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Collection and Use of Data
You can generally visit our Website without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, to access certain options and services we may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information and without providing such personally identifiable information, you may be unable to access certain options and services. We (along with our third-party partners engaged to provide marketing and advertising on our behalf) may collect personally identifiable information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us.
Our Updates. You may elect to receive updates from us regarding our business, products, services, or research opportunities (collectively, “Our Updates”). Information obtained from you from your request to subscribe to a newsletter, such as your name, email address, or other information. We may use this personally identifiable information to deliver the newsletters that you have elected to receive.
Your Communications with Us. We may collect personally identifiable information from you when you communicate with us through this Website or through our customer support team. Information obtained from you on forms or data fields to process and facilitate your communications with us, such as contact information (name, postal address, phone number, email address), professional credentials, experiences, and skills. This information may also be gathered if you communicate with us via fax or mail. We may refer to your personally identifiable information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our Website.
We may combine the data you provide online with other data you have shared with us, both online and offline. We may also combine this personally identifiable information with records provided by third parties. We use this information to help us design better products and services, to communicate information to you, provide and enhance our Website, and to support other business functions.
Cookies, GIF Files, and Other Tracking Technologies
Our Website and emails that we send to you may contain transparent GIF files (also known as “web beacons”, “action tags”, or “pixel tags”) to support our online advertising. The use of these GIF files by us, or third-party marketing partners can recognize when a visitor views a web page or opens an email. This allows us to understand which emails and advertisements bring users to our Website.
We may associate personally identifiable information that you have provided us, e.g. request for certain materials or applying for a job position with other information obtained through these tracking technologies. This allows us to provide a customized experience and improve our Website.
Links to Third-Party Websites
As a convenience to our visitors, this website may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to those websites. We are not responsible for the collection or use of personal information at any third-party sites. Therefore, we disclaim any liability for any third party’s use of personal information obtained through using the third-party website. We suggest contacting those websites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.
Social Media Plugins
This Website may use social media plugins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button) to allow you to easily share information with others. When you visit our Website, the operator of the social plugin can place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited our Website. If you are logged into the social media website (e.g., Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIn) while viewing our Website, the social plugins allow that social media website to receive information that you have visited our Website. The social plugins also allow the social media website to share information about your activities on our Website with other users of their social media website. We do not control any of the content from the social media plugins. For more information about social plugins from other social media websites, you should refer to those website’s privacy and data sharing policies.
Your Choices and Rights
You may opt out of email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in a marketing email.
We may share anonymous and/or aggregated reports to third parties. We may use such aggregate information to improve our products and services, analyze trends, administer the Website, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information. For example, if you contact us regarding your experience using one of our investigational or marketed products, we may use the information you provide in submitting reports to the U.S Food and Drug Administration or other regulatory or government entities. We may also share this aggregate information with our business partners, vendors, service providers, and other third parties to help us operate the Website and to allow them to better understand our business.
Sharing and Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose personally identifiable information about you: (i) if we are required to do so by law, regulation, or legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities; (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect against or respond to physical, financial or other harm, injury, or loss to property or individuals; or (iv) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity.
We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any other company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a service provider, advisor, potential transactional partner, or other third-party in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our assets. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.
We do not intend and do not knowingly collect information online from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that any person submitting information to the Website is under the age of 13, we will promptly take steps to delete any personally identifiable information collected and terminate the relevant account. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with personally identifiable information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make reasonable efforts to remove all personally identifiable information related to the minor.
Note that your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmits a “Do Not Track” signal to websites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, we currently do not alter our practices when we receive a “Do Not Track” signal from a visitor’s browser. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
California Privacy Rights
Under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to obtain certain information about the types of personal information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship, and that are not otherwise exempt, have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, including the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. If you wish to make such a request to us, please contact us at email@example.com.
To protect against unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure, or use (collectively, “Unauthorized Processing”), we maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the information you provide and that we collect about you. Unfortunately, despite these efforts, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. Thus, you provide your information to us at your own risk. In addition, we are not responsible for the security of information you provide to the Website over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks. As a result, we will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any Unauthorized Processing of your information.
Correction/ Updating Your Information
If you would like to request that we update or correct any information that you have provided to us through your use of the Website or otherwise, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at:
Attn: Privacy Office
1770 Corporate Circle
Petaluma, CA 94954