Privacy and confidentiality policy

Collection of medical data

  • all health data is anonymous: we do not authorize our clients and partners to send us patients' names (including their initials), regardless of the technique used to send information,
  • this data is collected via electronic forms, data files, or automated systems including APIs or other interfaces

Storage of medical data

  • data is stored in a centralized system, hosted via an authorized third party, replicated across different sites and in multiple back-up systems,
  • raw (and anonymous) data can only be accessed by authorized BioPredictive personnel
  • data is retained on an indefinite basis for traceability purposes

Usage of medical data

  • the primary use of the data is to calculate BioPredictive's diagnostic tests
  • historical data is also used to enhance medical safety algorithms
  • data may be used for general statistical purposes
  • Aggregated data may be shared in part among academic teams for the purposes of scientific research
  • data is not sold to third parties

Right of access

  • users have the right to access, rectify and delete information concerning them (article 34 french law "Loi Informatique et Libert├ęs")
  • nevertheless, given the anonymous nature of the health data that retain, we are not in a position to provide users with details of tests identified by all the elements listed below:
    • the unique identification number of the Test (with six, seven, or eight digits and starting with the pound sign, for example #1234567)
    • the date the blood sample was taken
    • date of birth,
    • and the sex of the patient.
  • no other request can be handled, due to inability to identify the data.
  • no health data can be removed because of BioPredictive's traceability obligation.

Cookies, credit cards

  • Like most websites, we collect certain information automatically and store it in log files. This time-stamped information may include IP addresses, the type of browser used, the internet service provider, pages that are viewed, and the operating system used. To collect this information, a "cookie" may be saved on your computer. Cookies contain some information that allows our web servers to recognize you when you visit our site.
  • We may use these cookies to analyze trends, administer our websites, and collect aggregate information relating to how and when our sites are viewed.
  • BioPredictive also uses GoogleAnalytics, an internet traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics also uses cookies to store non-identifying information, which could be stored on Google's servers. Find out more
  • Most browsers provide a facility that allows you to switch off cookies, either partly or fully. We cannot guarantee that all services on our websites will operate correctly if no cookies are present.
  • Credit card data is not transmitted via BioPredictive's website, only through the platform of our partner, Paybox.

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