Other Covered Entities

159 Solutions, Inc.
Advanced Health Media, LLC
AllCare Plus Pharmacy
Cambridge Pharma Consultancy, Inc.
Clinical Financial Services, LLC
Clinical Solutions Group
DrugDev Inc.
EA Institute LLC
Epernicus, LLC
Health Practices Research Institute (HPRI)
Highpoint Solutions LLC
IQVIA Biotech (f/k/a Novella Clinical)
IQVIA Government Solutions Inc.
IQVIA Market Intelligence LLC
IQVIA Phase One Services LLC
IQVIA RDS Consulting Inc.
IQVIA RDS Latin America LLC
IQVIA Transportation Services Corp.
Linguamatics Solutions Inc.
Outcome Sciences LLC
Polaris Management Partners, LLC
Polaris Solutions LLC
Prometheus Research
Q Squared Solutions Holdings LLC
Qcare Site Services, Inc.
Quintiles BioSciences Holdings, LLC
Quintiles Commercial US, Inc.
Quintiles Phase One Services, LLC
Quintiles, Inc.
Rivermark, LLC
Secureconsent, LLC
Targeted Molecular Diagnostics, LLC
Themis North America Inc.
VCG&A Inc.


  • Healthcare
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Services
  • Healthcare
  • Health Information Technology


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 12/9/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 1/22/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 1/10/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 1/22/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

This Privacy Shield Certification covers Personal Information that is transferred from the EEA or Switzerland to IQVIA in the U.S., for the purpose of medical research, medical studies, medical and pharmaceutical services, drug development and discovery, heath care education, customer support, customer services, data analytics, deriving market intelligence, and providing related information technology services. We may collect Personal Data from consumers, healthcare professionals, patients, medical research subjects, clinical investigators, customers, suppliers, vendors, job applicants, business contacts and partners, investors, and government officials. The Personal Data may be transferred to the research study sponsor, its corporate affiliates, our business partners, customers and third-party service providers performing services related to the purpose for collection (e.g., study data management, clinical research monitoring services, safety monitoring, database hosting, data analytics, etc.). HR DATA: This Privacy Shield Certification covers human resources Personal Data that is transferred from the EEA or Switzerland to IQVIA in the U.S. for the purpose of administering personnel services and employment processes in the context of an employment relationship. Personal Data collected from the EEA or Switzerland relating to this purpose may include, but is not limited to: (i) evaluation of qualifications for an employment position; (ii) provision of employment benefits; (iii) administration and management of employees, compensation, stock options, grants and purchase plans, bonuses, retirement, training, and career planning; (iv) utilizing employee skills and ongoing employee resource allocation; (v) communicating with employees or their emergency contacts; (vi) administration of the company's business including budgeting, manpower planning, and organizational design; (vii) authentication of the individual's identity when gaining access to computer system applications; (viii) personal information data changes; (ix) employment status changes; and (x) travel and expense planning and reimbursement (xi) evaluation of employee performance and time management.

Privacy Policy

HR and Non-HR Data


This Policy applies to IQVIA Inc. and its U.S. operating subsidiaries when Personal Information is received from or about Individuals in the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

Effective Date: 1/9/2019

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact IQVIA Inc. at:

Kimberly Gray
Global Chief Privacy Officer
c/o General Counsel, 100 IMS Drive, Parsippany, NJ 07054
83 Wooster Heights Road
Danbury, Connecticut 06810

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from IQVIA Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below

Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against IQVIA Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission