Your privacy is important to us if you participate in the Phendo study. We use strict information technology procedure to safeguard your data and prevent improper access. The data you track will be handled securely to maintain confidentiality. All data gathered through our research studies is sent securely and stored on HIPAA-certified servers. To further ensure confidentiality of data gathered for the study, identifying information will be kept separate from other research data gathered throughout the duration of the study.
We will not access your personal phone contacts, texts, emails, personal photos, or websites visited. Your authorization to use and share your tracked data will expire when the research is completed or when you opt out of the study. We will not share any of your data with any non-research third party.
If you are participating in another research study and have consented to that study as well as to linking data from the other study to ours, your data will be linked.
If you have any questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following people and/or agencies will be able to look at, copy, use and share your research information:
1. The research team and staff;
2. Authorities from Columbia University, including the Institutional Review Board (‘IRB');
4. Collaborators associated with the study. The list of research studies we link with, under your consent include: