FULD collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services, when you seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities, databases, or register for newsletters and alerts and other FULD-sponsored events and participate in public user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys) and invite you to participate in research and basis your consent conduct research and validate your feedback and views. If you do not provide such information, you may not be able to create an account for the Site, request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities.
Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, unique personal identifiers, social media handles, , subject areas of interest and/or demographic information, background information required to apply for job and online behavioral information related to the Fuld website.
In addition, we collect information from 3rd party data providers like D&B, Hoovers, Capital IQ, Factiva, Bloomberg, Thomson, Zoominfo, Evaluate Pharma, PrivCo, PitchBook along with professional sites like LinkedIn, Xing, etc. where you have consented for the data to be passed to us. For online surveys we will record your IP address, type of browser, OS you are using, and other basic metrics.
Our telephone interviewers are professionally trained and have been provided with basic information to deal with any queries that may arise during the course of a call. However, there may arise additional questions after a call has ended, or you may want to comment or make a complaint.
Where did you get my telephone number from?
There are two main ways in which we may have obtained your telephone number:
Fuld takes every reasonable precaution to ensure the privacy and security of your information while using the survey websites.
The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the Site and the personal information provided. We process your personal information:
(i) for the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by FULD. This includes:
(ii) on the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for example, your application form for employment with FULD), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
(iii) for inviting you to participate in research, conducting expert interviews and other research related interactions.
(iv) for compliance with a legal obligation. This includes anti-fraud and anti-money laundering measures as well as tax and social security requirements.
We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that FULD itself is permitted to process that data. In addition, FULD may disclose your contact information in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to FULD.
The third parties with whom we may need to share personal information to help us provide services and products, in the course of business activities, including client services and to run our Website include:
In addition, we may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business.
Because FULD is a global organization we need to transfer personal information which is collected on the Site or through other means across the FULD group of companies to help operate our business efficiently. This also includes third parties located in different countries around the world, including outside of the EEA. These arrangements may involve your personal information being located in various countries around the world e.g. USA where privacy laws differ. We only make these arrangements or transfers where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect information held in that country. In addition, the Site may be viewed and accessed anywhere in the world including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally identifiable information. By using the Site, submitting information through this site, or submitting personal information to FULD through other means you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information to those countries and parties.
Fuld retains your job application and CV’s for three years. Business prospect related contact information will be held for twenty-four months from the most recent communication. Existing customer information will be held for the lifetime of our engagement and for seven years post the engagement.
All personal data is usually kept for six months from project commencement unless stated specifically at the time of taking part or six months after completion of research whichever date is sooner. Non-identifiable information you provide will be kept for no longer than nine months.
We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further communications from us in any or all forms you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in such e-mail that is sent to you by us. Please note that we will continue to send you service-related communications regardless of any opt-out request. In order to continue service-related communication with you we will maintain details like your name, job title, company name, email address and company phone number. We will not share your information with third parties (other than our subsidiaries or affiliates) for their own promotional or marketing purposes unless you give us consent to do so and where permitted by applicable law.
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FULD has in place appropriate security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee or contractor having access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, FULD cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons and FULD cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network.
This website contains links to other Web sites not operated by FULD.
FULD complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. FULD may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it, please follow the process outlined below and we will amend our records where appropriate. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect personal information or would like a copy of the personal information we hold on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we can provide you with any information. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority.
If you do not want us to call you again, please email at email@example.com with your telephone number and ideally with details of the date/time we called you. We will add your number to our Do Not Call list to ensure you are not called again by us. In all cases, we will try to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
FULD understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, particularly in their online interactions. This Site is not designed for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.
For further questions you may contact the appropriate data protection point of contact:
Mail: Fuld & Company, 33 Arch Street, 17th floor, Boston, MA 02110. ATTN: Privacy