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Privacy Policy

Last Updated March 2013

Digital Infuzion, partner of Inova Translational Medicine Institute and operating this research study Web site application on their behalf, is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement applies to; it does not apply to other online or offline Digital Infuzion or of Inova Translational Medicine Institute sites, products or services. Please read the complete Digital Infuzion privacy statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering to join a limited-access, secure study Web site. Personal information collected by Digital Infuzion and of Inova Translational Medicine Institute is limited to the minimal information required to provide a service, including name, e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide the service you requested.

Digital Infuzion also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the N of 1 Research Platform.

Digital Infuzion also collects information about which pages users visit within the Web site. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described below

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To allow you secure access to your data or information.
  • To allow you to manage your own security and account information.
  • To deliver data or services that you have opted in or requested to receive.
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to updated information and other new services from Digital Infuzion or of Inova Translational Medicine Institute, if you so request.

We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of Digital Infuzion, with your approval, we will combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, we will not provide you the personalized service and won't merge your personal information with site-visitation data.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including application components, answering customer questions, providing help desk support, or processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Digital Infuzion may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Digital Infuzion or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Digital Infuzion and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Digital Infuzion employees, users of Digital Infuzion products or services, or members of the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Digital Infuzion or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Digital Infuzion abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Control of your Personal Information

When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, Digital Infuzion will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

Digital Infuzion may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service or security issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.

Access to your Personal Information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current.

Security of your Personal Information

Digital Infuzion is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as health data) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Protection of Children's Personal Information

Digital Infuzion is a research study site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

Use of Cookies

When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously. One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above. We also use cookies to collect information on which newsletter links are clicked by customers. This information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information.

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a web page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about the Web site usage. We may share aggregated site statistics with partner companies but do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Web site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

Changes to this Statement

Digital Infuzion will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, Digital Infuzion will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.

Contact Information

Digital Infuzion and Inova Translational Medicine Institute welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement; please contact us by e-mail or postal mail.

Digital Infuzion Privacy
Digital Infuzion, Inc.
656 Quince Orchard Road, Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Inova Health System,
8110 Gatehouse Road,
Falls Church, VA 22042