Notice was last changed on October 31, 2018.
are encouraged to read the Philips Global Privacy Notice,
which applies to the personal data of individuals that is collected or used by Koninklijke Philips N.V. or its affiliates or subsidiaries
Privacy Notice applies to personal data collected and/or processed by the FormAssembly application (“App”). This is a notice of our Privacy practices;
this is not a contract or agreement.
Personal Data are collected and for which Purposes
FormAssembly provides the online form service to allow for investigator-initiated research
applications and financial grant requests to be submitted to our internal teams
via our website. The App uses data collected or processed in the form. We collect your personal data as a part of the investigator-initiated
research application, the financial grant request, and for saving in-progress
forms and other purposes described below.
The App makes
use of analytics technology to identify which content fields provided within
the App are filled out, to track your usage of the App and to improve your App experience.
We also make use of this data to ensure that the App functions properly.
technologies to operate, provide, improve, understand, and customize our
Services. Cookies, or similar technologies,
collect information about the surfing behavior of visitors, such as how often
content is visited and sections of the App not used or most abandoned. This
data provides information to make the structure, navigation and content of the
App as user-friendly as possible.
a. to track of the number of visitors to various pages of the form
or features of the App
b. to track of the length of time that each visitor spends on
certain aspects of the form
c. form improvement and/or optimization such as abandonments or
With whom are Personal Data shared?
may disclose your personal data to third party service providers, business
partners, or other third parties in accordance with this Privacy Notice and/or applicable
with third-party service providers to help us operate, provide, improve,
understand, customize, support, and market our Services.
share your personal data with the following service providers:
IT and Cloud Providers
These service providers deliver the
necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, transactional services
and/or related technology
required to run the App or provide the Services.
Philips requires its service providers to provide an adequate
level of protection to your personal data similar to the level that we provide.
We require our service providers to process your personal data only in
accordance with our instructions and only for the specific purposes mentioned
above, to have access to the minimum amount of data they need to deliver a
specific service, and to protect the security of your personal data.
Other third parties
may also work with third parties who process your personal data for their own
purposes. Please read their privacy notices carefully as they inform you about their
privacy practices, including what type of personal data they collect, as well
as how they use, process and protect it.
Philips shares personal data with a third party that uses your personal data
for their own purposes, Philips will inform you and/or obtain your consent in
accordance with applicable laws before we share your personal data.
sometimes sells a business or a part of a business to another company. Such a
transfer of ownership could include the transfer of your personal data directly
related to that business to the purchasing company. All of our rights and
obligations under our Privacy Notice are freely assignable by Philips to any of
our affiliates in connection with a merger, acquisition, restructuring, sale of
assets, by operation of law or otherwise.
How long do we
keep your data?
We will retain your personal data for as long as
needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which the data is collected.
The criteria we use to determine our retention periods include: (i) the length of time you use the App; (ii) whether there
is a legal obligation to which we are subject; or (iii) whether retention is
advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable
statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations).
Please refer to the
chapter ‘Your rights and choices available to you’ in the Philips Global
Privacy Notice if you would like to
submit a request to access, rectify, erase, restrict or object to the
processing of Personal Data that you have previously provided to us, or if you
would like to submit a request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal
Data for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this
right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law).
specific information: Your California Privacy Rights (US Only)
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who
are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of
charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to
third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If
applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal
information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties
with whom we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If
you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please visit
our privacy website: http://www.philips.com/a-w/privacy/questions-and-feedback.html
Changes to this
The services that
Philips provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. For
this reason, we reserve the right to change or add to this Privacy Notice at
We encourage you to
check back often to review the latest version. Any new Privacy Notice will be
effective upon posting. If you do not agree with the revised notice, you may
cancel your account. By continuing to access or make us of our services after a
new Privacy Notice becomes effective, you acknowledge that you have been
informed of the revised Privacy Notice.
If you have any
questions about this Privacy Notice or about the way Philips uses your Personal
Data, please contact our Data Protection Officer via our contact form.
Alternatively, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a
supervisory authority or law enforcement competent for your country, state or
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