Privacy Policy

Effective as of: May 1, 2022

This Privacy Policy explains who we are, how and for what purposes we process your personal data, and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to helping you understand how we manage and protect the personal data we collect from you.

The following Privacy Policy governs your use of the SimpleQI websites ( , and all content, services and products available at or through such website ("Platform") by the user ("user" "you" "your"). The Platform is owned and operated by SimpleQI, LLC ("SimpleQI" "we" "us" "our"). This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. SimpleQI provides a pop-up or notice on the Platform whenever updates to this policy are made. It is the responsibility of all users of the Platform, however, to revisit this page to check for changes. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before accessing or using the Platform. By accessing or using any part of the Platform, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, then you may not access the Platform or use any services.

By using you are consenting to our processing of your personal data as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing” means using cookies on a computer or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining, and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S. (unless otherwise agreed via a written contract) your personal data will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By visiting our Platform and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the U.S.

“personal data” generally means any information relating to an identified natural person, or a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as your name, identification number, payment information, email, location data etc. The specific personal data collected by SimpleQI is explained in this Privacy Policy.

The _Security Officer shall review and approve any material changes to this policy as necessary. Any questions, concerns, or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or our use of your personal data, please contact us at or 16 Applewood Road, Norfolk, MA 02056.

Personal Data Collection and Use

Categories of Personal Data we Collect and Process

You may provide and SimpleQI may collect information about you, when you interact with the Platform, including, name, email address, IP Address, location, time zone, , Log Data, , information about your research, projects, intellectual property, and other data as specifically described herein.

You may provide us with this personal data when you:

  1. Create an account on the Platform
  2. Submit information through any contact form on the Platform;
  3. Request customer support or send SimpleQI any other communication;
  4. Respond to surveys;
  5. Participate in user to user communications.

If you send information through our contact forms, customer service, and/or chat functions on the Platform, to communicate with SimpleQI. You will be asked to provide, your name, project and team name and email. In communicating with us, you will also have an opportunity to share additional information with SimpleQI, in your sole discretion, which may include personal data. This information is seen only by SimpleQI and is not publicly available. Use discretion when sharing information through chat functions, emails, and contact forms.

You have the right to obtain our confirmation of whether we maintain personal data relating to you. You may access, review, update, erase, or block any information in your account on the Platform, as permitted by applicable law and SimpleQI policies.

Deletion or removal of certain information may reduce functionality of the Platform or prohibit you from engaging in certain activities on the Platform or certain SimpleQI services, where such information is required to provide those activities and services.

Use of Personal Data.

SimpleQI uses the information and personal data you provide to:

  1. Provide the features and functionality of the Platform and to improve SimpleQI’s products and services;
  2. Facilitate your collaboration and sharing of data with third parties through the Platform;
  3. For SimpleQI’s internal business purposes, including, but not limited to data analysis, and audits;
  4. Contact you concerning your account activity;
  5. Fulfill your requests for SimpleQI’s products and services;
  6. Communicate with you concerning SimpleQI’s products and services; and
  7. Send you information about SimpleQI’s products and services.

SimpleQI uses non-personal data to monitor the use and performance of the Platform so that SimpleQI can learn more about how people use the Platform which helps us improve SimpleQI’s services and significantly enhance your experience on the SimpleQI Platform.

Log Data.

When you visit the Platform, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a Platform (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, your geographic location, the pages you visit, length of each page visit, and/or functionality you use/activities on the Platform that you participate in. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider, your IP address will be different every time you visit the Platform. We use aggregate and anonymized Log Data to monitor the use of the Platform and of our service, and for the Platform’s technical administration. We do not associate your IP address with any other personal data to identify you personally, except as required to enforce this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service for the Platform, or as necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of SimpleQI, its employees, customers, or other users.

Personal data Accessible by Other Users.

By registering an account on the Platform and engaging in activity on the Platform, you authorize your personal data in the form of your name and email, to be made available to other users on the Platform within any project that you are a member.

SimpleQI provides functionality allowing communications between users on the Platform. SimpleQI has the right, but not the obligation to monitor your communications and further SimpleQI cannot control the content of those communications or how a user will make use of such content. Use discretion when sharing content, personal information, or otherwise communicating with other users. SimpleQI provides functionality allowing you to create custom forms and questionnaires to be distributed and completed by those users participating in a particular project. Information you share through custom created forms, questionnaires, or any communications within the Platform can be seen by other users participating in your project team.

Use discretion when sharing content within your account and your project team. We may, from time-to-time monitor or review the communications sent through our Platform messaging tools, so that we are able to identify potential issues and implement more efficient solutions for provision of our services, as well as to make the Platform more user-friendly and undertake appropriate measures if the users do not conduct themselves with our Terms of Service.

Data Accessible by Other Organizations.

In the interest of transparency, any data used, uploaded, or shared within the Platform, associated with a particular project, is viewable by all project members, including users from other organizations. Use discretion when sharing content within your account and your project team.


SimpleQI uses essential cookies on the Platform in order to improve the quality of the Platform and services to you. A cookie is a string of information that a Platform stores on a user’s computer and the user’s browser provides to the Platform each time the user returns. SimpleQI uses cookies to help SimpleQI identify and track users, their usage of the SimpleQI Platform, and their Platform access preferences. Cookies do not collect or store personal data. Rather, the cookie stores a token which uniquely identifies a particular user at a particular time. That token is then linked to the user information in SimpleQI’s secured databases. SimpleQI users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers may disable cookies from their account and additionally, users can set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Platform, with the drawback that certain features of the Platform may not be available to you or may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Examples of Cookies SimpleQI may use:

Do Not Track:

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. Certain state laws require us to indicate whether we honor DNT settings in your browser.

SimpleQI adheres to the standards set out in this Privacy Policy and does not recognize, monitor, follow, or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals.

For your convenience, we have provided you with some opt-out options that you can exercise, below. These links may not represent all opt-out options available or third parties collecting information via the Platform.

  1. To opt-out of third-party vendors cookies, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
  2. To opt-out of the double click and other Google advertising cookies, please visit the Google advertising opt-out page.
  3. To opt-out of analysis via the Google Analytics cookie, please visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

Your California Privacy Rights:

In addition to other rights provided for herein, if you live in California and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a list of the personal data we have shared with third parties for their marketing purposes. We will also give you a list of the third parties that have received your information. You can make a request one time each year. To exercise your rights, you can email us or write to us at the address below. Mention in your letter that you are making a "California Shine the Light" inquiry. We will respond within 30 days.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides consumers with specific rights regarding their personal data. You may also request that we provide you with an accounting of your personal data held by SimpleQI over the past twelve (12) months. You may also request that SimpleQI delete your personal data, subject to certain exceptions. If SimpleQI were to sell your personal data, you have a right to opt-out of that sale. You may submit that request to via email at, or via mail 16 Applewood Road, Norfolk, MA 02056. Upon verification of your identity and within 45 days, we will provide you with a paper copy of your personal data via the United States Postal Service. SimpleQI will not discriminate against any user for exercising their rights under the CCPA.

SimpleQI does not sell your personal data, as those terms are defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act.

Information Sharing and Disclosure.

Service Providers. We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship management, database storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personal data with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data, by (i) agreeing to provide adequate protections for personal data that are no less protective than those set out in this Privacy Policy; and (ii) notifying SimpleQI in the event that such third party is no longer able to provide sufficient protections.

The Service Providers engaged by SimpleQI, and links to their individual privacy policies, are listed at: Service Providers and may be updated from time to time.

If we ever were to engage in any onward transfers of your data with third parties for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized, we would provide you with an opt-out choice to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data.

For users located within the EU, UK, or Switzerland, pursuant to GDPR, SimpleQI remains liable for the transfer of personal data to third parties acting as our agents unless we can prove we were not a party to the events giving rise to the damages.

SimpleQI may also release your information when SimpleQI, in SimpleQI’s sole discretion believes that such release is necessary or appropriate to:

  1. comply with law;
  2. comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders, government investigations, or other legal process;
  3. enforce or apply the terms of this policy;
  4. investigate or respond to allegations of fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other unlawful activity;
  5. investigate fraud or similar claims;
  6. protect the rights, property or safety of SimpleQI, SimpleQI’s users, or others.
  7. to protect SimpleQI’s operations; or to permit SimpleQI to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that SimpleQI may sustain

SimpleQI also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal data in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Business Transfers.

SimpleQI may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your personal data, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy. You will be provided with notice in the event of such sale or transfer and have the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer.


SimpleQI believes in the privacy of our Platform users. We safeguard the confidentiality of your personal data. We employ administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach of security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically-stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Platform in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of government authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

How does SimpleQI secure and store your information?

The security of your personal data is important to us. SimpleQI uses an SSL Protocol to secure the Platform. SimpleQI employs industry standard precautions designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. SimpleQI ensures that your data is encrypted at rest. SimpleQI will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Platform in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system. Remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. We cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal data or private communications will always remain private. SimpleQI cannot guarantee complete security. SimpleQI currently stores user information via secure cloud-based web hosting services, provided by Microsoft Azure and the information is stored on servers located within the United States.

Retention of Data

SimpleQI retains personal data when we have an ongoing legitimate business, legal, or compliance need to do so. Our retention periods will vary depending on the type of personal data. The general factors we consider in determining whether to retain personal data are:

When SimpleQI has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal data, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, when personal data has been stored in backup archives), then SimpleQI will securely store such personal data until deletion of such information is possible.

Links to Other Platforms.

The Platform and communications sent between users or between users and SimpleQI may contain links or references to other websites. SimpleQI cannot control and cannot be held responsible for the content that appears on those sites, and is not an endorsement, authorization, or representation of our affiliation with that third party. Furthermore, SimpleQI is not responsible for the privacy policies of any third-party website or for how they treat information about their users. These third-party sites may place their own cookies on your computer, collect data, solicit personal data, or sell personal data. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements and terms of service for each of the other websites you visit.

Our Policy Towards Children.

The Platform is not directed to persons under 18. We do not knowingly collect personal data from users who are considered children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal data without their consent, he or she should contact us at We will take actions to promptly remove such data. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal data, we will delete such information from our files.

Use of this Platform by individuals located in the EU, UK, and Switzerland

If you are a resident of the European Union, United Kingdom, or Switzerland or provide personal data through this Platform while located in the European Union, United Kingdom, or Switzerland, we offer you certain choices in connection with the personal data we collect from you on this Platform. Users in these geographic locations have the following rights in connection to processing of your personal data:

You can exercise the above rights by contacting SimpleQI via email:

The exercise of the above rights (e.g. right to access or erasure) is generally free of charge. Where requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character, we may charge an appropriate fee (at most our actual costs) or refuse to process the request.

We may use your personal data for marketing purposes or disclose your information to any third party for such purposes with your consent, that you may affirmatively provide through your account. You may object to receiving further marketing at any time without detriment. We will inform you prior to collecting or using your personal data for any purpose not set forth in this Privacy Policy or previously consented to.

To update your preferences and consents, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us at

Disputes concerning this Privacy Policy.

Unless otherwise required by applicable law, disputes concerning this policy shall be addressed as provided in the SimpleQI Terms of Service.

Questions and Concerns.

If you have any questions or comments, or if you have a concern about the way in which we have handled any privacy matter, please send an email to You may also contact us by postal mail or email at:

For EEA, Swiss and UK Residents:

For the purposes of EU data protection legislation, SimpleQI, LLC is the controller of your personal data. Our President acts as our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

For any other users:

SimpleQI, LLC
Attn: Michael Iantosca
16 Applewood Road
Norfolk, MA 02056

Effective as of: May 1, 2022