Effective Date: February 12, 2019
Blackfynn, Inc. ("Blackfynn") provides a platform that helps individuals and organizations in the medical community ("Users") make optimal use of the vast quantities of highly complex medical and healthcare data by integrating the data points into our platform and placing the data into a useful context.
This Services Privacy Statement explains how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process personal data that Users process via our platform. Blackfynn is the data processor with respect to the personal data, and Users are the data controllers or are otherwise authorized by data controllers to direct Blackfynn to process the personal data.
Blackfynn's processing of personal data is governed by this Privacy Statement and our customer agreements. In the event of any conflict between this Privacy Statement and a customer agreement, the customer agreement will control to the extent permitted by applicable law.
Information We Collect
When Users upload data into our platform, the information they upload may include personal information, such as medical and healthcare data that pertains to specific patients, clinical trial participants, investigators or others, or that can be associated with these types of individuals.
How We Use Information
Our platform allows Users to manipulate and analyze the information they upload into the platform. We use the personal data to facilitate the manipulation, analysis and other processing of data in the platform. We also use the information to provide customer support to our Users, to maintain and improve our platform, develop new services for our Users, comply with applicable law, enforce the terms and conditions that govern the platform, protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others, and protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
We may also use the information we process in the platform to generate de-identified or aggregate analytics, which cannot be associated with any User or the individuals to whom the information pertains.
How We Share Information
We may share personal data with third party service providers that provide services in connection with our platform. We authorize these third parties to access personal information only to the extent necessary for them to provide services to Blackfynn or Users.
We may also share personal information as required by law or legal process, enforce the terms and conditions that govern the platform, and protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
We may transfer the personal data as part of Blackfynn's platform or other assets in connection with a business transaction, such as a merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization, or in the event of bankruptcy. In the event of such a transfer, we will require the transferee to continue to abide by the terms of this Privacy Statement and any customer agreements that govern our processing of the personal information, as specified in detail in the relevant customer agreements.
We employ a number of organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information in our platform, as we further describe our Security Overview webpage.
Data Subject Rights
Users are responsible for responding to requests that individuals submit to exercise any privacy rights, to the extent such requests are submitted by or on behalf of individuals to whom the personal information the Users process using the platform pertains. Blackfynn will assist Users in responding to such requests as set forth in the customer contract.
Cross Border Data Transfer
We may transfer personal data outside of the country in which Users provide it, including to the United States. In this case, we will safeguard the data as described in this Privacy Statement and the relevant customer agreements.
Blackfynn retains personal data for as long as necessary to (a) facilitate User's processing of personal data via the platform; (b) comply with legal obligations; (c) resolve disputes; and (d) enforce the terms of customer agreements, as described in the customer contracts.
Third Party Products and Services
The Services may integrate with or enable access to third party tools. Third party tools registered, installed, or accessed by end users are governed by those third party providers' privacy notices. Please review those notices carefully, as Blackfynn does not control and cannot be responsible for these providers' privacy or information security practices.
If you have any question about this Privacy Statement, you can contact our privacy team at firstname.lastname@example.org.