Within this Policy you will find covered matters related to the following:
- Children’s Privacy
- Information We Collect
- Personal Information
- Non-Personal Information
- Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
- How We Use Your Information
- Disclosure of Your Information
- Online Analytics
- Choice to Opt-Out and Access to Your Information
- Links to Third Party Sites
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
- Contact Information
- Special Notice to California Residents
- Do Not Track
This Website is not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect personal information (as defined by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children under the age of 13, we will take reasonable steps to delete it as soon as practicable. If a child provides us with this type of information online, please contact us to have any related account deactivated by sending us an e-mail at [email protected].
Information We Collect
We collect and store information about you in multiple ways, including when you provide information directly to us and when we passively collect information from you, such as from your browser or device.
Information You Provide Directly to Us
We collect and store all information that you provide to us when using this Website. You might provide information to us in a variety of ways such as (but not limited to) when you submit any of the following on our Website: information requests, business proposals, employment inquiries, and responses to surveys.
The information you provide may include, but is not limited to: full name, home address, phone number, e-mail address and password, employment history, and your answers to background information questions.
Information Collected Automatically
When you visit any page on this Website, we use a program that monitors and evaluates this Website's traffic. It automatically records every visitor's host, domain name, pages visited, length of user session, browser type and/or IP address. This information does not contain Personal Information. We use this information to find out how many people visit this Website to determine the areas of greatest interest on this Website, and to make improvements to this Website.
When you visit and interact with this Website, Altavant Sciences and third parties with whom Altavant Sciences has contracted to provide services to Altavant Sciences, may collect non-personal information (for example, a catalog of the site pages you visit, or your IP address).
Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
We may also collect data about your use of the Website through the use of Internet server logs, cookies, tracking pixels, and/or other tracking technologies. A web server log is a file where website activity is stored. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website that enables us to: (a) recognize your computer; (b) store your preferences and settings; (c) understand the web pages of the Website you have visited; (d) perform searches and analytics; and (e) assist with security administrative functions. Tracking pixels (sometimes referred to as web beacons or clear GIFs) are tiny electronic tags with a unique identifier embedded in websites, online ads, and/or email, and that are designed to provide usage information like ad impressions or clicks, measure popularity of the Website and associated advertising, and to access user cookies. We also may include web beacons in email messages, newsletters, and other electronic communications to determine whether the message has been opened and for other analytics, personalization, and advertising. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional information through other methods.
Please note that you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information (e.g., Internet Explorer; Microsoft Edge; Google Chrome; Mozilla Firefox; or Apple Safari).
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use your Personal Information to:
- Complete any registration or other transactions you request online;
- Improve this Website;
- Improve our products and services, and identify, develop, and offer new or expanded products and services;
- Personalize your experience on this Website, and customize the content and/or format of the pages you visit;
- Notify you about updates, products, services, and/or special offers from Altavant Sciences, its affiliates, and selected third parties;
- Ask you to participate in brief surveys; and/or
- Generate aggregate statistical studies and conduct research related to our products and services and the use of this Website.
We may combine information that we collect from you and about you (including automatically collected information) with information we obtain about you from our affiliates and/or non-affiliated third parties, and use such combined information in accordance with this Policy.
We may aggregate and/or de-identify information collected through the Website. We may use de-identified and/or aggregated data for any purpose, including without limitation for research and marketing purposes, and may also share such data with any third parties, including advertisers, promotional partners, and/or others.
Based upon your specific relationship(s) with Altavant Sciences, we may use your Personal Information in ways described in more detail in one or more Other Agreements.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your information to certain third parties with whom we have a direct or indirect business or contract relationship, under the following circumstances:
To our subsidiaries or affiliates:
We may disclose your information to other companies within the family of companies of which Altavant Sciences is a part.
To our partners:
We may disclose your information to our partners, including other companies and academic institutions, such as those listed here.
To service providers:
We disclose your information with third parties who perform services on our behalf, including without limitation market research, data storage, data analysis and processing, and legal services. When you request other services, we will provide your information to third parties with whom we arrange for those services to be provided.
To protect ourselves or others:
We may also disclose information collected on this Website, in accordance with applicable law, to assert or defend our rights and property, to prevent harm to others, to collect a debt, or in response to legal processes such as subpoenas.
To comply with the law:
We may also provide (or reserve the right to provide) information to regulators, law enforcement authorities, courts, and other governmental authorities, consistent with applicable laws.
For organizational transfers:
As we continue to develop our organization, we may acquire, merge or partner with other organizations. In such transactions, (including in contemplation of such transactions, e.g., due diligence) user information may be among the transferred assets. If any of Altavant Sciences’ assets are sold or transferred to a third party, customer information (such as your email address) would likely be one of the transferred business assets.
Please note that, based upon your specific relationship(s) with Altavant Sciences, we may disclose your information in ways described in more detail in one or more Other Agreements.
We may use third-party web analytics services (such as those of Google Analytics) on our Services to collect and analyze the information discussed above, and to engage in auditing, research or reporting. The information (including your IP address) collected by various analytics technologies described in the “Cookies” section will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the Services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive, analyzing usage trends, assisting with fraud prevention, and providing certain features to you. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.
If you receive email from us, we may use certain analytics tools, such as clear GIFs, to capture data such as when you open our message or click on any links or banners our email contains. This data allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our communications and marketing campaigns.
Choice to Opt-Out and Access to Your Information
When you create an account, or request one of our other services, you will have the ability to opt-out of receiving certain communications from Altavant Sciences, including voicemail or e-mail. If you do not opt-out at registration, but later decide that you would prefer not to receive e-mail communications from Altavant Sciences, please contact [email protected]. Remember, however, that Altavant Sciences may still send e-mail or call you in order to provide a product or service that you request.
Except as otherwise specified in any Other Agreement, you can also access your Personal Information to update or correct factual errors in your Personal Information by sending us an e-mail at [email protected]. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may contain links to other third party websites such as our partner companies, academic institutions, or employment listings. For example, to view a job description or apply to an open position, you may be rerouted to a third-party website. Altavant Sciences does not control the privacy policies or practices of these third-party sites. You should review those policies before providing any information. Altavant Sciences is not responsible for the content or practices of any linked third-party sites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.
Altavant Sciences has established safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of your information, but cannot guarantee that your information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Policy (for example, as a result of unauthorized acts by third parties that violate applicable law or relevant Web policies).
Altavant Sciences reserves the right to change this Policy to respond to new laws, regulations, technology, or for any other reasons. Please check this Website from time to time to review any such changes. Using this Website following the posting of changes to this Policy will constitute your acceptance of the revised Policy.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
You agree that any claim, action or proceeding arising out of this Policy, or your use of this Website, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of New York, without regard to principles of conflict of laws. Any claim, action or proceeding related to this Policy will be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and you consent to the jurisdiction of those courts.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Website or security policies, you may contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or write to us in care of: Altavant Sciences, Inc., 6501 Weston Parkway, Suite 330, Cary, NC 27513
Special Notice to Californian Residents
Under California Law SB 27, California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared Personal Information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of Personal Information shared. If you are a California resident and wish to make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and include the phrase California Privacy Request in the subject line, and provide us with your name, address and e-mail address. We will respond to you within thirty (30) days of receiving such a request.
Do Not Track
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Although our Website currently does not have a mechanism to recognize the various web browser Do Not Track signals, we do offer you choices to manage your preferences as described in the sections above. To learn more about browser tracking signals and Do Not Track please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.org.