SOURCE: eClinical Solutions

eClinical Solutions

August 08, 2017 10:00 ET

eClinical Solutions LLC Completes EU - U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield Certifications

eClinical Solutions LLC works with TRUSTe, LLC, a subsidiary of TrustArc, Inc, to review and verify that their privacy practices meet the requirements of the EU and the Swiss data transfer frameworks

MANSFIELD, MA--(Marketwired - August 08, 2017) - eClinical Solutions LLC, a leading provider of centralized software and services to the life sciences industry, today announced it has achieved EU - U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield certifications with the U.S. Department of Commerce. eClinical Solutions LLC worked with TRUSTe LLC ("TRUSTe"), a wholly owned subsidiary of TrustArc Inc, to review and verify that they comply with the EU - U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. TRUSTe also will provide independent dispute resolution services to address privacy-related questions around customer data from users and ongoing access to privacy guidance.

By working with TRUSTe, eClinical Solutions LLC is showing its commitment to protecting the privacy of its customers.

"As our business has continued to expand and with increased adoption of elluminate® Data Intelligence Hub, customers are increasingly having us provide support for global programs," comments Bob Arnesen, President of eClinical Solutions LLC. "We felt it was important that we proactively met these important data privacy requirements and could thereby deliver a high degree of assurance to our customers that personal data, used by eClinical Solutions regardless of how it was collected, is maintained in a secure fashion."

TRUSTe follows a three-phase process to prepare companies for their EU - U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield certifications, using a combination of experienced privacy analysts and proven assessment methodology powered by the TrustArc privacy technology platform. Phase I includes a comprehensive review of the company's privacy practices against the Privacy Shield Principles and creation of a detailed privacy finding report. Phase II includes a collaborative review of the findings, implementation of remediation recommendations and documentation of action item completion. Phase III includes certification activation including issuing the TRUSTe seal, providing dispute resolution services for customer data, and access to privacy guidance along with the privacy findings report in TrustArc's Assessment Manager to support ongoing privacy compliance.

TrustArc CEO Chris Babel said, "We believe a strong privacy management program is critical for companies to build customer trust and ensure compliance. We reviewed the practices of eClinical Solutions LLC to help ensure that they meet the requirements of the EU and Swiss Privacy Shield Frameworks and can demonstrate their privacy commitment to users, partners and regulators."

About eClinical Solutions LLC
Formed in 2006, eClinical Solutions LLC supports life sciences organizations with centralized data services and software to allow them to regain control, and combine and interact with their data when and how they want to. We offer solutions for efficient data acquisition and management strategies, including EDC, combining complex information streams, performing analysis and reporting or converting data into CDISC format quickly and easily. With a sole focus on drug development and a tenured team of data specialists, we work with you to identify a solution suited to your needs.

About TrustArc
TrustArc powers privacy compliance and risk management with integrated technology, consulting and TRUSTe certification solutions -- addressing all phases of privacy program management. Our new name, TrustArc, reflects our evolution from a certification company into a global provider of technology powered privacy compliance and risk management solutions. The foundation for our solutions is the TrustArc Privacy Platform which provides a flexible, scalable, and secure way to manage privacy. Our technology platform, fortified through six years of operating experience across a wide range of industries and client use cases, along with our services, leverage deep privacy expertise and proven methodologies which we have continuously enhanced through thousands of client projects over the past two decades. Headquartered in San Francisco, and backed by a global team, we help over 1,000 clients worldwide demonstrate compliance, minimize risk, and build trust. For further information see www.trustarc.com.

For more information: http://www.eclinicalsol.com/

Contact Information

  • Contact Information - Media Inquiries:

    Raj Indupuri
    CEO
    eClinical Solutions LLC
    (508) 594-6313