About Us

Privacy Policy

This website is owned by IdeaPoint, Incorporated, part of the Anaqua group (collectively, "IdeaPoint", "We", "Us", or "Our").

We take very seriously the privacy of Our website users and the security of their personal information.

This Privacy Policy sets out the principles governing Our practices regarding collection, use, security, and disclosure of personal information that you may provide or We obtain about you. By using this website you agree/consent to this use. We ask you to read this Privacy Policy carefully. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information.

We may change Our Privacy Policy from time to time. If We make any material changes We will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective. Therefore We encourage you to periodically read this Privacy Policy to ensure you are aware of the most recent version which will apply each time you access this website.

We participate in and have certified Our compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework's applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield List. https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.

We are responsible for the processing of personal data We receive, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequently transfer to a third party acting as an agent on Our behalf. We comply with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, We are subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, We may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that We have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact Our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.

Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint/, you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.

We comply with the U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data from Switzerland. We have certified that We adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Our certification, please visit https://safeharbor.export.gov/swisslist.aspx

About Children

This website is directed at an adult audience. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from or about children. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose to websites.

Personal Information

If you use this website or submit an enquiry or Research Proposal, then We will collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, email, address and other information which you voluntarily submit. You will be informed what personally identifiable information is mandatory in order for you to benefit from the specified features or to participate in a particular activity. If you contact Us, We may keep a record of that correspondence. When you submit personal information you consent to Our use of the information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We may also obtain information about your opinions if, for example, you send Us feedback, or ask Us questions.

Use and Disclosure of Information

Except as otherwise stated, We may use information collected via this site to improve the content of Our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for Our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified. In addition, We may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form.

If you wish to subscribe to Our newsletter(s), We will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving Our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, accessing the email preferences in your account settings page or you can contact Us at support@idea-point.com.

If you provide personally identifiable information to this site, We may combine such information with other actively collected information unless We specify otherwise at the point of collection. We may disclose personally identifiable information you provide via this site to third parties but only:

(i) to contractors We use to support Our business (such as fulfillment services, technical support, delivery services, and financial institutions), in which case We will require such third parties to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes;

(ii) in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this site to which the information relates, in which case We will require any such buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same purposes, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on Our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personally identifiable information; or

(iii) We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when We believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect Our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

Cookies and Other Technologies

This website uses cookies and other technologies such as web beacons. These technologies help Us understand user behavior, tell Us which parts of the website have been visited and the frequency of visiting, and improve the way that Our website works.

We do not link any automatically collected data to other information We collect about you.

Internet Services

As is true of most web sites, We gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.


This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file, of letters and numbers, that is downloaded onto your computer when you access and proceed to use this website. We use both "session ID" and "persistent" cookies on this website.

The session ID cookies make it easier for you to navigate Our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your internet browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file. WeOurOurIf you choose to disable cookies, you may still use Our website, however certain features of Our website, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts or similar technologies are used by IdeaPoint, and Our partners (marketing partners), affiliates, or analytics. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about Our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

We employ or Our third party advertising partner employs a software technology called "clear gifs", that help Us better manage content on Our site by informing Us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence.

Access, Correction, and Deletion

Upon request IdeaPoint will provide you with information about whether We hold any of your personal information. To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, you may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by contacting Us at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with Our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce Our agreements.

If We process personal information about you, then you have a legal right to request access to that personal information. You also have a right to require any inaccuracies in your information to be corrected free of charge. You can ask us to modify your details by sending an e-mail to [ ]. Please state your name and the name of this website clearly on all communications.

Information Collection and Use through the Service

We acknowledge that you have the right to access your personal information. We collect information under the direction of Our Clients, and have no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data we process. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct their query to the IdeaPoint's Client (the data controller).

If requested to remove data We will respond within a reasonable timeframe. We acknowledge that you have the right to access your personal information (for which We may charge a small fee).


The security of your personal information and Our clients' information is important to Us. When you enter sensitive information (such as your login information), We encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to Us, both during transmission and once We receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, We cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on Our website, you can contact support@idea-point.com.

Opting Out of Further Communications From Us

If you would like to opt out of future communications, you can do so by sending an e-mail to support@idea-point.com. You should clearly state on all communications: your name, username (if any), registration details (if any) and the name of this website.

Links to Other Websites

This site may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.

How to Contact Us

We welcome feedback and questions related to this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this website.

By post:
ideaPoint, an Anaqua company
31 St James Ave,
Boston, MA 02116

This Privacy Policy was last updated on April 12 2017.