Envigo is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. We strive to comply with all applicable privacy legislation in the jurisdictions where we carry on our business.
The following terms are used throughout this document and are defined here for clarification.
Personal data — means any information or set of information that identifies or can reasonably be used to identify an individual. Personal data does not include information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public personal information.
Sensitive personal data — means personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, or that concerns health or sex life. Information will be treated as sensitive personal data where it is received from a third party that treats and identifies it as sensitive.
The following privacy principles apply to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data by Envigo in conducting human resources and contract research activities.
Envigo will inform individuals about the purposes for which we collect and use personal data about them, how to contact us, the types of third parties with whom we may share personal data, and how individuals may limit the using and sharing of such data. This information will be provided when individuals are first asked to provide personal data or as soon as practical thereafter.
For sensitive personal data, Envigo will give an individual an explicit (opt-in) choice if the information is to be disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose other than those for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
Envigo will provide individuals with reasonable access to personal data about them and they may request the correction or amendment of personal data that they demonstrate to be incorrect or incomplete.
Transfers to agents, partners or contractors
Envigo will only share personal data to such parties in connection with services that those parties perform for, or with Envigo. Such third parties will be restricted from using this data in any way than providing services for or on behalf of Envigo. Where we have knowledge that these parties are using or sharing personal data in a way that is contrary to these principles, Envigo will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop such processing.
Envigo will only transfer personal data to a non-agent, partner or contractor where consistent with the notice provided to the individuals who are the subject of the data and any consent that those individuals have provided or where otherwise required under “Limitation on Scope of Principles” below.
Subject to the “Limitation on scope of principles”, Envigo will only use and share personal data about individuals in a way that is consistent with the purposes for that data were collected or subsequently authorized by those individuals. To the extent necessary for those purposes, Envigo will take reasonable steps to ensure that the data is accurate, complete, and current.
Envigo will adopt physical, technical and administrative safeguards appropriate to the quality of the data and will take reasonable precautions to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We encourage individuals covered by this policy to raise any concerns that they have about the way that we process their personal data by contacting us at the address below, and we will do our best to resolve them.
Limitation on scope of principles
Adherence by Envigo to these privacy principles may be limited to the extent required for the purposes of prevention of crime or to meet legal, governmental, national security or public interest obligations.
How to contact us
If you have any concerns about the way we address the above principles or data please contact in the first instance to Director of Legal Services firstname.lastname@example.org. All concerns will be investigated and outcomes communicated promptly.