This policy is effective from 1 May 2018
What personal information does MAC Clinical Research collect, using the Research For You App?
If you have expressed an interest in participating in one of our studies and set your account up, then the information we collect through the App may include information relating to your name, address, telephone number, date of birth, gender, race/ethnic origin, country of origin, contact information, your physical or mental health history, lifestyle information/interests and medications you currently take (both over the counter and prescribed).
How does MAC Clinical Research use the information you provide on the Research For You app?
If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, the information you provide on the App will then be expanded upon to determine your suitability and ensure that SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research can provide the best possible care. SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research uses the information provided to let you know about upcoming clinical trials that you may be eligible for, arrange appointments to attend our clinics, assess trends in therapy areas around the demographic areas of our clinics, provide useful news and pharmaceutical industry updates and to send messages and notifications to you about upcoming clinical trials.
Providing your details on the App does not guarantee you will be eligible or able to participate in a clinical trial.
On occasion, SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research uses third party companies and individuals to undertake some systems development for our services. Access to any personal information you provide to SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research through the App or by other means is restricted to SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research personnel and only in a limited way to contracted third parties and only when it is necessary to perform the function that they provide. All third parties acting on behalf of SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research are contractually obliged not to disclose your information or use the information for any other purpose.
SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research is committed to ensuring that your personal information, in particular the information collected through this app, is secure. SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research has implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures and safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards and prevent unauthorised access or disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the internet is not 100% secure. Therefore, whilst SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research does its utmost to protect your data we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to SMO Services Ltd and MAC Clinical Research and you do this at your own risk.
Rights to access, correct and update personal information
We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask to access, modify, correct or remove personal information that you no longer wish us to hold or that you think is inaccurate by calling us on 0800 633 5507 or emailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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