Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit biomedical research organization. We partner with researchers, patients, and healthcare innovators to improve health.
Information collected during the account registration/authentication process, and any correspondence, you have with us. For example, this could be your name, email and any other contact information you shared with us.
Technical data on the different pages you visit on the Bridge website. For example, we may collect the date and time when you visit Bridge’s homepage.
Data on how you use the tools on Bridge platform. For example, we may collect data on your use of the import and export features.
We collect this data to maintain and improve Bridge, and to be able to correspond with you. We also collect this data to adhere to state and federal laws and prevent and deal with cases of abuse or fraud.
We use the services of third-party vendors. We mandate that all service providers put measures in place to protect and secure your data. They are not allowed to use or share your personal information outside the scope of their work on Bridge. We may be required to share your personal information for legal purposes.
Information retained for as long as the user’s account is active for authentication purposes. User may edit their information or remove their information by deactivating their account.
Data will be retained and archived indefinitely for auditing and compliance purposes.
The Bridge platform and its data may be accessed by users outside theUnited States.
We do not use your personal information for advertising purposes. We do not sell or lease your information.
You may access, update, correct or deactivate your account. To comply with our contractual obligations, your usage and activity data are parts of our permanent records.
You can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at email@example.com.
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Sage Bionetworks (“Sage Bionetworks, “we,” or “us”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit biomedical research organization in the United States. We partner with researchers, patients, and healthcare innovators to drive collaborative data-driven science to improve health. We have built Bridge, a technology platform for conducting biomedical research studies primarily using the ResearchKit (iOS) and ResearchStack (Android) frameworks. Bridge is for research use only and should not be used to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment information.
When you use Bridge, you may provide to us and/or we may collect personal information about you and your activity on Bridge. “Personal information or personal data” means any direct information about you such as your name and contact information or indirect information that could be reasonably linked to you such as your device’s internet protocol address (IP Address).We collect information about you in the following ways:
Sage Bionetworks requires user registration to access Bridge. We collect the following personal information during the registration and authentication process:
We also collect information when you update/change your account and when you contact us. If you send us an email or otherwise communicate with us, we may keep a copy of that communication.
We collect information on how you use Bridge’s features and tools. This would include:
We will use your personal information only as we describe here.
We use user-reported information for any of the following:
We use usage data for the following purposes:
We will also use activity information for:
Sage Bionetworks may perform periodic audits to assess compliance with the Bridgegovernance process. The audits result may be shared with affected users, IRB/Ethics boards, legal counsel, and/or outside institutional authorities as applicable.
We do not sell, lease or otherwise disclose the information we collect about you, except as described here. We share user’s information in the following ways:
We may rely on third-party service providers to provide the necessary hardware,software, networking, storage, and related technology required to operate, support and maintain Bridge. We required that all service providers agree to put in place reasonable security to keep users information confidential and secure, and to process information only for performing tasks on Sage Bionetwork’s behalf. We do not permit service providers to use or disclose users’ information, except as necessary to their work on Bridge.
The Bridge platform uses the following third-party service providers:
In accordance with applicable law, we may share aggregate and statistical information derived from users’ information with third parties for analysis.
We may be required by law to give your user information in the case of any civil, criminal,administrative, legislative, or other proceedings. We will protect your privacy as much as possible.
You may request to access, update, correct, restrict or delete the personal information you provide to us. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information under certain conditions. For all such inquiries, we can be reached at the following:
2901 Third Avenue, Suite 330
Seattle, WA 98121
United States of America
Upon request, we will provide you with reasonable access to the personal information about you that we hold. If your personal account information is deleted, your account becomes deactivated.
You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by clicking on the“unsubscribe” link included in each such communication or by notifying us by email firstname.lastname@example.org with the word “remove” in the subject header, and we will remove your contact details from our mailing list.
If you are a research participant, please address any queries related to the use of data pertaining to you to the person or organization responsible for collecting, de-identifying,and uploading the data to the Bridge Platform (e.g., doctor, researcher, hospital, lab, research center, or similar organization).
Sage Bionetworks maintains industry standard physical, organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect the personal identifiable information we collect, store,or otherwise process in connection to Bridge against accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized access, destruction, disclosure, misuse, alteration, or loss. The data security measures are a combination of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PET) options and policies/processes for data handling. Still, no environment is 100% secure. There is some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way to circumvent our security systems. Users are responsible for protecting the security of their Bridge login information.
We keep the information, including personal information, for as long as necessary to provide our services and to fulfill any other purposes for which the information was initially collected, unless otherwise required by applicable law. For instance, we will keep personally identifiable information related to authentication of user identity only for as long as is necessary for authentication. Users may choose to deactivate their accounts which will make their profile information invisible to other Bridge users. We will retain and archive a record of user’s activities performed while the account was active to use for audit purposes, legitimate business purposes, to keep with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and policies.
Sage Bionetworks is the controller of your information when it is collected and processed in the context of our sites and services. Our Data Protection Officer (DPO) is responsible for overseeing what we do with your information and ensuring we comply with applicable data protection laws. Our Data Protection Officer may be contacted by email@example.com or by writing to Sage Bionetworks, Attention: Data Protection Officer, 2901 Third Avenue, Suite 330, Seattle, WA 98121, United States ofAmerica.