Privacy Policy

Please take a moment to read the following Privacy Policy. This should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use Agreement. Please note that words which are defined in our Terms of Use Agreement also apply to this Privacy Policy.

  1. Privacy Policy. We are committed to protecting your privacy online. This Privacy Policy sets out how we treat your personal information, allowing you to make informed choices about the personal information that you provide to us via our Web Site.

    IMPORTANT: By accessing and using our Web Site, or by submitting any personal information to us via our Web Site, or our free clinical trial design web tool contained on our Web Site or by your registration as a user you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Web Site.

    If you do not want us to collect, use and/or transfer your personal information in this way then you should cease to access and use our Web Site and/or contact us and ask for your registration to be deleted.

    This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time, and we therefore suggest that you review it periodically.

  2. Personal information. Personal Information means any data from which you can be identified (including information such as your name, postal address, email address and password) and which concerns you. All personal information that we obtain from you in relation to our Web Site or web tools contained on our Web Site will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and any applicable data protection laws.

    When you register with our Web Site, we ask you to provide us with various details about you, including your name, valid email address and valid company affiliation.

    We also collect personal information when you email, write to, or telephone us.

    From time to time we may also request additional information by contacting you directly.

    Finally, we use session cookies to store information about your current web session. These cookies are deleted when you leave our Web Site and close your browser. We may also use a cookie to collect and store your Username and Password. We may also use cookies to collect statistical information about your use of our Web Site and web tools. Please see below for more information about cookies.

  3. How We Use Your Personal Information. Your personal information is used by us so that we can administer and support our Web Site and web tools and your registration.

    We may use your personal information to contact you from time to time, in order to ask for your opinions on our Web Site and web tools, to obtain references and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to our Web Site or web tools.

  4. Information We Provide to Third Parties. Except in very specific circumstances, we do not disclose any of your information to other parties, except where you have given your consent. By your acceptance of the Terms of Use Agreement, you do consent to us providing identifying information, such as company names, to third parties. We will use identifying information such as company names of users of the web tools for marketing purposes, which may include a listing of users’ company information which may be provided to potential investors in Laiya to show that the web tools are in use.

    We reserve the right to give your personal information to a third party without your consent where:

    the disclosure is required by law, such as where there is a court order, or statutory obligation requiring us to make such a disclosure; and/or

    we believe that such disclosure is necessary in order to assist in the prevention or detection of any criminal action (including fraud) or is otherwise in the overriding public interest, and is permitted by law.

  5. How We Protect Your Personal Information. We are strongly committed to data security and we take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, alteration or corruption. We use technical, administrative and procedural measures in an attempt to safeguard your personal and other information from unauthorized access or use. No such measure is ever 100% effective though, so we do not guarantee that your personal and other information will be secure from theft, loss, or unauthorized access or use, and we make no representation as to the reasonableness, efficacy, or appropriateness of the measures we use to safeguard such information. Users are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of their own passwords. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure please immediately notify us.
  6. How Long We Keep Your Personal Information. We will keep and use your personal information as described above for as long as you are registered with our Web Site and for up 7 years afterwards. After this period your personal information will be expunged from our systems, unless there is a specific legal reason or requirement to keep the information for longer. We may keep statistical or anonymous information (from which you cannot be identified) for longer periods.
  7. Cookies. Cookies are small files stored in your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. When you access our Web Site our computer server will access these cookies so that it can recognize your computer, and make using our Web Site easier for you.

    Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can alter your settings to allow you to be prompted every time a cookie is sent to you or you can choose not to receive cookies at all. However, please note that if you have ‘disabled’ cookies in your browser you may not be able to use certain features on our Web Site.

  8. Governing Laws. This Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Maryland without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Privacy Policy shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Maryland.