this Website may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited. Commercial use of the content and information, other than transactions with Quorum, is strictly prohibited without the express prior written consent of Quorum.

Use of the Website and QR Intellectual Property

Quorum hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, and non-assignable license to access, view and use the Website and the QR Intellectual Property and to view, download, and/or print a copy of the QR Intellectual Property for the sole purpose of conducting business with Quorum. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, treaties, rules, and regulations with respect to use of the Website and all information and materials in the Website. This license only grants you the right to use the Website and QR Intellectual Property, and you do not acquire any right of ownership or title in it. All right, title and interest in and to the Website and QR Intellectual Property will at all times remain in Quorum.

Restrictions

You may not: (i) use, copy or disclose the Website or the QR Intellectual Property except as permitted by this Agreement; (ii) modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any part or all of the Website or the QR Intellectual Property; or (iii) create or attempt to create derivative works based on or of the Website or the QR Intellectual Property, in whole or in part.

You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Website (or the servers and networks that are connected to the Website). You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Quorum has no responsibility to you or to any party for) any breach of your obligations under this Agreement and for the consequences (including any loss or damage that Quorum may suffer) of any such breach.

You understand that the information presented on this Website is intended for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal and/or regulatory advice or opinions.

These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used on our Website. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Website.

Your Obligation 

You hereby grant Quorum the right to use any information submitted to Quorum in any manner (including the Website, facsimile, electronic mail, telephone, or hard copy mail) by you or your third-party agents, investigators, or other representatives, including any identifying information, proprietary information, text, images, documents and any other information (collectively, “Your Content”), in connection with performance of the IRB services. You grant Quorum the right to retain a copy of Your Content to satisfy applicable regulatory obligations, including the obligations set out in 21 CFR 56.115.

Our Warranties and Disclaimers

We provide our Website using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using it. But there are certain things that we don’t promise about our Website.

OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS, QUORUM DOES MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE WEBSITE. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE WEBSITE, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES “AS IS”.

SOME JURISDICTIONS PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIKE THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THIS SECTION, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT IN ANY WAY THE WARRANTIES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY QUORUM UNDER ANY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH YOU.

Our Rights

We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the Website, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, service provider, or us.

Upon termination, you will make no further use of the Website and, upon request, you will return to Quorum or destroy all QR Intellectual Property and erase all such confidential information from any storage media under Your control.

Quorum may make changes to the information contained on this Website at any time, without notice.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by Washington law excluding its conflicts of laws rules. The exclusive venue for any action between the parties shall be in King County, Washington and you hereby consent to such jurisdiction.

 

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright © 1999-2015 Quorum Review, Inc, 1501 Fourth Avenue, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98101, U.S.A. All rights reserved. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

This was last updated on January 30, 2015.