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Medpace Privacy Policy

Medpace Global Privacy Statement

Medpace, Inc. and its affiliates (Medpace) is a full service clinical research organization. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics. For over 20 years, Medpace has helped sponsors with global drug and device clinical research.

  • Known for its therapeutic excellence, Medpace has amassed broad experience across numerous indications;
  • With coverage across 45 countries and six continents, Medpace has the global expertise and local understanding of laws and culture to proactively plan and execute trials of all sizes;
  • Global experience in all phases of drug and device development is further supported by wholly- owned business units including clinical pharmacology, central lab, bioanalytical lab, ECG core lab, and imaging core lab.
Medpace uses web-based access for study data through a computer system known as Clintrak TM. Medpace’s uncompromising commitment to research and to the highest level of ethical standards and performance supports our compliance with laws around the globe relating to data protection and privacy.

Medpace is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals. This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data including personal data collected on our website, personal data that may be provided for clinical trials, and personal data collected from employees and job applicants.

CLINICAL TRIAL SUBJECTS: Medpace collects medical and health information about the individuals that take part in the clinical trials through physician investigators. The physician investigators, who examine the individuals before and during the clinical trials, make sure that the individuals understand and consent to the gathering of sensitive personal data relating to an individual’s health and lifestyle, and the transfer of such information to third parties. Medpace complies with the requirements of the European Union Data Protection Directive and regulations of other countries with data protection laws. Such laws generally require that consent must be obtained before any health or sensitive data is collected from individuals.

INVESTIGATOR PHYSICIANS: Medpace collects personal data about the investigator physicians that take part in a clinical study. This allows Medpace to quickly identify and contact physicians for participation in other clinical studies. Medpace complies with all worldwide data protection laws that require physician investigators to receive notice about the collection of their personal data and the right to access, modify or delete their personal data.

EMPLOYEES: On our website and through our international offices, Medpace may collect information from job applicants and employees. Medpace complies with data protection and privacy laws that require individuals to receive notice of the collection of their personal data and the right to access, modify or delete their personal data in accordance with the law.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF DATA: The personal information we collect from individuals who take part in clinical trials, the physician investigators, and job applicants and employees, may be shared among Medpace affiliates located in other countries, and with other third parties. Medpace has enacted internal procedures to review and monitor personal data to ensure it is used responsibly and that we comply with internationally recognized standards of privacy and protection.

SAFE HARBOR: Medpace complies with the U.S. European Union Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.- Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Medpace has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Medpace’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

IT AND SECURITY: Medpace maintains a high level of information technology security, particularly in relation to all of the personal data we collect. Precautions are taken to protect data from misuse, unauthorized access, alteration or destruction. Medpace has in place strict physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Medpace’s data from the clinical trials is stored in a special proprietary software program, to which only authorized personnel directly involved with the clinical trial can access on a need to know basis. Our offsite employees use a Virtual Private Network to access the secure servers, and data on the servers are restricted to those authorized employees on a need to know basis depending what type of work they are performing for Medpace. Data recovery plans are part of all IT training.

COOKIES: This website uses “cookies,” which is information that our web server sends to your computer when you access a website. This information enables our website to track where you go on our website. The cookies help us analyze how our website is used, and help us to improve it. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting a setting on this website. Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use certain features of this website. In some cases, your IP address, which is a number assigned to your computer by your internet service provider, may be collected. The cookies we send and the IP address does not allow us to identify you, it only allows us to identify the computer you are using.

HOW TO CONTACT US: To ask questions about this Privacy Statement or to exercise any rights you may have under privacy or data protection laws, you may contact us at 5375 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 Attention: Privacy Officer, or privacy@medpace.com.