Personal Information SciQuest Processes Return to Top
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information Return to Top
Use of Website(s) Return to Top
SciQuest, or SciQuest-authorized service providers, may observe your activities, preferences and transactional data relating to your use of our website(s). While SciQuest may collect or log this information, SciQuest does not identify you or match this information with your other personal information (such as your IP address) unless you have chosen to identify yourself by completing a contact form on the website. SciQuest may use this collected or logged information to diagnose website technical problems. SciQuest or our authorized service provider may use this information to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout our website(s). If you have submitted contact information via forms on a site, SciQuest may use information from cookies and web beacons to provide you with information about SciQuest and our software applications and services.
Cookies Return to Top
SciQuest also uses web beacons, or transparent GIF files, provided by our service provider to report activity on our site. The beacons help us manage our online advertising and measure its effectiveness. These files enable our service provider to recognize a cookie on your web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements are most effective. Either SciQuest or our services providers place the cookie. The information that SciQuest collects by means of these technologies is anonymous and is not personally identifiable unless you have chosen to identify yourself through a form on the website.
Retargeted Advertising Return to Top
Retargeted advertising uses information collected on an individual's web browsing behavior such as the pages they have visited or the searches they have made. This information is used to display more relevant information to you on the SciQuest website. This information is also used to display SciQuest employment opportunities to you if you have visited our careers page. The information collected is only linked to an anonymous cookie ID (alphanumeric number); it does not include any information that could be linked back to a particular person, such as their name, address or credit card number. The information used for targeted advertising either comes from SciQuest or through third party website publishers.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser to prevent cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is set. To opt out of receiving marketing related communications from SciQuest, please click on the “opt-out” link in the communication or please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this does not opt you out of receiving generic ads.
Social Media Features and Widgets Return to Top
Opt-Out; Access Return to Top
If at any time after registering for information, you change your mind about receiving information from us, please click on the “opt-out” link in the communication or send us a request at privacy@SciQuest.com specifying your new choice. If you otherwise wish to contact SciQuest directly to access to the personal information that SciQuest holds about you, you may email your request to SciQuest at privacy@SciQuest.com. SciQuest will provide you with the information you have sought by email, or if possible, in another form that you have requested. SciQuest may need to verify your identity or to take other steps to respond to your request. If SciQuest decides to deny you access to some or all of your personal information, SciQuest will notify you in writing of our decision and explain why and how you can complain if you are not satisfied with our decision.
SciQuest EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Privacy Statement Return to Top
SciQuest complies with the applicable provisions of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from the European Union. SciQuest adheres to the seven Privacy Shield Principles: Notice; Choice; Accountability for Onward Transfer; Security; Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation; Access; and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. To learn more about the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, and to view SciQuest’s certification, please visit www.privacyshield.gov.
Swiss Safe Harbor Program Statement Return to Top
SciQuest complies with the applicable provisions of the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of data from Switzerland. Information regarding the Swiss Safe Harbor Framework can be found at: export.gov/safeharbor.
Complaint Handling; Dispute Resolution Return to Top
With respect to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, SciQuest has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint. Additionally, in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield, an individual may under certain conditions, invoke binding arbitration.
With respect to the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles, SciQuest has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by SciQuest, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR website at www.bbb.org/us/safe-harborcomplaints for more information and to file a complaint.
Investigations; Enforcement; Liability Return to Top
As a result of SciQuest’s adherence to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, SciQuest is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission.
In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU individuals received pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield, SciQuest is potentially liable.
Contact Details Return to Top
Attention: Associate General Counsel
3020 Carrington Mill Blvd.
Morrisville, NC 27560
Data Retention Return to Top
SciQuest retains personal information according to SciQuest's backup and storage procedures and applicable legal requirements.
Security Return to Top
SciQuest maintains a comprehensive, written information security program that contains industry standard, administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to prevent unauthorized access to personal information. SciQuest limits access to personal information to those persons and authorized service providers who have a specific business purpose for maintaining and processing such information. SciQuest’s employees who have been granted physical access to personal information are made aware of their responsibilities to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of that information and have been provided training and instruction on how to do so.