Last Update: January 10, 2022
Please note that the clinical research study, which this website is related to, is managed by Janssen Research & Development, which is a global organization that operates through different legal entities in various countries. Therefore, the legal entity acting as the sponsor for Janssen Research & Development studies may vary and may be different from the legal entity that is the owner of this website.
USE OF SITE BY MINORS
The Service is not directed to individuals under the age of 18, and we request that these individuals not provide personal information through the Service. If your child has submitted Personal Information and you would like to request that such Personal Information be removed, please contact us as explained below under Contacting Us.
Some areas of the Site may ask questions related to your health to assist the study site staff in determining your eligibility for the study. In addition, the Site may ask you to submit personal information, such as your name, telephone number, and email address in order for you to be contacted by a member of the study site staff. You will be informed what information is required and what information is optional.
The personal information that you choose to provide through the Site is processed by Clinical Trial Media, Inc. on behalf of Janssen Research & Development and then provided to your selected study site, should you pass the pre-qualification process. The clinical trial site will receive and retain your information to contact you regarding potential participation in the clinical trial. Clinical Trial Media, Inc. will not provide any information that directly identifies you (e.g. your name or contact information) to Janssen. In addition, if you agree to be contacted about future clinical trials, you will be asked for your consent at the point of collection and your data will be retained in accordance with this policy.
Unless we specifically request or invite it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (e.g., Social Security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or philosophical beliefs, health, sex life or sexual orientation, criminal background, or trade union membership, or biometric or genetic data for the purpose of uniquely identifying an individual) on or through the Service or otherwise to us.
AUTOMATIC INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
We and our service providers may collect certain information automatically as you navigate around the Service. Except where allowed by applicable law, we place cookies after having received your consent through the cookie banner or preference centre.
How We Use and Disclose Information
We use and disclose information you provide to us as described to you at the point of collection.
Where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent to our use of your personal information at the point of information collection. We may also use information from or about you as necessary to perform a contract, to comply with a legal obligation (for example, due to our pharmacovigilance obligations), or for our legitimate business interests. Our legitimate business interests may include any or all of the following:
We also disclose information collected through the Site:
In addition, we use and disclose information collected through the Site as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) as permitted by applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
We may also use and disclose information collected through the Site in other ways, with your consent. We may use and disclose information we collect automatically as described above, under “Automatic Information Collection and Use.”
In addition, where allowed by applicable law, we may use and disclose information that is not in personally identifiable form for any purpose. If we combine information that is not in personally identifiable form with information that is identifiable (such as combining your name with your geographical location), we will treat the combined information as personal information as long as it is combined.
CHOICES AND ACCESS
How you can access, change, or delete your personal information.
If you would like to review, correct, update, restrict, or delete your personal information, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of your personal information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent these rights are provided to you by applicable law), please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request as soon as reasonably practicable and no later than one month after receipt. If circumstances cause any delay in our response, you will be promptly notified and provided a date for our response.
Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or service providers, and by using our Service or by providing consent to us (where required by law), you agree to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including to the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country. Appropriate contractual and other measures are in place to protect personal information when it is transferred to our affiliates or third parties in other countries.
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures designed to protect personal information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.
We will retain your personal information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: (i) the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Service to you; (ii) whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject; and (iii) whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation, or regulatory investigations).
For example, if we collect your personal information for your participation in a Clinical Trial, we may need to store it for a period of life time of the investigational product that is in scope of the Clinical Trial + 20 years.
Please note, however, that this is not an exhaustive list of retention periods. Your personal information may be stored for a longer period using the criteria set forth in the first paragraph of this section, especially points (ii) and (iii).
THIRD PARTY SITES AND SERVICES
Janssen-Cilag Pty Limited
Locked Bag 2070
North Ryde NSW 1670
Please note guidance from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ("OAIC") requires any complaint must first be made to the respondent organization. The law also allows 30 days for the respondent organization to respond before a complainant may make a complaint to the OAIC.
You can obtain further general information about your privacy rights and privacy law from the OAIC by: