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iEdison Privacy Notice

Privacy Act Notification Statement

NIH eRA iEdison

This is a U.S. Government computer system, which may be accessed and used only for authorized Government business by authorized personnel. Unauthorized access or use of this computer system may subject violators to criminal, civil, and/or administrative action.

The iEdison website allows for the reporting of inventions and patents supported by funding agreements to any federal agency as required in the Bayh-Dole Act and regulations stated at 37CFR Section 401. Use of iEdison streamlines the reporting process for those reporting data and provides the requisite confidentiality for all information pertaining to invention reports by ensuring that only authorized users are allowed access to their records.

Your activity while using this site is not anonymous: to protect the site, NIH tracks the IP address and login information that is used for access, as well as the individual pages you visit. Information that is gathered may be made available as described in SORN 09-25-0036 and SORN 09-25-0225, or, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 5 U.S.C. 552.

A more detailed notice is provided here.