Origent Data Sciences. Inc. (“Origent”, the “Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”) value your confidence in us and we respect your privacy. We hold your privacy concerns in high regard. This Privacy Notice describes to you our practices regarding the Personal Data which you give to us, or we obtain about you, from our website www.origent.com

CONSENT

By using our website you expressly consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Notice and agree that you are entering into a voluntary business relationship with us for the purpose of conforming with any applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Children’s Information

We do not knowingly collect or maintain Personal Data from any person under the age of majority. No parts of our website, products or services are designed to attract anyone under the age of eighteen. 

DATA COLLECTED AND HOW WE USE IT

What We Collect

Personal Data

In the course of using our website, you may voluntarily provide us with certain Personal Data that can be used to contact or identify you. This Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, and job history.

Cookies

Additionally, when you use our website, we may monitor your use of the website by collecting information through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are small pieces of information that a website transfers to the memory or hard drive on your computer.  We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Most web browsers have options that allow you to control whether or not to accept cookies. However, disabling cookies in your browser may prevent access to some parts of our website.

The Cookies We Set

Third Party Cookies

Third party applications (including Google Analytics, Download Monitor, HubSpot, and/or VisualVisitor) are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as posters and other PDFs that are downloaded, the organization you belong to, how long you spend on the site, pages that you visit, number of page views, and the sequence in which you visit pages.

How Information is Used

We use the data we collect to administer our business activities, improve our website, products and services, provide customer service, make available products and services to our users and customers, and for the recruiting, marketing, and other business purposes of Origent. 

We may also use your Personal Data to communicate with you. For example, we may correspond with you via email, direct mail, fax, or phone calls related to your queries.

Disclosing Personal Data

In order to provide you with our website, products and services, we may share your data with our suppliers, agents, contractors, or other companies or individuals that provide services for or on our behalf (“Service Providers”) in connection with the services they perform. Our Service Providers are required not to sell, share, or use your Personal Data other than to provide the services requested by Company. Uses and disclosures of Personal Data by external individuals and organizations acting on Origent’s behalf are governed by agreements that require Personal Data to be protected appropriately. 

Disclosure by Law

Origent may use or disclose Personal Data if it believes in good faith that such use or disclosure is necessary to (a) help identify any person attempting to break into or damage our website, (b) to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding any illegal activities, (c) to comply with relevant laws, or legal or regulatory obligations, (d) to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Origent, or (e) to protect or defend the rights or property of Origent or its customers. Without limiting the foregoing, we may share Personal Data with law enforcement agencies if we believe that we have evidence of a violation of computer security or related laws. 

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks 

Origent complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield. Origent has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles with respect to such data. If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and data subject rights under the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/  

If you are an EU individual and you would like to exercise these rights, please refer to our PrivacyShield Policy.

PROTECTION OF YOUR DATA

Origent has a number of security measures in place to help protect and safeguard your Personal Data from accidental loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or accidental destruction. Although no website can guarantee the absolute security of your information, we are committed to taking commercially reasonable precautions as described below. 

These procedures include the use of firewall, secure connection on the Origent website, and the use of Secured Socket Layers (SSLs) that encrypt pages that collect Personal Data. Personal Data is stored in limited access servers and physical access to these servers requires individual authorization and authentication. Only authorized Origent employees or contractors carrying out permitted functions are allowed access to Personal Data. In addition, each employee and contractor of Origent is required to sign a confidentiality agreement requiring him or her to keep confidential all Personal Data of users and customers. We train our employees and contractors on proper use and handling of Personal Data. Employees and contractors who violate these policies may be subject to disciplinary action, termination of their employment and legal action. Our Service Providers are also reviewed to ensure they maintain security measures similar to Origent. 

If Origent learns of a security breach that results in the unauthorized disclosure of your Personal Data, we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you are able take appropriate protective steps. By using this website or providing Personal Data to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the website. Origent may post a notice on its website if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser or mobile device enabling you to view the notice. Origent may also send an e-mail to you at the e-mail address you have provided to us for a notification pursuant to this paragraph. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), you should notify us at help@origent.com

In addition to the foregoing, please be aware of the following issues relating to our security measures: 

  1. Phishing. Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to Origent. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website. 
  2. Links to Other Sites. Certain features of our website and products contain links to other websites and online services. If you choose to visit a third-party service, you will be directed to that third party’s website or online service. The fact that we provide a link to a website’s content or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. This Privacy Notice is not applicable to the websites or content of any such third parties. We do not exercise control over third party websites or services. These other websites or services may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit Personal Data from you. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the Personal Data you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy notices or statements of any such third-party websites and services that you may use. 

UPDATING YOUR DATA

It is important to us that you are able to take an active role in your experience with us. You may request deletion of your Personal Data by us, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). We will respond to your request to access within 30 days. The contact information for updating your data is given below. 

CHOICES

Your Privacy Rights. As described above, we may provide your Personal Data to Service Providers. You may indicate a preference for us to stop providing your information to Service Providers by “opting-out” by contacting us directly (please see our information below). After you opt-out, we will stop disclosing your Personal Data to Service Providers, unless you “opt-in” again by contacting us directly (please see our information below). This may materially impact our business relationship with you (e.g. inability to respond to your queries, inability to review your employment application).

For instructions on changing any of your privacy preferences, accessing your information, updating your information, or for any privacy or data-protection-related questions, please contact us at help@origent.com 

Origent Data Sciences
Attn: Customer Service 
8245 Boone Blvd #600, Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703.794.3041 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Notice is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Data, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our website. Any material changes to this Privacy Notice will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our site prior to the change becoming effective.

These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our website. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. Continued use of our website following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

If Origent is (or its assets are) sold, acquired, merged with another entity, or if Origent becomes insolvent, and/or declares bankruptcy (each a “Company Change Event”), the website and any information obtained through it, including Personal Data, may be transferred or sold to another entity in connection with the Company Change Event. That entity will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Notice. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your Personal Data, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Personal Data. 

The headings of sections of this Privacy Notice are for convenience and are not to be used in interpreting this Agreement. As used in this Privacy Notice, the word “including” means “including but not limited to.” 

Origent website may contain links to and from other websites, products or services. These other sites are not covered by this Privacy Notice, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites.

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