Privacy

Fortress Medical Privacy Policy

Fortress Medical Systems, LLC. (Fortress Medical Systems) is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users and their clients. Our Privacy Policy describes how we maintain and safeguard the information provided to us and the services that we provide. Fortress Medical Systems respects individual privacy and of its customers, employees, clinical trial participants, healthcare professionals, investors, business partners, and others. All data stored or used by Fortress Medical Systems is done so in accordance with any federal or international data and privacy regulations which governing the storage and handling of any data entrusted to us.

I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

A. Customer Data
Fortress Medical Systems collects information on our clients for use for business support and technical support. The information collected includes full name, address, telephone number(s) and email addresses. Fortress Medical Systems saves this information in a sponsor database. Only authorized and trained Fortress Medical Systems personnel have access to this database. The personal information of our clients is needed to support the users of our data capture software in case of problems.
B. Clinical Trial Personnel Data
Personal information about Sponsor personnel, participating physicians, Clinical Research Organizations, and supporting industries such as laboratories and IRBs etc. may be collected. This data usually includes the person’s full name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. This information may be stored in the Sponsor’s study database. Fortress Medical Systems and Sponsor users have access to this data via a user ID, Password, and security role, when access is granted.
C. Patient Data
Patient data anonymity is the responsibility and decision of the sponsor organization. Normally patient information is key-coded as it originates at the investigator site to not reveal the identity of the individuals. If patient data is not anonymous then it can only be accessed by the Sponsor and authorized and trained Fortress Medical Systems personnel to support the users of our data capture software in case of problems.

II. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION

We implement security measures designed to protect information from unauthorized access. A user id and password are required to access the system and each user profile is associated with only one login identification. Access to all screens/data must be explicitly granted via roles that allow access to only specified areas. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing specific technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. In addition, all Fortress Medical System employees are required to undergo HIPAA training.

III. US AND INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY COMMITMENTS

Fortress Medical Systems, LLC. follows all governing rules and regulations regarding the safe and secure handling of personal data in the US. Governing bodies and regulations including, but may not be limited to: the Food and Drug Administration, CFR Part 11, HIPAA, and US State and Federal Laws.

Fortress Medical Systems, LLC. has committed to handling the collection, use, and retention of personal information of employees, consumers, healthcare professionals, medical research subjects and investigators, customers, investors, and government officials that are received from the European Economic Area and Switzerland in accordance with the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles. For more information about the Safe Harbor Principles, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Website at http://export.gov/safeharbor

IV. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Fortress Medical Systems, LLC. reserves the right to change this policy and its contents at any time. Any and all Privacy Policy changes will be posted on our website.

V. CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:
Fortress Medical Systems LLC
32 10th Ave S # 205
Hopkins, MN 55343
Tel: (+1) 952 238 9010


Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on 13-JAN-2015