Website Privacy and Security Policy

Effective Date: 1/25/2022

Who We Are

X Factor Advertising gathers and processes your personal information at the request of Sling Therapeutics, Inc. in accordance with this privacy notice and adhering to relevant data protection regulations and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations and explains how, why, and in what time and manner we process your personal data.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy and Security Policy (Privacy Notice) explains how the Data Controllers, Data Processors, Sub-Processors, and/or the owners and operators of this website (also referred to as “we” or “us” in this Privacy Notice), each within their respective definitions, roles, and authorities, collect and may use information about you that you submit on this website and the actions taken to help protect the privacy and security of that information. This notice DOES NOT apply to information that is collected through this website that does not identify you in any way, such as aggregated information about groups (rather than individuals), which we might use to show likely trends or geographic groupings.

In compliance with data protection and privacy laws, and/or where other contractual elements require, we ensure that you can exercise all applicable informational rights with respect to your personal information that may be submitted by you via this website, including but not limited to, the right of access and correction, submitting a complaint, objecting to data processing, requesting data deletion, restricting certain conditions of data processing, and requesting information and further clarification of the categories of data collected and transmitted while using this website.

By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Please do not use this website if you do not agree with the terms set forth in this Privacy Notice.

Purpose and Scope

This notice applies to all Personal Data gathered for use and on behalf of the Sponsor through this website (collectively, the “Site”). The purpose of the Site is to obtain information about your interest in participating in the LIDS study for which you may be qualified (“Purpose”). In order to determine whether you prequalify for a clinical trial for which we may be identifying potential patients, or to identify a clinical research center in your area, we may ask you to provide us with information about yourself.

The personal information we collect may include your name, email address, physical address, phone number, and certain other personal information including limited health information that is necessary to determine if you are an eligible candidate for possible inclusion in this clinical trial. We will only seek health and other personal information that is relevant to this clinical trial.

You understand and agree that by providing Personal Data through this Site, you may be contacted in connection with the Purpose. We make no guarantee that you will qualify for participation in this clinical trial. By using the Site, you consent to the data collection, use and practices described and outlined in this Privacy Notice.

Information Storage

The data protection and security of your Personal Data is important to us. We employ the use of reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative measures along with technology safeguards that are designed specifically to protect your Personal Data from loss, unauthorized access, misuse, disclosure, alteration, and unintended destruction. However, regardless of our efforts and the device you use to access the Site, it is possible that third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications over an unsecured transmission or through other nefarious means.

Information Access

Your information will be released to the clinical trial site you have chosen. It may also be partially accessed by contracted parties and contact coordinators working directly with the participating clinical trial sites. In any event, only authorized individuals that have undergone training in security and compliance measures regarding personal information are permitted to handle the data. However, we have the responsibility to process all of your submitted information we may receive from you, under the Privacy Shield Framework guidelines and principles when releasing your information to the participating site you have selected.

Information Disclosure

Your personal information may be disclosed if, and to the extent, required by law, court order, or other governmental authority, and may be used or disclosed for the specific purposes for which it is collected and as authorized by law. As stated above, your contact information and other personal information, if collected through authorized submission by you, will be sent to the participating clinical trial site you have chosen. This occurs automatically after your submission of information; the screener website will automatically inform the clinical trial site, via email and/or direct transfer, of your interest in participating in the clinical trial.

Our website(s) may also use Google Analytics and Facebook Technologies to customize content, provide advertising, and to collect information about how many visitors we receive, their general geographic location, and how they use our website(s). This feedback helps us to improve offered services and the website user experience. Any data retrieved by us through Google Analytics contains no personally identifying information and is not transmitted back to Google.

Please note that although this Privacy Notice governs personal information collected through the website as maintained by us, when your personal information is transferred to others, as provided for in this Privacy Notice and in accordance with our ongoing responsibilities and the Privacy Shield principles, it is no longer governed by this Privacy Notice. It is, however, protected by the participating clinical trial site’s individual policies, practices, and applicable laws and jurisdictions.

Other than the use and transfer of information outlined above, no personal data of any kind that is provided by you, is sold, transferred, or used in any way by us, other than in compliance with the conditions described herein.

Information Retention

All information stored by us is kept on our secure servers until the conclusion of the study. Once the study has concluded, all potential patient information that has been submitted as part of the online screening process will be destroyed, unless retention of such information has been authorized by you prior to its submission. You may also request deletion of your Personal Data prior to the stated term of retention expiration if you no longer wish to remain registered with the Site by sending an email to the Data Processor at

Cookie Usage

Our websites and/or screener pages employ the use of session cookies which are pieces of information, or markers, that the web server sends to your computer when you access our website(s). Session cookies are sent upon your arrival at our website to provide additional functionality and ease of use; especially helpful to you when you fill out forms. The types of session cookies we use typically expire upon logout or a short time thereafter. In any event, no permanent or perpetual cookies are used, or placed on your device.

By continuing your use of this website, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to accept the session cookies, please do not use this website. You may also manage cookies at any time through your browser settings. To find out how to manage cookies, please visit, then select "How to Control/Delete Cookies" and follow the instructions for your browser.


This Site may provide the ability to connect with other websites, social networks or applications (“Third-Party Sites”). Accessing those links or enabling those connections may allow the third party to collect or share information about you. Those Third-Party Sites are beyond our control and are subject to the terms of the Third-Party Sites’ privacy policies, and therefore are not governed by the terms of this Privacy Notice. Please review the privacy policies and terms of use of any Third-Party Sites before providing your information to them as we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content or data collection of Third-Party Sites.

Information Removal

You may request to have your information removed from our database prior to its eventual destruction. In the event your information has already been passed to the clinical trial site you selected; you will need to contact the trial site directly to remove your submitted information from their database.

To request to have your information deleted, or to be removed from our database, email Please include your name, study name, and approximate date you submitted your information.

For all requests to exercise informational rights, access to data, to request data categories collected, or to submit a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer at:

By email:

By fax: 503-235-6572, Attn: Privacy Officer

By postal mail: 5 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 400, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 - USA, Attn: Privacy Officer

To help X Factor Advertising identify your Personal Data, please inform X Factor Advertising that your request relates to the LIDS study recruitment site.

Data and Information Protection Laws

X Factor Advertising as operators of this website, comply with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework(s) 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. X Factor Advertising has certified to the U.S. Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit

We conform our website(s) compliance to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework and Principles. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from Swiss and European Union (EU) member countries respectively, in accordance to the Privacy Shield Framework regulations and applicable principles to ensure the rights of all EU and Swiss individuals using or providing information on the website(s).

We are responsible for the processing of personal data we receive, and subsequent transfers to contracted and authorized third parties as outlined herein. We are committed to complying with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers, when applicable, of personal data from the EU and Swiss territories.

Independent Data Processor Compliance

In certain instances, the operators of this website, who at times may be contracted specifically by the Data Controller(s) on their behalf, independently process and transfer the data that is provided by you through your use of this website’s screener page. Notwithstanding the terms, conditions, and controls outlined above, as contracted, and defined Data Processors, we commit to processing personal data in compliance with all General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Privacy Shield principles, and other applicable data protection laws and regulations, and to resolve complaints about our collection, or use, of your personal information. Swiss and European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact us utilizing one of the methods detailed under the “Information Removal” section of this Privacy Policy.

However, in compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, X Factor Advertising commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact us at:

By email:

By fax: 503-235-6572, Attn: Privacy Officer

By postal mail: 5 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 400, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 - USA, Attn: Privacy Officer

The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over X Factor Advertising’s compliance with the Privacy Shield.

In the event that a complaint has not been resolved, an individual has the possibility, under certain conditions, to invoke binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other Privacy Shield mechanisms. For additional information regarding those options please visit:

Privacy Notice Updates

We may periodically update this notice. When posting updates to this notice, we will also revise the “Effective Date” appearing at the top of the notice. We encourage you to visit and review this notice periodically to be informed of changes in how we may be using your information. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of any changes to this Privacy Notice shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes. Any changes to this notice are effective immediately after posting.

By your use of this clinical trial website and/or screener you acknowledge and accept the terms outlined in this Privacy and Security Policy.

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